Politics

09 June 2014

Medford teachers expected to sign new contract by Friday

Posted in Politics, Local

Medford, ORe. -- Months after reaching a tentative agreement Medford teachers are expected to sign their new contract by the end of the week. Medford Superintendent Dr. Phil long says it's taken a ...

09 June 2014

Rogue Valley's first legal dispensary opened Monday

Posted in Politics, Local, Health

Gold Hill, Ore. -- The Rogue Valley's first legal medical marijuana dispensary opened its doors to patients for the first time Monday. Breeze Botanicals is in Gold Hill. Patients who use cannabis ...

09 June 2014

Local veteran describes health care delays

Written by Kyle Aevermann, Posted in Politics, Local

Medford, Ore -- According to a new audit released Monday by the Department of Veteran Affairs, wait times for Oregon veterans are among some of the longest in the country. The VA facility in White C ...

09 June 2014

Undocumented children arrive in Arizona

Posted in Politics, U.S. & World News

Nogales, Az. -- (CNN) Arizona Governor Jan Brewer is angry over an influx of undocumented children since the memorial day weekend. It's not just because they're in the U.S. illegally, but because th ...

09 June 2014

Preliminary injunction placed on Greenery

Written by Jennifer Elliott, Posted in Politics, Local, Health

Phoenix, Ore. -- A judge sides with the City of Phoenix and the medical marijuana facility "The Greenery" will remain closed for now.Basing his decision on federal law Jackson County Judge Ron D. Gr ...

05 June 2014

Jackson County approves 2014-2015 fiscal year budget

Written by Kyle Aevermann, Posted in Politics, Local, Economy

Medford, Ore. -- The Jackson County Commissioners unanimously approved $306 million for the 2014-2015 fiscal year on Wednesday. The budget is an increase of about $5 million over the previous one. O ...

04 June 2014

Sit-in protesters arrested at Walden's Bend office

Posted in Politics, Regional

Bend, Ore. -- (KTVZ) As about a dozen supporters rallied outside, a man and woman protesting Republicans' inaction on immigration reform staged a sit-in at Rep. Greg Walden's Bend office Wednesday, ...

04 June 2014

Liquor privatization effort shelved this year

Posted in Politics, Regional

Salem, Ore. -- (Pamplin Media Group) Advocates announced Wednesday they will abandon their effort to end the state monopoly on liquor sales in Oregon. Although they had an already-approved version ...

03 June 2014

Decision 2014: Siskiyou County's Measure C fails

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Politics, Local

Yreka, Cali. -- Siskiyou County's Measure C, the measure to create a new territory, appears to have failed this far in the polls. For the latest results, go to http://www.co.siskiyou.ca.us/

03 June 2014

Medical marijuana dispensary opening in Gold Hill

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Politics, Local, Health

Gold Hill, Ore. -- The Rogue Valley is about to have its first fully legal medical marijuana dispensary. The Gold Hill City Council voted 4-2 Monday night to change city code to pave way for the dis ...