Politics

27 May 2014

Afghanistan: what's next?

Posted in Politics, U.S. & World News

(NBC News) President Obama announced Tuesday a final withdrawal plan for U.S. troops in Afghanistan.Speaking at the White House, the president said U.S. combat missions in Afghanistan will be over b ...

22 May 2014

Elections office dealing with "problem" ballots

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Politics, Local

Medford, Ore. -- Jackson County voters may be done casting their ballots, but the work to certify them is far from over. The clerk's office only has 14 days to help voters fix any problems. Ballots ...

22 May 2014

Klamath Basin water legislation introduced in Senate

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Politics, Local

Klamath Falls, Ore. - A senate bill has been introduced, aimed at solving water conflicts in the Klamath Basin...but the legislation isn't without opposition. Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley int ...

21 May 2014

Group gathering signatures to label GMO foods in Oregon

Posted in Politics, Local, Health

Medford, Ore. -- The battle against GMO's in Oregon is now moving on to labeling. Using the momentum of the GMO measure here in Jackson County the group "Oregon Right to Know" started gathering sign ...

21 May 2014

GMO ban: what's next?

Posted in Politics, Local

Jackson County, Ore. -- A historical victory passing measure 15-119 a ban on GMO Farming, according to Our Family Farms Coalition. Elise Higley of the coalition said "we are just forever grateful fo ...

21 May 2014

Klamath County passes 2 levies, hires new commissioner

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Politics, Local

Klamath Falls, Ore. - Klamath County voters hired a new commissioner, and passed two tax levies Tuesday night. Commissioner-elect Kelley Minty Morris says she'll have one top priority when she takes ...

20 May 2014

Decision 2014: GMO ban passes in Jackson & Josephine Counties

Posted in Politics, Local

Family farmers in Southern Oregon celebrated a major victory with voters passing measure 15 -119 in Jackson County. At last check the measure had a 66% yes vote to ban genetically modified crops. Th ...

20 May 2014

Jackson County Sheriff candidate Corey Falls weighs in on election

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Politics, Local

Medford, Ore. -- According to unofficial election results out of the Jackson County Clerks Office on Tuesday evening, Deputy Chief Corey Falls who is currently with the Ashland Police Department is ...

20 May 2014

Race for Josephine County Sheriff

Posted in Politics, Local

Grants Pass, Ore. -- Initial results from Josephine County showed current sheriff Gil Gilbertson is trailing behind Grants Pass Police officer Dave Daniel.   was talking with supports and candidat ...

20 May 2014

Representative Dennis Richardson in the race for Governor

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Politics

Medford, Ore.-- The race for Oregon Governor has narrowed down. Southern Oregonian, Representative Dennis Richardson had a dominant lead. As of 11:30 P.M. Tuesday, Richardson had  66% of the votes. ...