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?

Written by RaeAnn Christensen, 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 ...

21 April 2014

Oregon's ban on same-sex marriage goes before federal judge

Posted in Local, Politics, Regional

Medford, Ore. -- Oregon's ban on same-sex marriage will go before a federal judge this week. A lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union of Oregon would remove the state's marriage ban. Lo ...

19 April 2014

Rally against L.N.G. pipeline

Posted in Local, Politics, Economy

Shady Cove, Ore. -- Nearly 80 residents who oppose a proposed pipeline protested Saturday morning in Shady Cove. It's known as the Jordan Cove Pacific Connector Liquefied Natural Gas Pipeline or ...

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 ...