Group Pushing for GMO Labeling

SALEM, Ore. — The consumer advocacy group “Oregon Right To Know” is working to require all GMO products in the state to be labeled. Yesterday the Oregon Supreme Court certified a ballot title for the groups plan to try and get its GMO labeling initiative on the November ballot. The group released a statement saying, … Continue reading »

Audio of Judge’s Comments Released

MEDFORD, Ore. — The audio has been released of a Jackson County Judge’s remarks to a man convicted of child sexual abuse. Those comments from Judge Tim Barnack resulted in a censure by the Oregon Supreme Court last month. Barnack’s comments came from a sentencing in January 2012. Judge Barnack’s censure stemmed from comments made … Continue reading »

Jackson County Judge Reprimanded

MEDFORD, Ore. — The Oregon Supreme Court says a Jackson County Judge was out of line during a sentencing last year. Judge Timothy Barnack sentenced a man to life without parole for 21 different counts of child sex crime, but the judge lost his temper in the process. The Oregon Supreme Court censured Judge Barnack. … Continue reading »

Oregon Supreme Court Rejects Measure 47

SALEM, Ore. — A ballot measure approved by Oregon voters in 2006 cannot be enforced; that’s the decision the Oregon Supreme Court came to concerning restrictions on campaign financing. The court says it the restrictions can’t be enforced because voters actually struck down a companion measure, which would have allowed the state’s constitution. The court’s … Continue reading »

Timeline of New Walmart In Medford

MEDFORD, Ore. — The opening of the new south Medford Walmart comes after about a decade of battles between the Medford City Council, the Oregon Land Use Board of Appeals, special interest groups and even the Supreme Court. In 2003, Medford residents fought the plan for a couple reasons, including to save Miles Field, but … Continue reading »