Articles tagged with: Josephine County

11 August 2015

Josephine County Sheriff won't enforce new background check gun law

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

Josephine County, Ore. -- Josephine County Sheriff Dave Daniel says he will not enforce Oregon's new background checks on private gun sales.  The measure requires criminal and mental health checks ...

13 July 2015

Grants Pass man arrested after breaking into child daycare center at RCC

Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore. --- A Grants Pass man is in jail after police say he broke into the child daycare center at Rogue Community College.According to the Josephine County Sheriff's Office 28-year-old K ...

10 July 2015

Lightning sparks 10 small fires in Jackson and Josephine counties

Posted in Local

Ore. --- Lightning is being blamed for 10 small fires in Jackson and Josephine counties overnight.The Oregon Department of Forestry says the largest fires have only been about a quarter of an acre i ...

09 July 2015

Josephine County offering emergency notification system to citizens

Posted in Local

Josephine County, Ore. -- If you live in Josephine County you can receive alerts about emergencies happening in your area. The Josephine County Board of Commissioners will spend $6,000 to subscribe ...

07 July 2015

Oregon state troopers cleared in officer involved shooting in Grants Pass

Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore. -- Two Oregon State Troopers are cleared of any wrongdoing in a fatal officer involved shooting in Grants Pass back in May. The Josephine County District Attorney's Office says tr ...

30 June 2015

Oregon is leading the nation in illegal tobacco sales to minors

Posted in Regional

Ore. --- Oregon is leading the nation in illegal tobacco sales to minors, but even undercover federal and state investigations aren't slowing down sales.    Hundreds of Oregon markets are current ...

29 June 2015

Property taxes could be raised if Oregon voters approve

Posted in Local

Ore. --- 13 counties may soon be seeing higher property taxes. If Oregon voters pass the resolution, a minimum permanent property tax rate would be raised to $2 per thousand dollars of assessed valu ...

21 June 2015

Buckskin Wildfire 50% contained

Posted in Local

(Updated 6/24 2:47 p.m.) Josephine County, Ore. --- The Buckskin Fire is now 50% contained.The fire has burned more than 5,300 acres about 10 miles southwest of Cave Junction.  The fire growth is d ...

16 June 2015

Emergency alerts now offered to citizens in Josephine County

Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore. --- If you live in Josephine County, you can now receive alerts about emergencies happening in your area.The citizen alert system sends emergency information to residents who may b ...

15 June 2015

OSP investigating fatal crash in Josephine County

Posted in Local

Josephine County, Ore. -- (Media Release from OSP) An early morning crash in Josephine County takes the life of a Grants Pass woman.  According to Sergeant Brandon Boice, on Monday, June 15, 2015, ...