Articles tagged with: Jackson County

29 April 2015

MPD pushing forward with body cams

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. --- The Medford Police Department is asking for $180,000 for body cams. The first draft of the department's budget was read before the budget committee. MPD Lieutenant Scott Clauson sa ...

15 April 2015

Jackson County puts hold on taxing marijuana

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. --- Jackson County Board of Commissioners voted to wait a year to tax marijuana. The County Board of Commissioners voted on Wedneday to have zero taxes implemented on the sale and pro ...

26 March 2015

Jackson County looking to make Route 66 a state scenic bikeway

Posted in Local

Ashland, Ore. --- Southern Oregon is set to become more of a tourist destination for cyclists across the state and country.Jackson County is working to add Route 66, commonly known as Dead Indian Me ...

26 March 2015

Jackson County not collecting marijuana tax

Posted in Local

Jackson County, Ore. -- Jackson County will not collect a marijuana tax when the drug becomes legal in July, despite the board and voters passing an ordinance to do so.During a special election this ...

23 March 2015

DUII arrests higher than average over the weekend

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. --- The Jackson County Sheriff's Office reports DUII arrests were higher than average the night of Saturday, March 21st.They say they arrested four people who were driving while intoxi ...

12 March 2015

Oregon vaccine mandate bill has been dropped

Posted in Regional

Ore. --- The Oregon Vaccine Mandate bill has been dropped.Senator Elizabeth Steiner Hayward is the chief sponsor of the bill and her staff announced that Senator Steiner will no longer pursue the le ...

12 March 2015

La Clinica receives grant to continue 'Happy Smiles' program

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. --- More students in Jackson County will soon have better access to dental care.La Clinica has received a $50,000 grant from the Oregon Community Foundation. They will use the grant to ...

10 March 2015

MMJ dispensary owner reacts to passing of tax measure

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

Phoenix, Ore.-- Brie Malarkey owns Breeze Botanicals in Gold Hill and Ashland and she said measure 15-133 is just going to make it financially stressful for her business and customers. Malarkey said ...

06 March 2015

Where you can turn in your Jackson County Special Election Ballots

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- If you haven't turned in your March special election ballots you have until Tuesday to do so. But tonight the Jackson County Clerk's office says it's too late to mail them in. The ...

04 March 2015

Dogs rescued from illegal kennel up for adoption at OHS

Posted in Regional

Portland, Ore. – (KGW News) People who love pugs, schnauzers and shih tzus will have a chance to adopt the small breed dogs that were seized from a Jackson County breeder earlier this year. A tota ...