Politics

22 October 2014

NBC5 to host Bates vs. Dotterrer Candidates Forum

Posted in Politics, Local

Medford, Ore. -- KOBI-TV/NBC 5 and KOTI-TV/NBC 2 will exclusively host and broadcast  a Candidates Forum featuring State Senator Dr. Alan Bates (D) and challenger Colonel  Dave Dotterrer (R) on Th ...

20 October 2014

Watch: Gubernatorial Debate

Posted in Politics

KOBI-TV/NBC5 is proud to announce that we are setting up to host a key debate this upcoming election season. Governor John Kitzhaber and challenger Dennis Richardson have both accepted our request ...

19 October 2014

State Senate candidate dropping out of race

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Politics

Jacksonville, Ore. -- A candidate for state Senate is withdrawing his name from the ballot less than three weeks before November's General Election. Art Krueger is the Pacific Green Part Candidate f ...

17 October 2014

Dotterrer vs. Bates: gloves come off for senate seat

Posted in Politics, Local

Medford, Ore. -- Supporters of Rogue Valley State Senator Alan Bates say the ads run by his opponent, Dave Dotterrer, are false claims. The ad's attack Bates track record on crime and domestic abuse ...

17 October 2014

Ruling: Local governments can ban medical marijuana dispensaries

Posted in Politics, Local, Regional

Cave Junction, Ore. --- A win for Southern Oregon cities and counties opposing the new state law allowing medical marijuana dispensaries.The City of Cave Junction challenged the state in Josephine c ...

17 October 2014

How is it that a registered Republican is also running as a Democrat?

Posted in Politics, Local

Medford, Ore. --- Party affiliation means a lot to voters, but how is it that a registered Republican is also running as a Democrat?Colleen Roberts is running for Jackson county commissioner under b ...

17 October 2014

Measure 92 becomes costliest ballot measure in Oregon state history

Posted in Politics, Local

Ore. --- Measure 92 earns the title of costliest ballot measure in Oregon state history, thanks to a last minute donation from Coca-Cola.In previous years the soda giant made large donations to simi ...

17 October 2014

RVTD asking voters to approve property tax levy

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Politics

Medford, Ore. -- Bus service in the Rogue Valley could face cuts to routes and service if voters don't approve a tax levy next month. The Rogue Valley Transportation District board is asking voters ...

16 October 2014

Oregon Republic Party files an ethics complaint against Governor Kitzhaber

Posted in Politics, Local

Ore. --- The Oregon Republican Party filed an ethics complaint today against Governor John Kitzhaber and his fiancé Cylvia Hayes.The complaint stems from recent questions raised about Hayes’s use ...

14 October 2014

Watch: U.S. Senate Debate

Posted in Politics

KOBI-TV/NBC5 is proud to announce that we are setting up to host a key debate this upcoming election season. Senator Jeff Merkley and challenger Dr. Monica Wehby have both accepted our request for ...