After falling short in the 2012 election, longtime Coos County resident Don Gurney hasn't lost sight of a spot on the board of commissioners.
In the final installment of our Art Robinson series, KCBY reporters asked the Congressional candidate what issues in the bay area community aren't getting the attention they deserve.
The race for Coos County Commissioner Position #2 is well underway, and KCBY is speaking with both candidates this week about the biggest issues facing the county.
According to county clerk Terri Turi, voter registration is up quite a bit from the primary election with just under 34,000 voters in Coos County.
Robinson says there’s a lack of quality jobs in the district and he wants to change that by getting access to natural resources.
If Measure 90 wins, Oregon would abandon partisan primaries for a "top-two" election system similar to what's used in Washington and California.
State election officials begin dropping more than 2 million ballots in the mail on Wednesday, and tens of thousands of Oregonians will vote each day between now and Nov. 4.
Robinson said that living in Josephine County, he’s seen the effects of a declining timber industry and he says the solution is regaining access to natural resources.
KCBY News asked US Congressional candidate Art Robinson his opinion on the Jordan Cove Energy Project, and he said he supports the proposed liquefied natural gas facility.
Though there is no organized opposition to Measure 89, the ACLU of Oregon contends the amendment is unnecessary because the state Constitution says: "No law shall be passed granting to any citizen or class of citizens privileges, or immunities, which, upon the same terms, shall not equally belong to all citizens."
In a stunning admission Thursday, Gov. John Kitzhaber’s fiancée Cylvia Hayes admitted to illegally marrying an Ethiopian immigrant in the late 1990s for money and so he could stay in the United States to get a college degree.
Bandon's Water Resource Committee worked for more than a year on the ballot measure that would give the city council the ability to increase the utility at a rate of 5% a year. But when city officials told them they couldn't advocate for the measure, they all resigned.
Earlier this week, all seven members of Bandon's Water Resource Committee resigned after being told they couldn't campaign for a measure on the November ballot.
Candidates for Coos County commissioner participated in the Bay Area Chamber of Commerce candidate’s forum Wednesday afternoon.
Two years ago, Coos County voters rejected a measure that would have shifted the county’s government to a “home rule” system. This year, it’s back on the ballot.