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Pursuit ends with the arrest of two suspects

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. – Two people were arrested following a pursuit east of Medford. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office said on October 14, a deputy saw a suspicious van parked at a church after hours. The vehicle immediately sped off when the …

OSF’s executive director stepping down

ASHLAND, Ore. – The executive director of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival is stepping down. Cynthia Rider has decided she won’t pursue contract renewal as executive director of the festival. She’ll continue to serve until an interim executive director is named. Rider, who …

Jackson County Commissioners debate

MEDFORD, Ore. — Candidates for Jackson County Commissioner gathered today at the Medford City Council Chambers. The group, answering questions about a number of topics, from the housing crisis in the Rogue Valley to forest and fire management. Candidates only had a …

Missing man found alive in Medford

MEDFORD, Ore. – An elderly man who has been missing since Monday was found. According to the Medford Police Department, 76-year-old Harold E. Poage left the Providence Plaza at 2:40 p.m. Monday. Police said Poage suffers from dementia and needed to be …

Woman dies in crash north of Eagle Point

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. – A Shady Cove woman died after a crash north of Eagle Point. According to Oregon State Police, on the morning of October 4, 45-year-old Argelia Avina was driving a 2006 Chevy Aveo westbound on Highway 62. Avina came …

Man killed in head-on crash on Highway 140

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. – A driver was killed and his passenger injured in a head-on crash on Highway 140 Thursday. According to Oregon State Police, 37-year-old Richard Cota from Bonanza was driving eastbound on Highway 140 in a Dodge Neon with one …