Politics

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 ...

02 June 2014

Gold Hill could soon be the first Southern Oregon city to allow dispensaries

Posted in Politics, Local, Health

Gold Hill, Ore. -- It looks like Gold Hill could have the next legal medical marijuana dispensary in Southern Oregon. The Gold Hill City Council approved final readings on two ordinances dealing w ...

02 June 2014

Bergdahl controversy growing

Posted in Politics, U.S. & World News

(NBC News) The release of an American POW in Afghanistan has the Obama Administration on defense about the price they paid to bring him home. Five top Taliban leaders are free this morning - and so ...

31 May 2014

Peace pole & flag celebration at The Commons

Posted in Politics, Local

Medford, Ore.--   Peace on earth. That was the message a group of local and international representatives had today at The Commons in Medford. As a pledge for peace, a delegation from China and sta ...

30 May 2014

Congress moves to protect medical marijuana

Posted in Politics, U.S. & World News, Health

For the first time, Congress is taking action to protect – not condemn – medical marijuana use. Friday the GOP led U.S. House passed a measure that would prohibit the drug enforcement agency fr ...

30 May 2014

Oregon veterans react to Shinseki resignation

Posted in Politics, Local

Medford, Ore. -- After mounting pressure from Veterans' groups and members of Congress, Eric Shinseki resigned Friday as Veterans Affairs Secretary. He was under scrutiny for a recent report on long ...

27 May 2014

Oregon spending less on education than the national average

Posted in Politics, Local

Jackson County, Ore. -- With four kids in the Central Point School District, Tiffany Idiart is worried about a new report just released by the U.S. Census Bureau. She said of her children in schools ...

27 May 2014

Afghanistan: what's next?

Posted in Politics, U.S. & World News

(NBC News) President Obama announced Tuesday a final withdrawal plan for U.S. troops in Afghanistan.Speaking at the White House, the president said U.S. combat missions in Afghanistan will be over b ...

22 May 2014

Elections office dealing with "problem" ballots

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Politics, Local

Medford, Ore. -- Jackson County voters may be done casting their ballots, but the work to certify them is far from over. The clerk's office only has 14 days to help voters fix any problems. Ballots ...

22 May 2014

Klamath Basin water legislation introduced in Senate

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Politics, Local

Klamath Falls, Ore. - A senate bill has been introduced, aimed at solving water conflicts in the Klamath Basin...but the legislation isn't without opposition. Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley int ...