Politics

17 October 2014

Ruling: Local governments can ban medical marijuana dispensaries

Posted in Politics, Local, Regional

Cave Junction, Ore. --- A win for Southern Oregon cities and counties opposing the new state law allowing medical marijuana dispensaries.The City of Cave Junction challenged the state in Josephine c ...

17 October 2014

How is it that a registered Republican is also running as a Democrat?

Posted in Politics, Local

Medford, Ore. --- Party affiliation means a lot to voters, but how is it that a registered Republican is also running as a Democrat?Colleen Roberts is running for Jackson county commissioner under b ...

17 October 2014

Measure 92 becomes costliest ballot measure in Oregon state history

Posted in Politics, Local

Ore. --- Measure 92 earns the title of costliest ballot measure in Oregon state history, thanks to a last minute donation from Coca-Cola.In previous years the soda giant made large donations to simi ...

17 October 2014

RVTD asking voters to approve property tax levy

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Politics

Medford, Ore. -- Bus service in the Rogue Valley could face cuts to routes and service if voters don't approve a tax levy next month. The Rogue Valley Transportation District board is asking voters ...

16 October 2014

Oregon Republic Party files an ethics complaint against Governor Kitzhaber

Posted in Politics, Local

Ore. --- The Oregon Republican Party filed an ethics complaint today against Governor John Kitzhaber and his fiancé Cylvia Hayes.The complaint stems from recent questions raised about Hayes’s use ...

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, ...