Articles tagged with: Grants Pass

08 June 2014

Athletes out in full force for Special Olympics

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local, Sports

Grants Pass, Ore. -- Athletes brought their a-games to Grants Pass High School Sunday, trying to qualify for the Special Olympics State Games.  220 athletes from eight different counties competed i ...

08 June 2014

Gun sales booming

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local, Economy

Grants Pass, Ore. -- Guns are a hot commodity right now with two of America's largest firearm makers reporting a boost in sales. David Miller owns Oak Grove Guns in Eugene. He travels all over the s ...

06 June 2014

Grants Pass mobile home fire ruled as arson

Written by Kyle Aevermann, Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore. -- A Grants Pass man is in jail after allegedly setting fire to the mobile home he called home.  The fire broke out on the 3900 block of Highland Avenue just after 9 PM on Thursda ...

29 May 2014

Possible utility bill hike to fund jail beds

Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore. -- In 2013, the city of Grants Pass and Josephine County created a year long contract where the city rented beds in the county jail. That contract is expected to end in June. Las ...

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 ...