Articles tagged with: Jackson County

27 October 2014

Election drop site locations open today

Posted in Local, Politics

Medford, Ore. --- If you don't want to mail in your ballot you're in luck, drop site locations opened today.Remember, ballots must be received at the Jackson County elections office or in an officia ...

24 October 2014

Election ballots returning to Jackson County Clerk's office already

Posted in Politics

Ore. --- Jackson County elections officials are already reporting a 10% return on ballots for the November election.Jackson County Clerk Chris Walker says it's one that has people interested, ''Ever ...

22 October 2014

Jackson County commissioners lean towards taxing marijuana

Medford, Ore. --- Jackson County Commissioners take the first official step toward taxing marijuana, ahead of Measure 91, which could legalize recreational marijuana.Commissioners voted 2-1 Wednesda ...

20 October 2014

Free event: Cyber Crime in Jackson County

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office and the Southern Oregon High Tech Crimes Task Force are hosting a free forum for the public about how to deal with online predators and childre ...

17 October 2014

Stolen goods found in MPD campsite sweep

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. --- Medford Police conducted a sweep of the greenway on Thursday and found stolen goods at one of the campsites. Four batteries stolen from a construction site near U.S. Cellular Field ...

13 October 2014

Local residents attend healthcare forum

Posted in Local, Regional

Ore. --- The future of Oregon’s healthcare system for seniors and the disabled.That was the topic at a public forum at the Jackson County Library this afternoon, employees from the Oregon Departme ...

10 October 2014

Fire prompts death investigation in Central Point

Posted in Local

Central Point, Ore. -- A fire investigation turns into a death investigation after a body is found in a trailer It was sometime after 6 p.m. last night at a storage lot on the 1900 block of east G ...

07 October 2014

Citizen's tip leads to arrest of alleged driver involved in White City hit and run

Posted in Local

White City, Ore. -- A tip to the Oregon State Police led to the arrest of the driver involved in an early Saturday morning pedestrian-involved serious injury hit & run crash on Highway 62 in Whi ...

01 October 2014

Local health organizations respond to Ebola diagnosis in U.S.

Posted in Local, Regional

Medford, Ore. --- Jackson County Public Health will do more training on how to deal with infectious diseases, now that the first case of Ebola was diagnosed in the U.S.  Health experts say Ebola is ...

24 September 2014

Central Point man arrested for drug trafficking

Posted in Local

Central Point, Ore. --- A month long MADGE investigation into drug trafficking lands a Central Point man behind bars.Authorities say 33 year old Michael Rivera-Sears had 3 ounces of meth and a loade ...