In a race that pitted an incumbent senator against a local mayor, Democrat Jeff Golden beat Republican Randy Sparacino to claim a second term in the Senate. Senate District 3 includes the I-5 corridor stretching from Medford to Ashland and a broad swath of more rural Southern Oregon. As of 10:45 a.m. Wednesday, Golden had 52% of the vote versus 48% for Sparacino.
Jacob Posze was a buzzsaw over the first six holes of the 12th annual Jacksonville Area Golf Association Match Play Championship final on Sunday. But a stunning tee shot unleased by Jeff Golden at the 358-yard par-4 seventh hole started a rally and Golden eventually pulled ahead and stayed ahead on his way to a 3 and 1 victory at the Jacksonville Beach Golf Club.
One and done. The Oregon Legislature convened in a special session at the start of this week to take up several pressing problems. It was basically a 9-to-5 kind of day, with legislators convening in the morning, passing the various bills, and adjourning. Relief for renters topped the list, with...