County Leaders React to Mill Closure

CAVE JUNCTION, Ore. – Josephine County leaders said the closure of a longtime mill will have major economic impacts on the county. Rough and Ready Lumber announced it was closing last week. The mill’s owners said they could not maintain a steady supply of logs from nearby federal forests, and said lawmakers in Washington, D.C. … Continue reading »

Second Death Confirmed In Hwy 199 Crash

MEDFORD, Ore. — Oregon State Police (OSP) confirmed a second person died following Wednesday afternoon’s single vehicle fatal traffic crash along Highway 199 near Cave Junction. According to a hospital official where she was being treated, the female passenger died Thursday. According to OSP, on February 6, 2013 at approximately 1:54 p.m., a 2005 Dodge … Continue reading »

Fatal Crash Along Highway 199

NEAR CAVE JUNCTION, Ore. — Oregon State Police (OSP) are continuing the investigation into Wednesday afternoon’s single vehicle fatal traffic crash along Highway 199 about eight miles south of Cave Junction. The crash resulted in the death of a 75-year old man and also led to critical injuries of a 65-year old woman. According to … Continue reading »

Girl Hit by Drunk Driver Seeking Help

CAVE JUNCTION, Ore. — A young girl who was hit by a drunk driver is still recovering and is asking for the community’s help. Parents of 11 year-old Sarah Craugh say in August, a drunk driver speeding on Laurel road in Cave Junction hit their daughter. Sarah was walking the families dogs when her mom … Continue reading »

Animal Control Rescues Dozens of Animals

CAVE JUNCTION, Ore. — Law enforcement and animal control removed dozens of animals from a farm. They found several animals locked up and some dead. Deputies served a search warrant on a residence on the 1700 block on  White schoolhouse road. The owner’s son, Robert Crow, says he doesn’t understand why animal control is at … Continue reading »

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