Politics

22 April 2014

Ashland seeks public comment on proposed gun ban

Posted in Politics, Local

Ashland, Ore. -- The mayor of Ashland wants to hear from people for and against a proposed gun ban. They met Tuesday night in a brainstorming session. The Ashland City Council has said they'll co ...

22 April 2014

Is Oregon ready for same sex marriage?

Posted in Politics, Local

Medford, Ore. -- Thousands of Oregonians across the state came together Tuesday night to celebrate a same sex marriage hearing being held in Eugene on Wednesday. They wanted to send their message th ...

22 April 2014

Klamath County moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries

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

Klamath Falls, Ore. - A year long moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries is now in place in Klamath County. The public testimony was emotional at times. "I suffer from spinal spasms - all day ...

21 April 2014

Oregon's ban on same-sex marriage goes before federal judge

Posted in Politics, Local, Regional

Medford, Ore. -- Oregon's ban on same-sex marriage will go before a federal judge this week. A lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union of Oregon would remove the state's marriage ban. Lo ...

19 April 2014

Rally against L.N.G. pipeline

Posted in Politics, Local, Economy

Shady Cove, Ore. -- Nearly 80 residents who oppose a proposed pipeline protested Saturday morning in Shady Cove. It's known as the Jordan Cove Pacific Connector Liquefied Natural Gas Pipeline or ...

18 April 2014

Water agreement signed

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Politics, Local

Klamath Falls, Ore. - An historic agreement is signed that could help to ease water disputes in the Klamath Basin. The off-project water agreement is the third leg of a program that includes the KBR ...

17 April 2014

KlaCo Sheriff faces new year of budget problems

Posted in Politics, Local

Klamath Falls, Ore. -- The Klamath County Sheriff and Budget Committee are trying to bridge a $2-million budget gap. Sheriff Frank Skrah says he needs a 'zero growth budget' from last year to avoid ...

15 April 2014

Ashland votes to ban plastic bags in grocery stores

Posted in Politics, Local

Ashland, Ore. -- In a first reading and vote the council voted 5 to 1 in favor of a plastic shopping bag ban Tuesday night. Under the ordinance stores would no longer be able to provide plastic bags ...

15 April 2014

Ashland puts final okay on limited temporary medical marijuana dispensary ban

Posted in Politics, Local, Health

Ashland, Ore. -- You could feel the tension in the room as the Ashland City Council went back and forth Tuesday night discussing once again a limited ban on medical marijuana dispensaries. In a seco ...

15 April 2014

Where does your federal income tax go?

Written by Travis Koch, Posted in Politics, Local, Economy

Phoenix, Ore. -- Where does your Federal Income Tax really go? It's the last day to file and peace activists are protesting government waste. Activists positioned at several Rogue Valley post office ...