Articles tagged with: Josephine County

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 ...

24 September 2014

ODF lowers fire danger level

Posted in Local

Ore. --- The Oregon Department of Forestry is lowering the fire danger level from extreme to high on ODF protected lands in both Jackson and Josephine counties as a result of the rain.ODF officials ...

19 September 2014

Donald Easley found guilty

Posted in Local

Kerby, Ore. --- A Kerby man has been found guilty of shooting and killing his neighbor.A Josephine county jury deliberated briefly before finding 65 year old Donald Easley guilty of murdering Laron ...

25 August 2014

Grants Pass man arrested at Jefferson State Hemp Expo

Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore. -- Oregon State Police arrested 27 year old Timothy Seaux at the Jefferson State Hemp Expo in Josephine County on Sunday morning. When police arrived on scene Seaux, who was naked ...

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 ...