Politics

09 May 2014

City of Phoenix ordering MMJ facility to close

Posted in Politics, Local, Health

Phoenix, Ore. --  City Manager, Steve Dahl said it's time for The Greenery, a medical marijuana patient facility to close it's doors. "We have sent a registered letter asking them to voluntarily ...

09 May 2014

Local farmers rally against proposed Jackson County GMO-ban

Posted in Politics, Local, Health

Central Point, Ore. -- Dozens of family farmers who support using genetically modified crops gathered in Central Point Friday morning to show their opposition to measure 15-119. Local farmer Jim Fr ...

08 May 2014

Ballots start to stream into JaCo County Elections Office

Posted in Politics, Local

Medford, Ore. -- With just 12 more days until election day ballots are starting to stream into the Jackson County Elections Office. County Clerk Chris Walker says they will not start scanning ballo ...

08 May 2014

Sheriff's candidate cleared by Oregon Dept. of Justice

Posted in Politics, Local

Medford, Ore. -- The Oregon Department of Justice has dropped an investigation into Jackson County Sheriff candidate Bob Sergi, saying there is insufficient evidence to move forward.Sergi was accuse ...

06 May 2014

Ashland residents speak out about new Normal Neighborhood Plan

Posted in Politics, Local

Ashland, Ore. -- Ashland City Council members tabled talks Tuesday night on the new Normal Neighborhood plan. It's a proposal to develop 94 acres in Southern Ashland's urban growth boundary.Most of ...

05 May 2014

Medical marijuana dispensary moratoriums in another 14 cities, 1 county

Posted in Politics, Local, Regional, Health

(OPB) Fourteen more cities and another county have submitted their moratoriums on medical marijuana dispensaries to the Oregon Health Authority. Now, 142 of Oregon's 242 cities and 26 of 36 countie ...

05 May 2014

Josephine County Commissioners look for public input on medical marijuana facilities

Posted in Politics, Local

Cave Junction, Ore. -- Josephine County Commissioners hold the first of a few town hall meetings getting input from the public on medical marijuana dispensaries.The city of Cave Junction itself has ...

05 May 2014

Entrepreneur looks to open medical marijuana dispensary in Gold Hill

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

Gold Hill, Ore. -- Brie Malarkey, co-owner of Breeze Botanicals in Gold Hill is planning to sell local farm-made products at her store located at 315 Second Avenue in the Gold Dust Center. Her produ ...

05 May 2014

UPDATE: Judge revokes Mary Jane's Attic's business license

Posted in Politics, Local, Health

Update (5/13 4pm):  On Tuesday, a judge upheld the city's decision to shut down MaryJane's Attic and MaryJane's Basement. The owner of the business, Marlene Nuckols, says the store is not a dispen ...

02 May 2014

Ashland to vote on 94 acre development plan

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Politics, Local

Ashland, Ore. -- Tuesday, May 6th, the Ashland City Council will vote on adopting the Normal Neighborhood Plan. It's a refined version of a 1960's development plan sitting on 94-acres of private pro ...