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Klamath County Funds Sheriff After Levy Fails

OPB | June 04, 2015

Commissioner Kelley Minty Morris says the county will need to take out a loan to fund the sheriff's office.

Medical And Recreational Marijuana Regulations

OPB | May 21, 2015

Oregon lawmakers are considering changes to the state's medical marijuana system while also working out new regulations for legal, recreational pot.

Represented: Limited Law Enforcement In SW Oregon

OPB | May 15, 2015

We travel to financially-troubled Josephine County — where sheriff's deputies patrol only 10 hours a day — to hear about life in a region with limited law enforcement.

Is Video Visitation Sufficient For Inmates And Families?

OPB | Feb. 05, 2015

THURSDAY: Several county jails in Oregon now have video visitation alongside in-person visitation and some are exclusively using video visitation.

County Cigarette Taxes

OPB | April 10, 2013

Should Oregon counties be able to levy their own cigarette taxes?

Distressed Oregon Counties

OPB | June 18, 2012

We'll check in with Curry county which — like many timber-dependent counties — appears to be on the brink of financial disaster — and we'll talk with the Oregon Secretary of State about the health of all 36 counties.