Klamath County Officials Swear-In

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Across Southern Oregon, newly-elected officials are being sworn into their positions. Among those are Klamath County’s two new commissioners and a new sheriff. It was an overflow crowd as Sheriff Frank Skrah, and Commissioners Tom Mallams and Jim Belet took oaths of office this morning. Skrah replaces Tim Evinger, who stepped … Continue reading »

Newly-Elected Officials Sworn In

MEDFORD, Ore. — The Jackson County officials elected in November are now officially on the job. Monday morning, four officials took the oath of office, including the county’s newest commissioner, Doug Breidenthal. He spent his first day on the job doing paperwork and touring his new office. After getting settled in, Bridenthal says he will … Continue reading »

Close Election Races For Southern Oregon

MEDFORD, Ore. – Nearly two weeks after the election, several local races have still not been called and county officials say the results may come down to a recount. The Ashland City Council race between Carol Voisin and Jackie Agee is neck-and-neck: Agee is leading by just 13 votes. In Josephine County, the race for … Continue reading »

Southern Oregon’s “No” Election

MEDFORD, Ore. – Election results reveal Jackson County residents are not willing to fork out extra cash to pay for city services. Jackson County Fire District Number 5 put a measure on the ballot asking for $1.8 million to improve and replace equipment at three of its stations. It’s one of several measures this election … Continue reading »