An Eagle Point man was ordered to pay $15,000 in restitution to the state for poaching more than two dozen deer and elk.
The Mail Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/1mcPuDc ) it's believed to be the highest restitution ever levied in a southern Oregon wildlife case.
At his sentencing Wednesday in Medford, Charles Douglas Cochran also was ordered to spend 60 days in jail on a number oRead More »
An Oregon bill that would require background checks for private gun sales appears to be in trouble.
Senate President Peter Courtney has promised to allow a vote in the full Senate if the measure can get out of the Judiciary Committee.Read More »
Authorities have dismissed four tickets issued to motorists honking their horns in support of striking teachers in the Medford school district.
The Mail Tribune (http://bit.ly/1g25OPH) reports that the sheriff's office issued the tickets Monday at an elementary school.
But the tickets were written incorrectly, citing a law against defective horns, and even if they had cited the cRead More »
Oregon's latest revenue forecast means Oregon lawmakers can't avoid budget cuts during the current legislative session.
State economists delivered their quarterly revenue projections on Wednesday, and the forecast is virtually unchanged from the last one.Read More »