Jackson County

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Corey Falls had no reason to expect an easy race to the Sheriff's Office in Jackson County, but he got one. 

Now the former Ashland Police deputy chief has been sheriff for more than a year, in a county with a growing population but some challenges in paying for county programs. 

We get a one-year-later perspective from the sheriff about the job. 

The 1890’s brought fascination with a new vehicle—the bicycle.  Enthusiasts could buy a Golden Eagle bike for $30 and a Phoenix Wheel bike for $40.

Oregon Historical County Records Guide

The fate of the Jackson County library will go before voters in May.

If passed, the proposal for a special tax district would create a property tax up to 60 cents per $1,000 of assessed property value.

A board of directors separate from the County Commissioners would run the district.