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Free well water testing at Bear Creek Fall Fest

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore.— Jackson County has roughly 30,000 people that get their water from domestic wells. People who use wells may be susceptible to dangerous contaminants in the water, including nitrates. Nitrates typically come from fertilizer, human or agricultural waste and could …

Update: missing 80-year-old found

Update (10-15-19) – A missing woman with dementia has been found, the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office said. Geraldine Hendricks has been missing since Saturday. On October 15, she was found alive and was taken to the hospital to receive medical care. Police …

UPDATE: Missing 80-year-old found

Update (10-15-19) – A missing woman with dementia has been found, the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office said. Geraldine Hendricks has been missing since Saturday. On October 15, she was found alive and was taken to the hospital to receive medical care. Police …

Gold Hill mom arrested for DUII crash

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. – A local mom was arrested after a crash that sent her two sons to the hospital. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office said on the afternoon of October 13, 31-year-old Amanda Leigh Knutson of Gold Hill was driving on …

Rep. Walden leads ’round table’ discussion in Medford

MEDFORD, Ore. — A ’round table’ discussion took place in the Rogue Valley on Friday. State and local officials discussed mental health issues and substance abuse affecting the community. Representative Greg Walden led the discussion. Other attendees included Jackson County Commissioner, Bob …

ACCESS releases new short film

MEDFORD, Ore. —  A new film released by a local non profit is tugging on the hearts of many. ACCESS released a six-minute short film today telling the stories and struggles of everyday people they serve. The film highlights the need in the …