Politics

22 March 2014

Josephine County library volunteers gather signatures

Posted in Politics, Local, Economy

Grants Pass, Ore.-- Library volunteers from the City of Grants Pass are pleading for help. They don't have enough money to continue funding all four libraries in Josephine County. Saturday they were ...

21 March 2014

Some medical marijuana dispensaries approved in Oregon

Posted in Politics, Local, Economy, Health

Medford, Ore. -- The Oregon Health Authority has approved eight medical marijuana dispensaries. Seven of them have waived their confidentiality and allowed the OHA to publish their locations.  The ...

20 March 2014

Judge dismisses 33 citations issued to The Greenery

Posted in Politics, Local, Health

Phoenix, Ore.-- A victory in court Thursday for a medical marijuana patient service center. A Phoenix Municipal Judge ruled to dismiss 33 citations The Greenery received for operating without a busi ...

20 March 2014

MaryJane's Attic's business license revoked

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Politics, Local

Medford, Ore. -- It's official, the Medford City Council voted unanimously to revoke Marlene Nuckols' business license. She owns MaryJane's Attic and MaryJane's Basement. The store sells local produ ...

20 March 2014

Medical marijuana dispensary dilemma in Klamath County

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

Klamath Falls, Ore. -- While the city of Klamath Falls now has a policy in place for medical marijuana dispensaries...Klamath County does not. That's making things difficult for a dispensary applica ...

18 March 2014

Klamath Falls adopts medical marijuana dispensary ordinance

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

Klamath Falls, Ore. -- The city of Klamath Falls gives a cautious 'green light' to medical marijuana dispensaries...but the Klamath County commissioners are taking an even more cautious approach. Th ...

17 March 2014

Professor: "There is right now a climate of fear at SOU"

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Politics, Local, Economy

Ashland, Ore. -- Faculty, staff and administration at Southern Oregon University have been tight-lipped even during a process that could result in top administrators losing their jobs. NBC 5 News ha ...

15 March 2014

Citizens petition to vote on Phoenix marijuana moratorium

Posted in Politics, Local, Health

Phoenix, Ore. -- Medical marijuana supporters gathered signatures Saturday for a petition that would go against a recent temporary ban of dispensaries in Phoenix.The City of Phoenix passed a 4 month ...

13 March 2014

MaryJane's Attic owner receives citations from MPD but will not have to pay

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Politics, Local

Medford, Ore. -- Marlene Nuckols, the owner of a MaryJane's Attic and MaryJane's Basement, told NBC 5 News she was given three citations this week from the Medford Police Department for operating wi ...

12 March 2014

ACLU filing class action lawsuit for Secret Service actions during Bush campaign in 2004

Posted in Politics, Local

Ashland, Ore. -- The ACLU visited Southern Oregon University to talk about a local free speech class action lawsuit that's headed to the Supreme Court. Back in 2004 when President George W. Bush vi ...