search and rescue

Deputies search for missing woman with dementia

BUTTE FALLS, Ore. —  The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office are searching for a missing Butte Falls woman with dementia.  Geraldine “Gerry” Hendricks, 80, was reported missing from her home Saturday evening. Dispatch received a call from Hendricks’ family in the 4400-block of Obenchain …

Hiker rescued from seaside cliff

CURRY COUNTY, Ore. – A stranded hiker and her dog were rescued from a seaside cliff along the Oregon Coast Monday. The Curry County Sheriff’s Office said on the afternoon of September 30, a 40-year-old woman was hiking with her dog when …

Missing child found safe in Curry County

CURRY COUNTY, Ore. – A missing child is now home safe thanks in part to Curry County deputies and a Brookings Police K9. The Curry County Sheriff’s Office said on Thursday night, a woman was camping with her husband and children in …

Improving safety for those with dementia

MEDFORD, Ore. — An event aimed at improving safety for people with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia is being held in Medford this week. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office and search and rescue officials are partnering with California Oregon Regional …

Body recovered from Toketee Falls

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ore. – A Bandon man’s body was recovered from Toketee Falls Monday. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office says on Sunday dispatchers were called in when a man reportedly fell into the falls around 6:30 in the evening. Toketee Falls is …