Articles tagged with: Josephine County

17 February 2015

Asante creates over 800 new jobs in Josephine County, boosting economy

Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore. --- The economy is picking up in Josephine County.From December 2013 to December 2014 the county added 880 jobs, which resulted in a drop in the unemployment from 10.1% to 9.3%.A b ...

20 January 2015

JoCo group working to get public safety tax levy on May ballot

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore.-- Community United for Safety is a group of Josephine County Residents who are ready to see some change in their county. They're behind the effort to put a public safety tax levy o ...

13 January 2015

"He's watching us from heaven" Family of man stabbed to death, speaks out

Written by Travis Koch, Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore. -- The family of a man murdered at a Grants Pass bar in 2014 demands their son's killer look at them as he's sent off to prison. It all happened Monday when Mike McCoy's family con ...

12 January 2015

Selma man sentenced to 25 years for stabbing man to death

Posted in Local

Josephine County, Ore. -- A Selma man will spend at least 25 years in prison for stabbing another man to death. The Daily Courier is reporting that 40-year old Britt Bones was sentenced today in Jo ...

02 December 2014

Thousands of Rogue Valley seniors are hungry

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- 17,000 seniors and those on disability are hungry in Jackson and Josephine County. That's about the entire population of Central Point. The Rogue Valley Council of Governments off ...

19 November 2014

Companies in the Rogue Valley step up to help the hungry

Posted in Local

Ore. --- Thousands of pounds of potatoes are dropped off in the Rogue Valley, just in time for the turkey day holiday.40,000 pounds of locally grown "Wong’s potatoes" were delivered today to food ...

06 November 2014

Josephine Community Library District measure fails

Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore. --- Disappointed, but determined to move on.That is the attitude of supporters who tried to push to fund the Josephine County Library District. Measure 17-62 failed by just a littl ...

31 October 2014

Push to ban pesticide use in Josephine County

Posted in Local

Josephine County, Ore. -- There's a push to ban the use of pesticides by governments and corporations in Josephine County. If passed, Measure 17-63 would prohibit the use of pesticides on all lands ...

22 October 2014

Grants Pass community watch

Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore. --- The Josephine County Sheriff’s Office says they've received a large positive response to their plans to organize a community watch program.The groups would primarily be train ...

07 October 2014

Two people arrested following shooting near Merlin

Posted in Local, Regional

Merlin, Ore. --- One person is in custody and the victim is being treated at a hospital following a shooting last night near Merlin. 51 year old David Edward Miller was arrested and charged with sh ...