Articles tagged with: Jackson County

28 July 2015

West Nile Virus detected in Jackson County

Posted in Local

Jackson County, Ore. -- The West Nile virus is back in Jackson County. OSU Diagnostic Laboratory in Corvallis confirmed the positive mosquito pool from Central Point, according to Jackson County Ve ...

27 July 2015

Jackson County begins accepting applications for dispensaries

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. --- Jackson County will begin accepting applications for a limited number of dispensaries. At 8:00 this morning, July 27th, dispensary owners can begin to apply for a license.Two month ...

21 July 2015

Officials warn against smoking marijuana at Jackson County Fair

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- The Jackson County Fair is nearly done being set up. Some of the musical acts this year include Theory of a Deadman, 38 Special and Brett Eldridge. The fair is open from 11 a.m. to ...

21 July 2015

Jackson County firefighters offering free smoke alarm installations

Posted in Local

Jackson County, Ore. --- Smoke detectors save lives and with that in mind, local firefighters may install them free in your house.Jackson County Fire District 3 is offering free smoke alarms and ins ...

10 July 2015

Lightning sparks 10 small fires in Jackson and Josephine counties

Posted in Local

Ore. --- Lightning is being blamed for 10 small fires in Jackson and Josephine counties overnight.The Oregon Department of Forestry says the largest fires have only been about a quarter of an acre i ...

10 July 2015

JCSO says they're close to making arrest in Stephanie Warner's disappearance

Posted in Local

Ruch, Ore. --- The Jackson County Sheriff's Office believes it is closer than ever to making an arrest in a missing woman's case. Stephanie Warner from Ruch was last seen walking in the 2013 Ashland ...

30 June 2015

Oregon is leading the nation in illegal tobacco sales to minors

Posted in Regional

Ore. --- Oregon is leading the nation in illegal tobacco sales to minors, but even undercover federal and state investigations aren't slowing down sales.    Hundreds of Oregon markets are current ...

24 June 2015

Applegate Valley man to spend 20 years in jail for sexually abusing young girl

Posted in Local

Jackson County, Ore. -- An Applegate Valley man is sentenced to 20 years in prison for rape and sexual abuse of a developmentally delayed girl.  48-year-old Everett Allen Scott of Upper Applegate ...

16 June 2015

Medford man indicted for sexual misconduct, supplying contraband in jail

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

Updated (6/17 3:00 p.m.) The company who employed a food service worker accused of trading contraband for sex in Jackson County jail is speaking out to NBC5 News. Yesterday, June 16th, we told you ...

12 June 2015

No charges filed against driver who killed pedestrian in Talent

Posted in Local

Talent, Ore. --- No charges will be filed against a driver who killed a pedestrian. The Jackson County DA's office announced this morning that there's insufficient evidence to support criminal culpa ...