Politics

09 June 2014

Local veteran describes health care delays

Written by Kyle Aevermann, Posted in Politics, Local

Medford, Ore -- According to a new audit released Monday by the Department of Veteran Affairs, wait times for Oregon veterans are among some of the longest in the country. The VA facility in White C ...

09 June 2014

Undocumented children arrive in Arizona

Posted in Politics, U.S. & World News

Nogales, Az. -- (CNN) Arizona Governor Jan Brewer is angry over an influx of undocumented children since the memorial day weekend. It's not just because they're in the U.S. illegally, but because th ...

09 June 2014

Preliminary injunction placed on Greenery

Written by Jennifer Elliott, Posted in Politics, Local, Health

Phoenix, Ore. -- A judge sides with the City of Phoenix and the medical marijuana facility "The Greenery" will remain closed for now.Basing his decision on federal law Jackson County Judge Ron D. Gr ...

05 June 2014

Jackson County approves 2014-2015 fiscal year budget

Written by Kyle Aevermann, Posted in Politics, Local, Economy

Medford, Ore. -- The Jackson County Commissioners unanimously approved $306 million for the 2014-2015 fiscal year on Wednesday. The budget is an increase of about $5 million over the previous one. O ...

04 June 2014

Sit-in protesters arrested at Walden's Bend office

Posted in Politics, Regional

Bend, Ore. -- (KTVZ) As about a dozen supporters rallied outside, a man and woman protesting Republicans' inaction on immigration reform staged a sit-in at Rep. Greg Walden's Bend office Wednesday, ...

04 June 2014

Liquor privatization effort shelved this year

Posted in Politics, Regional

Salem, Ore. -- (Pamplin Media Group) Advocates announced Wednesday they will abandon their effort to end the state monopoly on liquor sales in Oregon. Although they had an already-approved version ...

03 June 2014

Decision 2014: Siskiyou County's Measure C fails

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Politics, Local

Yreka, Cali. -- Siskiyou County's Measure C, the measure to create a new territory, appears to have failed this far in the polls. For the latest results, go to http://www.co.siskiyou.ca.us/

03 June 2014

Medical marijuana dispensary opening in Gold Hill

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

Gold Hill, Ore. -- The Rogue Valley is about to have its first fully legal medical marijuana dispensary. The Gold Hill City Council voted 4-2 Monday night to change city code to pave way for the dis ...

02 June 2014

Gold Hill could soon be the first Southern Oregon city to allow dispensaries

Posted in Politics, Local, Health

Gold Hill, Ore. -- It looks like Gold Hill could have the next legal medical marijuana dispensary in Southern Oregon. The Gold Hill City Council approved final readings on two ordinances dealing w ...

02 June 2014

Bergdahl controversy growing

Posted in Politics, U.S. & World News

(NBC News) The release of an American POW in Afghanistan has the Obama Administration on defense about the price they paid to bring him home. Five top Taliban leaders are free this morning - and so ...