Jackson County Newswire (Page 3)

Jackson County Newswire (Page 3)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Jackson County, OR. (Page 3)

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  1. Shooting reported in south MedfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2016 | KOBI NBC5

    A shooting occurred at a trailer park in south Medford early Friday morning, according to the Jackson County Sheriff's Office. Deputies said rounds struck two trailer homes in the 3900 block of Highway 99 around 1:30 a.m. Note: By commenting below you agree to abide by the KOBI5.com commenting guidelines.

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  2. Fire breaks out at White City power plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | The Columbian

    ... at Biomass One on Wednesday. Fire crews were able to guide employees to safety and no injuries were reported. Jackson County Fire District 3 spokeswoman Ashley Lara says the flames were confined to a section on the second floor of the concrete ...

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  3. Flood warning and watch in effectRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    A flood warning is in effect for part of Jackson County until mid-morning following overnight rains, and a flood watch is in effect until noon today for much of southwest Oregon. The flood warning, issued by the National Weather Service, covers central Jackson County and remains in effect until 10:15 a.m., as river gauges on Little Butte Creek show high water levels in and around Eagle Point.

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  4. Appeals court overturns Box R Ranch decisionRead the original story

    Dec 14, 2016 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    A land use board decision that appeared to block development opportunities on the former Box R Ranch, now the New Frontier Ranch, on Highway 66 about 25 miles southeast of Ashland, has been reversed by the Oregon Court of Appeals. In an 11-page opinion issued Nov. 23, Judge Erin C. Lagesen ruled that an appeal of a 2013 stipulated agreement between Jackson County and then-Box R Ranch owners Don and Jean Rowlett was not timely filed with the state Land Use Board of Appeals.

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  5. UPDATED: Medford and Ashland under flood watchRead the original story

    Dec 14, 2016 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch that covers most of Jackson County, including Medford and Ashland, as well as eastern Curry and Josephine counties, the Siskiyou Mountains and the Southern Oregon Cascades. It is in effect until 4 a.m. Thursday.

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  6. Flood watch issued for most of Jackson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | KOBI NBC5

    The National Weather Service office in Medford has issued a flood watch for a portion of southwest Oregon including most of Jackson County. The watch includes the cities of Medford, Ashland, Butte Falls, Prospect, Rogue River and Ruch.

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  7. Burglary suspect arrested in Grants PassRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | KOBI NBC5

    Burglary suspect Caleb Bradley was taken into custody on Tuesday, December 13 in Grants Pass, according to the Jackson County Sheriff's Office. On December 9, police issued warning to the public to be on the lookout Bradley after he was accused stealing a vehicle and multiple firearms.

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  8. Teen charged in Talent shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2016 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    A Phoenix High School student was charged Tuesday with attempted murder after allegedly shooting into an occupied manufactured home in Talent with a shotgun. Felipe Villalba, 18, was arraigned in Jackson County Circuit Court on felony charges alleging he fired into the residence just before 3 a.m. Dec. 6 while two adults and a 1-year-old infant were inside.

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  9. Time to rethink collegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2016 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    It may be time to re-examine the college experience, first-year Southern Oregon University President Linda Schott said Monday. "Not just how we teach or learn or the tools we use, but how we conceptualize the very purpose of college and how learners engage with institutions," Schott told a Chamber of Medford/Jackson County audience at Rogue Valley Country Club.

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  10. Talent facing a housing shortageRead the original story

    Dec 12, 2016 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    ... price for 2016 has been about $275,000. Ashland has been around $380,000, while Phoenix, east Medford and Jackson County have been below $250,000. Median rent of $992 per month tops Ashland, Phoenix, Medford and Jackson County. • There are ...

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  11. Alaska Airlines once again cancels some Portland flightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2016 | KOBI NBC5

    ... of Friday morning. Many of the flights are within the Northwest region. As of 10:00 a.m. Friday morning, The Jackson County International-Medofrd Airport website shows one departure and one arrival has been canceled. You can check flights in and out ...

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  12. Meningitis in Medford schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | KOBI NBC5

    Jackson County Health and Human Services and Medford Public Schools confirmed on Wednesday, they are trying to stop the spread of bacterial meningitis at two schools. One student has a confirmed case of the disease, another has a suspected case.

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  13. City struggles with Trumps in the roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    ... the president-elect's opponent, and another 11 percent voted for third parties and write-ins, according to Jackson County elections records. "I'm sure it's a challenge, but this is no ordinary graffiti and it gives an extremely negative impression ...

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  14. Ashland student accuses classmate of sexual assault on Facebook: Principal, police respondRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | OregonLive.com

    ... state and federal laws. She reminded students that they can get help from the school, law enforcement and the Jackson County Sexual Assault Response Team (SART). She directed a statement to victims: "Coming forward is your choice. You deserve to be ...

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  15. 1 Medford student confirmed with meningitis, 2nd may be illRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... the Medford School District has been sickened by bacterial meningitis, and another student may also be ill. Jackson County Public Health officials say they are notifying parents, identifying the source of the exposure and supplying antibiotics to ...

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  16. Bacterial meningitis confirmed at Medford schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | KOBI NBC5

    Medford, Ore- Jackson County health workers say one confirmed case and one suspected case of bacterial meningitis have been discovered at Hedrick Middle School and Hoover Elementary School respectively. Jackson County Public Health is actively working with the schools to notify parents, identify people who may have been exposed and provide children who were exposed with antibiotics.

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  17. 2 children in Medford sickened by meningitisRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2016 | OregonLive.com

    Pharmacist Jenna Wright administers the meningitis B vaccine to University of Oregon student Drew Russert during a mass vaccination clinic at the school in 2015. One child who attends Hedrick Middle School remains hospitalized at OHSU Hospital in Portland, and the other, who goes to Hoover Elementary, has gone home, said Dr. Jim Shames, Jackson County health officer.

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  18. Could a quadruple killer someday re-enter society? Experts weighed inRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | Sunherald.com

    Michael Purifoy, son of victim Ken Purifoy, and with his wife, Kelly, at Stephen McGillberry's resentencing hearing in Jackson County Circuit Court on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016. Michael Purifoy, son of victim Ken Purifoy, and with his wife, Kelly, at Stephen McGillberry's resentencing hearing in Jackson County Circuit Court on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016.

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  19. Ashland pastor accused of sexually abusing young girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2016 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    ... least four of the incidents allegedly occurred when the girl was less than 14 years old, court records show. Jackson County sheriff's Capt. Nathan Sickler said the alleged abuse occurred over a five-year period and Baker made contact with the victim ...

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  20. Monument expansions won't help critical social needs in Southern OregonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2016 | OregonLive.com

    ... than the population of Eugene. Many of these children live in Southern Oregon. More than half of students in Jackson County, where the monument is located, are eligible to receive free and reduced-price lunches. One of every five people in the ...

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