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JaCo/ JoCo still planning vaccination clinics

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. – State and local health officials are caught by surprise after the federal government said there is no government stockpile of the COVID-19 vaccine. Jackson and Josephine County are still planning on rolling out vaccination clinics late next week. …

Expo to distribute PPE for Jackson Co. businesses

UPDATE 1/06/2021: from Jackson County Press Release Business Oregon and the Jackson County Emergency Operations Center (EOC) have set up a depot to distribute Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) free of charge to Jackson County Businesses to help curb the current surge of …

Fair food frenzy begins at the Expo

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — Typically,  the third weekend in July marks the beginning of the Jackson County Fair. With COVID-19 restrictions, the 2020 carnival was canceled and the livestock auctions were moved to online platforms. However this week, Oregonians can still get …

2020 Wild Rogue Pro Rodeo canceled

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. – The annual Wild Rogue Pro Rodeo has been canceled in 2020 due to COVID-19. The rodeo has been held at the Jackson County Expo for over 30 years, usually drawing thousands of people to the Rogue Valley. The …

Day 1 of Country Crossings in the books

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. – Day one of the 2018 Country Crossings Music Festival officially wrapped up Thursday. From Tyler Rich and Brett Young to Cole Swindell, it was a hot first day at the festival as thousands filed into the Expo in …

Burned body found within Penninger Fire perimeter

Update (07/20/18 4:03 p.m.) – Investigators have identified a man whose body was found within the area burned in Tuesday’s Penninger Fire in Central Point. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office said 60-year-old Robert Lee Walker died as a result of “thermal injuries …