Articles tagged with: Jackson County

22 April 2014

Results are in on first ever JaCo gang assessment

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- Results are in from the first ever Jackson County gang assessment. The Sheriff's Office collected 4,500 surveys from community members, business leaders, schools, parents and stud ...

14 April 2014

Week 2, Day 1: Jury members hear murder suspect's version of events

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- On Monday, jury members saw the interview Bourne Huddleston gave detectives just hours after his wife died. Prosecutors say Huddleston shot and killed his wife Kristy two years ago ...

11 April 2014

Suicide resources and support for those impacted by loss

Posted in Local, Health

Jackson County Mental Health Crisis Line: 541-774-8201. Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week Walk-in crisis services available at 1005 E. Main Street LIFE TRACK Youth Drop-In: An opportuni ...

07 April 2014

It's 'National Crime Victim's Rights' week

Posted in U.S. & World News

Sunday kicked off 'National Crime Victim's Rights' week. It's designed to promote victims’ rights and to support crime victims. In 1984 congress passed the "Victims of Crime Act", which created ...

07 April 2014

Jackson County to receive $6 million in federal timber funds

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local, Politics, Economy

Medford, Ore. -- Jackson County will receive $6 million in federal timber payments within the next few weeks. The amount is something County Commissioner Doug Breidenthal called pennies compared to ...

04 April 2014

Money pouring in for local GMO ban campaign

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local, Politics

Medford, Ore. -- A highly polarized measure that would ban genetically modified organisms in Jackson County will come before voters next month. The measure has two political action committees facing ...

04 April 2014

Police cleared in officer involved shooting

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore -- It took less than five minutes for a Jackson County Grand Jury to clear officers of any wrong-doing in last month's officer involved shooting in Medford.Word of the ruling came down ...

28 March 2014

Jackson County Sheriff candidate forum

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local, Politics

Medford, Ore.-- For the first time Friday there was a community forum for this year's Sheriff's race at the Medford Library. Nearly 100 people showed up ready to hear from the three members of law ...

25 March 2014

Status, as of March 25th, of dispensaries in Southern Oregon

Posted in Local, Politics

Here's where some of southern Oregon stands right now in relation to medical marijuana dispensaries: Gold Hill voted to ban dispensaries until they create an ordinance outlining rules Eagle Poi ...

23 March 2014

Seasonal boat inspections begin

Posted in Local, Weather

White City, Ore.-- Boating season is just around the corner and people can now get a head- start on inspection. The Jackson County Sheriff's Marine Division and U.S. Coast Guards conducted boat insp ...