Politics

20 May 2014

Decision 2014: GMO ban passes in Jackson & Josephine Counties

Posted in Politics, Local

Family farmers in Southern Oregon celebrated a major victory with voters passing measure 15 -119 in Jackson County. At last check the measure had a 66% yes vote to ban genetically modified crops. Th ...

20 May 2014

Jackson County Sheriff candidate Corey Falls weighs in on election

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Politics, Local

Medford, Ore. -- According to unofficial election results out of the Jackson County Clerks Office on Tuesday evening, Deputy Chief Corey Falls who is currently with the Ashland Police Department is ...

20 May 2014

Race for Josephine County Sheriff

Posted in Politics, Local

Grants Pass, Ore. -- Initial results from Josephine County showed current sheriff Gil Gilbertson is trailing behind Grants Pass Police officer Dave Daniel.   was talking with supports and candidat ...

20 May 2014

Representative Dennis Richardson in the race for Governor

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Politics

Medford, Ore.-- The race for Oregon Governor has narrowed down. Southern Oregonian, Representative Dennis Richardson had a dominant lead. As of 11:30 P.M. Tuesday, Richardson had  66% of the votes. ...

20 May 2014

Race for Jackson County Commissioner

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Politics, Local

Update (11:30pm 05/20) Joel Ockunzzi is trailing Colleen Roberts with 47 percent of the votes. Roberts comes in with nearly 53 percent. Rick Dyer came in with a little over 88 percent of votes.   R ...

19 May 2014

Decision 2014: Following the Money

Posted in Politics, Local

Jackson County, Ore. -- The big spender in the Jackson County 2014 May election is no on measure 15-119.  According to the Oregon Secretary of States website, the campaign "Good Neighbor Farmers ra ...

19 May 2014

Gay couple marries hours after law changes

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Politics, Local

Medford, Ore. -- Two years ago Monday Sheryl and Shannon Baird filed for a domestic partnership, the closest they could get to marriage. "You just love somebody and you just keep moving forward," Sh ...

19 May 2014

Oregon same-sex marriage ban overturned

Posted in Politics, Local, Regional

Ashland, Ore -- Oregon is now the 18th state to allow same sex marriages. A federal judge struck down a ban on same sex marriages in the state on Monday. "It's unconstitutional, we can get married! ...

18 May 2014

Primary Election already bringing in 30% of Jackson County votes

Posted in Politics, Local

Medford, Ore.--  Jackson County voters have two days to turn int heir ballots for the primary election. Sunday people were out turning in their ballots at the Jackson County elections office drop b ...

18 May 2014

Judge rules Oregon's same-sex ban unconstitutional

Posted in Politics, Local

Update (5/19 12:00pm) U.S. District Judge Micheal McShane has overturned Oregon's same sex marriage ban, calling it unconstitutional. Ashland, Ore. --  A historic ruling will come down Monday for ...