Phone Service is Down for Some People in Jackson County

On Monday, March 19, 2012, just after 8:35 AM, the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office responded to 4355 Highway 227, in Trail for reports of a home fully engulfed with flames. Shortly after the home started to burn, the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office and Emergency Communications of Southern Oregon became aware that the fire interrupted phone…

4H banquet & auction raises $12,964

Jackson County 4H clubs  held their third annual banquet and fund-raiser auction Friday, March 9, in the Mace Building at the Jackson County Expo.  The event was well attended, with estimates of participation ranging from 200-250 parents, friends, leaders and sponsors. Beginning at 6 p. m., guests were treated to a St. Patrick’s Day theme,…

Stockmen oppose process using public money

Jackson County Stockmen, meeting in Medford on Monday, March 13, approved sending a position paper to the Oregon Water Enhancement Board (OWEB), opposing using public monies to purchase formerly public lands.  What has been happening is that environmental organizations have been getting federal grants, then turning to OWEB to get matching funds while committing very…

4H Annual Dinner Auction

Jackson County 4H Leaders Association will be holding their 3rd annual dinner auction at the Jackson County Expo in the Mace building on March 9th. There will be a filet mignon dinner with live music. Tickets are $25 per person and are available at the Brotherton Embroidery Office: 419 E. Pine St. Central Point, 541-664-3299…

4H Annual Dinner Auction

Jackson County 4H Leaders Association will be holding their 3rd annual dinner auction at the Jackson County Expo in the Mace building on March 9th. There will be a filet mignon dinner with live music. Tickets are $25 per person and are available at the Brotherton Embroidery Office: 419 E. Pine St. Central Point, 541-664-3299…

Fans Don’t Let Fans Drive Drunk

Make the right play to save your life and others. On Super Bowl Sunday, the Medford Police Department teamed up with the Oregon State Police, Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, Talent Police Department and Eagle Point Police Department to conduct a high visibility D.U.I.I. saturation patrol.  The involved officers focused their enforcement efforts to the City…

Celebration will mark end of WC Urban Renewal

Through vision, commitment, community partnerships and hard work, the Jackson County Urban Renewal Agency is coming to a close two years ahead of schedule. The public is invited to join on Thursday, Dec. 1, to celebrate the “sunset” of the Jackson County Urban Renewal Agency and dedication of the White City Community Park, which is…

Urban renewal celebration

The Jackson County (White City) Urban Renewal project has officially ended. There will be a special ceremony on Thursday, Dec. 1 at 1 p.m. at the new White City Community Park  behind the Rogue Family Center. A number of those who have been involved , including some that were initially involved, will be in attendance…

Deputy D.A. Dave Hoppe, candidate for D.A.

{gallery}11_22_11/da{/gallery} Dave Hoppe announced his candidacy  for the office of District Attorney of Jackson County on  Nov. 15 at a press conference on the steps of the courthouse.  Hoppe says he has the right experience for the job, and describes himself as the “People’s Candidate.” While he  is probably best known by the public for…

Finally, serious ideas to extend Hwy.140

{gallery}11_22_11/140{/gallery} Same venue; different address; alternate means of  access. These seemingly insignificant modifications may have explained the sparse turnout Nov. 16, for the 5-7 p.m. open house presented by Oregon’s Department of Transportation. The location, Jackson County Parks Auditorium, no longer provides the once-familiar, though circuitous entry via Antelope Road. The structure’s address of choice…

Corps proposes fill for Agate vernal pools

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is asking the public to review and comment on a proposed regional general permit authorizing fill material to be placed in vernal pool wetlands or other waters within the Agate Desert region of Jackson County, Ore. Previous versions of the RGP were issued for public review on May 5,…