Articles tagged with: Josephine County

30 June 2015

Oregon is leading the nation in illegal tobacco sales to minors

Posted in Regional

Ore. --- Oregon is leading the nation in illegal tobacco sales to minors, but even undercover federal and state investigations aren't slowing down sales.    Hundreds of Oregon markets are current ...

29 June 2015

Property taxes could be raised if Oregon voters approve

Posted in Local

Ore. --- 13 counties may soon be seeing higher property taxes. If Oregon voters pass the resolution, a minimum permanent property tax rate would be raised to $2 per thousand dollars of assessed valu ...

21 June 2015

Buckskin Wildfire 50% contained

Posted in Local

(Updated 6/24 2:47 p.m.) Josephine County, Ore. --- The Buckskin Fire is now 50% contained.The fire has burned more than 5,300 acres about 10 miles southwest of Cave Junction.  The fire growth is d ...

16 June 2015

Emergency alerts now offered to citizens in Josephine County

Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore. --- If you live in Josephine County, you can now receive alerts about emergencies happening in your area.The citizen alert system sends emergency information to residents who may b ...

15 June 2015

OSP investigating fatal crash in Josephine County

Posted in Local

Josephine County, Ore. -- (Media Release from OSP) An early morning crash in Josephine County takes the life of a Grants Pass woman.  According to Sergeant Brandon Boice, on Monday, June 15, 2015, ...

29 May 2015

Josephine County Oathkeepers demobilizing

Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore. -- The Oathkeepers of Josephine County say they're moving operations out of the Sugar Pine Mine area for good, but they say their work is far from over. The group began security op ...

20 May 2015

Josephine County votes against a levy to fund public safety

Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore. --- The results from yesterday, May 19th, special election are in.For the fourth time since 2012, voters in Josephine County voted against a levy to fund public safety, 54% said no ...

19 May 2015

Jury reviewing accused murder, Gary Goins case

Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore. --- After a month long trial and hundreds of pieces of evidence, a jury is now debating the fate of accused murderer, Gary Goins.Goins is accused of murdering his brother Dennis Go ...

06 May 2015

Josephine County declares a drought emergency

Posted in Local

Josephine County, Ore. -- The Josephine County Board of Commissioners unanimously declared a drought emergency this Wednesday morning. The declaration is now on its way to Salem, where Governor Kat ...

30 April 2015

Grants Pass man sentenced to jail after pleading guilty to raping teen

Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore. --- A Josephine county man will spend the next 11 and a half years behind bars for raping a teenage girl.24-year-old Axel Vaughan Reese Ries previously pleaded guilty to multiple r ...