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Providing security through blankets

Jacksonville, Or.- At 74-years-old Gayle Merz is finding time to help those less fortunate than her. She’s the Jackson County coordinator for Project Linus. “The goal is to give…present a hug in a form of a blanket to a child in trauma …

Jackson County State of the Court Address

Medford, Ore., — This afternoon members of the local bar association heard from Jackson County Circuit Court Judges during their annual meeting. The State of the Court Address gives bar members an idea of what’s happening in the courts. Each judge can …

Former Commissioner Breidenthal cleared by Oregon DOJ

Medford, Ore. – The Oregon Department of Justice has concluded there is insufficient evidence to press criminal charges against former Jackson County Commissioner Doug Breidenthal. In a letter from DOJ to Jackson County District Attorney Beth Heckert, Chief Counsel Michael Slauson wrote …

Man found dead along I-5 near Medford

Medford, Ore. – The Oregon State Police Criminal Division is investigating after a man was found dead alongside Interstate 5 near Medford. OSP said 56-year-old Cody James Hall was found deceased on the shoulder of the road near milepost 27 on the …

Mosquitoes emerging with spring-like weather

White City, Ore. — Jackson County Vector Control is hiring  seasonal help ahead of what could be a major year for mosquitoes. Already, Rogue Valley residents are reporting seeing the nuisance bugs with the recent spring-like temperatures. And while it’s too early …
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