White City Controlled Burns Postponed

WHITE CITY, Ore. —  Grayback Forestry burned 15 acres near Table Rock Road on Thursday morning in a controlled burn to prepare for another burn that would have been almost 10 times larger. The 143 acre burn was suppose to happen Friday morning, but was cancelled Thursday evening due to less-than-ideal conditions in the area. Oregon … Continue reading »

Names Released of Chase Suspects

WHITE CITY, Ore. — Police released the names of the suspects who they said stole a car and then led them on a pursuit late Tuesday night. The Jackson County Sheriff said a deputy spotted a car that matched the description of a stolen vehicle in White City. The deputy said the car took off, … Continue reading »

Another Person Suspects Home Was Shot

  WHITE CITY, Ore. — Another person in the neighborhood of Saturday night’s drive by shooting believes her house fell victim to the violence as well. Griselda Marney returned from a weekend away yesterday and noticed what she believes to be two bullet holes in her house. This comes after a suspected drive by shooting … Continue reading »

Man Finds Bullet After Drive By Shooting

WHITE CITY, Ore. — A father was shocked to find what he believes to be a bullet from this weekend’s drive by shooting in White City. Monday night, an officer showed up to collect the evidence that hit closer to home than the family could have imagined. Tucker Campagne was home on Saturday night and … Continue reading »

White City Hears Presentation On Gangs

WHITE CITY, Ore. — White City residents now have a better grasp on the gang problem in their area after a presentation Thursday night. Two years worth of information put together by the Jackson County Gang Task force was shared. This revealed that people have seen increases in vandalism, drug crimes, and violent crimes in … Continue reading »

ODOT Project Hits Speed Bump

WHITE CITY, Ore. — Eric Gregory lives in White City and said sometimes, the traffic going into Medford can be brutal. “Bumper to bumper probably from Fred Meyer clear back to the Wal-Mart there, some days,” said Gregory. Eliminating that traffic is the goal of the Oregon Department of Transportation’s expressway project, but that project … Continue reading »

Citizen Stops Shoplifter

WHITE CITY, Ore. — Zachary Earll saved the day on Sunday, Dec. 15, when he stopped a burglary in progress at the Big R, located on Highway 62 in White City. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office responded to Big R at 1:45 p.m. for a shoplifting. A store employee was working at the counter when … Continue reading »

Newly Hired Principals Are Diverse

WHITE CITY, Ore. — A new study by the Department of Education shows students who learn English as second language are struggling when it comes to meeting educational objectives for their grade. School District 9 just hired two new principals each with diverse background in education. Education officials hope this will help improve the learning environment … Continue reading »

Local Firefighter Dies in Siskiyou Co.

SISKIYOU COUNTY, Calif. — White City Firefighter Oscar Montano-Garcia died Sunday afternoon while working on the Nabob Fire in Siskiyou County. Garcia was 55 years old and a contract firefighter for Pacific Coast Contracting.   He died from a heart attack on the fire lines. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office was the first to respond … Continue reading »

Thieves Target Family’s Craigslist Ad

WHITE CITY, Ore. — As the final boxes were moved out of Oscar Millan’s home, he was still hard at work checking chores off a to-do list. “We’re moving into a smaller house, we’re moving in with my stepsister because my mom has cancer and it’s just me and her here so we’re all going … Continue reading »

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