search and rescue

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 …

Search and Rescue summit in Klamath Falls

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Sheriffs from ten counties met Tuesday in Klamath Falls to discuss Search and Rescue cooperation. The ‘California / Oregon Regional Search and Rescue, or ‘CORSAR’ group was formed in 2006. The group met Tuesday to discuss agreements that …

Fatal helicopter crash reported south of Ashland

Update 10:41 p.m. — Jackson County Sheriff’s Office reports that the downed helicopter was located, with one fatality. The Sheriff’s Office is not releasing the decedent’s name or the circumstances surrounding the crash. They did say the aircraft was found in a …