Articles tagged with: Politics

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. ...

22 April 2014

Ashland seeks public comment on proposed gun ban

Posted in Local, Politics

Ashland, Ore. -- The mayor of Ashland wants to hear from people for and against a proposed gun ban. They met Tuesday night in a brainstorming session. The Ashland City Council has said they'll co ...

22 April 2014

Is Oregon ready for same sex marriage?

Posted in Local, Politics

Medford, Ore. -- Thousands of Oregonians across the state came together Tuesday night to celebrate a same sex marriage hearing being held in Eugene on Wednesday. They wanted to send their message th ...

22 April 2014

Klamath County moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries

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

Klamath Falls, Ore. - A year long moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries is now in place in Klamath County. The public testimony was emotional at times. "I suffer from spinal spasms - all day ...

15 April 2014

Where does your federal income tax go?

Written by Travis Koch, Posted in Local, Politics, Economy

Phoenix, Ore. -- Where does your Federal Income Tax really go? It's the last day to file and peace activists are protesting government waste. Activists positioned at several Rogue Valley post office ...

11 April 2014

Medford looking into shortening appeals process

Posted in Local, Politics

Medford, Ore. -- The Medford City Council is considering ways to shorten the appeals process when it comes to business licenses. The issue was discussed in Thursday's city council study session. A ...

08 April 2014

Dispensary ban heads to 2nd reading in Gold Hill

Posted in Local, Politics

Gold Hill, Ore. -- The city of Gold Hill voted for a temporary ban on medical marijuana dispensaries. The city council heard it's first reading Tuesday night of a proposed ordinance that would est ...