Medical Marijuana Patients React to Bill

GREENLEAF, Ore. — Local medical marijuana advocates are anxiously waiting for the governor to sign a bill that will allow a licensing system for marijuana dispensaries. Jim Greig, an Oregon Medical Marijuana Program cardholder, has been fighting for this for many years. He believes the bill will help thousands of patients like himself and is … Continue reading »

Bill Allows Native American Mascots

SALEM, Ore. — The Oregon Senate will hear details of a proposed bill Wednesday that would give schools the ability to continue using tribal logos and images. Their is a stipulation; the schools must reach an agreement with the nearest tribal government. At Rogue River High School, the principal says the chieftan name and heritage … Continue reading »

Preventing Logging Could be a Felony

SALEM, Ore. — A proposed state law could deal a blow to some environmentalists. The proposed bill would make it a felony to actively interfere with logging, such as lying in the road or a person tying themselves to a tree. The house bill targets only physical obstruction of logging. Its supporters say it would … Continue reading »