RUCH, Ore. – Police need your help identifying two people suspected of burglarizing a local elementary school. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office said the two suspects broke into Ruch Elementary School on the morning of October 1. They stole items ...

Update (10-05-2017) – The Little Applegate Fire is now under control, according to ODF. Ruch, Ore. The Oregon Department of Forestry is responding to a small grass fire off Upper Applegate and Little Applegate Roads south of Ruch. ODF said ...

Ruch, Ore. – Police are asking the public for any information about a missing Ruch man. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office said the family of 59-year-old Allan Norman Hassett haven’t heard from him since July 9, 2017. Hassett went missing ...

Ruch, Ore. — Construction crews started work this afternoon on a project that will make Ruch  Community School more earthquake safe. It’s the first of several projects the Medford School District will tackle thanks to a $6-million dollar state grant. ...

Jackson County’s new sheriff wants to send more deputies into rural areas. Among Sam’s Valley, Applegate, Prospect, Wimer and Ruch, Butte Falls is one of the places where the sheriff’s office plans to expand patrols. Residents in the area say ...

Jackson County, Ore. – The National Weather Service office in Medford has issued a flood watch for a portion of southwest Oregon including most of Jackson County. The watch includes the cities of Medford, Ashland, Butte Falls, Prospect, Rogue River ...

Medford, Ore. — A Ruch man indicted by a grand jury for murder appears in court Wednesday to answer to the charges. Todd Wilcox entered not guilty pleas Wednesday afternoon at Jackson County Circuit Court. Wilcox was arrested in July in ...

Medford, Ore. — The man accused of killing a Ruch woman was indicted by a grand jury Tuesday afternoon. The two-count indictment, which includes one count of murder and one of manslaughter, alleges Todd Wilcox intentionally caused the death of ...

Ruch, Ore. — A man was flown to the hospital, after police said he was ejected from a his vehicle during a rollover crash outside of Ruch. Around 3 PM Sunday afternoon, Oregon State Police responded to the 6000 block ...

Jacksonville, Ore. — An effort is underway in the Applegate to give a 40-year-old playground new life. Friday, some of the finishing touches were put on by students from Ruch. Seventh graders from Ruch got to spend some time outside ...

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