Politics

25 February 2014

State databases back online following cyberattack

Posted in Politics, Regional, Technology

Salem, Ore. -- (OPB) Two heavily-trafficked online databases maintained by the Oregon's Secretary of State's office were brought back online over the weekend. That announcement comes nearly three w ...

25 February 2014

Obama backs proposal to reform federal wildfire policies

Posted in Politics, Local, Regional

President Obama is endorsing two Oregon Senators' plan to reform federal wildfire policy. The new policy would fund major wildfires the same way as other natural disasters while freeing up money to ...

24 February 2014

Defense cuts on the horizon

Posted in Politics, U.S. & World News

(NBC News) -- The Defense Department has announced planned changes that will reduce the size of each branch of the military. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says the recommendations will reshape the m ...

24 February 2014

Governors get together

Posted in Politics, U.S. & World News

(NBC News) -- The Nation's Governors are at the White House again today. They had dinner with President Obama last night as part of their winter conference.  Today, it's back to the White House whe ...

21 February 2014

Reed College graduate in Ukraine

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Politics, U.S. & World News

Kiev, Ukraine -- There is good news tonight in Ukraine. The violence and killing has ended in the main square in the capital of Kiev.   Protests began in November when President Viktor Yanukovych ...

21 February 2014

Fragile peace

Posted in Politics, U.S. & World News

Kiev, Ukraine -- (NBC News) Distant rumblings echoed through a much subdued protest camp that had taken over part of the Ukrainian capitol. Protesters are skeptical about a new peace deal reached fo ...

19 February 2014

Police advisory committee takes public comment on potential "dangerous dog" ban

Posted in Politics, Local

Medford, Ore. -- The public sounded off Wednesday on potential restrictions for so-called dangerous dogs and their owners. Nearly 50 people packed the City Council Chambers sharing their thoughts ...

19 February 2014

Medical marijuana dispensary regulation debate

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Politics, Local

Klamath Falls, Ore. -- Klamath Falls city and Klamath County government met today to work on possible regulations for medical marijuana dispensaries and they're facing a tight deadline. Edward Medin ...

19 February 2014

Obama condemns Kiev violence

Posted in Politics, U.S. & World News

(NBC News)  President Obama has warned the government of Ukraine to stop killing peaceful protesters. The day after 25 people died as police clashed with protesters in Kiev, Mr. Obama warned of wha ...

18 February 2014

Jacksonville City Council to discuss medical marijuana dispensaries

Posted in Politics, Local, Health

Jacksonville, Ore. -- Medical marijuana dispensaries will be legal in Oregon in March, but some cities are acting to prevent them from opening in their town. On Tuesday night Jacksonville City Counc ...