Articles tagged with: Budget Cuts

02 May 2014

Rough year at SOU could hurt Cullinan's new job prospect

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Ashland, Ore. -- It was on Tuesday that NBC5 News first reported that Southern Oregon University President Dr. Mary Cullinan is one of three finalists for the presidency at Youngstown State Universi ...

29 April 2014

Behind the scenes with Josephine County Sheriff Deputy part two

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Josephine County, Ore. -- Tasked with the impossible, the Josephine County Sheriff's Department has two deputies covering an area bigger than the state of Rhode Island. Deputy Travis Snyder has been ...

28 April 2014

Behind the scenes with Josephine County Sheriff's Deputy

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Josephine County, Ore. -- A massive reduction in government provided timber funds has created a dire situation for law enforcement in Josephine County. Sheriff Gil Gilbertson said crime is running r ...

17 April 2014

KlaCo Sheriff faces new year of budget problems

Posted in Local, Politics

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 ...

11 April 2014

JoCo Sheriff gets second deputy

Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore. -- Starting on Monday, April 14th, the Josephine County Sheriff's Department will have double the number of current deputies on patrol. The new addition brings the patrol force to ...

08 April 2014

New program would bring on volunteer CSI

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore. -- Josephine County Sheriff Gil Gilbertson said it hasn't been easy since budget cuts in 2012 left him with less than half of his personnel. That's why he's looking for a team of d ...

22 March 2014

Josephine County library volunteers gather signatures

Posted in Local, Politics, 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 ...

17 March 2014

ODFW faces possible budget cuts

Posted in Regional, Economy

(The Salem Statesman Journal) Hunting and fishing is at an all-time low in Oregon. And that's bad news for the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife. The agency relies on license and permit fees ...

17 March 2014

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

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

14 March 2014

Southern Oregon University releases final retrenchment plan

Written by Kyle Aevermann, Posted in Local, Economy

Ashland, Ore. -- Southern Oregon University released their final retrenchment plan Friday, in an effort to make up university debt. In the 29 page report, the university explains the reasoning beh ...