GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Dozens of community members turned out for an Opioid Impact Summit at Grants Pass High School Thursday night. Among the presenters was Rebecca Peterson who lost her son to an opioid overdose three years ago. “His blood was a virtual pharmacy and so was his apartment,” said Peterson. The impact summit … Continue reading »
GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A family and their belongings are safe after a man attempted to burglarize their home Saturday afternoon. Fourteen-year-old Ally Gregg and her 12-year-old brother stayed home while their mom went to the grocery. Shortly after she left, Gregg heard several knocks on the front door. When she looked outside, she saw … Continue reading »
Friday Night Blitz from September 20. North Medford pulls the upset of the year in defeating defending state champion Sheldon. Other highlights include Grants Pass at Crater, South Medford at South Eugene, Roseburg at Thurston, Ashland at Churchill, Eagle Point at Springfield and Klamath Union at Yreka.
GRANTS PASS, Ore. — The man charged with robbing banks in Grants Pass is now in custody. Mark Alan Cardinal, 58, of California is being charged with robbery and theft in the first and second degree. On Monday around 11:30 a.m., Grants Pass Police officers and detectives responded to a reported bank robbery at Chase … Continue reading »
Friday Night Blitz from September 13th. Games include South Medford losing to Thurston, North Medford’s win over Grants Pass, Ashland beating Marist and our Game of the Week featuring Eagle Point and Churchill.
GRANTS PASS, Ore. — The Grants Pass Skate Park could soon be home to the new water treatment plant, but many community members are against the idea of the new plant at the park. More than a thousand people have expressed their views on a Facebook page called “Save Grants Pass Skate Park.” Skate boarders say there’s … Continue reading »
GRANTS PASS, Ore. – The Josephine County Sheriff’s Department continues to search for the Grants Pass man who apparently jumped off Deb Potts Memorial Bridge. Two search and rescue members and two sheriff’s deputies were out scanning the banks of the Rogue River Sunday afternoon. Witnesses describe a 16 to 20-year-old male with a thin … Continue reading »
The NewsWatch 12 Sports team previews the 2013 high school football season. Stories include: how the smoke from nearby fires has and will affect the teams in Grants Pass, an up-and-coming star at South Medford, why Crater is so successful at sending players to Division I schools, Danial White’s learning experience at Ashland, the merry-go-round … Continue reading »
GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A 91-year-old man is severely burned after his recreational vehicle explodes. The explosion happened Saturday afternoon. According to the Grants Pass Public Safety Department, the man was attempting to start his motor-home by pouring gasoline into the carburetor. During this process, the engine backfired and ignited the vapors inside the motor-home. … Continue reading »
GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Most of the historic buildings in downtown Grants Pass are not prepared to handle a major earthquake. Monday afternoon, city officials discussed offering five, 50 thousand dollar grants for businesses to get up to fire and earthquake regulations. City officials say most of the historic buildings downtown were built in the late … Continue reading »