Articles tagged with: Josephine County

17 March 2014

Inmate's 'fall' highlights jail's medical cost woes

Posted in Local, Economy

Grants Pass, Ore. -- (Grants Pass Daily Courier) Highlighting the high cost of health care for inmates, authorities say a female prisoner at the Josephine County Jail recently faked a fall and then ...

13 March 2014

Man says suspects posed as police in home invasion

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

Cave Junction, Ore. --  Barrett Kearney said he woke up to six armed robbers in his house. He said they were carrying AK-47's. Kearney said the men kicked down his door claiming they were police w ...

12 March 2014

Rough and Ready Lumber Company to reopen this summer

Posted in Local, Economy

Cave Junction, Ore. -- After sitting idle for almost a year Rough and Ready Lumber Company is getting the support to start back up this summer. Oregon's Governor John Kitzhaber announced Friday that ...

10 March 2014

Statistics show extensive work load for OSP in Josephine County

Posted in Local, Politics, Economy

Grants Pass, Ore. -- New statistics show just how much work Oregon State Troopers are doing in Josephine County. Budeget cuts in 2012 left Sheriff Gil Gilbertson with just two deputies. And to make ...

07 March 2014

Grants Pass Police arrest man barricaded for three hours

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore.-- Friday The Grants Pass SWAT Team entered a house on Madrone Street with guns up and armor out ready to take down a man who police said barricaded himself inside his house. Police ...

04 March 2014

Grants Pass store fire believed arson

Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore. -- Grants Pass Police believe the cause of a fire at a local food store was arson, according to the press release. Police and Fire crews responded to a 911 call of a fire at Out R ...

13 February 2014

Jake Roberts BMX Racer

Posted in Sports, Joe's Journal

Grants Pass, Ore. -- At nine years old Jake Roberts of Grants Pass, already has the attention of BMX racers nation wide.  He just finished one of the best seasons of any racer, in *any* age group.. ...

04 February 2014

Police investigate multiple car break ins at Grants Pass beauty school

Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore. -- Police are investigating multiple car break ins at Phagan's Grants Pass College of Beauty and students are watching their vehicles a little more carefully. Two of the break-ins ...

18 January 2014

Rally for Cave Junction hit and run victims

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

CAVE JUNCTION, Ore.-- Dozens marched along Highway 199 for Jarred Houston and Robert Calvin. In late October of last year both men got into an argument along Highway 199 in Cave Junction and died a ...