Articles tagged with: Jackson County

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 ...

19 March 2014

Drought state of emergency declared in Jackson County

Posted in Local, Weather

County commissioners voted unanimous to declare a drought state of emergency in Jackson County. Music to County Watermaster Travis Kelly ears. He said "this year potentially has been the lowest sno ...

18 March 2014

Declaring a drought declaration of emergency in Jackson County?

Posted in Local, Regional, Weather

Medford, Ore. -- Governor Kitzhaber has already declared a drought declaration of emergency in four Southern Oregon counties, including Klamath and Lake.Now, the county administrator wants something ...

16 March 2014

Armed robbery at Stop N' Shop

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore.-- The Medford Police Department said they have arrested one of the two Stop N' Shop robbery suspects.  24-year-old Demario Aundre Jackson has been arrested and charged with Robbery in ...

10 March 2014

Early warming trend worries local farmers

Posted in Local, Weather

Medford, Ore. -- After a weekend of continuous rain and warmer temperatures on the horizon, how are local crops holding up? Dunbar Farms in east Medford says it depends on the type of crop. One of ...