Jackson County Newswire (Page 8)

Jackson County Newswire (Page 8)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Jackson County, OR. (Page 8)

Results 141 - 160 of 1,170 in Jackson County, OR

  1. July 4th fireworks at Josephine County Fairgrounds canceledRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | The Columbian

    ... fferent groups over the years. Other options in Southern Oregon for the Fourth include fireworks shows at the Jackson County Expo and the Douglas County Fairgrounds.

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  2. Deputies urge river safety after 2 boats overturn on Rogue RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | KOBI NBC5

    After another river rescue this weekend, marine patrols are concerned the hot weather coould lead to tragedy. Tonight the Jackson County Sheriff's Office is offering some tips to keep you safe.

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  3. Oregon fireworks show canceled because of new turf - Mon, 22 May 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... fferent groups over the years. Other options in southern Oregon for the Fourth include fireworks shows at the Jackson County Expo and the Douglas County Fairgrounds.

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  4. Ashland restaurant sources ingredients locallyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    ... was in use back east, so we changed the name to Lorella,” Jung said. “Lorella is a soil type in Jackson County. It's our nod to the local terroir, the wines.” Both Jung and Travanty work in the kitchen, as does chef Josh Dorcak, ...

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  5. Man gets prison for invading Ashland home, demanding sex actRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    A man was sentenced to more than three years in prison for twice invading an 86-year-old woman's house and demanding sex from her. Joshua Robert Johnson, 22, was sentenced to 40 months in prison Thursday in Jackson County Circuit Court after admitting to felony burglary and a misdemeanor private indecency charge in two terrifying back-to-back entries into the woman's Ashland home last August - in one moment demanding a sexual favor and in another throwing a planter through her sliding glass door.

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  6. Central Point woman warns of phone scamRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | KOBI NBC5

    ... warrant for her. She called back the number that was left and the man, who claimed to be a detective with the Jackson County Sheriff's Office, told her to pay over the phone and then go to the Sheriff's department. She says that should have been a ...

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  7. Traffic plans for Country Crossings Music FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | KOBI NBC5

    This summer the Country Crossings Music Festival at the Jackson County Expo will be the biggest event ever held there. "Clean up, get ready, get everything polished, county roads is out here working on our parking lot to get that resurfaced."

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  8. Burglary suspect arrested after fighting deputyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | KOBI NBC5

    The Jackson County Sheriff's Office said 30-year-old Richard Anthony Thomas Boyce is suspected of stealing vehicles and other property from numerous homes in the area of Payne Road and Suncrest Road near Talent. JSCO said the deputy tried to use a TASER to subdue Boyce, but during the struggle Boyce was able to take the TASER from the deputy.

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  9. Former Ashland mayor elected to library districtRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Former Ashland Mayor and author Cathy Shaw commanded 59.4 percent of the vote in the three-way race for Position 2 of the Jackson County Library District Board. Fire sprinkler design consultant Steve Richie of Ashland had 31 percent in returns posted shortly after 11 p.m., with candidate Hart Wilson tallying 9.3 percent.

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  10. Parents open to pot? Teens may be more likely to use, study suggestsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | OregonLive.com

    Teens who live in areas where parents are more approving of pot tend to have a higher rate of pot use, a new study indicates. They found that Oregon counties with the highest rates of marijuana growers per capita also have the highest number of patients per capita.

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  11. Election ballots dueRead the original story

    May 14, 2017 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Ballots for the May 16 special districts election must be received by the Jackson County Elections office or placed in a ballot drop box by 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 16. Ballot drop boxes can be found at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland; and at the Jackson County Elections office, 1101 W. Main St., Medford.

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  12. Solar panels planned on prime farmland outside MedfordRead the original story

    May 11, 2017 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    The Jackson County Board of Commissioners has given tentative approval for a 90-acre solar panel project that would be located on prime agricultural land outside Medford. The $12.7 million project proposed by Orijis Energy would have 37,905 solar panels along Rossanley Drive, also known as Highway 238.

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  13. Tourism clout continues to grow in regionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Tourism's financial impact on Jackson County climbed 3.8 percent in 2016, growing at roughly the same clip since 2000. Visitors to Jackson County spent $547.9 million last year, according to figures compiled by Dean Runyan Associates, released by Travel Oregon this week.

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  14. Woman found guilty on charges related to fatal crash in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | KOBI NBC5

    A woman who was on trial for her part in a crash that killed a young child and injured two others was found guilty of manslaughter and assault. The Jackson County Sheriff's Office said Necia Marie Hanson was driving on Blackwell Road in Central Point on April 15, 2016 when she crashed her vehicle into an oncoming semi-truck.

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  15. Solar farm approved to build in MedfordRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | KOBI NBC5

    ... I think it's an advancement in the right direction we should go." While it's out of their hands, and on the Jackson County Commissioners to make the decision, Jinings just wants the best outcome. "We're hoping the commissioners make the best ...

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  16. Former wrestling champ killed in Oregon motorcycle crashRead the original story

    May 10, 2017 | Washington Times

    The Oregon State Police says 21-year-old Hunter Hoeptner was killed Tuesday when his red 2001 Honda sport bike struck the side of a pickup near the Jackson County Sports Park in Medford. Speed is believed to be a factor in the crash.

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  17. Photo: Squirrel appears to present a poppyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | TreeHugger

    ... observed this before." The curious incident of the squirrel and the poppy was captured at Brown Acres in Jackson County, Oregon. Would you like to see your nature photo featured as the TreeHugger photo of the day? Join TreeHugger's Reader Photo Pool ...

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  18. Missing mushroom hunters werena t lostRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Miscommunication with his family led to a search Monday afternoon for a 29-year-old Rogue River man and his 7-year-old daughter who were believed to have gotten lost Sunday while mushroom picking in the Howard Prairie Lake area, authorities said. Justin Morretti intended to spend the night in the woods with his daughter Selah, but Morretti's family believed they were due back Sunday, according to the Jackson County Sheriff's Office.

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  19. UPDATED: Father, daughter who went missing Sunday found safeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    ... to return from a Sunday mushroom hunt and suspected they had gone to the Hyatt Lake area, according to the Jackson County Sheriff's Office. About 25 search and rescue volunteers and sheriff's staff this morning began searching the areas around Hyatt ...

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  20. UPDATED: Rogue River father, daughter who went missing Sunday found safeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Both Justin and Selah Morretti have been found safe, according to the Jackson County Sheriff's Department's Twitter and Facebook pages. "They are safe and will be reunited with family soon.

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