Articles tagged with: Josephine County

20 May 2015

Josephine County votes against a levy to fund public safety

Posted in Local

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 ...

19 May 2015

Jury reviewing accused murder, Gary Goins case

Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore. --- After a month long trial and hundreds of pieces of evidence, a jury is now debating the fate of accused murderer, Gary Goins.Goins is accused of murdering his brother Dennis Go ...

06 May 2015

Josephine County declares a drought emergency

Posted in Local

Josephine County, Ore. -- The Josephine County Board of Commissioners unanimously declared a drought emergency this Wednesday morning. The declaration is now on its way to Salem, where Governor Kat ...

30 April 2015

Grants Pass man sentenced to jail after pleading guilty to raping teen

Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore. --- A Josephine county man will spend the next 11 and a half years behind bars for raping a teenage girl.24-year-old Axel Vaughan Reese Ries previously pleaded guilty to multiple r ...

17 April 2015

Oath Keepers ask public to stop threats to BLM and U.S. Forest Service

Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore. --- A civil rights group continues to protect land north of Grants Pass and now they're presenting a straightforward request to the public.The Oath Keepers of Josephine County shar ...

19 March 2015

Josephine County woman concerned with animal control investigation

Posted in Local

Applegate Valley, Ore. --- An Applegate valley woman is filing a complaint against Josephine County for the way they are handling an animal control investigation.Debra Catalina took this picture of ...

12 March 2015

Josephine County starts background checks in the purchasing of firearms

Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore. --- Josephine County is joining Jackson and other counties around the state, in their position on background checks for firearms. Josephine County commissioners say they approved a ...

05 March 2015

One of the missing dogs from JOCO Animal Shelter has been found

Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore. --- The Josephine County Sheriff's Office says one of the animals stolen from the Josephine County Animal Control Shelter last month has been found. Officials say on Wednesday they ...

17 February 2015

Asante creates over 800 new jobs in Josephine County, boosting economy

Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore. --- The economy is picking up in Josephine County.From December 2013 to December 2014 the county added 880 jobs, which resulted in a drop in the unemployment from 10.1% to 9.3%.A b ...

20 January 2015

JoCo group working to get public safety tax levy on May ballot

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore.-- Community United for Safety is a group of Josephine County Residents who are ready to see some change in their county. They're behind the effort to put a public safety tax levy o ...