Articles tagged with: Oregon

30 April 2014

JoCo Commissioner candidate forum

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local, Politics

Grants Pass, Ore. -- Nine Josephine County Commissioner candidates are battling for one spot.Wednesday night the race against incumbent Simon Hare heated up at a second forum hosted by The Chamber o ...

30 April 2014

Agricultural concerns rising over water shortage

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local, Weather

Medford, Ore. -- Southern Oregon and Northern California are currently in severe to extreme drought, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor. Now people working in agriculture are becoming concerned a ...

30 April 2014

Findings released from voter panel on GMO measure

Jackson County, Ore. -- They spent the last four days getting educated about what's being called the most complex measure on any ballot in the state.  Now, members of a citizen panel release their ...

30 April 2014

Medical marijuana dispensary opens in Klamath Falls

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local, Politics, Health

Klamath Falls, Ore. -- The first medical marijuana dispensary in southern Oregon opened this morning in Klamath Falls. Edward Medina, Jr. opened his dispensary at nine this morning. Medina got his s ...

30 April 2014

Oregon DMV ranks low on satisfaction survey

Posted in Local, Regional

According to the National DMV Satisfaction Survey completed by DMV.com, Oregon ranks last in DMV customer satisfaction. Washington state ranked 17th and according to the survey Ohio is the best DMV ...

30 April 2014

UPDATE: Cause of fire and names released in deadly Rogue River house fire

Posted in Local

Update (5/1 9:30pm): Police say a burning cigarette left on a couch started the fire that killed two people early Wednesday morning. 77 year-old Thoedore Stanfield and 56 year-old Karen Crayne died ...

30 April 2014

Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife to increase license fees

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- Fishing season just opened, but there's already some bad news for anglers. Budget concerns are forcing the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, (ODFW), to increase license fees. ...

29 April 2014

Car crashes onto sidewalk, hits pedestrian

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- Medford Police say the driver of a silver Volkswagen Passat crashed onto a curb and right into a bus stop Tuesday evening. It happened outside the Medford Center on Crater Lake Ave ...

29 April 2014

KAIROS receives $450k donation

Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore. -- An organization that supports mental health services for children has received an incredible donation. KAIROS of Grants Pass is the recipient of a $450-thousand gift from the A ...

29 April 2014

JaCo primary registration surpassing presidential election

Posted in Local, Politics

Medford, Ore. -- Ashland resident Clark Jackson-Geil is one of the more than 120,000 voters registered in Jackson County. He said of voting "it's important to exercise your voice, every person matte ...