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Former Josephine County commissioner passes away

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore— Flags in Josephine County will be at half staff Monday to honor former Josephine County Commissioner, Sandi Cassanelli. According to the Josephine County board of commissioners, Cassanelli passed away on August 1 from cancer. She was 68 years old. …

Commissioners looking to stop panhandling

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — After hearing complaints from Josephine County residents, county commissioners are considering an ordinance on panhandling. The ordinance would ban people from passing things from a car that is in the lane of traffic. That would involve any highway, …

Smart meter ordinance moves to second hearing

GRANTS PASS, Ore.– Josephine County commissioners are taking action against new smart meters with an ordinance that would crack down on the fees for people who opt-out. Last Wednesday, the commissioners unanimously approved the first reading of the ordinance with a date set …

New ordinance to help those against Smart Meters

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. — Pacific Power started installing smart meters in Jackson County in July and since then, they’ve received a lot of push back. Some people are against the meters because of the radio frequency that the meters produce, however Pacific …

Commissioners looking to stop panhandling at exit ramps

Grants Pass, Ore.- Josephine County Commissioners says they’ve heard many complaints about panhandlers off Exit 61 on I-5. “There’s always panhandling going on over there,” Josephine County Commissioner Dan DeYoung said. “The people of Merlin were really concerned about that, you know …

New sidewalks coming to Merlin

Merlin, Ore.- Residents in Merlin could start seeing construction on a main road as early as next week. Wednesday, Josephine County Commissioners voted to add sidewalks on both sides of Merlin Road. Commissioners say the sidewalks are meant to improve public safety, …

Supporters push for Second Amendment Proposal

Grants Pass, Ore.- Josephine County gun supporters want to make sure their Second Amendment rights are safe. “I don’t aim to hurt anybody with guns. It’s there for my protection, my support, the type of gun doesn’t make it bad,” gun supporter …