Jospehine County

UPDATE: Missing woman found safe

Update (04/06/2021 9:40 a.m.) – Grants Pass police say Nanci Dean was found safe. No further information was provided. Original story: GRANTS PASS, Ore. – Police are asking for help finding a missing woman. The Grants Pass Department of Public Safety said …

COVID risk levels updated for Oregon counties

SALEM, Ore. – Oregon Governor Kate Brown announced the latest update to county risk levels. Late last year, the state created a COVID risk level framework, with individual counties assigned one of four risk levels—Extreme Risk, High Risk, Moderate Risk, and Lower …

All RCC campuses evacuated after threat

MEDFORD, Ore. – All Rogue Community College campuses were evacuated and closed after the school received an emailed threat. RCC tweeted the following at 12:04 p.m. on February 9: “RCC is evacuating all campuses immediately due to a threat received via email. …

Some marijuana rules on hold in Josephine County

GRANTS PASS, Ore. – A new effort by Josephine County Commissioners focuses on marijuana-related events in public spaces. A newly proposed rule would ban events encouraging marijuana use on county property. It would make the application process to use county spaces more …