Tanker Base Honors Former Commissioner

MEDFORD, Ore.– The air tanker base at the Medford Airport is getting a new name. A sign was revealed this Wednesday afternoon, recognizing the late County Commissioner, Jack Walker. Twelve years ago, the U.S. Forest Service was considering closing the base at the Medford Airport and moving it to Klamath Falls. Jack Walker lead the … Continue reading »

Family Remembers Former Commissioner

MEDFORD, Ore. – Family and community members mourn the death of former Jackson County commissioner Jack Walker. Walker, who served as commissioner from 1995 until 2010, died at midnight at the age of 73. He had been battling a number of debilitating medical conditions for years. His niece and county clerk, Chris Walker, says he’ll … Continue reading »