Articles tagged with: Oregon

20 May 2014

Decision 2014: GMO ban passes in Jackson & Josephine Counties

Posted in Local, Politics

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 Local, Politics

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 Local, Politics

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. ...

20 May 2014

Mental health services for young people a "grave situation"

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local, Health

Grants Pass, Ore. -- When it comes to mental health care for kids and young adults in Southern Oregon, the situation is grave. That's according to a Rogue Regional Medical Center psychiatrist. On Mo ...

20 May 2014

Race for Jackson County Commissioner

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local, Politics

Update (11:30pm 05/20) Joel Ockunzzi is trailing Colleen Roberts with 47 percent of the votes. Roberts comes in with nearly 53 percent. Rick Dyer came in with a little over 88 percent of votes.   R ...

20 May 2014

Oregon Institute of Technology project symposium

Posted in Local, Technology

Klamath Falls, Ore. -- Students from Oregon Tech offered a glimpse into the future of a project symposium Monday afternoon. Project displays included a racing car that will compete against other sch ...

19 May 2014

Medford Police see skyrocketing mental health calls

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local, Health

Medford, Ore. -- Patrolling the streets of Medford for more than 15 years now, Officer Bob Mccurley knows the dangers he could face on the job. "Regardless of all the information you get, there's st ...

19 May 2014

Gay couple marries hours after law changes

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local, Politics

Medford, Ore. -- Two years ago Monday Sheryl and Shannon Baird filed for a domestic partnership, the closest they could get to marriage. "You just love somebody and you just keep moving forward," Sh ...

19 May 2014

Oregon same-sex marriage ban overturned

Posted in Local, Regional, Politics

Ashland, Ore -- Oregon is now the 18th state to allow same sex marriages. A federal judge struck down a ban on same sex marriages in the state on Monday. "It's unconstitutional, we can get married! ...