New Jail

Siskiyou Co. jail project moves forward

YREKA, Calif. — Siskiyou County may have a new jail as early as 2022. The county Board of Supervisors met Tuesday morning and expressed their support for the project. Sheriff Jon Lopey says the meeting was critical with nearly $27 million dollars …

Talent not to reconsider jail proposal

TALENT, Ore. — (Updated: 12/18/19- 12:05 a.m.)  Talent City Council decided not to reconsider the county’s jail proposal. “As it stands now, Talent will not be part of the service district,” said Sandra Spellicsy, city manager for the City of Talent. During Wednesday …

JaCo Sheriff says county needs new jail

Medford, Ore., — Jackson County’s Sheriff says the county needs a new jail, one up to three times the size of the current one. The jail opened new beds earlier this year, but it’s already at capacity. Right now the system works …

New Jail could be in the Rogue Valley’s future

Medford, Ore. — The Jackson County Jail has been at capacity for the last 32 years. It’s a problem that the Sheriff’s Office, as well as other local law enforcement agencies acknowledge. “It’s always at or near capacity,” Sheriff Nathan Sickler said. …