Same-Sex Marriage Licenses Issued

EUGENE, Ore. — Same-sex couples in Oregon can get married starting now. U.S. District Judge Michael McShane ruled Oregon’s ban on same-sex marriage was unconstitutional. Click here for the judge’s full ruling. The National Organization for Marriage filed an Emergency Request for Stay Monday morning, which would’ve halted McShane’s decision. The emergency motion was denied a few hours later … Continue reading »

Firefighters Compensated for Overtime

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Grants Pass firefighters are being awarded back-pay for overtime wages. The International Association of Firefighters submitted the petition to the Bureau of Labor and Industries on behalf of city firefighters in June 2011. They claim overtime hours worked should be paid accordingly regardless of whether hours up to the 40-hour work … Continue reading »

Mary Jane’s Awaiting Appeal Ruling

MEDFORD Ore. — A ruling in the appeal of the Rogue Valley’s first state approved medical marijuana dispensary is expected within just a few days. Yesterday, the city and owner of Mary Jane’s Attic and Basement argued their case before a judge. Mary Jane’s had to close about a month ago when the city revoked … Continue reading »