Ballot Drop Boxes Now Open

MEDFORD, Ore.– Ballot drop-off locations across Jackson and Josephine Counties are now open. The elections office has been accepting ballots through the mail and at the office, but now people can take their ballots to physical locations. There are ballot boxes outsides the libraries in Ashland, Central Point, Eagle Point, and Rogue River libraries. The … Continue reading »

Senate to Vote on Arming Syrian Rebels

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The US senate is expected to vote on a plan to fight back against ISIS in Syria by arming other rebel groups. This comes a day after the US house approved the President’s plan. The Syrian rebel training authorization is tucked into a spending bill, going before US senators today. Experts say, … Continue reading »

Grants Pass Looks at Election Results

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — On May 20th, Josephine County voters defeated a levy funding the jail and youth services with 53% of voters voting against the measure. Monday, city of Grants Pass officials met to take a closer look at the newly certified results and to see how county voters in the city voted. The … Continue reading »

Ballot Drop Sites Open Until 8 p.m.

Counties across Oregon that are taking part in the May 2013 Special Election need voter ballots by 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 21. It is too late for voters to mail in their ballots. However, ballots can be returned to any of these official drop-off sites in Jackson, Josephine, Curry, Klamath and Lake counties. JACKSON COUNTY … Continue reading »

Local Republicans Rally for Voters

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — More than 100 people gathered in Central Point Saturday for an event held by local Republicans. Jackson County Republicans say they held this event because they wanted to encourage people to vote. The “Restore America” event hosted local and out-of-area Republican candidates as speakers. This was the first event of its … Continue reading »

Ballot Measure Could Make Big Splash

MEDFORD, Ore.  – With Hawthorne Pool closed and Jackson Pool in need of an expansion and overhaul, Medford residents will have to make a decision at the polls this November. Ballot Measure 15-115 would allow for a $14.5 million bond that would pay for two brand-new swimming facilities. Swim Medford chairman Rich Hansen thinks with … Continue reading »