Jackson County Newswire (Page 2)

Jackson County Newswire (Page 2)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Jackson County, OR. (Page 2)

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  1. Voisin to keynote anti-GMO rally SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    ... Moms Across America, Red Earth Descendants, Jobs with Justice, The Pollinator Project, 15 Now, Move to Amend, Jackson County Fuel Committee, Pachamama Alliance, Chamber of Commons and others. The event opens with a music and prayer ceremony by Donna ...

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  2. New suspect arraigned in 2014 robbery of Ashland gas stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    ... 25 indictment in connection with the February 2014 robbery of the Astro station on East Main Street. Jackson County sheriff's deputies took custody of Ramirez, 45, Wednesday evening after he was extradited from California, where he had been ...

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  3. Ashland fire torches woodshed, greenhouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    A lesson in starting a campfire with a flint accidentally ignited a blaze that tore through a woodshed and greenhouse outside Ashland Wednesday night, firefighters said. Jackson County Fire District 5 Deputy Chief Vince Lockett said the fire in the 800 block of Reiten Drive destroyed both structures, each about 10 feet by 20 feet, by the time crews had extinguished the flames.

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  4. Makeover brings new look to old clinicRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    ... and show all the beautiful changes.”  The annual Day of Caring is the largest volunteer event in Jackson County, with 400 people helping at many nonprofits. The nonprofits submit applications for funding of work that can be done in one ...

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  5. Demonstrators hope to save treeRead the original story

    Sunday May 17 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    ... St. which the city has, since it purchased the property in 2008, intended to sell to the Housing Authority of Jackson County as a site for affordable housing. The city's sales agreement with the authority calls for the city to issue a tree removal ...

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  6. Tourism stronger than ever in Southern OregonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | Washington Times

    ... three companies all based on tourism. Niva was among the speakers touting tourism during a Chamber of Medford/Jackson County forum recently at the Rogue Valley Country Club. "Think about everything we have to offer a tourist," Niva said. "Say your ...

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  7. Demonstrators hope to save tree Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    ... St. which the city has, since it purchased the property in 2008, intended to sell to the Housing Authority of Jackson County as a site for affordable housing. The city's sales agreement with the authority calls for the city to issue a tree removal ...

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

    Sunday May 17 | 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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  9. Benefit concert in Ashland Sunday boosts GMO-ban legal defense fundRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | 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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  10. Why would the Oregon Legislature help out Monsanto?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | 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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  11. Murder conviction for man who shot nagging girlfriendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | 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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  12. Jackson County declares drought disasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | 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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  13. Revenue forecast means Oregonians will see $473 million in kicker rebatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | 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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  14. Man convicted of murdering girlfriend he called a drunken nagRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | 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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  15. Rogue Valley police receive training in interacting with LGBTQ community Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | 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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  16. Jackson County residents join committees to help set marijuana rules Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | 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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  17. Don't miss the special Jackson County election May 19, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | 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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  18. AT&T withdraws Ashland cell tower proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | 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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  19. Ashland Community Resource Center celebrates a year of showers for the homeless Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | 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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  20. Ashland Safeway closes Thursday, to reopen as Haggen on SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | 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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