WILDERVILLE, Ore. —Fire crews made excellent progress overnight on the Cheney Creek Fire, on Marble mountain. The fire is estimated to be about 29 acres. It’s ODF’s largest fire of the season, so far. Its affecting Bureau of Land Management ...

Update (07-19-22, 10:15 a.m.) – The Josephine County Sheriff’s Office said missing woman Jayme Murphy has been located. No further information was provided. Original story: JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. – A woman was reported missing in Josephine County. Investigators said 33-year-old ...

WILDERVILLE, Ore. – Police are releasing details about a double homicide that happened last month south of Grants Pass. Oregon State Police said during a welfare check on May 28, 81-year-old Marilyn Janson and 60-year-old David Janson were found dead ...

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. – A man died in a Josephine County crash Wednesday evening. Investigators said they believe 40-year-old Kim Clayborn Ray Jr. was driving a Toyota Corolla on Fish Hatchery Road when he failed to negotiate a curve, sending ...

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. — An alleged drunk driver was reportedly shot near Wilderville. Oregon State Police said at about 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 19, a Chevrolet van operated by a suspected intoxicated driver was weaving all over Highway 199. ...

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. — The Slater Fire has burned 131,000 acres across Oregon and California. The Illinois Valley Fire District says the Oregon side of the fire isn’t a large threat to towns like Cave Junction – yet. The U.S. ...

WILDERVILLE, Ore. — A property in Josephine County is causing a lot of problems for local firefighters. Rural Metro Fire says it’s had to respond to several fires on the property in Wilderville and don’t always feel safe doing so. ...

WILDERVILLE, Ore.– Rural Metro Fire responded to a burning RV at the 300 block of Fir Canyon Road for what it says is the second time in a week. Firefighters responded on Saturday around 2 p.m. According to the department, ...

MEDFORD, Ore. — The suspect in a shooting and stabbing case in Josephine County was brought back to Oregon to face a judge on Thursday. Kyle Handing was taken into custody last month in East Chicago, Indiana. Police say the ...

GRANTS PASS, Ore. – A man arrested in East Chicago, Indiana for an assault in Wilderville, Oregon is back in Josephine County to face charges. On the night of September 30, there was a reported shooting and stabbing in the ...

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