Jackson County Newswire (Page 10)

Jackson County Newswire (Page 10)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Jackson County, OR. (Page 10)

Results 181 - 200 of 3,453 in Jackson County, OR

  1. Aging Happens: Lifespan Respite serves many in Ashland communityRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2015 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    ... in Medford and Ashland, and the in-home respite program. Lifespan Respite is a nonprofit program of The Arc Jackson County (thearcjackson.org) and is designed and driven by local community partners and family caregivers. They were kind enough to ...

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  2. Benefit concert in Ashland Sunday boosts GMO-ban legal defense fundRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2015 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    ... are $25 at the door. Proceeds go to help pay legal expenses to defend the GMO ban overwhelmingly passed by Jackson County voters in 2014. Pro-GMO farmers say the new ordinance violates the state Right to Farm Act, which halts suits over perceived ...

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  3. Why would the Oregon Legislature help out Monsanto?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 | BlueOregon

    Last year my farm and 150 other family farms in Jackson County, Oregon did what many said was impossible: we passed a ballot measure banning genetically engineered crops. The goal was simple: protect our traditional and organically grown crops from contamination by the GMO crops legally patented by Monsanto, Syngenta and the other chemical giants.

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  4. Murder conviction for man who shot nagging girlfriendRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | KOMO News

    ... Simonson in the Nov. 1, 2013, fatal shooting of 52-year-old Kimberly Staack in a Rogue River apartment. Jackson County Circuit Judge Kim Ravassipour sentenced him to life in prison. Simonson will be eligible for parole after 25 years. Prosecutors ...

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  5. Jackson County declares drought disasterRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Commissioners also voted unanimously Wednesday to ask Gov. Kate Brown to declare a drought emergency for all of Jackson County due to severe and continuing drought conditions. A drought declaration for Jackson County allows for emergency water-use permits, temporary transfers of water rights, preferred use of water rights for human consumption and other steps, according to Jackson County officials.

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  6. Revenue forecast means Oregonians will see $473 million in kicker rebatesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    ... credit on the next year's taxes. House Republican Leader Mike McLane of Powell Butte, whose district includes Jackson County, called the revenue forecast "welcome news and an optimistic sign that Oregon's economy is continuing to grow." "After many ...

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  7. Man convicted of murdering girlfriend he called a drunken nagRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2015 | OregonLive.com

    ... Simonson in the Nov. 1, 2013, fatal shooting of 52-year-old Kimberly Staack in a Rogue River apartment. Jackson County Circuit Judge Kim Ravassipour sentenced him to life in prison. Simonson will be eligible for parole after 25 years. Prosecutors ...

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  8. Rogue Valley police receive training in interacting with LGBTQ community Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    When it comes to issues such as jail-booking procedures for transgender people or domestic violence involving same-sex couples, Jackson County Sheriff Corey Falls said additional training and awareness for law enforcement benefit everyone. "It can come up anywhere.

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  9. Jackson County residents join committees to help set marijuana rules Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Four Jackson County representatives from local government, law enforcement and the medical marijuana industry will serve on three state committees tasked with setting rules for recreational marijuana sales in Oregon. The Oregon Liquor Control Commission has appointed Jackson County Board of Commissioners Chairman Doug Breidenthal and Brett Kenyon of Southern Oregon Alternative Medicine to a 15-person rules advisory committee.

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  10. Don't miss the special Jackson County election May 19, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2015 | Examiner.com

    It is easy to put aside the ballot for a special election, but it is as important to voters and tax payers as any other election. The election is to approve Ashland School District five year local option levy, elect directors for the Jackson County Library District, Rogue Community College, Southern Oregon Education Service District, Rogue Valley Sewer District, and Rogue Valley Transportation District.

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  11. AT&T withdraws Ashland cell tower proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    AT&T has withdrawn its proposal for a cell tower on the outskirts of Ashland that had some people concerned about potential health and aesthetic impacts. Jackson County had scheduled a public hearing about the proposal on May 4, but canceled the hearing after the proposal was withdrawn by the applicant.

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  12. Ashland Community Resource Center celebrates a year of showers for the homeless Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    The community is invited to celebrate the first year of operation of the Ashland Community Resource Center's traveling shower trailer from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday, May 7. The shower is operated by Options for Homeless Residents of Ashland , which also operates the resource center in partnership with ACCESS, the Community Action Agency of Jackson County. Cake and refreshments will be served in honor of the “shower power” trailer.

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  13. Ashland Safeway closes Thursday, to reopen as Haggen on SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2015 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    ... donating $1,000 to ACCESS, a nonprofit group that provides food, housing, warmth and other services to Jackson County's low-income children, families, seniors and people with disabilities. The change in store ownership was prompted by ...

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  14. Police Reports Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    ... and second-degree criminal mischief in the area of East Main and North Second streets. She was lodged at the Jackson County Jail. Friday, 1:54 p.m. - A 38-year-old man was arrested on charges of trespassing at an apartment in the 200 block of North ...

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  15. Too good at their job? Ore. police may retire pot-sniffing dogsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2015 | KBCI CBS 2

    ... he said. George said the ability to detect marijuana will become a mostly unneeded skill as more residents of Jackson County grow both medical and recreational cannabis in an area that's known for producing high-quality marijuana. "We are marijuana ...

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  16. Pot-sniffing dogs may lose jobs as Ore. legalizes marijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2015 | New York Daily News

    ... he said. George said the ability to detect marijuana will become a mostly unneeded skill as more residents of Jackson County grow both medical and recreational cannabis in an area that's known for producing high-quality marijuana.

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  17. Inmate who escaped Oregon prison charged with sex crimesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2015 | KPIC

    ... in prison since October after being convicted of meth possession and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle in Jackson County. First ones to arrive at Lake about 6:25 am April 17,2015 My first time there it was a beautiful morning and this was my first ...

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  18. Levy backers eye final pushRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2015 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    ... School District's annual general fund revenue - that was $2.6 million for the 2014-15 school year. Jackson County ballots will be mailed out today. Those who do not receive their ballot by Thursday are urged to contact the elections office ...

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  19. Frustration and lawlessnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 | Ridenbaugh Press

    ... repeatedly - it's almost certain the jail and the whole department will close. My money's on the "no" vote. Jackson County law enforcement has been curtailed for several years. In Josephine - Grants Pass - conditions are already grim. With nearly no ...

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  20. Murphysboro man accused of sex abuse to serve time in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 | KFVS12

    A southern Illinois man pled guilty to aggravated criminal sexual abuse on April 28 and was sentenced to serve time, according to the Jackson County State's Attorney's Office. Jerry L. Williams, 31, of Murphysboro was convicted in Jackson County Circuit Court and was sentenced to serve 10 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections.

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