Articles tagged with: Medford

22 May 2014

Elections office dealing with "problem" ballots

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local, Politics

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 ...

21 May 2014

Group gathering signatures to label GMO foods in Oregon

Posted in Local, Politics, Health

Medford, Ore. -- The battle against GMO's in Oregon is now moving on to labeling. Using the momentum of the GMO measure here in Jackson County the group "Oregon Right to Know" started gathering sign ...

21 May 2014

Medford man found guilty of murder after beating man with golf club

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- Travis Asbill was found guilty Wednesday of beating a Medford man to death with a golf club. Jurors made the decision in 2 hours following closing arguments Wednesday in the trial s ...

21 May 2014

Local experts host drought awareness meeting

Posted in Local, Weather

Medford, Ore. -- Dozens met at the Medford Library Wednesday for an open forum on how to deal with the drought when it gets worse this summer. Eric Dittmer, SOU Professor of Environmental Studies a ...

21 May 2014

More mental health help on the horizon

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local, Health

Medford, Ore. -- The state of Oregon is putting the most money ever toward mental health services, that's according to State Representative Peter Buckley (D-Ashland). The increased state funding mea ...

20 May 2014

Jackson County Sheriff candidate Corey Falls weighs in on election

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local, Politics

Medford, Ore. -- According to unofficial election results out of the Jackson County Clerks Office on Tuesday evening, Deputy Chief Corey Falls who is currently with the Ashland Police Department is ...

20 May 2014

Representative Dennis Richardson in the race for Governor

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Politics

Medford, Ore.-- The race for Oregon Governor has narrowed down. Southern Oregonian, Representative Dennis Richardson had a dominant lead. As of 11:30 P.M. Tuesday, Richardson had  66% of the votes. ...

20 May 2014

Race for Jackson County Commissioner

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local, Politics

Update (11:30pm 05/20) Joel Ockunzzi is trailing Colleen Roberts with 47 percent of the votes. Roberts comes in with nearly 53 percent. Rick Dyer came in with a little over 88 percent of votes.   R ...

19 May 2014

Medford Police see skyrocketing mental health calls

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local, Health

Medford, Ore. -- Patrolling the streets of Medford for more than 15 years now, Officer Bob Mccurley knows the dangers he could face on the job. "Regardless of all the information you get, there's st ...

19 May 2014

Gay couple marries hours after law changes

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local, Politics

Medford, Ore. -- Two years ago Monday Sheryl and Shannon Baird filed for a domestic partnership, the closest they could get to marriage. "You just love somebody and you just keep moving forward," Sh ...