Articles tagged with: Grants Pass

26 May 2014

Boatnik wraps up with hydroplane race

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local, Entertainment

Grants Pass, Ore. -- Memorial Day means the biggest day of Boatnik. The four day festival wrapped up with a 48 mile hydroplane boat race. Participants raced in memory of Tom Rice. Rice was a Josephi ...

25 May 2014

OSP Trooper attacked by dog during disturbance call

Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore. -- An Oregon State Trooper was bit by a dog Saturday morning after responding to a disturbance call. Raven  Broswell said her neighbor, Dawn Hemry-Boyle showed up at her house Sa ...

24 May 2014

Thousands attend Boatnik Parade

Posted in Local, Entertainment

Grants Pass, Ore.--  Boatnik celebrations continued Saturday with the annual parade. Thousands gathered for one of the main highlights of the 55th annual event. 100 floats strolled through 6th str ...

23 May 2014

55th annual Boatnik

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local, Entertainment

Grants Pass, Ore. -- An over 50 year tradition is kicking off day two of Memorial Day celebrations in Grants Pass. Carnival rides, food, games and boat races are all happening at the 55th annual Bo ...

23 May 2014

Festivites kick off at 55th annual Boatnik

Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore. -- A Memorial Day weekend tradition in Grants Pass kicked off Thursday night. It's the 55th annual Boatnik celebration. The fair opened Thursday in Riverside Park with a kid's ...

22 May 2014

Fire in Grants Pass destroys garage

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore. -- 25 firefighters responded to a garage fire this morning on Southwest J street in Grants Pass. Grants Pass Fire Inspector, Joe Hyatt, said the homeowner was burning weeds. He tho ...

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 ...

17 May 2014

Training day for Rural Metro firefighters

Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore.--  Saturday was "Burn and Learn" training day for Rural Metro Firefighters. 30 firemen from practiced how to put out fires safely. A resident donated his house on the 800 block ...

17 May 2014

OSP investigating suspicious death

Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore. -- Oregon State Police are handling the lead on a suspicious death. They said 43-year-old Johnny Neile Hamlin was found dead on a creek where he's a caretaker for the property. A m ...