Articles tagged with: Jackson County

18 November 2014

Jackson County family farms file suit challenging ban on GE crops

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. --  Two family farms in Jackson County have filed a lawsuit against the county over the GMO ban voters passed in May. Portland law firm Markowitz Herbold filed the lawsuit in Jackson ...

18 November 2014

Local woman hopes to raise money for bullet proof vests for K-9's

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. --- One woman is stepping up to better protect local law enforcement, but she is talking about the officers who run around on all 4's.Marie McGoldrick says she wants to help the K-9 un ...

17 November 2014

Jackson County resident ending ebola monitoring this week

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. --- The Ebola monitoring period for the Jackson County resident who recently returned from West Africa is ending this week.Jackson County health director doctor Jim Shames says the per ...

13 November 2014

Two month investigation leads to meth bust

Posted in Local

Central Point, Ore. --- A two month long narcotics investigation nets several pounds of meth and lands two men in jail.Medford Area Drug and Gang Enforcement (MADGE) and the Jackson County Sheriff's ...

11 November 2014

Marijuana cases in Oregon dropped in July 2015

Posted in Local, Regional

Ore. --- The district attorney of Oregon’s largest county is preparing to drop dozens of marijuana cases once measure 91 becomes law.Multnomah County’s DA says they'll dismiss pending violation- ...

05 November 2014

Voters say no to proposed RVTD property tax levy

Posted in Local

Jackson County, Ore. -- Jackson County voters are considering whether or not to approve a new tax levy for the Rogue Valley Transportation District in Measure 15-128. The Rogue Valley Transportation ...

03 November 2014

Jackson County resident being monitored for Ebola

Written by Kyle Aevermann

Medford, Ore. -- Jackson County Public Health is monitoring a loacal resident, who they say recently returned from west Africa. The health director says the person has no known exposure to Ebola, ...

02 November 2014

Election drop box locations

Posted in Local, Regional, Politics

Medford, Ore. -- The midterm elections are on Tuesday.  Oregon voters have until 8pm on Tuesday to turn in their ballots to any of the 24 hour drop box locations, located nearest them. Election off ...

28 October 2014

Cat-stravagana, adopt a cat for free this weekend

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. --- Looking for a purr-fect pal? This weekend the Jackson County Animal Shelter, Southern Oregon Humane Society, and CATS are holding a cat-stravaganza; meaning all the adult cats are ...

27 October 2014

Sheriff Winters investigation update

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. --- An update to a story you saw first on NBC5 news.Jackson County Sheriff Mike Winters is getting some help as he is being investigated by the Oregon Secretary of State's office.Fire ...