Articles tagged with: Politics

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

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 ...

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 ...

29 April 2014

Voter registration deadline is midnight tonight

Posted in Local, Politics

Medford, Ore. -- Time is running out to register for the May 20 primary election. Today is the deadline and also the last day to change your party affiliation. Registration cards postmarked by today ...

25 April 2014

Proposed Medford casino: The letters Pt. 2

Written by Kyle Aevermann, Posted in Local, Politics

Medford, Ore. -- On Thursday night, NBC 5 revealed the Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians offered to pay 110% of what the Coquille Indian Tribe paid for the Medford properties for the us ...

23 April 2014

GP Daily Courier holds first Sheriff candidate forum

Posted in Politics

Grants Pass, Ore. -- Three candidates for Josephine County Sheriff battled it out Wednesday night. Grants Pass Police Officer Dave Daniel and Sheriff Deputy Ed Vincent are challenging incumbent Gil ...

23 April 2014

Same sex marriage arguments heard by federal judge

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local, Politics

Eugene, Ore. -- It's one of the biggest civil rights questions of our time and today the issue of same sex marriage moved in Oregon moved into a federal courtroom in Eugene. Could this be the beginn ...

22 April 2014

Gold Hill passes 1 year ban on dispensaries

Posted in Local, Politics, Health

Gold Hill, Ore. -- The City of Gold Hill approves a ban on medical marijuana dispensaries, they say just in order to buy time to amend city code. The council voted three to three Monday night in fa ...

22 April 2014

Ashland approves new $4.3m water pipeline

Posted in Local, Politics

Ashland, Ore. -- It will cost more than double than expected, so is a waterline connecting Ashland to Talent and Phoenix worth it? That's what the the Ashland City Council discussed Tuesday night. ...