Politics

16 May 2014

Jackson County voters confused on measure 15-119

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Politics, Local

Medford, Ore. -- The May primary election is just days away, but some Jackson County voters said they're not marking their ballots until they get more clarity on the measure that would ban genetical ...

15 May 2014

War of words before May election

Posted in Politics, Local

Grants Pass, Ore. --  Josephine County Sheriff Gil Gilbertson accuses commissioner Simon Hare of telling him he would transfer money away from the sheriff's department to convince voters to pass a ...

14 May 2014

Judge: Outside group cannot defend Ore. gay marriage ban

Posted in Politics, Regional

Eugene, Ore. -- In Eugene a federal judge handed down a significant ruling today saying a national group cannot step in to defend Oregon's ban on same-sex marriage. U.S. District Judge Michael McSh ...

13 May 2014

Both sides rally for measure 15-119

Posted in Politics, Local, Health

Medford, Ore. -- Supporters of a ban on genetically modified crops rallied outside the Jackson County Courthouse Tuesday. Anti-GMO activists claim a pro-GMO lobby group misled voters and that much ...

13 May 2014

Less selection for some voters in partisan Primary

Written by Travis Koch, Posted in Politics

If you're a nonpartisan, independent, or an unaffiliated voter and wondering why your ballot looks different from your republican or democratic friends, you're not alone.  The May Primary is a semi ...

11 May 2014

Election drop boxes open this week

Posted in Politics, Local

Medford, Ore. -- Drop Boxes in Jackson County open Monday. If you need to drop off you ballot, you can drop if off at the Jackson County Elections office, or the Ashland, Central Point, Eagle Point, ...

10 May 2014

Attempt to recall Medford School Board members fails

Posted in Politics, Local

Medford, Ore. -- The effort to recall four Medford School Board members has failed. Back in February Medford resident,  Blake Weller,  started a petition against the members saying they weren't do ...

09 May 2014

City of Phoenix ordering MMJ facility to close

Posted in Politics, Local, Health

Phoenix, Ore. --  City Manager, Steve Dahl said it's time for The Greenery, a medical marijuana patient facility to close it's doors. "We have sent a registered letter asking them to voluntarily ...

09 May 2014

Local farmers rally against proposed Jackson County GMO-ban

Posted in Politics, Local, Health

Central Point, Ore. -- Dozens of family farmers who support using genetically modified crops gathered in Central Point Friday morning to show their opposition to measure 15-119. Local farmer Jim Fr ...

08 May 2014

Ballots start to stream into JaCo County Elections Office

Posted in Politics, Local

Medford, Ore. -- With just 12 more days until election day ballots are starting to stream into the Jackson County Elections Office. County Clerk Chris Walker says they will not start scanning ballo ...