Commissioners Consider Non-Partisan Race

MEDFORD, Ore. – Jackson County voters could be asked to change the way county commissioners are elected. Wednesday, commissioners discussed the possibility of electing future commissioners in non-partisan elections.  Currently, 23 out of 36 Oregon counties already elect commissioners who are not affiliated to a political party. Several members from the Jackson County Republican Party spoke up … Continue reading »

Ballot Drop Sites Open Until 8 p.m.

Counties across Oregon that are taking part in the May 2013 Special Election need voter ballots by 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 21. It is too late for voters to mail in their ballots. However, ballots can be returned to any of these official drop-off sites in Jackson, Josephine, Curry, Klamath and Lake counties. JACKSON COUNTY … Continue reading »

Ballot Measure Could Make Big Splash

MEDFORD, Ore.  – With Hawthorne Pool closed and Jackson Pool in need of an expansion and overhaul, Medford residents will have to make a decision at the polls this November. Ballot Measure 15-115 would allow for a $14.5 million bond that would pay for two brand-new swimming facilities. Swim Medford chairman Rich Hansen thinks with … Continue reading »