Heated Meeting Ends In Merger

PHOENIX, Ore. — The Phoenix Urban Renewal Agency has several projects proposed that will directly impact the downtown area. The communication of their progress has been a frustration for some on the city council, and Thursday night, it was decided that an ordinance will be formed to combine the council and the board. The meeting … Continue reading »

Meeting in Phoenix Over Renewal Issue

PHOENIX, Ore. — Both Phoenix City Council and the Phoenix Urban Renal Agency’s Council will meet Thursday night to try to see how they can make improvements for the future, after frustrations spilled over on Tuesday. In that meeting, discussion of current project priorities were discussed, but then the meeting shifted and focused on ways … Continue reading »

City Leaders Discuss Pot Moratorium

PHOENIX, Ore. —  The city of Phoenix wants a few more months to figure out whether to allow medical marijuana dispensaries in city limits. The city council is expected to vote on placing a moratorium on allowing dispensaries to open, which means it would place a temporary ban on the facilities. Phoenix mayor Jeff Bellah … Continue reading »

Cities Want More Opinions on Medical Pot

PHOENIX, Ore. — Cities across the Rogue Valley now want to reach out to the public as they continue to debate allowing medical marijuana dispensaries in city limits. But some city leaders said only the extreme advocates on both sides of the debate are speaking up. Local cities are considering whether to deny licenses outright … Continue reading »