GRANTS PASS, Ore. — When prohibition was repealed, Americans celebrated with a passion for beer that led to a big demand for one of the brew’s key ingredients… hops. And Southern Oregon jumped on the bandwagon with a number of hop yards being re-established. Several were in the Grants Pass area, and others in the … Continue reading »
North Medford beats Canby in a battle of two top ten 6A teams. South Medford improves to 2-0 with a win over Lake Oswego. Grants Pass crushes Newberg to also move to 2-0. Move scores and highlights from around Southern Oregon.
GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A special weapons and tactics team helped get a wanted felon out of his Grants Pass motel room. The Grants Pass Department of Public Safety said it followed a tip to the Travelodge Motel on Vine Street. That’s where they said Eddie Correia Jr. was staying. About a week after serving … Continue reading »
GRANTS PASS, Ore.– Grants Pass Police said they arrested the man who severely injured another man’s eye, Monday. Martin Olillia is a transient now facing charges for assault, unlawful use of a firearm, and felon in possession of a firearm. Grants Pass Police said they responded to an apartment complex on Redwood Highway for reports … Continue reading »
The 2014 premiere of the Friday Night Blitz features key matchups at all levels. Highlights include Fortuna/North Medford, South Medford/Sunset, Ashland/Klamath Union, South Albany/Eagle Point, Cascade Christian/Henley, Lakeridge/Sheldon and Bandon/Rogue River.
GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Several people are behind bars and three stolen vehicles have been recovered. The Grants Pass Department of Public Safety says the arrests go back to a drug investigation. Detectives say they served a search warrant on Mina Lane in Josephine County, where they detained 9 people and recovered three stolen vehicles. … Continue reading »
GRANTS PASS, Ore. – Summer doesn’t officially end for three more weeks, but Labor Day is sort of that reminder that Fall is quickly approaching. It’s the last holiday of the season, and it’s the last hydroplane race of the Cal-Ore season. The Wild River Labor Day Regatta on the Rogue River. There’s really three … Continue reading »
GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Oregon State Police Criminal Investigation Division arrested a Grants Pass man on Thursday following an investigation into unlawful sexual contact with a female juvenile. Nathaniel Scott Thatcher, age 29, was arrested at his home on the 700 block of Plumtree Lane in Grants Pass. Thatcher was booked into the Josephine County … Continue reading »
GRANTS PASS, Ore. — One of Southern Oregon’s largest music festivals and educational Hemp Expo will kick off for three straight days. Starting Friday, speakers, advocates, two stages of concerts, and vendors will be featured at the 5th annual Hemp Expo. It’s located in Grants Pass off Highway 238 near Williams Highway. Tickets are $25 … Continue reading »
GRANTS PASS, Ore. — No exact timeline has been given, but the Illinois Valley airport is now ready to go for the helicopters to move in. The Grants Pass and Illinois Valley airports are no stranger to hosting air attack during fire season and this year will be no different. Last year, both airport locations … Continue reading »