Politics

18 April 2014

Water agreement signed

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local, Politics

Klamath Falls, Ore. - An historic agreement is signed that could help to ease water disputes in the Klamath Basin. The off-project water agreement is the third leg of a program that includes the KBR ...

17 April 2014

KlaCo Sheriff faces new year of budget problems

Posted in Local, Politics

Klamath Falls, Ore. -- The Klamath County Sheriff and Budget Committee are trying to bridge a $2-million budget gap. Sheriff Frank Skrah says he needs a 'zero growth budget' from last year to avoid ...

15 April 2014

Ashland votes to ban plastic bags in grocery stores

Posted in Local, Politics

Ashland, Ore. -- In a first reading and vote the council voted 5 to 1 in favor of a plastic shopping bag ban Tuesday night. Under the ordinance stores would no longer be able to provide plastic bags ...

15 April 2014

Ashland puts final okay on limited temporary medical marijuana dispensary ban

Written by RaeAnn Christensen, Posted in Local, Politics, Health

Ashland, Ore. -- You could feel the tension in the room as the Ashland City Council went back and forth Tuesday night discussing once again a limited ban on medical marijuana dispensaries. In a seco ...

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 ...

14 April 2014

FDA hears proposals on brewery regulations

Posted in Local, Politics, Health

Medford, Ore. -- The Food and Drug Administration is looking at tightening regulations on farm animal feed. Some of that feed comes from beer breweries. Some say the proposed ruling could hurt local ...

13 April 2014

GMO awareness talk at Jacksonville Library

Posted in Local, Politics, Health

Jacksonville, Ore. --  Local GMO free activists hosted an informational talk regarding genetically modified crops at the Jacksonville Library Sunday afternoon. It's one of several talks coming with ...

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 ...

08 April 2014

Merkley: "Progress has stalled" on equal pay

Written by Travis Koch, Posted in Local, National & World News, Politics

Medford, Ore. -- Over the phone, U.S. Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley pledged his support for Presidents Obama's executive actions over equal pay, saying the wage disparity takes food off the table. "T ...