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Suspect pleads guilty after Jackson County pursuit

MEDFORD, Ore. — A suspect pleaded guilty to possessing an illegally-modified gun and fleeing from police. The Jackson County District Attorney’s office said on December 20, 2020, a Medford police officer tried pulling over a vehicle on Crater Lake Avenue near Temple …

Woman falls forty feet by taking photo

PROSPECT, Ore. – A woman is in the hospital with serious injuries Tuesday after falling 40 feet in prospect. Jackson County Fire District 3 says she fell while taking a photo near a bridge close to the Avenue of Boulders. Her partner …

Missing hunter found safe

PROSPECT, Ore. – A missing hunter was found safe thanks in part to local search and rescue crews. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office said 55-year-old Donovan Short was reported missing on September 18 after he failed to check in with family members, …

Gopher Fire update: 352 acres, 15% contained

PROSPECT, Ore. – The Gopher Fire burning in the Sky Lakes Wilderness is now 15% contained. On September 5, lightning strikes sparked five small fires about 11 miles east of Prospect in the perimeter of 2008’s Middle Fork Fire. Those five fires …

Medco B Fire reaches 92 percent containment

BUTTE FALLS, Ore.– New containment levels were reached on Tuesday for the Medco B Fire between Butte Falls and Prospect. Oregon Department of Forestry says that the fire is now 92 percent contained and remains at 345 acres. On its Facebook page, …