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12/15 to 12/19/2014

Dec 15, 2014 -- 5:01pm

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BILL'S GUESTS FOR 12-19-2014

7:35 Dan Gainor, Business and Culture at Media Research Center - forget War on Christmas, it's more like a War on Christians.

8:10 Ed, Mr. X is back with post-meeting analysis of the Southern Oregon Regional Pilot Program.

ONE OF MY FAVORITE CHRISTMAS STORIES, from a state trooper

 


 

BILL'S GUESTS FOR 12-18-2014

6:35 Dale Matthews with BadCounty.com, and a commissioner in Jo County accused of behaving badly. Here's the clip.

7:10 Patrick Hedger, Policy Director at American Encore - Cuba relaxation a good thing?

7:35 Kevin Starrett from Oregon Firearms Federation - November gun background check stats are out...More Salem B.S.


BILL'S GUESTS 12-17-2014

7:10 Joseph Colangelo, Executive Director of Consumer's Research, talks the Uber lawsuit in Portland.

7:35 Crimestoppers with Lt. Budreau

8:10 Ed, "Mr. X"., why you need to be at the Oregon Solutions meeting tomorrow. Basically, it's a meeting of Gov. Kitzhaber's "Shadow Government".

Courthouse, Room 202
10 S. Oakdale
Medford, OR 97501

Details:

On May 10, 2012, Governor Kitzhaber signed Executive Order 12-07, which establishes a "Pilot Program for Regional Farm and Forest Land Conservation." The pilot program involves three counties—Douglas, Jackson, and Josephine—and authorizes them to enter into a regional process to enable these counties to develop a plan to allow "...appropriate additional regional variation in what lands must be planned and managed as farm and forest lands."

 

The Jackson County Board of Commissioners agreed to participate in the Southern Oregon Regional Pilot Program (SORPP) commemorated in a letter to the Department of Land Conservation and Development (DLCD) on July 17, 2102.  Under the Executive Order, DLCD is the lead agency for the State, providing financial, administrative, and technical assistance to support the collaborative, regional approach envisioned for the project.

Depending on the eventual petition developed by the three counties after an extensive technical and public process, DLCD will determine whether the counties' proposals are likely to require amendments to statewide land use planning goals 3 (Agriculture) and 4 (Forestry). The proposed amendments, and any implementing rules associated with those amendments, must be approved by the Land Conservation and Development Commission.  The SORPP funding expires June 30, 2013. Should the petition for rulemaking to be submitted to DLCD by the counties not be ready by that date, the participating counties will be required to submit a project summary of activities to date instead.

One of the pilot program tasks is the formation of a Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) made up of persons with expertise in the following fields, including but not limited to, farming ranching, forestry, special districts, mining/aggregate, economic development, land use and city government.  Ex-officio members are to include representatives from the following State of Oregon Departments: Agriculture, and Forestry, Transportation, Water Resources, Fish and Wildlife and the Land Conservation and Development Commission. The purpose of the TAC is to review data and information and provide comments and recommendations to the County and Regional Partners regarding the completeness and accuracy of data and other tasks as the Regional Partner County assigns.


CHARTER SCHOOL DONE RIGHT...

Today I took a tour of Logos Charter School. Really impressed with their education model, which is helping assist home schooled students, and doing a great job at it, from all accounts. In a world where so much public education is 1, 2, or 3 sizes fits all, Logos works hard at crafting curriculum to fit the student. (And isn't that the way it should be everywhere?)


BILL'S GUEST FOR 12-16-2014

7:10 State Rep. Sal Esquivel - Lead ban, carbon tax coming?

7:35 John Whitehead, constitutional attorney, founder of the Rutherford Institute - recent supreme court cases,, re-invigorationg the 4th amendment.

8:10 Attorney and media critic James Hirsen - great discussion on how the biblical movie Exodus misses its mark, plus the Hollywood hacking emails and more.

8:35 BUSINESS INTERVIEW - Steve Johnson from the Goldsmith's Diamonds and Design, 606 Crater Lake Avenue in Medford. Get your custom design orders in!


FROM THE "We Shall Not Comply Rally" in Olympia, WA Saturday

(H/T to "Laughing at Liberals")

It's important to pay attention to this anti-I-594 event, as you're quite likely going to see them come to Oregon next year.


SYDNEY ATTACK

Can we consider the Sydney terror attack another "Gun Control Success" story? Iranian-born bad guy and 2 hostages die. The bad guy was armed, and all the good people in Australia were disarmed by gun control.

Interesting how U.K. media covered the Sydney hostage event, wasting no time labeling it "Islamic Terror". Meanwhile, CNN broke its back bending over to not mention Islam. One report I heard: "Officials don't know his motivation". This, of course, as he's forcing the hostages to wave Islamic flags in the coffee shop window. (Obama will probably term it "Latte Zone Violence")


BILL'S GUESTS 12-15-2014

6:35 Gregg Jackson, writer, speaker, born-again Christian, and he's put together a really great book for your children: "Forty Things To Teach Your Children Before You Die - The Simple American Truths about Life, Family, and Faith" - Read more on Gregg's website.

8:10 Dr. Dennis Powers, "Visiting Past and Present" - Today we profile Coming Attractions Theater's founder:

John Schweiger and

Coming Attractions Theatres

By Dennis Powers

John Schweiger had been a senior executive with major corporations before settling in Ashland. In 1985, he developed a strong interest in the local movie theatre, the Varsity Theatre, with its history dating back to 1937. Once he had renovated and was operating this theatre, Schweiger decided to add more theatres in the film-exhibition business and developed a sound plan. He would center on smaller, even rural locations, to acquire or build more theatres in the Pacific Northwest with modern state-of-the-art facilities.

He formed Coming Attraction Theatres (“CAT”) and began venturing outside of Ashland in 1989, quietly searching for the best locations, making offers, closing the ones at the right price, and renovating them within his vision. Within 15 years, CAT had bought and fixed up theaters in Oregon, Washington, and Northern California. It had more than 16 locations and had become one of the country’s 40 largest theatre operators. He developed the modern Ashland Street Cinema complex on Highway 66 (Ashland Street), along with acquiring in 2006, what was reputably the oldest continuously operating movie theater in the country, Northern California’s Arcata Minor that had been built in 1914.

As he proceeded to build his company, Steven and D.W. Wood in the late 1990s contacted him about a dream of theirs: They wanted to start an independent film festival in the small town that would complement Southern Oregon’s--and especially Ashland’s--artistic and cultural environment. John Schweiger’s strong support made this event possible by making the Varsity Theatre and office space available for the festival’s use. The Varsity with its Art Deco façade and lobby was perfect, and in October 2001, the inaugural Ashland Independent Film Festival (“AIFF”) was held. Since then, it has steadily grown to become one of the standout independent, non-studio film exhibits of the 1,500 that take place throughout the country. John Schweiger also earned the honor of being named as its Founding Advisor and Benefactor.

In 2010, Southern Oregon University (“SOU”) awarded its 2010 President’s Medal to him for his strong support of the community and SOU. Schweiger not only continued to support the AIFF, but also other nonprofits with donations from Coming Attractions Theatres of thousands of passes each year for use at their events. He was president of the Raider Club (raising moneys for SOU’s athletic teams) and had more than 75 movie screens running SOU’s student-recruitment trailers from Eureka, California, to Aberdeen, Washington.

Presently, his Coming Attractions Theatres has locations in Alaska (Wasilla), Washington (Aberdeen, Chehalas/Centralia), along the Oregon coast (Astoria, Seaside, Lincoln City, Newport Beach, North Bend), interior Oregon (McMinnville, Klamath Falls), California (Crescent City, Mt. Shasta); Humboldt County, California (Minor Theatre, Mill Creek Cinema, Broadway Cinema)--plus in Southern Oregon in Grants Pass (SouthGate Cinema) and the Varsity and Ashland Street Cinemas.

His 18 theatres present nearly 150 screens with an estimated annual attendance of over three million patrons. John Schweiger started with a vision and ended up with numerous theatres that allow him to do what he also does well: giving back to the community.

Sources: “Coming Attractions Theatres: About Us,” at Website;Greg Stiles, “Coming Attractions aims higher,” Mail Tribune, March 31, 2005, at Growth; Mail Tribune, “Ashland chain buys California theaters,” at Mail Tribune, April 8, 2006, Theatres Purchase; Mail Tribune, “Theater owner John Schweiger wins SOU President’s Medal,” May 14, 2010, at President’s Medal; “Coming Attraction Theatres: Locations,” at Locations; “Film Journal International: News,” October 26, 2011, at Technology.       

12/11-12 2014

Dec 11, 2014 -- 6:49pm

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ONE OF THE MOST INSPIRING STORIES I'VE SEEN

Teacher sends students "letters to themselves", 20 years later.

BILL'S GUESTS 12-12-2014

6:35 Dr. Merrill Matthews, resident fellow at the Institute for Policy Innovation. We discuss his latest Forbes.com op-ed:  Obama's Policies Have Been A Boon to Temporary Workers. You can't divorce the economic policies from the results.

8:10 Can You "tweet" a federal regulation? Bill talks  with Pacific Legal Foundation's Senior Fellow in Constitutional Law Todd Gaziano. 

Last week, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments challenging whether regulatory agencies (in this particular case, the Department of Interior) can change regulations without public notice or comment.  The trend to define regulations downward to include all agency communications and guidance documents is even more troubling.  It violates the Administrative Procedure Act and threatens the liberty of the people. With more than 150,000 pages of federal regulations, this issue could have profound effects, as federal agencies regulate everything from the food we eat, the air we breathe, and the water we drink. Congress should examine how executive agencies are exceeding key authorities granted to them and both narrow the substantive grants that are most subject to abuse and improve administrative procedures on multi-billion dollar regulations.  Until then, the courts must police these two areas, particularly in the rulemaking context.

 

12/1 to 12/4/2014

Dec 01, 2014 -- 6:57pm

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12/4/14 PROGRAM NOTE - We're pleased to welcome back Garth and Rose Harrington as they fill in for me while on vacation the next few days. Join the conversation with G&R Friday 12/5 through Wednesday12/10.

ONE OF THE "Good Guys"

Incidents of late make it easy to be cynical about the state of race and police relations. Then Kathy sent me this video report reminder of one of the many good police officers just practicing a "random act of kindness" shortly before he died.

BILL'S GUESTS for 12/4/14

6:15 State Rep. Sal Esquivel talks the license plate $$ scandal.

6:35 Marita Noon, Executive Director of Energy Makes America Great, and the topic, those hard-to-kill wind energy tax credits.

7:35 Jackson County Commissioner Doug Breidenthal updates the efforts to regain local control of federal forests.

8:35 Business Interview - Michael Shaw from the EXCELLENT Premiere Packaging and Shipping, near RRMC.

 


12/3/14

FIRST FERGUSON, NOW ERIC GARNER

It's a mess in NYC tonight. The grand jury decides not to indict the police officer involved with the death of Eric Garner, the man who resisted arrest over selling loose, untaxed cigarettes. To me, THIS case was always much more troubling than Michael Browne's death. Caught on video, Garner (big and overweight) says he couldn't breathe after being taken down in a headlock. Bad news all around. Shooting someone who's trying to kill an officer? I get that, cool. Wrestling citizens into bad situations because they disobey? I have much more trouble with that.

On today's show, Sean Hannity laid out a red herring, imo, saying that it was the greed of government which killed Garner, by creating a stupid black market in cigs with outrageous taxation. Certainly, the black market creation is a contributing cause, but the root is the government's declared monopoly on enforcing against even the most petty victimless crimes with brute violence.

Sean added that police officers can't choose which laws to enforce. That doesn't pass my smell test. Officers use discretion concerning who they go after or don't go after, and HOW they go after people all the time. By all accounts, Garner was not a violent man, and I'm not saying the GJ should have charged the officer criminally. However this case clearly demonstrates how the gov system trains its agents. They want citizens full supine, or suffer "authori-tay".
 
 
BILL'S GUESTS FOR 12-03-2014
 
6:35 Dr. Jane Orient, Association of American Physicians and Surgeon. "Lawlessness in Ferguson, and in DC"
 
7:35 Crimestoppers with Lt. Budreau
 
8:10 John Charles at the Cascade Policy Institute - Better Outcomes, Lower Cost for State and Local  Government through user fees.

 


12/2/14 - HOW NOT TO RUN A "FREE" MARKET IN HOUSING...

Interesting stat I read today in the Oregonian - The use of housing vouchers for subsidized housing is up 35% in Jackson County since 2004. HUD issues about 1400 Section 8 vouchers in 2004, while 2000 went out in 2013. You know what that means? (besides everybody being on welfare) The high rents in southern Oregon are an ARTIFICIAL CREATION. If landlords relied on what people were able to pay, those overpriced crap shacks festooning some neighborhoods wouldn't go for $12-1500 dollars a month. As it is, Section 8 $$ are guaranteed.

Ah, breathe in that sweet smell of fascism, when every citizen and business person is beholden to Uncle Sugar for politically-favored benefits or profit.

 


 

MORE "SOLIDARITY" in Portlandia (H/T to LaughingAtLiberals)


WHAT SCARES ME THE MOST (about Ferguson "Solidarity")

What bothers/scares me about the "Ferguson Solidarity" demonstrations in Portlandia, NFL players and others, is that a major percentage of the population doesn't care about evidence, due process, witness credibility, or plain ol' facts. There have been many other police shootings and abuse under much more dubious circumstances than Michael Brown's experience. No one says there isn't any racism these days, nor bad cops, nor crooked prosecutors. But we're not talking about those cases. It's about Michael Brown's and Darren Wilson's case. That the facts don't matter to many leads one to wonder "Is anybody thinking out there"? And if those anybodies AREN'T thinking out there, it doesn't portend well for liberty.


BILL'S GUESTS FOR 12-01-2014

7:10 Lori Porter, with Parent's Rights in Education, the latest on those smutty sex-ed conferences for government school educators on the coast earlier this year. Get involved, go to their website to learn more.

8:45 Business Interview with Bob Russell, owner of the Butte Creek Mill. Lots of fun events going on there in Eagle Point, ande head to the website, and order a gift box of grains or mixes for your loved ones!

8:10 Dr. Dennis Powers Visiting Past and Present...Ever wonder how Dead Indidan Memorial Road got its name?

Dead Indian Memorial Road

By Dennis Powers

First built as a wagon trail from near Ashland to past the Howard Prairie Lake area, Dead Indian Road is one of the oldest routes through Southern Oregon’s Cascades. An Indian agent with Klamath Indians built the pathway from there to the eastern base of the mountains and Wood River valley, to meet up with the wagon trail connecting with Fort Klamath and other points. This dusty wagon road was impassable during the winter, but it was an important connection between Bear Creek Valley and the Upper Klamath Basin, supplying the fort and the settlers in the region. It passed by Dead Indian Creek and Dead Indian Mountain on its way.

How this name came about is not entirely clear, but one account is that local settlers in 1854 discovered the bodies of two Rogue Indians in summer huts (or “wickiups”) in a meadow near the creek’s headwaters. Although it wasn’t known how they died--whether by another tribe, disease, or settlers--the name was given to the creek and mountain.

Another account held that one Fred Alberding was returning to the Oregon Territory and camped off the Applegate Trail in the Siskiyous. Waking up, he discovered that one of his horses was missing. He decided that Indians from a neighboring village were the culprits. He made his way to Ashland and found men who would help him take back his horse and give the Indians a “licking”.

Riding to the area, they intended to attack, but the Indians with their rifles shot first and quite accurately behind the trees. Two settlers were wounded and one died. The next day, soldiers from Fort Lane came to recover the body. Ironically, Alberding’s pony then appeared as it dragged a large tree branch caught in its harness--the same one he had tied the horse to before it disappeared. Buzzards in the air drew the contingent to an abandoned camp where they found at least two, perhaps more, murdered Indians. It wasn’t clear whether settlers or another tribal band was responsible.

Regardless of which account is accepted, it is clear that in the early- to mid-1850s, the discovery of dead Indians gave rise to the name. The area became known as Dead Indian Prairie, and the when the settlers were working to build the road over the Indian trail, they named it Dead Indian Road.

As the Southern Oregon region developed and Crater Lake was discovered, tourists got off the train in Ashland and hired a wagon driver for the ride over Dead Indian Road; traveling northerly (over what is now Highway 140), the visitors headed to the rim for its stunning views. The ride on this road was difficult and tortuous with tight curves, steep side slopes, and a long, rocky ride--even when paved much later. Owing to this, other roads developed over time that were easier to travel, such as Highway 62 from Medford to Crater Lake, or Highway 140 to Upper Klamath Lake.

Despite this, the present road was detoured to avoid the most difficult parts, including being moved as much as one-fifth of a mile away. The thoroughfare now starts from Highway 66 out of Ashland and ends at Highway 140 at the Lake of the Woods.

The name has been controversial for decades. When road markers began to be cut down in protest, the Jackson County Commissioners held hearings and decided in 1993 to change the name to Dead Indian Memorial Road. A marker has been erected in a gravel turnoff at its intersection with Highway 66 that explains some of the history.

Indians once graced the trail into the mountains, followed by settlers and wagons taking goods into the Klamath Valley. Visitors and tourists followed, as the road became a two-lane, paved highway that heavy log trucks barreled over before such logging was heavily curtailed. It is still a beautiful ride through pristine forests and lakes with history seen along the way.

Sources: Ann Staley, “The Oregon Encyclopedia: Dead Indian Memorial Road,” at About the Road; Bill Miller, “Legend of Dead Indian Memorial Road,” February 20, 2011, Mail Tribune, at Legends about the Name; Associated Press, “Dead Indian Road a Step Closer To Becoming More of a Memorial,” Seattle Times, March 14, 1993, at On the Name Change.


 

11/24-26 2014

Nov 24, 2014 -- 6:06pm

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FERGUSON, THE AFTERMATH

Usually you can never go wrong blaming incompetence for bad government actions, but announcing the Ferguson decision at 8pm tickles my "Spidey Sense" re motivations. Was it a plan to descend into chaos under cover of darkness? There's no better way to get sheep on the plantation bleating for more government involvement & control when the businesses, homes, and infrastructure are in flames. ("See, look what happens without US keeping you safe".)

UPDATE 1:15pm - WOW, right on cue, Missouri Governor Nixon just deployed 2200 National Guard to restore order, and protect life and property. Naturally this leads me to wonder why did we wait until AFTER the riots and burning, as it was pretty well known Ferguson was headed for big trouble.

Check out this video from Missouri's Lt. Governor Peter Kinder on Fox - Was there some kind of stand down?

 


BILL'S GUESTS 11/25/2014

6:35 Carl Pittman, Project 21, a black conservative police officer from Texas, we talk the Ferguson aftermath. Carl wrote a book earlier this year - The Personal Journey of a Black Common Sense Conservative.

7:10 State Rep. Sal Esquivel - back from the sportsman's caucus convention. What's coming in 2015's session?

8:45 Kevin Starrett, Oregon Firearms Federation. Let Prozanski's Lies Begin.


FERGUSON DECISION - 11/24

NO INDICTMENT FOR OFFICER DARREN WILSON IN THE MICHAEL BROWN SHOOTING


MORE ON FERGUSON (Opinion)

I can't believe...well, maybe I CAN believe, the pig-ignorant stupidity of reporter questions tonight at the #Ferguson decision. (which no-billed Officer Darren Wilson) "Why is there no law to protect what happened to Michael Brown"? (Uh, because charging/threatening another life, cop or no cop, allows lethal force, you dumbass.) "Some are saying you're passing the buck by just presenting the evidence to the grand jury and not taking a stand..." Uh, note to idiot reporter: THAT'S really the way the system is supposed to work - The prosecuting attorney is supposed to be seeking justice. Perhaps we're all WAAAAAY too used to most grand jury proceedings where the DA effectively can push the jury to indict the proverbial "ham sandwich". Or, you're watching too much "Law and Order", which isn't helpful in the least.


BILL'S GUESTS for 11/24/2014

6:35 Clara del Villar, CEO of the Hispanic Post, analysis on Friday's immigration exec orders.

7:10 John Casey, retired NASA scientist, and author of "Dark Winter, How the Sun is causing a 30-Year Cold Spell"

8:10 Dr. Dennis Powers - Visiting Past and Present

Stagecoaches and their Drivers

By Dennis Powers

 

Before the railroads came to the State of Jefferson in the mid-1880s, stagecoaches and their drivers ruled--but this was a very hard way to travel. For example, Henry Williams and his family were traveling in 1873 from Portland, Oregon, to their San Francisco residence. They left Portland by train in the early morning and arrived in Roseburg that evening. Taking the stagecoach on the following day, they endured a “jolting, 23 hour ride” to the Rock Point station close to Gold Hill. The stop now is a wine-tasting, hospitality room for Del Rio Vineyards & Winery.

Williams penned into his diary: “Not having slept any...during the night we at once went to bed and got about four hours sleep. We breakfasted at 10:00 A.M. and had a very good meal. We have spent a very quiet day, and I found a number of San Francisco newspapers of much later date than any I had seen and was much interested in reading them. My wife and Miss Isabella slept most of the day. Late this afternoon we took a long walk in the edge of the woods near the banks of the [Rogue] river where we found a number of beautiful wild flowers.”

From 6 a.m. to midnight, the party spent the next three days on a stagecoach that only stopped to change horses and for meals. Once in Redding, they completed their journey to San Francisco by train. Their travels took one full week, whereas today we can speed up I-5 from San Francisco and make Portland in one to two days, depending on how hard we push.

More than likely, the stagecoach “whip” driver for the Williams family was Norton Eddings, a well-liked and respected driver then. Norton Eddings was born in 1852 and began running coaches regularly in the 1870s for the California & Oregon Stage Company. His run for numbers of years was from Rock Point across the valley, over the Siskiyous, and ending at Cole’s Station, just over the California border. He lived at the Rock Point Station until his marriage in 1879.

Two years later, Norton was returning from California when the stagecoach abruptly overturned. Although the driver and passengers only had bruises, Eddy suffered a bad broken leg. He couldn’t drive for months and had no earnings, as worker’s compensation didn’t exist then. His friends decided to put on a benefit with musicians during the next week to help his finances. When Norton finally healed and could “whip” again, he was the main driver again into California. When Eddings died in 1925, he was buried at the Rock Point Pioneer Cemetery, close to where his stagecoach station was.         

Interestingly enough, Lytle and Jane White built the Rock Point Hotel as a stage coach stop in the late 1850s. The “very good meal” eaten by the Williams family would have been prepared by Jane White. She continued running the hotel and station after her husband died in 1877 and is credited with the longest record of stagecoach service by any woman between Portland and San Francisco. When the railroad by-passed tiny Rock Point for Gold Hill, Jane moved to Ashland with over 25 years of running that stagecoach stop and hotel.   

Sources: Alice Mullaly, “Rock Point House Provides Stage Coach Break,” Jefferson Public Radio: As It Was, September 14, 2011, at Williams' Journey; Dennis Powers, “Norton Eddings Gains Recognition as Outstanding Stage Driver,” Jefferson Public Radio: As It Was, August 16, 2011, at Norton Eddings; Dennis Powers, “Pioneer Woman Runs Stagecoach Station after Husband’s Death,” Jefferson Public Radio: As It Was, August 22, 2011, at Jane White.    


 

Hmm, Venison for Breakfast...or Powdered Donut??

Bhaber's new gun control efforts with the OSP? The Numbers are in, Another Embarrassment.

11/17 to 11/21 2014

Nov 17, 2014 -- 5:50pm

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Hmm, Venison for Breakfast...or Powdered Donut??

BILL'S GUESTS FOR 11-21-2014

6:35 Horace Cooper, adjunct fellow with the National Center for Public Policy Research, co-chairman of the Project 21 National Advisory Board and a legal commentator. We discuss the legality of Obama's immigration changes.

7:35 -  John P. Warren, author of the new political thriller Turnover, examines the ease and impact of voter fraud.   Warren outlines the dangers in his latest op-ed for Human Events.  Electronic voting is often unencrypted.  So, can votes in a few states be manipulated?  The scenario is more likely than you think.

8:10 Brad Bennington, incoming Jacksonville City Councilman, and CEO of the Builders Association of Jackson County. Mandatory fire springlers, earthquake building standards, other issues discussed.


BILL'S GUESTS FOR 11-20-2014

6:35 Cornell law professor and publisher of Legal Insurrection, William A. Jacobson, has written thoughtfully on what legal and political recourse Republicans will have when Obama inevitably circumvents Congress and implements Executive Amnesty.

7:10 Grants Pass resident Mark Johnson. What's the lay of the land, economically, and socially in Grants Pass/Josephine County.

8:10 Jim Ludwick, Oregonians for Immigration Reform. Foreshadowing of the President's speech for tonight.

 

YOU FIRST, JEFF

Senator Merkley, explains his vote against approving the Keystone XL pipeline: "Wise stewardship means we must leave four-fifths of the conventional fossil fuels in the ground" (to combat catastrophic global warming)

I think this is a "great" idea. HOWEVER, Senator Merkley needs to go first. Next time Jeff stops by the gas station wanting a 15 gallon fill-up for his Prius, he should be legally permitted to only buy 3 gallons - not a drop more... leaving 4/5ths of the fuel behind.

So many of our Commie "Gang Greens" preach that it's up to you to live in a mud hut, or a crowded urban Habitrail, while they jet off to the next climate change conference. (Or in Merkley's case, hang at the Capitol Hill shrimpfests)


BILL'S GUESTS FOR 11-19-2014

6;35 Michael Whatley - Executive VP of the Consumer Energy Alliance - Talking about the Keystone Pipeline vote.

7:35 Crimestoppers with Lt. Budreau

8:10 Dr. Marilyn Singleton, The Association of American Physicians and Surgeons. Says we owe Jonathan Gruber a "debt of gratitude". 

Here's part of her latest op-ed:

Stupidity, Lies, and Videotape

By Marilyn M. Singleton, MD, JD

Lies and promises have been a staple of politics since its inception. As Plato observed, “propaganda, that is, ‘enticing people into a change of opinion by promises of pleasure’ and deceit always go together.”

ObamaCare’s empty promises have become not-so-funny household jokes: health law negotiations would be live on C-SPAN, if you like your doctor you can keep your doctor, the law will not add a single dime to the deficits, the average family will save $2,500 on their premiums, and on and on and on. Now the deceit has been exposed.

My heartfelt thanks go to Jonathan Gruber, Ph.D., MIT economics professor and a developer of the Affordable Care Act for speaking the ugly truth. READ MORE


NOBODY ADMITS TO KNOWING HIM NOW

(But here's all YOU need to know about GruberGate)

 

BILL'S GUESTS 11-18-2014

6:35 Dan Isett, director of Communications and Policy Parents Television Council. PTC upset that Fx channel is blasting HBO-style pornography on regular broadcast cable.

7:35 State Rep. Mike McClane, district 55. What's next for the GOP brand.

8:10 Ed, Mr. X, more research on the Governor's "shadow government", via the state university system. This time, how the Association of Oregon Counties indoctrinates our newly elected officials.

 


 

GOVERNOR KITZHABER SAYS "Gun Control Game is ON

In this KGW interview he talks about the gun issue at 3:50 in.

 

BILL'S GUESTS FOR 11/17/2014

6:35 Sidney Powell, former federal prosecutor, author of the EXCELLENT "Licensed to Lie". We discusse her new article "Is Loretta Lynch a Game Changer or a Game Piece".

7:10 Glen Villeneuve, co-star of National Geographic's "Life Below Zero". Love this show...Glen is so hard-core, living in a 1-room cabin 200 miles north of Fairbanks, Alaska.

8:10 Kevin Starrett, Oregon Firearms Federation, Governor Kitzhaber's new gun control efforts with the OSP? The Numbers are in, Another Embarrassment.

THURSDAY, FRIDAY 11-13, 11-14 2014

Nov 13, 2014 -- 6:34pm

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WEEKEND VIDEO TO AMAZE! (He makes a clarinet out of a carrot)

BILL'S GUESTS FOR 11-14-2014

6:35 Fox News Channel's Political Insiders host John LeBoutillier, on Obama's executive actions, what can be done.

7:35 Larry Masterman, City of Medford Emergency Manager, and Les from the Army Corps Of Engineers talking flood preparedness.

8:10 Nick Smith, Healthy Forests, Healthy Communities with criticism of Sen.Wyden's timber bill.

 

Now, I talk with Ed, "Mr. X" a lot about what looks like an "undue influence" from the state university system on the vote and other policies. Why should you be concerned with the college vote? Watch!

 


Prettiest tree on the block in my neighborhood. Looking at it always

makes me smile!


BILL'S GUESTS FOR 11-13-2014

6:35 Dan Kish, Institute for Energy Research - Obama's Carbon plans. Read up on EnergyTownHall.org.

7:10 Dr. William Forschten - new book on how terror attack could happen here on soft targets. "Day of Wrath".  More on Day Of Wrath Book Dot Com

8:10 Ed, "Mr. X" discusses the connections between the state, the university system, and the drive to increase the college vote. Could this have had a large effect on big Dem wins this time? The following are text links you can copy, and go see some of the articles we referenced.\

It's a lot of reading, but it will help with the understanding.

ballot path  http://www.pdx.edu/news/oregonian-ballot-path-looks-empower-grass-roots-candidates-local-elections

http://www.wiche.edu/search/node/wue

http://www.sheilagmiller.com/articles/article12.html 

http://thebroadsideonline.com/tag/ascocc/

 

WEDNESDAY 11-12-2014

Nov 12, 2014 -- 5:32pm

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Prettiest tree on the block in my neighborhood. Looking at it always

makes me smile!


BILL'S GUESTS FOR 11-12-2014

7:10 Larry Graves, Illionis Valley Airport Manager - We discuss the drone manufacturing and research development coming to the IVA next year.

7:35 Crimestoppers with Lt. Budrea

8:10 Dr. Stephen Halbrook, research fellow with the Independent Institute - His new book (outstanding, btw) is Gun Control in the Third Reich.

TUESDAY 11-11-2014

Nov 11, 2014 -- 9:50am

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Oregon Election "News"

New study indicates regular pot smokers have shrunken brains. This is a companion study to yesterday's virus which makes humans stupid. The hits just keep coming, but at least we have some reasonable explanations for last week's Oregon election shift to "Blue".

Meanwhile, the Oregonian newspaper op-ed crew effectively said the reason we're suffering under corrupt Democratic governance isn't because Kitz, Hayes, and their supporters are corrupt, but rather the Republicans are so crappy and ineffective that they can't hold the corrupt Dems accountable.


Message from Obamacare - WE THINK YOU'RE STUPID

 


BILL'S GUESTS FOR 11-11-2014

MONDAY 11-10-2014

Nov 10, 2014 -- 5:36pm

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Oregon Election "News"

New study indicates regular pot smokers have shrunken brains. This is a companion study to yesterday's virus which makes humans stupid. The hits just keep coming, but at least we have some reasonable explanations for last week's Oregon election shift to "Blue".

Meanwhile, the Oregonian newspaper op-ed crew effectively said the reason we're suffering under corrupt Democratic governance isn't because Kitz, Hayes, and their supporters are corrupt, but rather the Republicans are so crappy and ineffective that they can't hold the corrupt Dems accountable.


Laughing at Liberals - Guns "Jump out of their holsters and kill people".


BILL'S GUESTS FOR 11-10-2014

7:15 - Councilmen Clay Bearnson, Kevin Stine, and outgoing councillor John Michaels.

8:10 Dr. Dennis Powers - Visiting Past and Present

Wildlife Images

By Dennis Powers

J. David Siddon grew up in Los Angeles’s San Fernando Valley in the 1940s when it was still rural country, and he was able to bicycle to near wilderness and see everything from condors and hawks to snakes and lizards. Siddon later pursued a career as a writer, photographer, and filmmaker that typically centered on his fascination with wildlife, as he traveled the world filming for television productions that involved Disney or “Wild Kingdom.”

Loving the outdoors, he and his wife left the Southern California “rat race” in the early 1970s when they heard about seventeen acres of wilderness property outside Grants Pass and near Merlin on the “Wild and Scenic” section of the Rogue River (on Lower River Road). They bought the land sight unseen and later acquired seven more acres. With this land, they could do more than raise baby owls in the laundry room or golden eagles in a backyard, as done before moving to the Rogue.   

Obtaining the needed permits from the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, he could care there for numbers of sick, injured, or orphaned wildlife. In no time, the public and law enforcement were bringing wounded animals to his place. Siddon found himself taking care of hundreds of animals each year and having to fund everything by himself.

With varying injuries, the wild animals treated included species from baby squirrels, raccoons, jack rabbits, bear cubs, and badgers to songbirds, hawks, bald eagles, herons, and owls. In addition to the yearly hundreds of baby animals brought in, the permanent “residents” augmented this when their injuries made them unable to return to the wild. In fact, two eagles--named Duchess and Phoenix--were there for over 30 years.            

With a flair for public speaking, Siddon appeared at places from television shows to school assemblies throughout the Pacific Northwest in telling his story. To help with finances, many of the animals appeared in commercials and films, including the Buick automobile series with his red-tailed hawk named “Happy” who flew over the cars.  

In 1981 J. David established it as a nonprofit facility with two important purposes: first, a place to provide critical care and rehabilitative services for injured wildlife; second, to provide education to the public. Wild Life Images accepts animals, birds, raptors (birds of prey), and even reptiles. Animals not accepted are opossums (a non-native species), coyotes (governed by livestock management regulations), and mountain lions (a risk to rehabilitate and release after developing human-comfort levels). 

In 1996, J. David Siddon lost his battle with cancer. His son, Dave, left his job of twelve years in Portland at the Oregon Zoo to take over the management and ensure the continuation of these dreams. With a limited paid staff, its 85 dedicated volunteers and local vet-donated services, the facility cares annually for more than 2,000 animals.

Over a period of 30 years it has released over 35,000 animals back to their natural habitat. Its release rate of intakes is near 50% each year--far above the national average of 33%. Wildlife Images doesn’t receive any local, state, or federal funding, but relies instead on individual donations of time, money, and services. It is a story that needed to be told. 

Sources: “Wild Life Images: A Message from Dave Siddon, Director” at History; “Wild Life Images: About Us,” at Background.


THE MAIL TRIBUNE'S WAR ON WOMEN

You want to talk about the "War on Women"? Look no further than the Mail Tribune editorial staff. Thursday's opinion recap of the election was yet another tired smear of Colleen Roberts, one of many in the paper in this election cycle. They described her opponent, once again, as "Moderate Democrat Kevin Talbert". Yep, Gang Green carbon-tax promoting, endorsed by the good ol' boy network Chamber, along with the Mail Tribune passes as "moderate" in the communist worldview. The people, fortunately, weren't buying it.

In the MT editorial world, any person wanting a more frugal, smart, transparent government is some sort of bomb-throwing anarchist. I marvel at how folks manage to share a town with the likes of the Mail Tribune editorial staff and not get into fistfights with them.


Re "THE TWO CURTS"

I want to thank County Commissioner candidates Curt Ankerberg and Curt Chancler. Though neither was able to prevail in the position 1 race, they both brought a serious focus on business issues, property rights, education, and the sometimes insidious influence of cronyism in county politics. It's my sincere hope that voters take the issues they raised to heart, and hold the board accountable. It is also my hope that none pull a "Chris Dudley", and slink away, never to be heard from again. There's much work to do in the coming years.

 

CARSON OUT AT FOX NEWS

Dr. Ben Carson leaves Fox News as a contributor. His PR firm sent me this: "At this time, no decision has been made to run for President. However, recognizing the possibility, Fox News felt I needed complete independence to fully examine my options. My departure has been thoroughly amicable and is in the best interest for both Fox News and myself." Does that translate as "leave, or we fire you?"

 

FRIDAY 11-07-2014

Nov 07, 2014 -- 5:46am

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THE MAIL TRIBUNE'S WAR ON WOMEN

You want to talk about the "War on Women"? Look no further than the Mail Tribune editorial staff. Thursday's opinion recap of the election was yet another tired smear of Colleen Roberts, one of many in the paper in this election cycle. They described her opponent, once again, as "Moderate Democrat Kevin Talbert". Yep, Gang Green carbon-tax promoting, endorsed by the good ol' boy network Chamber, along with the Mail Tribune passes as "moderate" in the communist worldview. The people, fortunately, weren't buying it.

In the MT editorial world, any person wanting a more frugal, smart, transparent government is some sort of bomb-throwing anarchist. I marvel at how folks manage to share a town with the likes of the Mail Tribune editorial staff and not get into fistfights with them.


Re "THE TWO CURTS"

I want to thank County Commissioner candidates Curt Ankerberg and Curt Chancler. Though neither was able to prevail in the position 1 race, they both brought a serious focus on business issues, property rights, education, and the sometimes insidious influence of cronyism in county politics. It's my sincere hope that voters take the issues they raised to heart, and hold the board accountable. It is also my hope that none pull a "Chris Dudley", and slink away, never to be heard from again. There's much work to do in the coming years.

 

 

H/T to Americans for Limited Government!


CARSON OUT AT FOX NEWS

Dr. Ben Carson leaves Fox News as a contributor. His PR firm sent me this: "At this time, no decision has been made to run for President. However, recognizing the possibility, Fox News felt I needed complete independence to fully examine my options. My departure has been thoroughly amicable and is in the best interest for both Fox News and myself." Does that translate as "leave, or we fire you?"

 

THURSDAY 11-06-2014

Nov 06, 2014 -- 6:35pm

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THE MAIL TRIBUNE'S WAR ON WOMEN

You want to talk about the "War on Women"? Look no further than the Mail Tribune editorial staff. Today's opinion recap of the election was yet another tired smear of Colleen Roberts, one of many in the paper in this election cycle. They described her opponent, once again, as "Moderate Democrat Kevin Talbert". Yep, Gang Green carbon-tax promoting, endorsed by the good ol' boy network Chamber, along with the Mail Tribune passes as "moderate" in the communist worldview. The people, fortunately, weren't buying it.

In the MT editorial world, any person wanting a more frugal, smart, transparent government is some sort of bomb-throwing anarchist. I marvel at how folks manage to share a town with the likes of the Mail Tribune editorial staff and not get into fistfights with them.

 

 

WEDNESDAY 11-05-2014

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THE ELECTION

As the old passage reads..."It was the best of times, It was the worst of times". Nationally, things broke well for the GOP, with many states going more red. Not so here in Oregon, as the Democratic Party majority grew in the state legislature. Rough nights for Dennis Richardson, Dave Dotterer, Monica Wehby.  Meanwhile, Rick Dyer, Colleen Roberts, David Hoppe, Duane Stark, post big wins locally. Nick Card, though losing the 5th district house seat challenged to entrenched Dem Peter Buckley, did a great first-time effort, garnering 10,000 votes, 35.8%. Keep an eye on him.  Sen. Bates is re-elected, we have new sheriffs for Jackson and Josephine Counties, the RVTD measure goes down in flames, and in Josephine County the library measure is put back on the shelf. Washington passes more gun background checks, and Michael Bloomburg's anti-gun money is coming here, for sure. But take heart, Oregon you now  have "equal rights" (which passed)  to light up legal weed, but 92 failed, so you won't know if it's GMO or not. 

Speaking of the legal weed issue, the latest headline in the Oregonian reads: Rob Patridge, OLCC chair, promises to craft pot policy that reflects "Oregon's Way". Pardon me for my alarm bells clanging. Every time I hear some politician, bureaucratic drone, or hack talk about doing something the "Oregon Way" it translates as massively expensive, politically manipulated, inefficient, a slow-mo disaster of one sort or another. Think CIM/CAM, Columbia River Crossing, Cover Oregon...


BILL'S GUESTS FOR 11-05-2014

6:35 Dale Matthews, BadCounty.com, analysis of the Josephine County results.

7:10 David Hoppe, Circuit Court Judge-elect, Jackson County.

7:35 Lt. Budreau with Crimestoppers

8:10 Colleen Roberts, county commissioner-elect position 3.

 

 

TUESDAY 11-04-2014

Nov 04, 2014 -- 5:38pm

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ELECTION COVERAGE - LOCAL RESULTS LIVE TONIGHT AFTER OUR POLLS CLOSE

Some national updates:

7:07 Republican Steve Daines is the 5th Senate seat to switch from D to R tonight, according to FOX projections

6:55 pm FOX projects Republican Corey Gardener turns another Democratic Senate seat from blue to red in Colorado. 4 GOP seats gained.

6:28 pm ABC and NY Times and FOX say Senator Jeanne Shaheen beats republican Scott Brown in New Hampshire's Senate race.

6:11 pm  South Dakota Republican Mike Rounds wins his Senate race, which brings the GOP Senate pickup to 3 seats.

5:36pm - Another pickup for the GOP in the Senate. Fox News projects Republican Rep. Tom Cotton will defeat incumbent Dem Sen. Mark Pryor in Arkansas. This is the 2nd GOP Senate pickup of the evening.

5:11pm - FOX projects Dem Senators Dick Durbin, Corey Booker in NJ Edward Markey, return to the sentate Republicans Jim Inhoff, Thad Cochran, and AL Senator Jeff Sessions are re-elected, Sessions was unopposed.

5:10pm - FOX projects Dem Senators Dick Durbin, Corey Booker in NJ Edward Markey, return to the sentate Republicans Jim Inhoff, Thad Cochran, and AL Senator Jeff Sessions are re-elected, Sessions was unopposed.

4:38pm - Fox News projects a win for GOP Senate candidate Shelley Moore Capito in West Virginia. It's the GOP's first seat pickup today


Election News & Information

Unofficial Election Results

Results will be posted here beginning at 8 pm Election Night, and will continue to be updated throughout the night.

Author: Donna Connor, Elections Deputy/Thursday, October 30, 2014/Categories: Election News, General Election - Nov. 4, 2014, Election Results - Unofficial

SUMMARY REPORT           GENERAL ELECTIONRUN DATE:11/04/14        NOVEMBER 4, 2014RUN TIME:07:26 PM     JACKSON COUNTY, OREGON                                                       VOTES PERCENT           PRECINCTS COUNTED (OF 54) .  .  .  .  .        54  100.00           REGISTERED VOTERS - TOTAL .  .  .  .  .   121,643           BALLOTS CAST - TOTAL.  .  .  .  .  .  .    64,372           VOTER TURNOUT - TOTAL  .  .  .  .  .  .             52.92          US Senator FEDERAL          Vote for  1           Mike Montchalin (LBT)  .  .  .  .  .  .     1,874    3.03           Jeff Merkley (DEM) (IND) (WRF)  .  .  .    31,291   50.58           Christina Jean Lugo (PAC) .  .  .  .  .     1,061    1.72           James E Leuenberger (CON) .  .  .  .  .     1,132    1.83           Monica Wehby (REP)  .  .  .  .  .  .  .    26,315   42.54           WRITE-IN.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       189     .31                   Total .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .    61,862              Over Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .         0             Under Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     2,510          US Representative, 2nd District          US CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT 2          Vote for  1           Aelea Christofferson (DEM).  .  .  .  .    19,707   31.94           Sharon L Durbin (LBT)  .  .  .  .  .  .     2,127    3.45           Greg Walden (REP).  .  .  .  .  .  .  .    39,694   64.33           WRITE-IN.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       172     .28                   Total .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .    61,700              Over Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .         0             Under Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     2,672          Governor STATEWIDE PARTISAN          Vote for  1           Dennis Richardson (REP) (IND).  .  .  .    33,012   52.64           Chris Henry (PR)).  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       359     .57           Aaron Auer (CON) .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       609     .97           John Kitzhaber (DEM) (WRF).  .  .  .  .    27,121   43.24           Paul Grad (LBT)  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       698    1.11           Jason Levin (PAC).  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       846    1.35           WRITE-IN.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .        72     .11                   Total .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .    62,717              Over Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .         0             Under Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     1,655          State Senator, 3rd District SENATE DISTRICT 03          Vote for  1           Dave Dotterrer (REP) (IND) (LBT).  .  .    18,377   44.70           Art H Krueger (PAC) .  .  .  .  .  .  .     1,324    3.22           Alan Bates (DEM) (WRF) .  .  .  .  .  .    21,378   51.99           WRITE-IN.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .        37     .09                   Total .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .    41,116              Over Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .         0             Under Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     1,122          State Representative, 2nd District HOUSE DISTRICT 02          Vote for  1           Dallas Heard (REP)  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       311   63.08           Jeff Adams (LBT) .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .        28    5.68           Kerry Atherton (DEM).  .  .  .  .  .  .       152   30.83           WRITE-IN.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .         2     .41                   Total .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       493              Over Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .         0             Under Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .        47          State Representative, 4th District HOUSE DISTRICT 04          Vote for  1           Darlene V Taylor (DEM) (WRF) .  .  .  .     4,399   31.96           Duane A Stark (REP) .  .  .  .  .  .  .     9,317   67.69           WRITE-IN.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .        49     .36                   Total .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .    13,765              Over Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .         0             Under Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     1,390          State Representative, 5th District HOUSE DISTRICT 05          Vote for  1           Nick Card (REP)  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     8,259   36.15           Peter Buckley (DEM) (WRF) .  .  .  .  .    14,558   63.71           WRITE-IN.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .        32     .14                   Total .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .    22,849              Over Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .         0             Under Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     1,617          State Representative, 6th District HOUSE DISTRICT 06          Vote for  1           Sal Esquivel (REP) (DEM) (LBT)  .  .  .    11,911   95.96           WRITE-IN.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       501    4.04                   Total .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .    12,412              Over Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .         0             Under Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     5,360          State Representative, 55th District HOUSE DISTRICT 55          Vote for  1           Mike McLane (REP).  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     4,156   71.48           Richard V Phay (DEM).  .  .  .  .  .  .     1,347   23.17           Frank W Brannen (LBT)  .  .  .  .  .  .       299    5.14           WRITE-IN.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .        12     .21                   Total .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     5,814              Over Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .         0             Under Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       625          County Commissioner, Pos 1 JACKSON          Vote for  1           Curtis W Chancler (nonaffilia)  .  .  .     6,490   10.95           Tonia L Moro (DEM)  .  .  .  .  .  .  .    22,151   37.37           Rick Dyer (REP)  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .    26,951   45.46           Curt Ankerberg (LBT).  .  .  .  .  .  .     3,617    6.10           WRITE-IN.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .        72     .12                   Total .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .    59,281              Over Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .         0             Under Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     5,091          County Commissioner, Pos 3 JACKSON          Vote for  1           Colleen L Roberts (REP) (DEM).  .  .  .    30,607   54.73           Kevin Talbert (IND) .  .  .  .  .  .  .    25,158   44.98           WRITE-IN.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       162     .29                   Total .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .    55,927              Over Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .         0             Under Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     8,445          Judge of the Circuit Court, 1st District, Pos 2          CIRCUIT COURT DISTRICT 01          Vote for  1           David Hoppe.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .    29,721   57.57           Adam Peterson .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .    21,757   42.14           WRITE-IN.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       152     .29                   Total .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .    51,630              Over Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .         0             Under Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .    12,742          Judge of the Circuit Court, 1st District, Pos 3          CIRCUIT COURT DISTRICT 01          Vote for  1           Kelly W Ravassipour .  .  .  .  .  .  .    37,876   98.70           WRITE-IN.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       498    1.30                   Total .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .    38,374              Over Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .         0             Under Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .    25,998          County Clerk JACKSON          Vote for  1           Chris Walker  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .    42,408   99.12           WRITE-IN.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       377     .88                   Total .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .    42,785              Over Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .         0             Under Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .    21,587          County Sheriff JACKSON          Vote for  1           Corey Falls.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .    45,188   77.24           Mike Winters  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .    13,114   22.42           WRITE-IN.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       199     .34                   Total .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .    58,501              Over Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .         0             Under Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     5,871          Recorder ASHLAND CITY          Vote for  1           Barbara Christensen .  .  .  .  .  .  .     4,870   99.37           WRITE-IN.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .        31     .63                   Total .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     4,901              Over Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .         0             Under Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     3,214          Councilmember, Pos 2 ASHLAND CITY          Vote for  1           Michael Morris.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     4,657   98.52           WRITE-IN.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .        70    1.48                   Total .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     4,727              Over Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .         0             Under Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     3,388          Councilmember, Pos 4 ASHLAND CITY          Vote for  1           Stefani Seffinger.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     5,821   91.32           Biome Michael Erickson .  .  .  .  .  .       525    8.24           WRITE-IN.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .        28     .44                   Total .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     6,374              Over Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .         0             Under Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     1,741          Councilmember, Pos 6 ASHLAND CITY          Vote for  1           Pam Marsh  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     5,437   90.80           Theo I White  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       516    8.62           WRITE-IN.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .        35     .58                   Total .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     5,988              Over Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .         0             Under Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     2,127          Parks & Rec Commissioner, Pos 3 ASHLAND CITY          Vote for  1           Mike Gardiner .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     4,428   98.38           WRITE-IN.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .        73    1.62                   Total .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     4,501              Over Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .         0             Under Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     3,614          Parks & Rec Commissioner, Pos 4 ASHLAND CITY          Vote for  1           NO CANDIDATE FILED  .  .  .  .  .  .  .         0           WRITE-IN.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     1,129  100.00                   Total .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     1,129              Over Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .         0             Under Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     6,986          Parks & Rec Commissioner, Pos 5 ASHLAND CITY          Vote for  1           Rick Landt .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     4,572   98.81           WRITE-IN.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .        55    1.19                   Total .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     4,627              Over Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .         0             Under Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     3,488          Municipal Judge ASHLAND CITY          Vote for  1           Pam Burkholder Turner  .  .  .  .  .  .     4,652   99.23           WRITE-IN.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .        36     .77                   Total .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     4,688              Over Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .         0             Under Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     3,427          Mayor BUTTE FALLS TOWN          Vote for  1           Alvin Thompson.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .        19   20.00           Jana Goodman  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .        60   63.16           Ned Soso.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .        13   13.68           WRITE-IN.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .         3    3.16                   Total .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .        95              Over Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .         0             Under Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .         1          Councilmember, Pos 4 BUTTE FALLS TOWN          Vote for  1           Janis Vorbeck .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .        61   67.78           Ruthanne Bray .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .        29   32.22           WRITE-IN.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .         0                   Total .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .        90              Over Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .         0             Under Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .         6          Councilmember, Pos 5 BUTTE FALLS TOWN          Vote for  1           Daniel Murphy .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .        72   90.00           WRITE-IN.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .         8   10.00                   Total .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .        80              Over Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .         0             Under Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .        16          Councilmember, Pos 6 BUTTE FALLS TOWN          Vote for  1           Roger Hayden  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .        72   90.00           WRITE-IN.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .         8   10.00                   Total .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .        80              Over Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .         0             Under Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .        16          Councilmember, Ward 1 CENTRAL POINT CITY          Vote for  1           Bruce Dingler .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     2,818   98.88           WRITE-IN.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .        32    1.12                   Total .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     2,850              Over Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .         0             Under Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     1,711          Councilmember, Ward 2 CENTRAL POINT CITY          Vote for  1           Mike Quilty.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     2,646   98.77           WRITE-IN.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .        33    1.23                   Total .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     2,679              Over Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .         0             Under Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     1,882          Councilmember, Ward 3 CENTRAL POINT CITY          Vote for  1           Brandon S Thueson.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     1,698   51.30           Kay Harrison  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     1,586   47.92           WRITE-IN.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .        26     .79                   Total .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     3,310              Over Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .         0             Under Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     1,251          Mayor EAGLE POINT CITY          Vote for  1           Bob Russell.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     1,730   97.41           WRITE-IN.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .        46    2.59                   Total .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     1,776              Over Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .         0             Under Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       501          Councilmember EAGLE POINT CITY          Vote for  3           Ruth M Jenks  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     1,307   31.31           Jonathan Bilden  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     1,299   31.11           Kathy R Sell  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     1,494   35.78           WRITE-IN.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .        75    1.80                   Total .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     4,175              Over Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .         0             Under Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     2,656          Mayor GOLD HILL CITY          Vote for  1           Michael S Stanley.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       130   43.33           Jan G Fish .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       168   56.00           WRITE-IN.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .         2     .67                   Total .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       300              Over Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .         0             Under Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .        40          Councilmember GOLD HILL CITY          Vote for  3           Karen S Baker .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       167   31.81           Christina L Stanley .  .  .  .  .  .  .       158   30.10           Donna A Silva .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       144   27.43           WRITE-IN.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .        56   10.67                   Total .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       525              Over Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .         0             Under Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       495          Municipal Judge GOLD HILL CITY          Vote for  1           William E Martin .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       189   99.47           WRITE-IN.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .         1     .53                   Total .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       190              Over Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .         0             Under Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       150          Councilmember JACKSONVILLE CITY          Vote for  3           Ted R Trujillo.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       460   15.36           Brad Bennington  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       582   19.44           Kenneth Gregg .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       784   26.19           Jim Lewis  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       678   22.65           Clara Wendt.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       458   15.30           WRITE-IN.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .        32    1.07                   Total .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     2,994              Over Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .         0             Under Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     1,116          Councilmember, Ward 1 MEDFORD WARD 1          Vote for  1           Tim Jackle .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     3,046   98.39           WRITE-IN.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .        50    1.61                   Total .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     3,096              Over Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .         0             Under Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     2,324          Councilmember, Ward 2 MEDFORD WARD 2          Vote for  1           Marlene Nuckols  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       795   23.51           Tim D'Alessandro .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     1,216   35.96           Clay Bearnson .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     1,328   39.27           WRITE-IN.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .        43    1.27                   Total .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     3,382              Over Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .         0             Under Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     1,321          Councilmember, Ward 3 MEDFORD WARD 3          Vote for  1           Travis Hardey .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       517   19.57           Kevin Stine.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     1,336   50.57           Don Libby  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       762   28.84           WRITE-IN.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .        27    1.02                   Total .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     2,642              Over Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .         0             Under Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     1,185          Councilmember, Ward 4 MEDFORD WARD 4          Vote for  1           Michael Zarosinski  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     2,456   45.24           George Schroeder .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       435    8.01           Donna Lane .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     2,156   39.71           Andrew Watson .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       333    6.13           WRITE-IN.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .        49     .90                   Total .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     5,429              Over Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .         0             Under Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     2,083          Mayor PHOENIX CITY          Vote for  1           Terry Helfrich.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       536   39.07           Jeff Bellah.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       832   60.64           WRITE-IN.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .         4     .29                   Total .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     1,372              Over Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .         0             Under Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       134          Councilmember PHOENIX CITY          Vote for  3           Karen Jones.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       755   21.11           Judith Grillo .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       490   13.70           Bruce Sophie  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       622   17.39           Steve Schulman.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       423   11.83           Chris Luz  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       804   22.48           Melissa Wagy  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       473   13.23           WRITE-IN.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .         9     .25                   Total .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     3,576              Over Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .         0             Under Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       942          Mayor ROGUE RIVER CITY          Vote for  1           Robert Cleveland .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       178   35.32           Pam VanArsdale.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       322   63.89           WRITE-IN.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .         4     .79                   Total .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       504              Over Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .         0             Under Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .        76          Councilmember ROGUE RIVER CITY          Vote for  3           Robert W Catherwood .  .  .  .  .  .  .       247   39.21           Don A Daugherty  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       306   48.57           WRITE-IN.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .        77   12.22                   Total .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       630              Over Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .         0             Under Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     1,110          Mayor SHADY COVE CITY          Vote for  1           Tom Anderson  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       625   93.84           WRITE-IN.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .        41    6.16                   Total .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       666              Over Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .         0             Under Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       240          Councilmember SHADY COVE CITY          Vote for  2           John Burgess  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       512   47.63           Tom Sanderson .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       529   49.21           WRITE-IN.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .        34    3.16                   Total .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     1,075              Over Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .         0             Under Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       737          Mayor TALENT CITY          Vote for  1           William Cecil .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       769   45.48           Darby Stricker.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       911   53.87           WRITE-IN.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .        11     .65                   Total .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     1,691              Over Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .         0             Under Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       222          Councilmember, Pos 1 TALENT CITY          Vote for  1           Daniel Wise.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     1,014   96.11           WRITE-IN.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .        41    3.89                   Total .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     1,055              Over Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .         0             Under Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       858          Councilmember, Pos 3 TALENT CITY          Vote for  1           Joan Dean  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       960   69.57           Meadowsweet Levi .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       414   30.00           WRITE-IN.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .         6     .43                   Total .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     1,380              Over Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .         0             Under Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       533          Councilmember, Pos 5 TALENT CITY          Vote for  1           Ryan Pederson .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     1,094   97.68           WRITE-IN.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .        26    2.32                   Total .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     1,120              Over Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .         0             Under Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       793          Director, Zone 1          JACKSON SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION DIST          Vote for  1           NO CANDIDATE FILED  .  .  .  .  .  .  .         0           WRITE-IN.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     2,981  100.00                   Total .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     2,981              Over Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .         0             Under Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .    61,391          Director, At Large, Pos 1          JACKSON SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION DIST          Vote for  1           Allan Campbell III  .  .  .  .  .  .  .    32,168   98.94           WRITE-IN.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       343    1.06                   Total .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .    32,511              Over Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .         0             Under Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .    31,861          Director, At Large, Pos 2          JACKSON SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION DIST          Vote for  1           Marilyn Rice  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .    32,141   98.97           WRITE-IN.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       334    1.03                   Total .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .    32,475              Over Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .         0             Under Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .    31,897          State Measure 86  Fund for post-secondary educ          Vote for  1           Yes  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .    23,735   38.94           No.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .    37,218   61.06                   Total .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .    60,953              Over Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .         0             Under Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     3,419          State Measure 87  Permits employment of state          judges by Oregon Nat'l Guard & state public universities          Vote for  1           Yes  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .    31,456   52.49           No.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .    28,468   47.51                   Total .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .    59,924              Over Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .         0             Under Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     4,448          State Measure 88  Oregon resident "driver card"          Vote for  1           Yes  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .    17,603   28.16           No.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .    44,910   71.84                   Total .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .    62,513              Over Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .         0             Under Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     1,859          State Measure 89  Equality of rights regardless of sex          Vote for  1           Yes  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .    36,049   59.57           No.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .    24,464   40.43                   Total .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .    60,513              Over Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .         0             Under Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     3,859          State Measure 90  Single primary ballot listing          Vote for  1           Yes  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .    20,330   33.20           No.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .    40,910   66.80                   Total .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .    61,240              Over Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .         0             Under Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     3,132          State Measure 91  Allows marijuana; state licensing          Vote for  1           Yes  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .    33,338   52.59           No.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .    30,056   47.41                   Total .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .    63,394              Over Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .         0             Under Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       978          State Measure 92  Label GMO foods as such          Vote for  1           Yes  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .    34,302   54.08           No.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .    29,132   45.92                   Total .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .    63,434              Over Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .         0             Under Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       938          15-130  Eagle Point City to annex into RVTD          EAGLE POINT CITY          Vote for  1           Yes  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       848   37.71           No.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     1,401   62.29                   Total .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     2,249              Over Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .         0             Under Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .        28          15-129  City Charter amendment PHOENIX CITY          Vote for  1           Yes  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       463   32.24           No.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       973   67.76                   Total .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     1,436              Over Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .         0             Under Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .        70          15-131  City Charter amendments ROGUE RIVER CITY          Vote for  1           Yes  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       352   66.79           No.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       175   33.21                   Total .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       527              Over Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .         0             Under Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .        53          15-128  Five-yr local option tax for transp. services          ROGUE VALLEY TRANSPORTATION          Vote for  1           Yes  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .    17,886   39.08           No.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .    27,879   60.92                   Total .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .    45,765              Over Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .         0             Under Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     2,099          15-132  Five-yr general operating local option tax          EVANS VALLEY FIRE DISTRICT 6          Vote for  1           Yes  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       718   69.84           No.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       310   30.16                   Total .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     1,028              Over Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .         0             Under Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .        33

WE'RE FROM THE GOVERNMENT, AND WE'RE HERE TO PROTECT YOU..

(from Hyundai and Kia?...Not really)

Government stenographers (the MSM) will tell you the feds "protected" you by fining Hyundai & Kia $100 million for overstating gas mileage, and understating greenhouse gas emitted by their vehicles. THINK people...WHO IS THE DAMAGED PARTY? The federal government? Hell No, Hyundai/Kia owners are the proper recipient of any money, if at all. Greenhouse gases aren't pollution, though the DC crime family works overtime to make you think so. Mileage claims? That's between customers and the manufacturer. That the DC crime family keeps 100 million for itself tells you what the game is REALLY about. It's ALWAYS about the money and control.


WORTH YOUR TIME - Watch Rob Kremer's "Beyond the Oregon Myth".


MONDAY 11-03-2014

Nov 03, 2014 -- 12:48pm

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WE'RE FROM THE GOVERNMENT, AND WE'RE HERE TO PROTECT YOU..

(from Hyundai and Kia?...Not really)

Government stenographers (the MSM) will tell you the feds "protected" you by fining Hyundai & Kia $100 million for overstating gas mileage, and understating greenhouse gas emitted by their vehicles. THINK people...WHO IS THE DAMAGED PARTY? The federal government? Hell No, Hyundai/Kia owners are the proper recipient of any money, if at all. Greenhouse gases aren't pollution, though the DC crime family works overtime to make you think so. Mileage claims? That's between customers and the manufacturer. That the DC crime family keeps 100 million for itself tells you what the game is REALLY about. It's ALWAYS about the money and control.


WORTH YOUR TIME - Watch Rob Kremer's "Beyond the Oregon Myth".


BILL'S GUESTS FOR 11-03-2014

6:35 Professor William Jacobson, Cornell Law, frokm The Legal Insurrection Blog, and we talk of the Professor's piece of why "The Era of Trust in Government is Over".

7:15 RainierButler, Oregonians for Sound Fuel Policy - Why Kitzhaber's Low Carbon Fuel Standard could cost you an extra grand a year unless you stop it.

8:10 Dr. Dennis Powers, Visiting Past and Present - spotlight on Len Hannon.

Lenn Hannon

By Dennis Powers

A back-hoe operator, heavy-equipment worker, and truck driver for the City of Ashland for years, Lenn Lamar Hannon was a state senator during that time and afterwards. He was born on July 4th, 1943, grew up in Ashland, and graduated in 1962 from Ashland High School. After attending Southern Oregon State College for one year, he dropped out to work for the city, which he did for twenty-five years before becoming an insurance agent. He married a Medford lady, Dixie Gibbs, in 1966 and was married to her for his entire life, over forty years.

In 1974, union leaders convinced Hannon to run for the state senate in his district, an area that covered much of southern Jackson County, including Ashland. Running as a Democrat, he won by 37 votes. Not liking the attempts to influence his votes on proposed labor legislation, Hannon returned a $500 contribution back to the Oregon AFL-CIO leaders who had backed him one year before. He fought off challengers to his seat, despite criticism from local Democrats over his stance on gun control and other issues; this resulted in his switching to the Republican Party in 1980, despite this making him only one of seven Republicans in the 30-member Oregon Senate.

Over the years, he successfully won re-election for every term, including fighting off two recall movements. One effort lost when his critics failed to meet a filing deadline; they wanted in 1979 to unseat him for refusing to support state control of Oregon federal lands. In 1994, he won his sixth term and with twenty years in the legislature, he was the senior Republican in the Senate. With years on the Joint Ways and Means Committee, Hannon in 2001 was named the chairman of the powerful committee, which plans how state spending will be for the next two years.

In that capacity he helped to create a bipartisan solution to the 2002 budget crisis, and one year later, an evenly divided senate brought about an unusual power-sharing arrangement: Lenn Hannon and Peter Courtney of Salem became co-leaders, Hannon as president pro tem and Courtney as president. In 2004, he left his near 30-year, 8-term legislative career to accept a seat on the Oregon Parole and Post-Prison Supervision Board in Salem.

Having represented Ashland and southern Jackson County for over 29 years in the Senate from January 13, 1975, to January 31, 2004, Hannon was the longest-serving state senator in the current Capitol building and the second longest one in Oregon history. His colleagues named a room at the corridor end behind the senate chamber in his name and honor. The political-maverick Hannon was known for his honesty, feistiness, integrity, and ability to work across the aisles.

Using his seniority and bi-partisan approach, Hannon brought about project funding for Southern Oregon facilities that are part of everyday life. Some of these were the Craterian Theatre, Rogue Valley International-Medford Airport, Bear Creek Greenway, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Medford Armory, and Southern Oregon University. For his efforts in securing the bond funding for SOU’s new library, the facility was named the Lenn and Dixie Hannon Library in 2004.   

He died in 2010 at the age of 66. Oregon political leaders from both parties and the Democratic governor lauded him for his efforts for the state, including a social consciousness from promoting health care to student tuition aid. Often the swing vote on controversial issues, he and Dixie twice accepted the Oregon Food Bank’s challenge to live for one month on the set monthly food-stamp amount. Lenn Hannon set a standard for others to try and follow.

Sources: Damian Mann, “Lenn Hannon: ‘He told it to you straight’,” Mail Tribune, April 3, 2010, at Lenn Hannon (With Images); Jeff Mapes, “Lenn Hannon, longtime Oregon senator, dies,” The Oregonian, April 2, 2010, at Synopsis.

 

 

 

FRIDAY 10-31-2014

Oct 31, 2014 -- 9:57pm

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A STRANGE TIME TO NOT SELF-QUARANTINE

Kaci Hickox, the formerly quarantined ebola nurse, now says no to self-quarrantine. What should be reported, but is being whitewashed, is how she's a hard-left Democratic activist with employment ties to the CDC. (that reference is now scrubbed from the web) And the CDC is inexplicably pushing a no-quarantine policy.

I smell a setup from this CDC stooge to eventually force harsher future government actions. Another possibility is this is an attempt to intentionally foster the spread of disease. I don't like saying that, but the actions of officials bewilder thinking types. We actually have grown (so-called) adults in charge preaching that quarantine and travel bans would contribute to the spread of ebola.

Boy, if only Kaci's style of government defiance was promoted to fight the regulatory tyranny and administrative state. Instead it appears to promote what could in fact be a far more negative ulterior motive.

I trust NO ONE in authority regarding this crisis.

UPDATE: Judge who originally ordered Kaci to quarantine reverses own order, says she just needs to stay 3' away from people. Yep, THAT will make it all better.


YOU'LL LAUGH, CRY, SAVE A RESTAURANT!

#FoodNetwork's "Restaurant Impossible" comes to Ashland's "Mystic Treats" this Tuesday! I watch the show a lot, and hope it's not like SOME of the episodes which have shown filthy kitchens. When that occurs, don't you wonder "Hey, what happened to all those local health inspectors we're paying?" Of course Chef Robert Irvine will no doubt have the restaurant family crying at some point. That's SOP for our "Oprah" nation, but probably plays well in Ashland.


BILL'S GUESTS FOR 10-31-2014

7:35 Curt Chancler, County Commissioner candidate position 1, independent. 

8:10 Tonia Moro, Democratic candidate for County Commissioner position 1

WORTH YOUR TIME - Rob Kremer's "Beyond the Oregon Myth".

THURSDAY 10-30-2014

Oct 30, 2014 -- 2:05pm

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A STRANGE TIME TO NOT SELF-QUARANTINE

Kaci Hickox, the formerly quarantined ebola nurse, now says no to self-quarrantine. What should be reported, but is being whitewashed, is how she's a hard-left Democratic activist with employment ties to the CDC. (that reference is now scrubbed from the web) And the CDC is inexplicably pushing a no-quarantine policy.

I smell a setup from this CDC stooge to eventually force harsher future government actions. Another possibility is this is an attempt to intentionally foster the spread of disease. I don't like saying that, but the actions of officials bewilder thinking types. We actually have grown (so-called) adults in charge preaching that quarantine and travel bans would contribute to the spread of ebola.

Boy, if only Kaci's style of government defiance was promoted to fight the regulatory tyranny and administrative state. Instead it appears to promote what could in fact be a far more negative ulterior motive.

I trust NO ONE in authority regarding this crisis.


YOU'LL LAUGH, CRY, SAVE A RESTAURANT!

#FoodNetwork's "Restaurant Impossible" comes to Ashland's "Mystic Treats" this Tuesday! I watch the show a lot, and hope it's not like SOME of the episodes which have shown filthy kitchens. When that occurs, don't you wonder "Hey, what happened to all those local health inspectors we're paying?" Of course Chef Robert Irvine will no doubt have the restaurant family crying at some point. That's SOP for our "Oprah" nation, but probably plays well in Ashland.


BILL'S GUESTS FOR 10-30-2014

6:35 Ed, "Mr. X". Mileage tax scheme part of a carbon tax, or worse?

7:10 Rob Kremer, and we talked about the new documentery ""Beyond the Oregon Myth". I'll be posting snippets of this documentary over the coming days. Here's the full version.

 

7:35 Crimestoppers with Lt. Budreau

8:10 Dave Dotterer, State Senate Candidate

8:35 Mark Hutto from J. Austin and Company Gold and Silver Buyers.

WEDNESDAY 10-29-2014

Oct 29, 2014 -- 5:46am

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YOU'LL LAUGH, CRY, SAVE A RESTAURANT!

#FoodNetwork's "Restaurant Impossible" comes to Ashland's "Mystic Treats" this Tuesday! I watch the show a lot, and hope it's not like SOME of the episodes which have shown filthy kitchens. When that occurs, don't you wonder "Hey, what happened to all those local health inspectors we're paying?" Of course Chef Robert Irvine will no doubt have the restaurant family crying at some point. That's SOP for our "Oprah" nation, but probably plays well in Ashland.


ROCKET BLOWS UP - THAT'S gonna' leave a mark


BILL'S GUESTS FOR 10-29-2014

7:10 Curt Ankerberg, Libertarian candidate for county commission, position 1

7:35 Crimestoppers with Lt. Budreau

8:10 Colleen Roberts - County Commission Candidate, GOP, Position 3

 

TUESDAY 10-28-2014

Oct 28, 2014 -- 3:33pm

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I can't play gard games worth a darn, which makes me admire card tricks all the more.

CARD TRICKS WITH WILLIE

 

 

MONDAY 10-27-2014

Oct 27, 2014 -- 7:08pm

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DON'T YOU WISH YOU FOUND THIS?

WHAT A GREAT STORY - GIANT GOLD NUGGET


BILL'S GUEST INFO FOR 10-27-2014

7:10 Greg Roberts - Long Range forecast from RogueWeather.com

7:35 Kevin Starret, Oregon Firearms Federation

8:35 BUSINESS SEGMENT, Steve the Goldsmith from Goldsmith's Diamonds and Design, 606 Crater Lk Avenue in Medford.

8:10 Dr. Dennis Powers, "Visiting Past and Present" history segment. Here's today's post -

The Sams Valley Meteorite

By Dennis Powers

Meteorites are pieces of rock that fall to Earth from space, most coming from the break-up of small asteroids that never formed a planet. At more than 4.5 billion years old, they are the oldest rocks we possess. As seen in Hollywood movies such as the 1998 film, “Armageddon,” among others, the fictional ones could destroy planets. Large ones make craters, however, and if bigger, can cause catastrophes such as the one that exploded over the Russian Urals in 2013, shattered glass windows in buildings, and left some 1,000 people injured.         

Since Oregon became a state in 1859, there have been at least six meteorites found so far that have been verified. Discovered in 1902 near West Linn, the largest in Oregon (and sixth largest found in the world) is the gigantic Willamette meteorite, weighing in at 15-1/2 tons and composed of iron-nickel. The meteorite first exploded into Montana or Southern Canada, and then over the millenniums was brought by a glacier that eventually came to what is now the Willamette Valley, all at the end of the Ice Age that ended 13,000 years ago. The American Museum of Natural History in New York City bought the meteorite in 1906 and it is currently on display.

The oldest discovery in Oregon is the Sams Valley meteorite, which was found in 1894 and the first of several rock fragments. The 15-pound rock was cut up and sold to museums throughout the world. Countless tens of thousands of these incandescent rocks have streaked over and into Oregon over history, but the great majority burn up before hitting earth, not counting the ones that haven’t yet been found. (Note: A meteor is the flash of light seen when a small chunk of debris burns completely up in our atmosphere; if any part of the debris lands on Earth, then it is called a meteorite.)

The question is whether a rock is part of a meteorite or just a hoax to part someone from their money. (More on the Sams Valley meteorite will be told later.) Scientists can determine this, but in Oregon, the greatest hoax--or maybe not--is the Port Orford Meteorite. 

The Department of the Interior had hired John Evans in 1851 to examine the geology and collect rock samples in the Oregon Territory west of the Cascades. Five years later, the geologist traveled from Port Orford northeast through the mountains to continue his research. Evans sent his samples to the East Coast for analysis. In 1859, a researcher wrote him and queried whether Evans could find that meteorite sample--and as tagged--once more.

Interestingly enough, Evans had never said anything before about the meteorite, but said that he knew its precise location near Port Orford. He said that the huge rock weighed 11 tons and was discovered in 1856 on a “bald” mountain some 40 miles east of what’s now Port Orford. He had chipped off a specimen and mailed it to Washington, D.C.

Before an expedition could be made, however, Evans unfortunately died in 1861 and the meteorite was never found. Different institutions call this a fraud; others are non-committal. The main problem is only one person testified to its existence and that was over 150 years ago. 

George Lindley discovered the 15-pound space rock in Sams Valley in the drainage between the mouth of Sams Creek and the canyon. Lindley didn’t know what it was, so he used it as a doorstop. After verifying that it was a meteorite and George had died, his son sold it to a Philadelphia mineral company. The company sliced the meteorite up and sold pieces to different museums, including a 2-pound one to Harvard University and a 2.4-pound slice to the American Museum of Natural History in New York (who had the Willamette one).

Different pieces were discovered later. In the 1920s, a second, smaller rock was found in a hydraulic gold-mining operation on a Sams Creek tributary. That piece has not surfaced since. Another miner (William Payne) in the 1930s, however, discovered three more pieces of the large meteorite while panning for gold on his Sams Valley property. Numerous “slices” were taken from them.

In 1949, a 2-pound rock--believed to be one of the three found by Mr. Payne--was discovered in a box of rocks in the Southern Oregon Historical Society’s (“SOHS”) museum in Jacksonville. The last report states that this is in SOHS storage. Other meteorite finds have been in Klamath Falls, Salem (debris that hit a Salem home in 1981), Morrow County, and Fitzwater Pass (about 25-miles southwest of Lakeview).

The earliest Oregon discovery of a meteorite was in Sams Valley. Although more will be found over time, it is better to find them in the ground, than seeing one flash overhead.

Sources: Hawaii Space Grant Consortium: Meteorites,” at What are Meteorites?; Paul Fattig, “Messengers from space,” Mail Tribune, January 15, 2012, at On Meteorites; Paul Fattig, “Oregon meteorites: the big, the small, the questionable; West Linn one is largest at 15.5 tons; earliest find is Sams Valley one in 1894,” Mail Tribune, January 15, 2012, at Meteorite (With Image); Bill Miller, “Is the sky falling?,” Mail Tribune, February 24, 2013, at Port Orford Meteorite.

THURSDAY 10-23-2014

Oct 23, 2014 -- 5:49pm

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THURSDAY'S KITZHABER/RICHARDSON SCANDAL STORY

Dennis Richardson accuses Kitzhaber and Hayes of felonies, asks the U.S. Attorney to investigate. Grab the popcorn, folks, this could be quite a feature.


EBOLA - NOW IN NEW YORK CITY (Breaking news, 5:45p 10/23

 Dr. Craig Spencer, in NYC, tests positive for #Ebola, had treated patients in Guinea, went bowling, was on subway last night. No worries, CDC is in charge. Feel better now?


KITZHABER SCANDALS CHANGING THE VOTE?

PORTLAND, Ore. – The scandal surrounding John Kitzhaber’s fiancée could be enough to swing the governor’s race in Oregon, according to a SurveyUSA poll conducted exclusively for KATU News.

The poll found that 18 percent of people who had planned to vote for Kitzhaber have changed their minds in the wake of the Cylvia Hayes scandals, and now intend to vote for Republican opponent Dennis Richardson.

If those numbers hold, Richardson would win by a wide margin. - READ THE FULL STORY ON KATU.COM

OTHER STORIES ...

STORY 1 - You can't trust her': Ex-lover's warning to Oregon Governor as he claims fiancee was the one who wanted to grow pot and in just three months, divorced one husband, married another in green card scam and began sleeping with yet another

STORY 2 - State announced $150,000 contract to wife of key Kitzhaber advisor before competitive bidding

 


BILL'S GUESTS FOR 10-23-2014

6:35 Gayle Trotter, attorney, fellow at the Independent Women's Forum. We talk about a restaurant owner in San Francisco...regulators and bureaucrats vs the Soup nazi.

7:35 Paul Stiegleder, Law Enforcement Against Prohibition, in favor of legal marijuana.

8:10 Dave Dotterer, State Senate Candidate


UPDATE - P.C. MEETS EBOLA MEETS MEDFORD 549C...

Was the Medford 549 School District engaging in a verbal sleight-of-hand at Friday's Ebola/Flu Press Conference? It sure looks that way. Note how they said they "Have No exchange students with ties to West Africa". Well, here's an email quote from one source who tells me a slightly different story: "The two students attended Roosevelt last year, and have been out of country since summer in Senegal. They are currently flying back to the United States and planning to reenter the district. The school district held a press conference today saying they are taking normal precautions with Ebola and Flu season. They also made a point of saying there are no 'exchange students' that recently traveled to West Africa. That is saying one thing to give an appearance that no students at all have recently been to West Africa, which is not the case (since these two sibling students have residence here)."

I can't confirm this, but it's a bit different from what the district says. Parents could be forgiven for asking the administration a few more questions.


(FRIDAY 10-17-2014 POST)

Medford Schools conduct a press conference this afternoon regarding ebola awareness. I've been made aware of officials wanting to keep things quiet. Here's an email, which  I received last night:

"I have a family member who works at Roosevelt elementary school. This morning there was a staff meeting and the staff members were told two students would be entering the district that had recently moved to the United States from Senegal. Senegal is a Western African country that is currently stricken with Ebola. The staff was actually instructed to not mention this to students, friends, and even their families.

It was not made clear if these two students or their families have shown symptoms, been in contact with sick individuals, or under any type of quarantine. It is troubling that the school is potentially exposing staff and students to Ebola. It is also disturbing that the school is trying to keep this a secret.

Why not inform the district and allow the staff and student's parents to make a decision on what's best for their children?"


KMED called the school this morning, and left a message about this email. They returned our call during the show, wanting me to call them afterwards. I did, and everyone's in meetings. To be fair, Senegal has done a GREAT job of locking down the ebola problem there through tight border controls and quarantine. It's doubtful there is a problem, but that the district tries to keep it quiet is troubling.


WEDNESDAY 10-22-2014

Oct 22, 2014 -- 2:56pm

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KITZHABER SCANDALS CHANGING THE VOTE?

PORTLAND, Ore. – The scandal surrounding John Kitzhaber’s fiancée could be enough to swing the governor’s race in Oregon, according to a SurveyUSA poll conducted exclusively for KATU News.

The poll found that 18 percent of people who had planned to vote for Kitzhaber have changed their minds in the wake of the Cylvia Hayes scandals, and now intend to vote for Republican opponent Dennis Richardson.

If those numbers hold, Richardson would win by a wide margin. - READ THE FULL STORY ON KATU.COM

OTHER STORIES ...

STORY 1 - You can't trust her': Ex-lover's warning to Oregon Governor as he claims fiancee was the one who wanted to grow pot and in just three months, divorced one husband, married another in green card scam and began sleeping with yet another

STORY 2 - State announced $150,000 contract to wife of key Kitzhaber advisor before competitive bidding

 


 

 

UPDATE - P.C. MEETS EBOLA MEETS MEDFORD 549C...

Was the Medford 549 School District engaging in a verbal sleight-of-hand at Friday's Ebola/Flu Press Conference? It sure looks that way. Note how they said they "Have No exchange students with ties to West Africa". Well, here's an email quote from one source who tells me a slightly different story: "The two students attended Roosevelt last year, and have been out of country since summer in Senegal. They are currently flying back to the United States and planning to reenter the district. The school district held a press conference today saying they are taking normal precautions with Ebola and Flu season. They also made a point of saying there are no 'exchange students' that recently traveled to West Africa. That is saying one thing to give an appearance that no students at all have recently been to West Africa, which is not the case (since these two sibling students have residence here)."

I can't confirm this, but it's a bit different from what the district says. Parents could be forgiven for asking the administration a few more questions.


(FRIDAY 10-17-2014 POST)

Medford Schools conduct a press conference this afternoon regarding ebola awareness. I've been made aware of officials wanting to keep things quiet. Here's an email, which  I received last night:

"I have a family member who works at Roosevelt elementary school. This morning there was a staff meeting and the staff members were told two students would be entering the district that had recently moved to the United States from Senegal. Senegal is a Western African country that is currently stricken with Ebola. The staff was actually instructed to not mention this to students, friends, and even their families.

It was not made clear if these two students or their families have shown symptoms, been in contact with sick individuals, or under any type of quarantine. It is troubling that the school is potentially exposing staff and students to Ebola. It is also disturbing that the school is trying to keep this a secret.

Why not inform the district and allow the staff and student's parents to make a decision on what's best for their children?"


KMED called the school this morning, and left a message about this email. They returned our call during the show, wanting me to call them afterwards. I did, and everyone's in meetings. To be fair, Senegal has done a GREAT job of locking down the ebola problem there through tight border controls and quarantine. It's doubtful there is a problem, but that the district tries to keep it quiet is troubling.


BILL'S GUESTS FOR 10-21-2014

6:35 David Bozell, ForAmerica.org, we discuss measure 88, drivers licenses for illegals.

7:10 Colleen Roberts, candidate for county commissioner position 3.

7:35 State Rep. Sal Esquivel

8:10 Anthoney Johnson, lead petitioner for Yes on Measure 91, the recreational marijuana measure.

MONDAY 10-20-2014

Oct 20, 2014 -- 3:40pm

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UPDATE - P.C. MEETS EBOLA MEETS MEDFORD 549C...

Was the Medford 549 School District engaging in a verbal sleight-of-hand at Friday's Ebola/Flu Press Conference? It sure looks that way. Note how they said they "Have No exchange students with ties to West Africa". Well, here's an email quote from one source who tells me a slightly different story: "The two students attended Roosevelt last year, and have been out of country since summer in Senegal. They are currently flying back to the United States and planning to reenter the district. The school district held a press conference today saying they are taking normal precautions with Ebola and Flu season. They also made a point of saying there are no 'exchange students' that recently traveled to West Africa. That is saying one thing to give an appearance that no students at all have recently been to West Africa, which is not the case (since these two sibling students have residence here)."

I can't confirm this, but it's a bit different from what the district says. Parents could be forgiven for asking the administration a few more questions.


(FRIDAY 10-17-2014 POST)

Medford Schools conduct a press conference this afternoon regarding ebola awareness. I've been made aware of officials wanting to keep things quiet. Here's an email, which  I received last night:

"I have a family member who works at Roosevelt elementary school. This morning there was a staff meeting and the staff members were told two students would be entering the district that had recently moved to the United States from Senegal. Senegal is a Western African country that is currently stricken with Ebola. The staff was actually instructed to not mention this to students, friends, and even their families.

It was not made clear if these two students or their families have shown symptoms, been in contact with sick individuals, or under any type of quarantine. It is troubling that the school is potentially exposing staff and students to Ebola. It is also disturbing that the school is trying to keep this a secret.

Why not inform the district and allow the staff and student's parents to make a decision on what's best for their children?"


KMED called the school this morning, and left a message about this email. They returned our call during the show, wanting me to call them afterwards. I did, and everyone's in meetings. To be fair, Senegal has done a GREAT job of locking down the ebola problem there through tight border controls and quarantine. It's doubtful there is a problem, but that the district tries to keep it quiet is troubling.


BILL'S GUESTS FOR 10-20-2014

7:10 Curt Ankerberg - Libertarian candiate for County Commission, pos 1.

8:35 RVTD GM Julie Brown, board member Bill Mansfield, board chair Connie Skillman,  discussing local option measure 15-128.

8:10 Dr. Dennis Powers "Visiting Past and Present".

Films made in Southern Oregon

By Dennis Powers

Southern Oregon has had its share of feature films, independents (“indies”), and made-for-TV filmed here. In the 1975 film, “Rooster Cogburn,” John Wayne played the one-eyed, alcoholic, out-of-shape federal marshal who met and was won over by Katharine Hepburn’s tough, New England schoolteacher character. The river float scenes were filmed on the Rogue, and dating back to this film, John Wayne made Deer Creek Ranch, located one mile west of Selma, his private hideaway.  

In 1960, the television show “Route 66” televised two episodes set in Grants Pass, Merlin, and Wolf Creek. As Marshal Matt Dillon in “Gunsmoke,” James Arness dove into the cold Rogue River waters while escaping outlaws;this series was the country’s longest-running, prime-time, live-action drama that ran for over 20 seasons. The 1994 film, “The River Wild,” was filmed on the Rogue and with film stars Kevin Bacon and Meryl Streep.

Despite these well-known features, it turns out that the famous cliff-diving scene in the 1969 film, “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid,” did not happen at Hellgate Canyon. The Rocky Mountains provided the cliff and river scene with the cliff duplicated on a Hollywood soundstage. The filming of two stuntmen jumping from a crane into a water tank was combined with a painting of the river and cliffs on glass.

Jacksonville with its turn-of-the-century buildings has been another favorite. For example, “The Great Northfield Minnesota Raid,” was filmed there in 1970 and released two years later. Universal Pictures had the town appear like the 1870s one where Jesse James and his gang had tough problems robbing a bank, including where an outlaw was locked inside the vault. Planks were laid over concrete sidewalks, telephone poles removed, and streets covered with dirt; when the producers asked for extras, needing only 200, some 5,000 area residents showed up with many in western garb. In addition, a prior remake of “Last of the Wild Horses” (1948) and a made-for-TV rendition of “Inherit the Wind” (1987) were also filmed in that town.           

Owing to a favorable movie-making climate, more Indies are being filmed in this area now and with well-known actors and actresses. The great majority of the near –forty productions filmed in part or their entirety in Southern Oregon within the last ten years are Indies. Two recently made were “Redwood Highway” and “Night Moves.”  

In late 2012, crew members in the movie, “Night Moves,” came to eat at Porters restaurant in the historic Medford downtown railroad depot. Liking the setting, one of the members approached a co-owner and asked if they could shoot a scene there. Porters agreed and later could add a film credit to its list of TV commercials. The movie is about three eco-terrorists who conspire to blow up a dam, and the production was filmed from Roseburg to the Applegate Valley, Medford, and Ashland. “Night Moves” features Jesse Eisenberg, who had the starring role as Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg, in the box-office hit, “The Social Network,” as well as Dakota Fanning, who has appeared in dozens of movies including “War of the Worlds.”

“Redwood Highway” is about a woman (Marie) who was living in a retirement community in Southern Oregon, but embarks on an 80-mile journey on foot along the Redwood Highway to the Pacific Ocean. Premiered in 2013, Marie is played by Shirley Knight--a Tony, Emmy, and Golden Globe winnerwho was twice nominated for an Academy Award. Tom Skerritt, who acted in “Alien,” “Top Gun,” and “A River Runs Through It,” is in a supporting role. The locations ranged in Southern Oregon from Cave Junction and downtown Grants Pass to the Applegate River Lodge, Talent, and Ashland.

With the outdoors and amenities of this area, the snap of a scene set with the shout for “Action!” is being heard even more.

Sources:Ryan Pfeil, “The Stars Were Out,” Mail Tribune, October 23, 2012, at "Night Moves"; Craig Sailor, “Made in Oregon Road Film,” Tacoma News Tribune, May 10, 2013, at "Redwood Highway"; Bill Miller, “Hellgate Canyon Rogue River landmark is a Hollywood favorite,” Mail Tribune, June 21, 2009, at The Hellgate; for more, generally, use an Internet search engine.

FRIDAY 10-17-2014

Oct 17, 2014 -- 12:37pm

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P.C. MEETS EBOLA MEETS MEDFORD 549C...

Medford Schools conduct a press conference this afternoon regarding ebola awareness. I've been made aware of officials wanting to keep things quiet. Here's an email, which  I received last night:

"I have a family member who works at Roosevelt elementary school. This morning there was a staff meeting and the staff members were told two students would be entering the district that had recently moved to the United States from Senegal. Senegal is a Western African country that is currently stricken with Ebola. The staff was actually instructed to not mention this to students, friends, and even their families.

It was not made clear if these two students or their families have shown symptoms, been in contact with sick individuals, or under any type of quarantine. It is troubling that the school is potentially exposing staff and students to Ebola. It is also disturbing that the school is trying to keep this a secret.

Why not inform the district and allow the staff and student's parents to make a decision on what's best for their children?"


KMED called the school this morning, and left a message about this email. They returned our call during the show, wanting me to call them afterwards. I did, and everyone's in meetings. To be fair, Senegal has done a GREAT job of locking down the ebola problem there through tight border controls and quarantine. It's doubtful there is a problem, but that the district tries to keep it quiet is troubling.


EBOLA TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS? WALDEN SAYS "BRING 'EM ON"

THURSDAY 10-16-2014

Oct 16, 2014 -- 5:47pm

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EBOLA TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS? WALDEN SAYS "BRING 'EM ON"


BILL'S GUESTS for 10-16-2014

6:35 Dan Kish from Institute for Energy Research - Should Climate Change be the military's main threat concern?

7:35 Jackson County Commission candidate for position 1 Tonia Moro.

8:10 State Senate candidate Dave Dotterer

8:10 Pastor Bill Gallager from Trail Christian Fellowship is  putting on a "Divorce Recovery Workshop" next Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. Cost is just $25, all the information on their Trail.org website


NOW THERE'S A FOURTH CYLVIA HAYES SCANDAL

Williamette Week breaks another bombshell story. Cylvia Hayes and aids reportedly helped a Bend golf course owner facing foreclosure, through influence at the Governor's office. READ THE STORY

UPDATE: Now the Governor says if he's re-elected, Cylvia will accept no paid work.


VIDEO FROM LAST WEEK'S CLIMATE CHANGE FORUM -

INTERESTING HOW GANG GREEN WANTS TO CARBON TAX YOU. 


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