Structure Fire Near White City

  WHITE CITY, Ore. — Investigators are looking into a structure fire reported this morning near White City. Fire officials say a car inside of the building caught fire.  The building did not have a name posted anywhere, but is believed to be an auto body repair shop. Firefighters said when the arrived on the … Continue reading »

Plane Crash Near White City

WHITE CITY, Ore —  A local pilot is reportedly uninjured after his small plane crashed in a White City field. Jackson County Sheriff’s deputies say the pilot was attempting to take off in his single engine plane when it lost power just after leaving the ground. The pilot apparently tried to glide the plane back … Continue reading »

Cause Unknown in White City Grass Fire

WHITE CITY, Ore. – Fire officials are investigating the cause of a 3.5-acre grassfire in White City. The fire began at just before noon Saturday. Fire District 3 and the Department of Forestry responded within five minutes of receiving the call. They say the quick response was fortunate given the speed at which the fire … Continue reading »

Suspects Escape High-Speed Chase

WHITE CITY, Ore. – Three suspects are on the loose after a car chase in White City. The nearly hour-long chase happened around 10:30 Friday night. Jackson County Sheriff’s deputies tried to stop a speeding white Cadillac on Route 62 near Avenue G. They say the car started to pull over and then sped off. … Continue reading »

Local Group Building Houses for Ducks

WHITE CITY, Ore. — Conservationists gathered on Saturday at the Denman Wildlife Area as part of an annual effort to preserve duck populations. The group, Delta Waterfowl Foundation, meets every year to build houses balanced on trees and atop poles for varying species of duck to breed and avoid predators. The Foundation claims that the … Continue reading »

Amy’s Kitchen Expanding White City Plant

WHITE CITY, Ore. – A national food manufacturer is expanding its White City plant. Local experts confirm Amy’s Kitchen, a California-based manufacturer of frozen and organic food, is investing $19 million in the expansion. The company originally built its Southern Oregon plant in 2006. Since then, it has grown from roughly 250 employees to more … Continue reading »

Fire Destroys Home on Christmas

WHITE CITY, Ore. — An early morning fire destroys a home. Investigators say everything inside the home is also a complete loss. Fire District No. 3 crew members responded to a home on the 1500 block on Jones Road in White City around 2 a.m. A neighbor made the call after hearing loud, popping noises … Continue reading »

Sawdust Sets Fire at Biomass

WHITE CITY, Ore.  — Over the weekend, smoke filled the sky in White City when a pile of sawdust at the Biomass One plant caught on fire, requiring outside assistance. Jackson County Fire District 3 responded to the call around 7:30 p.m. on Saturday evening and didn’t leave the scene until around 10:30 p.m. Fire … Continue reading »

Shooting in White City Neighborhood

WHITE CITY, Ore. — The Jackson County Sheriff’s office responded to a call that a man had been shot after trying to force his way into a White City home around 1:24 pm Monday afternoon. Officials say a man was banging on doors trying to force his way in saying he was being chased and … Continue reading »

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