Articles tagged with: Josephine County

17 April 2015

Oath Keepers ask public to stop threats to BLM and U.S. Forest Service

Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore. --- A civil rights group continues to protect land north of Grants Pass and now they're presenting a straightforward request to the public.The Oath Keepers of Josephine County shar ...

19 March 2015

Josephine County woman concerned with animal control investigation

Posted in Local

Applegate Valley, Ore. --- An Applegate valley woman is filing a complaint against Josephine County for the way they are handling an animal control investigation.Debra Catalina took this picture of ...

12 March 2015

Josephine County starts background checks in the purchasing of firearms

Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore. --- Josephine County is joining Jackson and other counties around the state, in their position on background checks for firearms. Josephine County commissioners say they approved a ...

05 March 2015

One of the missing dogs from JOCO Animal Shelter has been found

Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore. --- The Josephine County Sheriff's Office says one of the animals stolen from the Josephine County Animal Control Shelter last month has been found. Officials say on Wednesday they ...

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

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 ...