Rep. Richardson on Run for Governor

PORTLAND, Ore. – The Gubernatorial race is shaping up in Oregon with Central Point representative Dennis Richardson officially accepting the primary win. That means he will run against current Governor John Kitzhaber in November. Unofficial results have Richardson winning by a wide margin with more than 66% of the vote. Retired businessman Gordon Challstrom took second … Continue reading »

Jackson County: Rogue River Fire Levy

ROGUE RIVER, Ore.– The Rogue River Fire Department is looking to replace equipment and make upgrades to the fire station. To do this, the county is asking voters to approve a 25-cent per $1,000 of assessed property value this May. Measure 12-123 would increase property taxes for three years. A 20 year capital improvement bond … Continue reading »

Josephine County: GMO Plant Ban

GRANTS PASS, Ore.– Voters in Josephine county are being asked to decide on a measure to ban genetically modified plants from the county. Even if Measure 17-58 is passed, it will be hard to enforce. Last October Oregon Representatives passed a bill making it illegal to ban GMOs from any city or county in the … Continue reading »