Jackson County Newswire (Page 11)

Jackson County Newswire (Page 11)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Jackson County, OR. (Page 11)

Results 201 - 220 of 1,498 in Jackson County, OR

  1. As It Was: Medford Hotel celebrated 100th AnniversaryRead the original story

    Aug 31, 2016 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    ... it placed on the National Register of Historic Places and created apartments for low-income residents. The Jackson County Housing Authority bought the building in 2009 and refurbished it as the four-story, 26-unit Grand Apartments. The Medford Mail ...

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  2. Child playing with lighter sparks grass fire in Eagle PointRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2016 | KOBI NBC5

    Jackson County Fire District 3 and the Oregon Department of Forestry responded to a grass fire on Brentwood Drive in Eagle Point around 11:00 Wednesday morning. Crews quickly put out the blaze which was estimated to have burned under half-an-acre.

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  3. California man gets 31 years for bringing girls to OregonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2016 | The Columbian

    ... of Tracy, Calif., was sentenced Tuesday for 13 felony charges including rape, sexual abuse and trafficking. A Jackson County jury found him guilty last week. The woman forced into prostitution testified Rucker had trafficked her across the nation ...

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  4. Our View: Talbert a solid choice Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2016 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    The Jackson County Board of Commissioners has chosen Ashland's own Kevin Talbert to fill the vacancy left by the death of State Sen. Alan Bates. Talbert is a solid choice who will have only a brief time in office before being relieved in January by the winner of the Nov. 8 election.

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  5. Jackson County, Oregon Chooses ClearVote for a New Voting SystemRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2016 | Freshnews

    Clear Ballot announced today the signing of a contract with Jackson County, Oregon to implement the ClearVote voting system. Jackson County will be the ninth county in Oregon to implement ClearVote, increasing the percentage of registered voters in the state using the voting system technology to 57 percent.

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  6. Kevin Talbert selected to fill Alan Bates' Senate seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2016 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    The Jackson County Board of Commissioners today unanimously selected Kevin Talbert to fill out the late Sen. Alan Bates' seat in the Oregon Legislature until January. Commissioners said they chose Talbert because of his community involvement and because they did not want to make a choice that would have political influence.

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  7. Missing runner Ashley Laird foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2016 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    ... and scraping, but appeared to have no severe injuries, according to Jacksonville Police. "It's amazing," said Jackson County Sgt. Shawn Richards, who had been involved in the search all day. "That's why we do this." Klimek, a Phoenix resident, had ...

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  8. Missing runner Ashley Laird found Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2016 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    ... and scraping, but appeared to have no severe injuries, according to Jacksonville Police. "It's amazing," said Jackson County Sgt. Shawn Richards, who had been involved in the search all day. "That's why we do this." Klimek, a Phoenix resident, had ...

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  9. District aims to turn old fish hatchery into learning centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2016 | SFGate

    ... amid agency budget cuts. ODFW looked to divest itself of the property, and after being approached by Jackson County, ODFW deeded its 10 acres to the school district in 2012. The deed includes the acreage as well as an old house used as an office, a ...

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  10. Winery owner fined for violating county ordinancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2016 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    ... service restaurant' limitations," Whitlock wrote in his decision. "Kerwin is not authorized under any Jackson County land use approval to offer the extensive menu options available with the current menu." Ashland lawyer Chris Hearn, representing ...

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  11. Former gymnastics coach pleads guilty to additional chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2016 | KOBI NBC5

    ... in prison earlier this month on federal charges. Friday's plea was related to additional charges filed by Jackson County. Those additional charges include using a child in a display of explicit sexual display of conduct. Jackson County dropped 20 ...

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  12. Man found guilty of sex trafficking in MedfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2016 | KOBI NBC5

    The Jackson County District Attorney's Office announced Friday morning Virgil Don Rucker was found guilty of 13 criminal charges, including two counts of Rape in the First Degree, Trafficking in Persons and Promoting Prostitution. According to court documents, the crimes happened in 2013, 2014 and 2015 and at least one victim was under the age of 16. Note: By commenting below you agree to abide by the KOBI5.com commenting guidelines.

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  13. Jackson County to offer text-to-911 service in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2016 | KOBI NBC5

    Jackson County, Ore.- Jackson County is not among the Oregon counties beginning text-to-911 services this week, however Emergency Communications of Southern Oregon is working to implement the service. The service allows those in need of emergency help to text in their request, rather than making a phone call.

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  14. Our View: Two solid choices Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2016 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    The race for Senate District 3 is now set, just days after the memorial service for Sen. Alan Bates, D-Medford, who died suddenly Aug. 5. Both candidates have the potential to represent Ashland well. Jackson County Democrats chose Talent resident Tonia Moro, a Medford attorney, as their nominee.

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  15. Bear Creek Greenway sweep reveals marijuana growsRead the original story

    Aug 25, 2016 | KOBI NBC5

    Talent, Ore.- Officers from several agencies have completed a safety sweep of Bear Creek Greenway in anticipation of the start of the school year. Medford Police Department, Jackson County Sheriff's Office, Ashland Police Department, Central Point Police Department, Phoenix Police Department and Talent Police Department worked together to perform the sweep.

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  16. Our View: Don't play gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2016 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    A few words of advice for the Jackson County Board of Commissioners when they choose an interim replacement for state Sen. Alan Bates, who died suddenly Aug. 5: Make your decision based on the best interests of District 3 residents, not on politics. Bates was a Democrat in a swing district who had to fend off strong challenges.

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  17. Our View: Find a candidateRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2016 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    The contest to replace the late state Sen. Alan Bates is set - and that leaves a Democrat running unopposed in House District 5, unless Jackson County Republicans can recruit a candidate by next Monday, when they have scheduled a meeting to pick a nominee. We hope they succeed, for the sake of a healthy political debate.

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  18. National Weather Service calls for 110 degrees todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2016 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    ... upper-90s starting Monday. The abnormally high temperatures are caused by a bank of pressure hanging over the Jackson County area that's stronger than usual. Adding to the problem, the region is experiencing abnormally low humidity.

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  19. Grants will support new works at Britt, OSF and Rogue Valley SymphonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2016 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    The Oregon Community Foundation has awarded a total of $138,000 in new Creative Heights grants to several Jackson County organizations. • The Peter Britt Gardens Music & Arts Festival Association received $13,000 to commission an Oregon composer for a new work to be announced.

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  20. Cleveland Ridge Fire 70% LinedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2016 | KOBI NBC5

    ... to the blaze. This morning multiple agencies throughout the valley are working to contain the fire, including Jackson County Fire Districts 4, 5 and 3, Medford Fire & Rescue, Jacksonville Fire Dept. and Ashland Fire Dept., among others. Firefighters ...

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