State officials close bar after it defies Governor Brown’s executive order

CAVE JUNCTION, Ore. — A Cave Junction bar had it’s doors forcibly closed by state officials.

The Oregon Liquor Control Commission, or OLCC, confirms that the Sportsman Tavern has been closed.

The OLCC says the tavern had been staying open despite Governor Brown’s executive order.

The order restricted all bars to curbside pickup of beer, wine or hard cider in sealed containers.

NBC5 News reporter Mariah Mills is a Medford native. She graduated from the University of Oregon with a Bachelor's Degree in journalism. She also minored in sociology. In school, she covered Oregon athletics for the student-run television station, Duck TV. When she's not reporting, she’s reading, hiking and rooting for her favorite teams, the Seattle Seahawks and the Oregon Ducks.
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