Articles tagged with: Politics

25 September 2014

Marlene Nuckols running for Medford City Council

Posted in Local, Politics

Medford, Ore. -- The owner of a Medford store that battled with the city over medical marijuana is now in the running for Medford City Council. Marlene Nuckols, owner of Mary Jane's Attic, is expec ...

01 September 2014

Obama on ISIS: "We don't have a strategy yet"

Posted in Politics

Washington D.C. -- (NBC News) With pressure mounting to deal with ISIS in Syria and Russia in Ukraine, President Obama says the United States isn't ready yet. "I don't want to put the cart before t ...

09 June 2014

Report: Property tax losses continue to grow

Posted in Regional, Politics, Economy

Portland, Ore. -- (Portland Tribune/Pamplin Media Group) Local governments will be unable to collect $212 million this year in property taxes, including almost $100 million specifically approved by ...

09 June 2014

Preliminary injunction placed on Greenery

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

04 June 2014

Sit-in protesters arrested at Walden's Bend office

Posted in Regional, Politics

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 Regional, Politics

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 Local, Politics

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 Local, Politics, 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 Local, Politics, 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 ...

30 May 2014

Congress moves to protect medical marijuana

Posted in Politics, U.S. & World News, Health

For the first time, Congress is taking action to protect – not condemn – medical marijuana use. Friday the GOP led U.S. House passed a measure that would prohibit the drug enforcement agency fr ...