Jackson County, OR

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Golf Tip of the Week: Stone Ridge Golf Club

Since its new owners took over in 2019, Stone Ridge Golf Club has undergone a lot of changes. These changes have been geared at improving and replacing the irrigation system, enhancing the conditions of the greens and fairways, and making the course more playable for the average golfer.
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Suspect Arrested After Attempting to Elude Police

MEDFORD, Ore. - Suspect arrested after high-speed chase and attempting to elude law enforcement in the Medford area. A suspect attempted to elude the Pacific Northwest Violent Offender Task Force (PNVOTF), on a motorcycle Wednesday afternoon. The Task Force, including personnel from the United States Marshals Service, Jackson County Sheriff's Office (JCSO), and the Medford Police Department (MPD), arrested Christopher Lee Ridders, 34, at around 3:15 p.m.
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Fugitive on motorcycle arrested in Phoenix after high-speed chase

MEDFORD, Ore. — The high-speed pursuit of a wanted man riding a motorcycle ended Wednesday afternoon when he struck a police vehicle and crashed on the I-5 interchange in Phoenix, according to the Jackson County Sheriff's Office. Sheriff's Office deputies attempted to pull 34-year-old Christopher Lee Ridders over in White...
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Over 50,000 illegal marijuana plants seized and destroyed

Jackson County, Ore. - Detectives with the Oregon State Police seized 74 greenhouses and destroyed 52,804 illegal marijuana plants when serving a search warrant in Eagle Point on June 10. According to an Oregon State Police Facebook post, law enforcement around Jackson County have been working with the local water...
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Governor Kate Brown Announces Updates to County Risk Levels

(Salem, OR) — Governor Kate Brown today announced updates to county risk levels under the state’s public health framework to reduce transmission and protect Oregonians from COVID-19. A complete list of counties and their associated risk levels is available here. Jackson County has been approved to move down from High...
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Douglas County will stay at High Risk level for COVID-19, as Governor Kate Brown announced updates to the county risk levels on Tuesday. Jackson County has been approved to move down from High Risk to Moderate Risk. Effective Friday, there will be 22 counties at Lower Risk, 5 at Moderate Risk and 9 at High Risk. A complete list of counties and their associated risk levels is available at: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1UrOx6zmsZn8_8F-zDKICG-NF-Qb78Jh1/view.
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Jackson County commissioners vote to bolster enforcement of cannabis-related complaints

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. -- Jackson County Board of Commissioners say they are dealing with a swift and alarming increase in cannabis-related complaints. Though legitimate, licensed cannabis and hemp grows have been prevalent in Jackson County for the past several years, the Sheriff's Office recently began sounding the alarm about an influx of illegal grows. This is where the complication comes in.
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Senator Merkley to hold remote town hall for Jackson County

Portland, OR - Oregon's U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley will hold a remote town hall for Jackson County on Wednesday, June 23. He will update constituents on his work in Washington, D.C., and answer their questions and invite their suggestions about how to tackle the challenges facing Oregon and America. "Hearing...
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Governor Kate Brown signs human composting bill into law

SALEM, Ore — Oregon is now the third state in the US to legalize human composting. Governor Kate Brown signed House Bill 2574 into law on Tuesday, which will add the process known as natural organic reduction to the approved methods for death care in the state. Rep. Pam Marsh...