Josephine County

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, …

Suspect shot by ex-girlfriend in Grants Pass

GRANTS PASS, Ore. – “I was just like help, get help, she’s screaming for help…” Lizzi Peden says she’s traumatized by what she heard early Monday morning. The 18-year-old recently moved into her grandmother’s home in Grants Pass. She was reading a book …

Delays likely on Taylor Creek Road

GALICE, Ore. — A project to clear out log jams in a Josephine County creek is happening now. Drivers should expect traffic delays if they’re traveling Taylor Creek Road this week. The Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest says several large wood jams were created …

Alleged sex offender arrested in Grants Pass

GRANTS PASS, Ore. – An alleged sex offender was arrested in the Grants Pass Walmart parking lot. The Grants Pass Department of Public Safety said on the evening of March 4, they arrested 65-year-old Danny Ray Sinclair in connection with a sex …

HOPE: ROC Food Pantry

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore.— Homelessness is a serious issue in southern Oregon, but there are services and ways to escape it. NBC5’s Blakely McHugh went to ROC Food Pantry in Josephine County. It’s the largest food pantry in Josephine County, feeding thousands of people …