Jacksonville Oregon

Jacksonville family suffers house fire

Jacksonville, Ore. —  A family is cleaning up Thursday evening, after a fire at their home in Jacksonville. The Jacksonville Fire Department got a call around noon Thursday about a structure fire on Hill Street. The fire department said the homeowner was trying to …

Nearly 3-acre controlled burn near Jacksonville

Near Jacksonville, Ore. —  You may have noticed smoke near Jacksonville on Friday. Applegate Fire District was performing a controlled burn on nearly three acres of land. It was burning brush, and getting some training in for its firefighters, all in preparation …

Britt Festival public sales kick off

Medford, Ore. — Ticket sales for the Britt Music Festival began Friday. Festival organizers expect a high-volume of sales and those buying tickets in person should plan for long lines. Something new to Britt this year — more food options. “For the …

Fundraising for a new Jacksonville Trolley

Jacksonville, Ore. — Jacksonville is raising money to replace its iconic trolley. The trolley runs through the summer, and takes groups through the historic town. It was out of commission for much of last season because of mechanical problems. The city needs to …

Historical vault appears to be shifting

Jacksonville, Ore. — A vault inside one of southern Oregon’s “National Treasures” appears to be shifting. Interest sparked over the 154-year-old Beekman Bank in Jacksonville after a Medford historian noticed the vault was leaning. The bank, located on California and Third Street in …