Butte Falls

Medco B Fire reaches 92 percent containment

BUTTE FALLS, Ore.– New containment levels were reached on Tuesday for the Medco B Fire between Butte Falls and Prospect. Oregon Department of Forestry says that the fire is now 92 percent contained and remains at 345 acres. On its Facebook page, …

Medco B Fire 90% contained

BUTTE FALLS, Ore. – **UPDATE 5/6/19 9:00 AM** – A wildfire that sparked Saturday afternoon in Jackson County is now 90% contained. The Medco B Fire is burning about 10 miles north-northeast of Butte Falls. As of Monday morning, it is just …

Local families receive free Christmas trees

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. — Members of the Jackson County community helped spread holiday cheer on Sunday by giving away Christmas trees for free. Event organizer Patti Robinson said it’s their 3rd year putting on the event. The group went and cut the trees …

Smart meters coming to the Rogue Valley

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. – Pacific Power is rolling out “smart meters” for residences and businesses in Jackson County. According to Pacific power, they’ll work this summer to replace about 88,000 old, aging electric meters in Medford, Central Point, Eagle Point, Butte Falls, …