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20 May 2015

Josephine County votes against a levy to fund public safety

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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 ...

20 May 2015

MPD and other city departments go door-to-door to ask for feedback

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Medford, Ore. --- Dozens of residents in south Medford received a special visit from the Medford Police Department, Fire and Rescue, and city staff Tuesday night.They were out going door to door ask ...

20 May 2015

Oregon testing pay-per-mile system

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Medford, Ore. --- Oregon is looking to make up lost gas tax revenue with a new program aimed at drivers of fuel-efficient and electric cars. The Oregon Department of Transportation is currently recr ...

20 May 2015

Oregon lawmakers consider sales tax for marijuana

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Oregon lawmakers are considering creating a sales tax for marijuana.The proposed tax would be applied to growers in the state.The tax is part of a bill being discussed by a joint house and senate co ...

20 May 2015

Navy serviceman missing since April found safe

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Medford, Ore. -- A sailor, reported missing possibly in the Klamath Falls area, is home safe. According to a close family friend and the Let's Find Daeland Wyse Facebook page, the 29-year old Navy s ...

20 May 2015

Ashland High School principal accepts job with Medford School District

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Medford, Ore. --- After 25 years working in the Ashland School District, Ashland High School Principal Michelle Zundel has accepted a new job with the Medford School District. Zundel will fill Super ...

20 May 2015

Gunshot victim found in Grants Pass home, officials investigating

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Updated 5/20 3:20 p.m.) Officials have identified the victim as 25-year-old Michael Scott Todnem and say he is recovering from his injuries at the Three Rivers Hospital.  The incident is still und ...

20 May 2015

Grants Pass Police investigating apparent murder suicide after man and woman found dead

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Grants Pass, Ore. -- Grants Pass Police say they responded to a report of disturbance in the area of 1103 NW Sunset Way just after midnight on Wednesday. When officials arrived on scene they found 2 ...

19 May 2015

JoCo public safety levy fails for fourth time

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore.-- For a fourth time Josephine County voters managed to give a public safety tax levy the "thumbs down." This time by a close vote of 54 to 46 percent. The money would've helped pa ...

19 May 2015

Special election results

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15-134 Five Year Local Option Levy ASHLAND SCHOOL DISTRICT 5 Yes Votes: 3,830 Percent 72.39 No Votes:  1,461 Percent 27.61 Total  5,291 Director, Pos 4 MEDFORD SCHOOL DISTRICT 549C Karen Starchvic ...