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League Of Oregon Cities Conference

Among the discussions Rogue River City Administrator Ryan Nolan and Mayor Pam VanArsdale were part of at the League of Oregon Cities’ state conference in Klamath Falls late last month, the most important was the Oregon State Legislature’s efforts to reform Measure 110, the Drug Addiction Treatment and Recovery Act.[Read More…]

Millions In New Funding To Address Local Needs

The Governor signed the Emergency Housing Stability and Production Package (Senate Bill 1530, Senate Bill 1537) into law. Between this package and other legislation signed recently, including the Oregon Drug Intervention Plan (House Bill 4002, House Bill 5204), lawmakers representing Jackson County in the Oregon State Legislature are celebrating more[Read More…]

Man Sentenced To 14 Years In Federal Prison

A Springfield, Oregon man was sentenced to federal prison on Wednesday, May 1, 2024 for repeatedly possessing and distributing photos and videos depicting child sexual abuse. Randy Lee Cook, 43, was sentenced to 168 months in federal prison and a life term of supervised release. According to court documents, in[Read More…]

Mental Health Awareness Month

Oregon Health Authority is recognizing Mental Health Awareness Month during May by promoting resources that support mental well-being for all Oregonians. One in five people will experience a mental health condition in a given year, and about half of all Americans will meet the criteria for a diagnosable mental health[Read More…]