Politics

26 March 2014

Judge gives MaryJane's Attic greenlight to re-open

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

Medford, Ore. -- On Wednesday morning Marlene Nuckols waited nervously outside a Jackson County courtroom. She owns MaryJane's Attic which sells locally-made products and MaryJane's Basement which p ...

26 March 2014

Supreme Court looks into Jacksonville protest turned violent

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Politics, Local

Jacksonville, Ore.--  Anti President George W. Bush protesters were heard by the Supreme Court Wednesday. 10 years ago Shelly Elkovich was one of hundreds protesting during president George W. Bush ...

26 March 2014

Obamacare extension granted

Posted in Politics, National & World News

Wash. D.C. -- (NBC News)  Anyone who starts the application process of enrolling in the government's health insurance plan by the end of March will get extra time to do so. The Obama administration ...

25 March 2014

Ashland reassesses medical marijuana dispensaries

Posted in Politics, Local, Health

Ashland, Ore. -- The Ashland Planning Commission looked at where in Ashland medical marijuana dispensaries should be allowed and where they shouldn't. Tuesday night the commission discussed the pos ...

25 March 2014

Status, as of March 25th, of dispensaries in Southern Oregon

Posted in Politics, Local

Here's where some of southern Oregon stands right now in relation to medical marijuana dispensaries: Gold Hill voted to ban dispensaries until they create an ordinance outlining rules Eagle Poi ...

25 March 2014

Eagle Point votes to temporarily ban dispensaries

Posted in Politics, Local, Health

Eagle Point, Ore. -- The Eagle Point City Council voted tonight to enact a ban, starting right now, outlawing medical marijuana dispensaries within city limits. The ban will last through May 2015 b ...

25 March 2014

Local entrepreneurs utilizes drones for new business

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Politics, Local, Economy, Technology

Medford, Ore. -- A pair of local entrepreneurs are taking cutting edge technology and starting a new business. Siskiyou County, California based company, Aerotech Videography and Media Company, uses ...

25 March 2014

Bend has first licensed medical-pot dispensary

Posted in Politics, Regional, Health

(KTVZ) "I couldn't believe we were the first in Bend," Ben Hebert, owner of Dr Jolly's, said Monday. "That's a great feeling. That's a lot of hard work to get to this point." Dr. Jolly's is not eve ...

25 March 2014

Court tackles contraception

Posted in Politics, National & World News

Wash. D.C. -- (NBC News) A controversial mix of politics and religion was the focus of arguments inside the Supreme Court Tuesday. Justices are considering whether corporations have the same rights ...

24 March 2014

Ashland considers temporary dispensary ban

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

Ashland, Ore. -- The city with one of the most tolerant stances on medical marijuana dispensaries will now consider a temporary ban, said Ashland City Councilor, Carol Voisin. She said it's due to c ...