9 New Volunteers for Sheriff’s Office

MERLIN, Ore. — The public safety levy failed in Josephine County on Tuesday and the sheriff’s office will also not receive any requested funds from roads money. Some help came Friday in the form of volunteers. The sheriff is in the process of forming a team of trained volunteers to gather evidence in property crimes … Continue reading »

Former Deputy to Appear in Court

LAKEVIEW Ore. — Kenneth Turkle, the former Lake County Sheriff’s Deputy¬†accused of sexually abusing a teenage girl, is set to appear in court today. Turkle pleaded not guilty to felony charges earlier this month. The former sheriff’s deputy is accused of an inappropriate relationship with a 17 year-old Lakeview girl, who was missing for several … Continue reading »