Articles tagged with: Josephine County

16 May 2014

Parents on edge after multiple school threats

Posted in Local

Murphy, Ore. -- Parents are on high alert after two threats in one day at Hidden Valley High School. The school was placed on lock-down for a few hours Thursday and a suspect was arrested after all ...

15 May 2014

War of words before May election

Posted in Local, Politics

Grants Pass, Ore. --  Josephine County Sheriff Gil Gilbertson accuses commissioner Simon Hare of telling him he would transfer money away from the sheriff's department to convince voters to pass a ...

05 May 2014

Josephine County Commissioners look for public input on medical marijuana facilities

Posted in Local, Politics

Cave Junction, Ore. -- Josephine County Commissioners hold the first of a few town hall meetings getting input from the public on medical marijuana dispensaries.The city of Cave Junction itself has ...

02 May 2014

Washington man arrested, accused in rape of JoCo girl

Posted in Local

Josephine County, Ore. -- A Washington state man is arrested in Josephine County after investigators say he raped a 13 year-old girl. Oregon State Police say 22 year-old Shawn Allen Ware, of Chehal ...

30 April 2014

JoCo Commissioner candidate forum

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local, Politics

Grants Pass, Ore. -- Nine Josephine County Commissioner candidates are battling for one spot.Wednesday night the race against incumbent Simon Hare heated up at a second forum hosted by The Chamber o ...

30 April 2014

Body found in Wolf Creek identified as missing Yamhill county man

Posted in Local, Regional

Update 5/23 12:00pm) The Oregon State Medical Examiner's Officer identified human remains found last Saturday in the Wolf Creek area as missing 44-year-old Timothy Dale Fenimore. The cause of death ...

29 April 2014

Behind the scenes with Josephine County Sheriff Deputy part two

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Josephine County, Ore. -- Tasked with the impossible, the Josephine County Sheriff's Department has two deputies covering an area bigger than the state of Rhode Island. Deputy Travis Snyder has been ...

28 April 2014

Behind the scenes with Josephine County Sheriff's Deputy

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Josephine County, Ore. -- A massive reduction in government provided timber funds has created a dire situation for law enforcement in Josephine County. Sheriff Gil Gilbertson said crime is running r ...

23 April 2014

GP Daily Courier holds first Sheriff candidate forum

Posted in Politics

Grants Pass, Ore. -- Three candidates for Josephine County Sheriff battled it out Wednesday night. Grants Pass Police Officer Dave Daniel and Sheriff Deputy Ed Vincent are challenging incumbent Gil ...

21 April 2014

Woman indicted, arrested for murder in Josephine Co.

Posted in Local

Josephine County, Ore. -- Officials say 38 year-old Murphy resident Jacquelyn Novack was indicted and is in custody pending an appearance in Josephine County Circuit Court related to a homicide inve ...