Politics

02 May 2014

Ashland to vote on 94 acre development plan

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Politics, Local

Ashland, Ore. -- Tuesday, May 6th, the Ashland City Council will vote on adopting the Normal Neighborhood Plan. It's a refined version of a 1960's development plan sitting on 94-acres of private pro ...

02 May 2014

Political Chat: National money flowing to Oregon's Senate primary

Posted in Politics

Salem, Ore. -- (OPB) On Fridays, OPB talks politics. This week has been full of political news. Cover Oregon's leaders want to switch from their broken website to the federal healthcare.gov - but t ...

02 May 2014

JaCo ballots to hit mailboxes this Saturday

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Politics, Local

Medford, Ore. -- The Jackson County Clerk, Chris Walker, said the GMO issue is part of the reason for a surge in registered voters. She said more people registered for this primary than the last pre ...

02 May 2014

Tractors roll in support to ban GMO's

Written by Kyle Aevermann, Posted in Politics, Local

Medford, Ore. -- 18 tractors from various Jackson County farms rolled through downtown Medford Friday afternoon, expressing their views on ballot measure 15-119.  "18 days, 18 trailers. All the fa ...

01 May 2014

Cave Junction lawsuit could have big implications on future of dispensaries

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Politics, Local

Cave Junction, Ore. -- Medical marijuana has been the talk of the town since a new law allowing dispensaries took effect on March 1st. But Cave Junction is asking a judge for clarity. Does opening m ...

01 May 2014

Motion hearing held for Lori Duckworth

Posted in Politics, Local

Medford, Ore. -- A motion hearing was held Thursday afternoon inside of a Jackson County courtroom in the Lori Duckworth case. Duckworth is accused of using a medical marijuana dispensary as a front ...

01 May 2014

City talks about new rules for "Dangerous Dogs" in Medford

Posted in Politics, Local

Medford, Ore. -- The discussion about so-called dangerous dogs continues in Medford again tonight. The police advisory committee voted in March not to single-out any dog breed in its recommendations ...

30 April 2014

JoCo Commissioner candidate forum

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Politics, Local

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

Medical marijuana dispensary opens in Klamath Falls

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

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 ...