Cold Case Murder Suspect Arrested In Gold Hill

<B / I > Courtesy of Jackson County Sheriff’s Office Jackson County Sheriff’s Office (JCSO) detectives assisted California investigators in arresting a man Monday for a cold case homicide that occurred in Vallejo, California in 1987. The suspect, Fred Cain III, 69, was arrested at 4:45 p.m. Monday at his[Read More…]

City Wants More Speed Signs

Motorists who drive from downtown Rogue River and north on Pine Street as it turns into East Evans Creek Road, and vice-versa, have no doubt passed through the solar-powered speed-detecting signs posted on both the south and north ends of the Rogue River Elementary School campuses since they’ve been put[Read More…]

Ride The Rogue Has Lower Turnout

Organizers of the 12th Ride The Rogue cycling event, hoping for solid late registration to help bolster what had been a slower than usual pre-registration period, with great late summer/early fall weather through all of last week, received the letdown of letdowns, when on Fri., Sept. 22, smoke from somewhere[Read More…]

Illegal Marijuana Task Force Serves 14 Warrants

Courtesy of Jackson County Sheriff’s Office The Illegal Marijuana Enforcement Team (IMET) served 14 separate search warrants in July and August, yielding approximately 24,681 plants, 1,531 lbs. processed black-market cannabis, 20 firearms, and more than $20,000 in cash. The search warrants led to six arrests so far with investigations open[Read More…]

Tub Springs Water Returns

Water once again flows at the historic tubs at Tub Springs State Wayside, but now as a feature and not a source of drinking water. Water to the historic drinking water tub was shut off in January due to water quality concerns. The Oregon Health Authority ordered the tubs closed[Read More…]

BLM Celebrates Free Day

The Bureau of Land Management is waiving recreation day-use fees for visitors on September 23, 2023, in celebration of the 30th annual National Public Lands Day. NPLD is the nation’s largest, single-day volunteer event for public lands held annually on the fourth Saturday in September. To recognize 30 years of[Read More…]

Medford Police Launches New Technology

Courtesy of Medford Police Department On September 19, the Medford Police Department launched new technology that will help us better communicate with the citizens and serve those needing police services. (Removed will and changed launch to launched) MPD launched SPIDR Tech, a digital customer service engagement tool in hopes to[Read More…]