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News in Jackson County, Oregon

More thunder, lightning complicate NW wildfires
Wed, 13 Aug 2014 01:00:14 -0700

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber has authorized the state fire marshal to send structural firefighters and equipment to help local fire crews battle a new wildfire that is threatening more than 130 homes in southern Oregon's Jackson County.

Deputies: Road rage leads to fight between 2 men armed with guns
Sun, 31 Aug 2014 14:16:41 -0700

A road rage incident led to two men armed with guns fighting in southern Oregon, according to investigators.

Is that a fee or 'rent'? Sewer line fight roils
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 15:28:23 -0700

County lawsuit on Oregon City fee may have statewide impact The battle over a new compulsory fee may be won in a circuit court hearing Sept. 11. Or it might be won in the court of public opinion. Tri-City Service District and Oregon City are each spending thousands of ...

Storms complicate Western firefighting efforts
Wed, 13 Aug 2014 01:26:58 -0700

Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber has authorized the state fire marshal to send structural firefighters and equipment to help local fire crews battle a new wildfire that is threatening more than 130 homes in southern Oregon's Jackson County.

More thunder, lightning, wind complicate Western wildfire picture
Wed, 13 Aug 2014 01:25:24 -0700

Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber has authorized the state fire marshal to send structural firefighters and equipment to help local fire crews battle a new wildfire that is threatening more than 130 homes in southern Oregon's Jackson County.

Mom Arrested, Child Returned to Dad
Thu, 14 Aug 2014 12:12:01 -0700

MEDFORD, Ore. – After being missing for nearly a year, a little boy is being reunited with his dad. U.S. Marshals, Jackson County Sheriff’s Officers, Oregon State Police, Oregon Department of Human Services and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives all worked together to arrest the woman. Police have been looking for 31 … Continue reading »

Grants Pass woman accused of stabbing husband
Wed, 06 Aug 2014 11:23:43 -0700

KTVL Staff/KTVL.com The Jackson County Sheriff's Department arrested a woman accused of stabbing her husband with a kitchen knife. Deputies said they responded to the 7000 block of Rogue River Hwy. on Monday around 5 p.m. for a report of an assault. ...

Evacuations for OR Gulch Fire Removed
Mon, 11 Aug 2014 13:55:09 -0700

NEAR ASHLAND, Ore. — The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office is ordering that all evacuation orders for the Oregon Gulch Fire have been removed. This includes areas affected by the fire in both Jackson and Klamath counties. All California evacuation orders were removed last week. Fire crews are continuing to extinguish hot spots throughout the burn … Continue reading »

Search for missing hikers continues
Sun, 31 Aug 2014 00:34:21 -0700

Justin Matthews/KTVL.com APPLEGATE VALLEY, Ore.- Search and rescue teams from Jackson County, Siskiyou County, and Josephine County are working together to find a male and female who left for an exteneded hiking and camping trip Tuesday afternoon. ...

West Nile Virus detected in Jackson County
Fri, 08 Aug 2014 17:23:38 -0700

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. -- Jackson County's first positive test for West Nile Virus was confirmed Aug. 1, according to the Jackson County Vector Control District. The district routinely sets 32 adult mosquito traps baited with dry ice every week throughout the county to be sent to the Oregon State University Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory in Corvallis for testing. ...