Birthday Girl Asks for Shelter Supplies

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A third grade student at Redwood Elementary School in Grants Pass is asking that friends who come to her birthday party Sunday not bring gifts for her. Jackie Whittler is instead asking for friends to bring supplies for the Josephine County Animal Shelter, for her ninth birthday. It’s the second year … Continue reading »

Community Watch To Be Armed

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Northern Josephine County residents are arming themselves, hoping to fill gaps left by cuts to law enforcement. A deputy, who was laid off after county residents did not pass a public safety levy last May, is training seven Hugo residents on how to respond to burglaries and other crimes. In a … Continue reading »

New Public Safety Levy Proposed

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Thursday morning, the Josephine County Commissioners held a public hearing about public safety. Commissioners proposed a levy to the group attending the meeting. This commissioners meeting was a lot like the ones in recent weeks with lots of passionate people packed in a hot room talking about public safety dollars. In … Continue reading »