Fire Officials Ask Community Feedback

WHITE CITY, Ore. — Fire District 3 is asking community members for feedback and ideas for improving over the next several years. The district held a two-day conference. Leaders from cities, police and assisting agencies all attended. Fire officials say they hold this meeting every three years or so, and use the information to make … Continue reading »

New Fencing for School Safety

WHITE CITY, Ore. — Jackson County School District 9 says safety is its top priority, and is now working on installing full fencing around each campus. At Table Rock Elementary, one opening at a gate is now the only spot you can enter or exit the campus during regular school hours, and it’s locked after … Continue reading »

OSP Search for Hit & Run Driver

WHITE CITY, Ore. — Oregon State Police are searching for the vehicle and driver involved in a hit and run crash that critically injured a pedestrian early Saturday morning. OSP reports at approximately 3:15 a.m., 41-year-old Christopher Joseph Thompson was struck by an unknown vehicle on Highway 62 near milepost 7 in front of the … Continue reading »

Gang Activity Leads to Search Warrants

WHITE CITY, Ore. — A spike in gang activity in White City led law enforcement to serve four search warrants this morning. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office and Medford Area Drug and Gang Enforcement have been working together for a couple of weeks, investigating recent gang activity which includes two drive by shootings and a … Continue reading »

Driver Injured in White City Crash

WHITE CITY, Ore. — A driver is in the hospital in unknown condition after crashing into a ditch at the corner of Modoc and Table Rock Road in White City. Skidmarks were left behind at the scene. Sheriff’s deputies say a male driver was found unconscious by two passers-by who stopped to help. They say … Continue reading »

Shooting in White City Investigated

WHITE CITY, Ore. — Jackson County Sheriff’s Deputies say there appears to have been a drive-by shooting in White City on Saturday night. The incident was reported on the 3000 block of Avenue H. Officers got the call at 8:45 p.m. with reports of shots fired, and during the investigation, officers found multiple shell casings. … Continue reading »

125 Veterans Sick With Norovirus

WHITE CITY, Ore. — Wednesday, veterans could be seen crossing Crater Lake Highway to grab a cup of coffee or go to the convenience store. Along the way, each one was talking about the Norovirus and some even said Wednesday was the first day they were feeling better after first feeling symptoms on Saturday. While … Continue reading »

White City Property Theft Investigated

WHITE CITY, Ore. — Thousands of dollars’ worth of equipment has been stolen from a local business, according to the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office. The sheriff’s office says a dump trailer was stolen from Corey Vitus Construction’s storage property in White City. The sheriff’s office says someone cut a section of fence and rolled the … Continue reading »

Jo-Gro Facility to Close

NEAR GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A facility processing waste-water bio-solids in Grants Pass for more than a decade will soon be shutting down. Wednesday night, city council approved disposing of waste-water solids in the Dry Creek Landfill in White City. Council members say they chose this option to save thousands of dollars a year in … Continue reading »

Housing for Homeless Veterans

WHITE CITY, Ore. — Two new apartment complexes have opened up to help homeless veterans and low income families. The Housing Authority of Jackson County held an open house for the new Freedom Square complex in White City on Thursday. The apartment complex features 34 units, 18 of which are being used to help veterans … Continue reading »

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