Protests Against “Fifty Shades” Release

ASHLAND, Ore. — A group is protesting the screening of the film “Fifty Shades of Grey” in Ashland tonight, saying that the film promotes the normalization of violence towards women. The movie will hit theaters this weekend, just in time for Valentine’s Day. Some people think the film is anything but romantic. They say they want to … Continue reading »

Colleges Rally Against Budget Cuts

SALEM, Ore. — Oregon’s 17 community colleges and seven public universities will stand together today at the state capital to rally for more funding. Students, faculty, and legislative leaders from Oregon’s university systems will gather in Salem. They are hoping to restore higher education funding. Students and other leaders will speak about the impacts of … Continue reading »

Rallies Held for Fired Walmart Employee

MEDFORD, Ore. — A former Walmart worker says he was fired for speaking out about demands of working during black Friday. A group of supporters rallied for him, and for all other fired Walmart workers. They gathered outside the South Medford Walmart yesterday. Ismael Nunez says he was an 11 year associate at the Klamath … Continue reading »

Ferguson Protests in Medford

MEDFORD, Ore. —  People gathered downtown to rally in response to the grand jury decision and to join so-called racism demonstrations. The rally this afternoon was peaceful and full of activity. Activists and locals came together to show support not only for the Brown family, but also to bring awareness to what they say are injustices by … Continue reading »

Mediation to Begin for Medford Schools

MEDFORD, Ore. —  For teachers in the Medford School District, the new school year started without a new contract. Mediation sessions between the Medford School District and Medford Education Association begin Tuesday and a rally is planned to show support for the teachers. “Our goal, by this rally, is to show that we’re united and … Continue reading »

Basin Residents Dispute Water Rights

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — This morning many are standing their ground at the Klamath County Agricultural/Economic Impact Rally. Dozens are gathering to dispute the water rights surrounding the withstanding drought conditions the Klamath Basin is facing. In mid-April, Governor Kitzhaber declared a drought for the county and following that came water regulations. The Sprague River, … Continue reading »

Postal Workers Protest Planned Cuts

MEDFORD, Ore. – Local U.S. Postal service employees and supporters are speaking out against planned cuts in service. Demonstrators rallied today in Medford against a proposal from the Postmaster General to eliminate Saturday mail delivery. Advocates for Delivering for America say that the cuts would lose the service more money than it would save, and … Continue reading »