New Program Helps Water Conservation

ASHLAND, Ore. — The city of Ashland is helping residents replace their lawns with drought resistant plants, all in an effort to conserve water. This month, the city launched a new program in which approved applicants can remove their lawn, add drought tolerant plants and even low volume water irrigation units. When the work is … Continue reading »

Grants Pass Looks at Election Results

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — On May 20th, Josephine County voters defeated a levy funding the jail and youth services with 53% of voters voting against the measure. Monday, city of Grants Pass officials met to take a closer look at the newly certified results and to see how county voters in the city voted. The … Continue reading »

Police Keep Close Eye On Ashland

ASHLAND, Ore. — Costumes of all types were seen at the Ashland Plaza, and so were police. They wanted to make their presence known to make sure no super heroes were needed if things got out of hand. Halloween is a tradition in Ashland, but one that has had a rocky past. “We had some … Continue reading »

Jail Beds Filling Up to Maximum Limit

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Police are filling up Josephine County jail beds reaching the contract’s maximum limit almost every day. The city is paying a million dollars to rent up to 30 jail beds through the county.  Since then, the community and police are seeing a big difference. The city is using between 26 and 30 jail … Continue reading »

Survey: Latino’s Opinion about Police

MEDFORD, Ore. — A survey is hoping to get the Latino community’s honest opinion about the Medford Police Department. City officials say they anticipate language and cultural barriers but are hoping to clear up misperceptions. The survey is not completed yet. Officials are still coming up with a list of questions and ways to pull an … Continue reading »

Biomass One Fire In White City

WHITE CITY, Ore. — Just before 5:00 p.m. Tuesday evening, multiple agencies responded to fire at Bio Mass One in White City, blocking off Avenue G and sending smoke through the sky. It was a familiar scene for Tery Jenkins of White City.  “I’ve seen a couple of them that have ignited, but nothing this … Continue reading »