Articles tagged with: Politics

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 Local, Politics

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 Local, Politics

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 Local, Politics, 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 Local, Politics, 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 ...

09 May 2014

Oregonians appear to be leaning towards legalizing recreational marijuana

Posted in Regional, Health

Portland, Ore. -- A new Oregon Public Broadcast poll shows Oregonians appear to be leaning towards legalizing recreational marijuana. The last time Oregonians voted on legalizing marijuana was in 20 ...

08 May 2014

Sheriff's candidate cleared by Oregon Dept. of Justice

Posted in Local, Politics

Medford, Ore. -- The Oregon Department of Justice has dropped an investigation into Jackson County Sheriff candidate Bob Sergi, saying there is insufficient evidence to move forward.Sergi was accuse ...

06 May 2014

Ashland residents speak out about new Normal Neighborhood Plan

Posted in Local, Politics

Ashland, Ore. -- Ashland City Council members tabled talks Tuesday night on the new Normal Neighborhood plan. It's a proposal to develop 94 acres in Southern Ashland's urban growth boundary.Most of ...

05 May 2014

Medical marijuana dispensary moratoriums in another 14 cities, 1 county

Posted in Local, Regional, Politics, Health

(OPB) Fourteen more cities and another county have submitted their moratoriums on medical marijuana dispensaries to the Oregon Health Authority. Now, 142 of Oregon's 242 cities and 26 of 36 countie ...

05 May 2014

Josephine County Commissioners look for public input on medical marijuana facilities

Posted in Local, Politics

Cave Junction, Ore. -- Josephine County Commissioners hold the first of a few town hall meetings getting input from the public on medical marijuana dispensaries.The city of Cave Junction itself has ...