GRANTS PASS, Ore. – New State Representative Dwayne Yunker was sworn into office on Wednesday. The Grants Pass city councilor was appointed by the Josephine County Board of Commissioners to replace Lily Morgan in the State House. Morgan just took ...

  JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. – Four more Josephine County homeowners have filed to opt out of the Library District at Wednesday’s County Commissioner meeting. This comes one week after the county commissioners voted 2-1 to allow Mike Pelfry to opt ...

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. – Josephine County hoping to revitalize plans for a fire district in unprotected parts of the county. The county has been looking at adding a fire district funded by property taxes for decades now. Soon, county officials ...

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore.– The Josephine County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to put psilocybin on the November ballot. The commissioners said they’re still unsure what the OHA regulations for the drug will look like. Many supporters of psilocybin spoke at ...

JOSEPHINE CO., Ore. — The Josephine County Board of Commissioners has approved a three-year permit for mineral exploration. Grants Pass based company, American Mineral Research will explore about 76 acres of county-owned land known as the St. Peter Mine property. ...

GRANTS PASS, Ore.– A new deal to bring more horse racing to southern Oregon has reached the finish line. On Tuesday afternoon, the Josephine County Board of Commissioners agreed to a long-term lease with horse racing company TMB Racing. As ...

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — The Josephine County Board of Commissioners is officially moving forward with an ordinance revolving around Pacific Power’s smart meters. The “Utility Consumer Choice Ordinance” was formally approved Wednesday morning by the board. The county said the ordinance protects ...

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Josephine County settled a dispute with southern Oregon’s largest addiction recovery organization. Back in October of last year, the county terminated its contract with OnTrack, after the county said an audit found the agency was billing ...

Grants Pass, Or.- Josephine County Commissioners have declared a “no confidence” resolution in the current federal forest management policy. “The U.S. Forest Service’s fire policy is resulting in catastrophic fires,” Josephine County Commissioner Lily Morgan said. “We would like a ...

Grants Pass, Ore.- Changes may be coming to the Josephine County Fairgrounds as a major part of the property needs to be renovated and a new redevelopment agency in Grants Pass has just begun their 30 year commitment to the city. ...

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