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News in Jackson County, Oregon
Secretary of State's Office investigates Sheriff Mike Winters
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:35:06 -0700
Medford, Ore. -- The Oregon Secretary of State's Office is investigating Jackson County Sheriff Mike Winters for allegedly providing false information in the Jackson County voter's pamphlet. Tony Green, the spokesman for the Secretary of State's Office says it's a "Class C felony, there are maximums but the potential is a small amount of jail time and a fine." Green say he can't tell us the ...
Jackson County Talks Water Management
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:32:11 -0700
JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. — Jackson County is looking to the state of Colorado as a model for a sustainable water project called the WISE project. WISE stands for Water for Irrigation, Streams and Economy. Jackson County is currently working on finding funding to bring this project to Southern Oregon. The WISE project could help improve … Continue reading »
State Investigating Sheriff Winters
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:47:15 -0700
JACKSON COUNTY, Ore – The Oregon Secretary of State’s Office is investigating the re-election of Jackson County Sheriff Mike Winters, after receiving an allegation of false information in the November Election Voter Pamphlet. According to officials, this type of investigation may lead to criminal charges. NewsWatch 12 has reached out to Sheriff Winter’s for his reaction, but so far he … Continue ...
News10 News Break Oct. 22
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:20:14 -0700
Jackson and Josephine Counties looking at pot tax MEDFORD, Ore. -- Jackson and Josephine Counties are hopping on board to put a tax on recreational marijuana in case a measure legalizing the activity passes in November. Today, the Jackson County Board of Commissioners met for their first reading of the weed tax. ...
Rollover crash in White City
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:19:20 -0700
Jackson County Sheriff's Office, Jackson County Fire District 3 and Mercy Flights responding to rollover in White City on Antelope and Agate. News10's Justin Matthews is at the scene and says the vehicle involved in the crash is filled with marijuana
Police: Nothing illegal in White City crash
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:04:15 -0700
WHITE CITY, Ore. -- A pizza box and lots of marijuana. That's what emergency crews found inside and around a wrecked SUV in White City. Jackson County Sheriff deputies say it rolled over several times until it came to a rest on its side near the intersection of Antelope and Agate Roads. ...
Crash victim cited for DUII
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 19:34:24 -0700
Justin Matthews/KTVL.com JACKSON COUNTY, Ore.- The Jackson County Sheriff's Office confirmed the driver of the roll-over vehicle on East Antelope Road in Eagle Point was a medical marijuana card holder, but cited the man with driving under the influence of intoxicants (DUII). ...
Secretary of State's Office investigating Sheriff Mike Winters
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:35:41 -0700
Medford, Ore.-- The Oregon Secretary of State's Office said Tuesday they're investigating Jackson County Sheriff Mike Winters. They said a complaint was filed this month about incorrect information in the Jackson County Election voter's pamphlet. Spokesman for the Secretary of State's Office, Tony Green, could not go into detail about what information they are investigating. Green said if the ...
Jackson County Health briefs public about how they're preparing for Ebola
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 17:05:32 -0700
Medford, Ore. -- The Jackson County Health Department held a press conference briefing the community on how they're preparing for Ebola on Thursday. The important thing the health department tried to impress upon those at the meeting today, is the likelihood of Ebola spreading to Southern Oregon is very low. Nevertheless, it's hard not to worry, or even panic. According to the CDC, the mortality ...
Car in rollover crash filled with marijuana
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:49:15 -0700
Jackson County Sheriff's Office, Jackson County Fire District 3 and Mercy Flights responding to rollover in White City on Antelope and Agate. News10's Justin Matthews is at the scene and says the vehicle involved in the crash is filled with marijuana. ...