Jackson County Newswire

Jackson County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Jackson County, OR.

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  1. Mary L. JohnsonRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The News-Review

    ... when you were around Mary, sometimes even a bit of mischief. Mary was an active volunteer with the Jackson County Republican Party and was always up for a lively political debate. Being a grandma was the absolute joy and highlight of Marys life. ...


  2. Five on 5 a " Brad Hicks a " Medford/Jackson County Chamber of CommerceRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | KOBI NBC5

    On Tonight's Five on 5, we are joined by President and CEO of the Medford Jackson County Chamber of Commerce Brad Hicks discussing his recent trip to Israel, how Israel wants to be a good trade partner with the United States, how much trade Oregon itself does with the Israel and the innovations coming from the country. Note: By commenting below you agree to abide by the KOBI5.com commenting guidelines.


  3. Congressman points wild horse fire control plan to BLM and US Forest ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Horsetalk

    ... citizens who also support the WHFB as well as numerous scientists, politicians (i.e. Colleen Roberts- Jackson County, Oregon) and firefighters. One Oregon Dept. of Forestry fire captain recently wrote to me and said this: "I still like the idea of ...


  4. Democrats host candidate healthcare forum in MedfordRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 12 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Jackson County Democrats will host a healthcare forum featuring local candidates from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 13, at the Oregon Education Association, 2495 S. Pacific Highway, Medford. Members of the public are invited to ask questions of Democratic candidates running for U.S. Congress and Oregon State Senate.


  5. CSC Announces 2017 eRecording All-Star Award WinnersRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 12 | Customer Interaction Solutions

    ... efforts to operate more efficiently and cost effectively on behalf of their clients." CSC Infinity Award - Jackson County, OR and Kaufman County, TX The Infinity Award recognizes a recording office that has a long and established history of ...


  6. Elderly school volunteer accused of sexually abusing student, 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 11 | OregonLive.com

    A Medford man who volunteers at an elementary school was arrested Friday on suspicion of sexually abusing a 5-year-old kindergartener Jerry Lodge, 72, remains held in the Jackson County Jail Monday on accusations of first-degree sexual penetration and first-degree sex abuse. The alleged abuse was reported last Wednesday and involved a girl who attends Lower Table Rock Elementary School in White City, the county sheriff's office said.


  7. Hanukkah events include menorah lightingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 9 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Less a religious celebration and more an historical holiday, eight days of Hanukkah festivities begin Tuesday, Dec. 12. It recognizes the success of the Maccabean Revolt which freed the Jews from their Greek-Syrian oppressors in the second century B.C. Ashland is the only community in the Rogue Valley with Jewish centers of worship and culture. Two synagogues and a Jewish center have members and visitors from all parts of Jackson County and beyond, including Grants Pass and Northern California.


  8. Non-profit Compass House prepares for expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 8 | KOBI NBC5

    With the growing population of Jackson County, Compass House has seen a dramatic increase in daily attendance. The non-profit says they're a community of individuals recovering from mental illness.


  9. Top Bidders a " Dec. 8, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 8 | Daily Journal of Commerce

    ... er Materials of Central Point, Oregon Amount: $5,366,473.81 Project: Tale Rock Road - Interstate 5 to Biddle, Jackson County, Oregon Owner: Oregon Department of Transportation Cost estimate: $5,000,000 - $10,000,000 Project ...


  10. Medford-area renters struggle with steep rent hikes - Fri, 08 Dec 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 8 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... to create affordable housing complexes in the neighborhood to help with the low-vacancy rate in this area. Jackson County, like much of the state, has few available apartments, leaving low-income residents with few options. Low vacancy rates have ...


  11. Shots fired during Shady Cove robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 8 | KOBI NBC5

    ... powered rifle. The man then drove away from the scene in a gold Lexus toward Butte Falls. According to the Jackson County Sheriff's Office, an Eagle Point Police spotted the Lexus and tried to pull the vehicle over. The suspected shooter, identified ...


  12. No criminal charges in fatal Columbus Ave. crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 7 | KOBI NBC5

    There will be no criminal charges filed against a driver who struck and killed a pedestrian in Medford on November 3. According to the Jackson County District Attorney's Office, there is "insufficient evidence to support proof beyond a reasonable doubt" that John Warren Whitlock caused the death of Michael Bates in a reckless or criminally negligent manner. Prosecutors described the events that led up to the crash, citing evidence showing the roadway on which Whitlock was driving was wet due to rainy weather.


  13. House prices climb a bit more slowlyRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 6 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    ... five years, the median bumped up to $199,000 for the month of November. The median price for a rural home in Jackson County was $376,750, up 7.8 percent from last year's $349,500. A total of 120 rural homes sold during the rolling quarter, with an ...


  14. Parents of man killed by Greyhound bus file wrongful death lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 5 | KOBI NBC5

    ... Greyhound and its bus driver to safely transport him from Seattle to San Francisco. That didn't happen." The Jackson County District Attorney's Office said an official announcement is expected in about a week, but they're unlikely to file criminal ...


  15. Vehicles stuck in snow while tree huntingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 4 | KOBI NBC5

    Jackson County, Ore.- Jackson County Search and Rescue has dealt with five separate incidents this weekend of cars getting stuck in the snow while tree hunting. "You know people will often will call a family member or something for help versus calling us and we ask people call as soon as they're in trouble so we can get to them sooner rather than later," he said.


  16. Obamacare enrollment deadline coming upRead the original story

    Monday Dec 4 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    ... excellence and deep community roots.” The two Ashland-based agencies are the only ones so listed in Jackson County. “It's creating a heavier workload,” says White. “Most people recognize the deadline is soon, so they are ...


  17. This Porsche was found in the Oregon woods after 27 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 4 | AutoWeek

    A Porsche 924 reported stolen from an Oregon movie theater parking lot in 1991 has been found at the base of a cliff 27 years later, KOMO News reports. The 1979 coupe was located by a man who was following his dog in the woods southwest of Crater Lake, Oregon, the Jackson County Sheriff's Office told the news outlet.


  18. Uber now officially active in MedfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 1 | KOBI NBC5

    ... CEO of The Chamber of Medford, said, "The introduction of ridesharing service like Uber to the Medford and Jackson County is exciting news for local businesses." Hicks went on to commend the Medford City Council for their steps that paved the way ...


  19. Porsche Stolen in 1991. It Just Turned Up in an Oregon ForestRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 30 | KABC-AM Los Angeles

    ... base of a cliff made it nearly impossible to see from the road above," according to a press release from the Jackson County Sheriff's Office.


  20. A Porsche 924 was stolen in 1991. Someone just found it at the bottom on a cliff.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 30 | The Miami Herald

    From the road it was almost impossible to see the 1979 Porsche 924 laying overturned at the bottom of a steep cliff in a patch of Oregon wilderness. The car had been there awhile, according to Jackson County Sheriff's Office, who were alerted to the vehicle on Tuesday by a man who found the wrecked Porsche while walking his dog.