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 ...

YREKA, Calif. — A new jail project in Siskiyou County may be in jeopardy. Sheriff Jon Lopey says the project’s been in the works for roughly 8 years. He says the Board of State and Community Corrections awarded the county ...

MEDFORD, Ore. — A local mental health organization feels voters made the right decision: voting against the new, proposed Jackson County jail. The National Alliance on Mental Illness Southern Oregon or NAMI says it acknowledges the county needs a new ...

MEDFORD, Ore.– The May primary is in five weeks and a new jail in Jackson County is on the ballot. However, the coronavirus pandemic may affect the outcome. Sheriff Nathan Sickler says the current situation is not ideal. With a ...

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. ...

TALENT, Ore. — “At the end of the day, all we’re asking for is for the voters to look at it. And if the voters say no, that’s okay,” said Sheriff Nathan Sickler, Jackson County Sheriff’s Office. For Sheriff Sickler, a ...

MEDFORD, Ore. — Jackson County Commissioners met with the county administrator and Sheriff Nathan Sickler to discuss funding and a new location for a new county jail. For over 30 years the Jackson County Jail has suffered from overcrowding. It ...

MEDFORD, Ore. — Law enforcement will be among the topics discussed at Thursday night’s Medford City Council study session. A proposed livability team, along with talks of a new jail are on the docket. Police believe tackling both issues would ...

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 ...

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 ...