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JACKSON COUNTY, OREGON
10 S OAKDALE AVE
MEDFORD, OR 97501
September 18, 2021
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2020 Video Series

Chapter 9: ...And Then It Happened

Chapter 9: ...And Then It Happened Read more

For the past couple of years, your Jackson County Commissioners have relentlessly worked to avoid wildfires and months filled with choking smoke.

Chapter 8: Let's Get Funding Now

Chapter 8: Let's Get Funding Now Read more

For the past couple of years your Jackson County Commissioners, Colleen Roberts, Rick Dyer and Bob Strosser have relentlessly worked to avoid a repeat of the 2018 summer months filled with choking smoke from wildfires all around us. 

Chapter 7: Fire All Around Us

Chapter 7: Fire All Around Us Read more

To think what this summer would be like if we were using the old wildfire tactics of 2018.

Chapter 6: We Are Making A Difference

Chapter 6: We Are Making A Difference Read more

It's been a while since citizens shared their views about smoke and  wildfires. From this effort, came a proclamation that has been heard locally, in Salem, and across this nation.

Chapter 5: We Live Among The Trees

Chapter 5: We Live Among The Trees Read more

Recently we had a few fires start and got our first reminder of what a summer filled with choking smoke and wildfires is like.

Chapter 4: Our Economy Depends On It

Chapter 4: Our Economy Depends On It Read more
Over the last couple of years thousands of Jackson County citizens have worked alongside the Jackson County Board of Commissioners and expressed their views concerning the impact of wildfire and smoke on our communities, our economy and our...

Chapter 3: Our Health Depends On It

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Over the last couple of years thousands of Jackson County citizens have worked alongside the Jackson County Board of Commissioners and expressed their views concerning the impact of wildfire and smoke on our communities, our economy and our...

Chapter 2: Different Year - Stakes are High

Chapter 2: Different Year - Stakes are High Read more

2020 will forever be known as the year of COVID-19 - For Southern Oregon we hope it will not also be known as another year of deadly forest fires and lung-congesting smoke.

Chapter 1: It's wildfire season again in...

Chapter 1: It's wildfire season again in... Read more

Fire season has arrived again in Southern Oregon. It may be hard to think about what might happen if we have another wildfire and smoke summer like 2018.