Articles tagged with: Josephine County

18 August 2014

Commissioners ask should we tax recreational marijuana?

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Josephine County, Ore. -- Josephine County voters will have the chance to decide whether or not the county should tax recreational marijuana if a statewide measure legalizes it in November. If recre ...

27 June 2014

Josephine County man facing prison after abusing his stepson

Posted in Local

Josephine County, Ore. -- A Josephine County man convicted of attacking his 2-year-old stepson faces more than seven years in prison. The Grants Pass Daily Courier reports a toddler suffered rupture ...

02 June 2014

Governor declares drought emergency in Josephine County

Posted in Local, Regional, Weather

Help is on the way for three more Oregon counties dealing with the drought. Governor Kitzhaber declared drought emergencies Monday in Josephine, Grant and Wheeler counties. They join Jackson, Lake ...

02 June 2014

Fire season begins today in three Southern Oregon counties

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- Fire season begins in three counties across Southern Oregon today. Those counties include Jackson, Josephine and Klamath. With the start of fire season, backyard burning and debris ...

21 May 2014

GMO ban: what's next?

Posted in Local, Politics

Jackson County, Ore. -- A historical victory passing measure 15-119 a ban on GMO Farming, according to Our Family Farms Coalition. Elise Higley of the coalition said "we are just forever grateful fo ...

20 May 2014

Race for Josephine County Sheriff

Posted in Local, Politics

Grants Pass, Ore. -- Initial results from Josephine County showed current sheriff Gil Gilbertson is trailing behind Grants Pass Police officer Dave Daniel.   was talking with supports and candidat ...

20 May 2014

Mental health services for young people a "grave situation"

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local, Health

Grants Pass, Ore. -- When it comes to mental health care for kids and young adults in Southern Oregon, the situation is grave. That's according to a Rogue Regional Medical Center psychiatrist. On Mo ...

18 May 2014

Body found near Wolf Creek

Posted in Local, Regional

Near Wolf Creek, Ore. -- The remains of an unidentified body were found Saturday afternoon near the 8100 block of Lower Graves Creek Road. Oregon State Police Criminal Investigations Division, the ...

16 May 2014

Parents on edge after multiple school threats

Posted in Local

Murphy, Ore. -- Parents are on high alert after two threats in one day at Hidden Valley High School. The school was placed on lock-down for a few hours Thursday and a suspect was arrested after all ...