Jackson County: GMOs Banned

MEDFORD, Ore.– Chances are, you’ve seen political advertisements surrounding the growth of genetically modified organisms or GMO’s. Both sides of Measure 15-119 have been campaigning for weeks, trying to influence voters about banning the growth of GMO’s in the county. It is a measure only Jackson County voters will have the chance to decide on, … Continue reading »

Klamath County: Museum Tax

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore.– Museums in Klamath County are looking to voters for a boost to continue operations. Measure 18-95 renews the current five-cent tax per $1,000 accessed property value for five years. Typically signatures must be gathered to get taxes and levies placed on a ballot. County commissioners made an exception for the museum levy … Continue reading »

Josephine County: Sheriff Race

GRANTS PASS, Ore.– While Josephine County residents look to vote on a measure to fund public safety, they are also looking to pick a leader. There are three candidates up for election for Josephine County Sheriff this May. The current sheriff, Gil Gilbertson is running for reelection and is up against current sheriff deputy Ed … Continue reading »

Home Rule Charter Measure Concerns

CURRY COUNTY, Ore. — When Oregon voters cast ballots in the next three weeks, some will be asked whether to create a new way of running their county governments, and it includes some counties in our area. The issue seems to stem from persistent money problems in many Oregon counties–NewsWatch 12′s Ron Brown took a … Continue reading »