Farmers Hold Rally Against GMO Ban

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. –┬áJust days before the primary election, some Jackson County farmers and ranchers held a demonstration against Measure 15 -119, the ordinance to ban growing of “Genetically-Engineered” plants. Those ranchers opposing the ban drove tractors, hay trucks, cattle rigs and pickup trucks by the Central Point Library to drop off their ballots.┬áThe demonstration … Continue reading »

Medford School Board Elections

MEDFORD, Ore. — Candidates were vying for three positions on the Medford School Board for the Special Election. Initial results show Larry Nicholson leading for Position 1, and incumbents Jeff Thomas and Tricia Prendergast leading for Positions 2 and 3. Medford’s superintendent, Phil Long, says the elections show the community is still invested in the … Continue reading »