14 October 2014

Watch: U.S. Senate Debate

Posted in Politics

KOBI-TV/NBC5 is proud to announce that we are setting up to host a key debate this upcoming election season. Senator Jeff Merkley and challenger Dr. Monica Wehby have both accepted our request for ...

10 October 2014

Rick Steves campaigns for Oregon measure 91

Written by Kyle Aevermann, Posted in Politics, Local

Medford, Ore. -- Travel writer and host Rick Steves was in the Rogue Valley on Friday. Steves is in the middle of a six day,ten city tour across Oregon talking with voters about measure 91. If passe ...

10 October 2014

Governor Kitzhaber reacts to Hayes' confession

Posted in Politics, U.S. & World News

Ore. --- Governor John Kitzhaber says he was caught off guard by his fiancé’s admission of an illegal marriage in her past.Oregon's first lady Cylvia Hayes admitted yesterday to helping an 18 yea ...

07 October 2014

Breaking down Oregon Measure 91 aimed at legalizing marijuana

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Politics, Local

Medford, Ore. -- We're less than a month away from the November election when Oregonians will decide whether or not to legalize recreational marijuana.  While creators of Measure 91 are looking to ...

03 October 2014

Sheriff candidate Corey Falls speaks out on campaign

Posted in Politics, Local

Medford, Ore. --  Jackson County Sheriff candidate Corey Falls is speaking out after challenger and current sheriff Mike Winters announced he will retire at the end of the year. Falls told NBC 5, ...

28 September 2014

Monica Wehby skips Willamette Week interview

Posted in Politics

Portland, Ore. --  For the second time in three days U.S. Senate candidate Dr. Monica Wehby has passed on a chance to go head to head with Senator Jeff Merkley. On Saturday Dr. Wehby didn't show up ...

26 September 2014

Kitzhaber and Richardson face off for gubernatorial debate

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Politics, Regional

Sunriver, Ore. -- Going head-to-head for the second time, Governor John Kitzhaber and Oregon Representative Dennis Richardson participated in a debate today hosted by the Oregon Association of Broad ...

25 September 2014

Marlene Nuckols running for Medford City Council

Posted in Politics, Local

Medford, Ore. -- The owner of a Medford store that battled with the city over medical marijuana is now in the running for Medford City Council. Marlene Nuckols, owner of Mary Jane's Attic, is expec ...

23 September 2014

National Voter Registration Day

Posted in Politics, Local

Ore. --- If you haven't registered to vote for the up-coming election, then now is the perfect time to do it. Today is National Voter Registration Day and it's being celebrated across the country by ...

10 September 2014

President Obama: Plan on ISIS

Posted in Politics, U.S. & World News

President Barack Obama is scheduled to address the nation live.NBC5 will carry the address in its entirety as the President makes his case for a U.S. plan to deal with ISIS.Just as Mr. Obama pulled ...