02 January 2014

New law: Oregon teens bypass DMV driving test with driving school

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Politics, Local, Regional

Teens still need to pass a test, but they can do it with a certified instructor and 100 driving hours under their belt. NBC 5's Roma Villavicencio files this report.

15 November 2013

More Red Light Cameras Proposed For Medford

Posted in Politics

Additional traffic cameras could soon be going up at Medford intersections aimed at catching red-light runners. The medford police department is working to get the cameras approved by the city counc ...

05 November 2013

Special Election Results - November 5th, 2013

Posted in Politics, Local

Information updated as soon as possible. All reports are unofficial. Curry County (Results [PDF]): Total # of voters: 7,681 of 13,251 = 57.97% Measure 8-73 (Law Enforcement 3 year operating levy) ...

07 October 2013

Supreme Court Back In Session

Posted in Politics

The Supreme Court begins its fall session today, after a three month summer recess. There are more than two dozen cases on the high court's fall docket including the 'Equal Protection Clause', age d ...

27 September 2013

Governor Kitzhaber Signs Jenna's Law

Posted in Politics, Sports, Regional

Jenna’s Law was signed by Governor John Kitzhaber on September 16 in a ceremony at the Capitol in Salem. Nine members of Jenna Sneva’s family were present with the young woman, who started a cam ...

25 September 2013

Jackson County Considers Nonpartisan Commissioners

Posted in Politics

The next time you vote for a commissioner in Jackson County, it might be a nonpartisan position. The Jackson County Board of Commissioners is looking at taking party politics out of commissioner rac ...

24 September 2013

Board Approves The Expo's Fiscal Year Budget

Posted in Politics

The Jackson County Expo has finally gained approval from the board of commissioners to continue out the fiscal year. After cuts were made to days and hours of operation the board decided to approve ...

16 September 2013

Legislature Back in Salem This Week

Posted in Politics

The Oregon Legislature is returning to Salem this week.They are giving the Governor his best chance to corral votes for the controversial legislation on public pensions, taxes and the Columbia River ...

30 July 2013

Peace Talks Resume

Posted in Politics

Former U.S. Ambassador Martin Indyk will oversee renewed Israeli-Palestinian peace talks set to resume Monday evening after a three year break. Secretary of State John Kerry announced Indyk's appoi ...

12 July 2013

Food Aid Fight

Posted in Politics

Food stamps have been part of the Farm Bill since the 1970s. Now House Republicans want to change that, and many Democrats are furious. After a nasty debate the GOP-led House has passed a scaled-b ...