Articles tagged with: Jackson County

27 May 2014

Three Medford men behind bars after raid

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- Three Medford men are in custody tonight after state and local law enforcement raided three homes on Tuesday morning.  Deputies arrested 34-year-old Henry Carr on Saturday for esc ...

21 May 2014

GMO ban: what's next?

Posted in Local, Politics

Jackson County, Ore. -- A historical victory passing measure 15-119 a ban on GMO Farming, according to Our Family Farms Coalition. Elise Higley of the coalition said "we are just forever grateful fo ...

16 May 2014

Jackson County voters confused on measure 15-119

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local, Politics

Medford, Ore. -- The May primary election is just days away, but some Jackson County voters said they're not marking their ballots until they get more clarity on the measure that would ban genetical ...

09 May 2014

Two arrested in Gold Hill home burglary

Posted in Local, Regional

This page has been moved. You should be redirected automatically. If not, click here. Gold Hill, Ore. -- 50 year-old Rex Stansell from Eagle Point and 35 year-old Melissa Crandell from Central ...

07 May 2014

Drought declaration providing help for farmers

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local, Regional

Eagle Point, Ore. -- Farmer Ron Bjork has called his ranch home for decades. That long-standing ownership gives him water rights to  Little Butte Creek. But Bjork said others aren't so lucky. "It c ...

07 May 2014

Jackson County approves 3 million dollar parking lot addition

Posted in Local, Health

Medford, Ore. -- Construction is already in the works on the new Jackson County Health Services Building. Now they will be adding to that construction by constructing two more stories to the already ...

07 May 2014

Governor Kitzhaber declares drought emergency in Jackson County

Posted in Local, Regional

Salem, Ore. -- Yesterday Governor Kitzhaber declared a drought emergency in Jackson County. Officials say Jackson County requested the emergency declaration this spring, and the The State Drought Co ...

06 May 2014

District Attorney's Office bombing suspect sentenced to 15 years in prison

Posted in Local

Updated (8/18 10:40am) Alan Timothy McVay has been sentenced to 180 months (15 years) in prison. NBC5's Kyle Aevermann was in court today and will have reaction from District Attorney Beth Heckert ...

02 May 2014

JaCo ballots to hit mailboxes this Saturday

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local, Politics

Medford, Ore. -- The Jackson County Clerk, Chris Walker, said the GMO issue is part of the reason for a surge in registered voters. She said more people registered for this primary than the last pre ...

30 April 2014

Findings released from voter panel on GMO measure

Jackson County, Ore. -- They spent the last four days getting educated about what's being called the most complex measure on any ballot in the state.  Now, members of a citizen panel release their ...