Articles tagged with: Oregon

12 March 2015

La Clinica receives grant to continue 'Happy Smiles' program

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. --- More students in Jackson County will soon have better access to dental care.La Clinica has received a $50,000 grant from the Oregon Community Foundation. They will use the grant to ...

12 March 2015

Medford representative pushes to have Oregon students tested on civics

Posted in Local

Ore. --- What is the name of the National Anthem? What is freedom of religion?Those are just two possible questions Oregon students would have to answer in a civics test in school, if a bill in the ...

12 March 2015

Two Yamhill county foster parents in custody for child mistreatment

Posted in Regional

Yamhill County, Ore. --- Two Oregon foster parents are behind bars tonight, indicted on assault and mistreatment charges.The Yamhill county sheriff's office says 31-year-old Danielle Yvonne Yates an ...

12 March 2015

No more daylight saving time?

Posted in Local

Ore. --- While many of us are still adjusting to losing an hour of sleep due to daylight savings, Oregon lawmakers are considering two bills that could do away with the practice altogether. The firs ...

12 March 2015

Josephine County starts background checks in the purchasing of firearms

Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore. --- Josephine County is joining Jackson and other counties around the state, in their position on background checks for firearms. Josephine County commissioners say they approved a ...

11 March 2015

Business buglaries on the rise in east Medford

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. --- Business burglaries are on the rise in east Medford.Police say there was an attempted burglary at a business on E. Jackson Street overnight. The window screen had been removed and ...

11 March 2015

Sweet Cakes discrimination case: 'I was humiliated'

Posted in Regional

Gresham, Ore. --- A bakery in Gresham, Oregon headed to court Tuesday, March 14th, after refusing to sell a wedding cake to a same-sex couple back in January 2013.The Oregon Bureau of Labor Industri ...

10 March 2015

MMJ dispensary owner reacts to passing of tax measure

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

Phoenix, Ore.-- Brie Malarkey owns Breeze Botanicals in Gold Hill and Ashland and she said measure 15-133 is just going to make it financially stressful for her business and customers. Malarkey said ...

10 March 2015

Former UO president Dave Frohnmayer dies

Posted in Local, Regional

Medford, Ore. --  Medford native and former Oregon Attorney General and University of Oregon President Dave Frohnmayer passed away in Eugene Monday. Frohnmayer graduated from Medford High School be ...

10 March 2015

Oregon lawmakers consider raising minimum wage to $15

Posted in Regional

Ore. --- The effort to raise minimum wage to $15 an houris gaining traction. It's already the second highest in the nation. The Statesman Journal reports a number of democrats are supporting House ...