Articles tagged with: Jackson County

29 April 2014

Voter registration deadline is midnight tonight

Posted in Local, Politics

Medford, Ore. -- Time is running out to register for the May 20 primary election. Today is the deadline and also the last day to change your party affiliation. Registration cards postmarked by today ...

28 April 2014

JaCo Sheriff's Deupties respond to possible drive-by shooting in White City

Posted in Local

White City, Ore. -- Jackson County Sheriff's Deputies are searching for two cars involved in a possible drive-by shooting. People who live near Atlantic and Avenue H called 911 Saturday saying they ...

25 April 2014

Proposed Medford casino: The letters Pt. 2

Written by Kyle Aevermann, Posted in Local, Politics

Medford, Ore. -- On Thursday night, NBC 5 revealed the Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians offered to pay 110% of what the Coquille Indian Tribe paid for the Medford properties for the us ...

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 ...