Name of the Man Who Died Mid-Burglary

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — The man who stopped breathing and died during a burglary early Tuesday morning has been identified as Jasen Robert Lewis, 33, of Grants Pass. According to Oregon State Police, Lewis was wanted on outstanding arrest warrants, including a felony warrant for Fail to Appear – Dangerous Drugs issued out of Josephine … Continue reading »

Hospice Volunteers Needed

The Asante Hospice team needs news hospice volunteers to help patients and respite their families.  Volunteers are needed for the Grants Pass area. The director of hospice volunteers, Sally Melton, says volunteers serve in many ways.   They can provide companionship for the patient while their family or friends take a few hours away, run errands, … Continue reading »

Shakeup in the SOC

MEDFORD, Ore. – At the beginning of the night, South Medford and Grants Pass were battling for 2nd place in the Southern Oregon Conference. By the end of the game, the Panthers were tied for 1st place. Roseburg upset North Medford on Tuesday leaving the winner of the game at South Medford in a tie … Continue reading »

Burglary Turns Into Death Investigation

  GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Behind the caution tape outside at Innovative Woodworx LLC, Oregon State Police are gathering evidence on how an attempted burglary turned into a death investigation. “It was a burglary in progress that got interrupted. At some point before officers could respond, the suspect that was inside had some sort of … Continue reading »

Two Juveniles Assault Male Victim

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A 21-year old male sustained lacerations and bruises to his head after he was assaulted Monday evening by two juveniles. According to Grants Pass Police, a 14-year old male and a 15-year old female assaulted the 21-year old victim on 1690 Webster Road, at the All Sports Park in Grants Pass. … Continue reading »

Hotel Donates to Local Pet Organization

MEDFORD, Ore. — A local organization which aims to help homeless dogs and their owners got a big donation, thanks to a hotel’s re-model. The Comfort Inn in Medfrod donated bedding from 52 rooms to Tail Waggers Rescue. The donation is so large, the organization’s founder, who works out of her car, has only made … Continue reading »

Round Ball Wrap, January 10th

The South Medford boys take out Roseburg in a close battle while Grants Pass continues to roll against Crater. Plus, our Game of the Week features the experienced Eagle Point Eagles versus the youth of Hidden Valley.

Local Brewer Hopes for Zoning Change

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Wednesday night a decision at a meeting with the Grants Pass planning commission brought one local business one step closer to expanding into a tap room. The growlers are ready to go and the brewing is on going, but the dream of opening a store front in downtown Grants Pass is … Continue reading »

Man Arrested After Stabbing a Couple

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Oregon State Police (OSP) arrested 35-year old Jason Barnes of Grants Pass on Sunday following the stabbing of two people during a disturbance at a residence just north of Grants Pass in Josephine County. The two adult victims received non-life threatening injuries and Oregon State Police Criminal Investigations Division detectives are … Continue reading »

Fire Destroys Barn; Threatens Home

NEAR GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Rural Metro Fire Department responded to a large barn fire on the 3,000 block of Winona Rd, near Jump Off Joe Creek, Tuesday afternoon. The 4500 square foot barn was engulfed in flames upon arrival and was initially threatening a home about 20 feet away. Driving to the fire was … Continue reading »

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