Beekman Bank Opens for Tours

JACKSONVILLE, Ore. — For the first time in years, visitors got a rare opportunity to look behind the counter at the second oldest bank in the Pacific Northwest on Saturday. The tours of the Beekman Bank were part of Jacksonville’s “History Saturday.” More than $40 million in gold crossed the bank’s counters in the second … Continue reading »

Locals Push for History Tax Levy

EAGLE POINT, Ore. – A group of locals is trying to secure county dollars to protect Jackson County’s historic artifacts. Our Heritage Matters started a signature drive in Eagle Point today to get a tax levy on the ballot. That tax levy would amount to five cents per thousand dollars of property value. The money … Continue reading »