Josephine County Says No to Dispensaries

GRANTS PASS, Ore – Josephine County leaders said the county charter prevents them from allowing medical marijuana dispensaries in the county. The finding comes less than a week before the state can begin issuing business licenses to those facilities. According to the county charter, business licenses cannot be given to places that break local, state, … Continue reading »

Fair Concerns In Josephine County

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — The Josephine County Fair is just five months away and this could be its last year if there’s not a big turnaround in gate receipts. The apparent assessment of the fair by the Josephine County Commissioners came while they were talking about budget issues in a workshop session on Tuesday morning. … Continue reading »

Firewise Plan For Josephine County

GRANTS PASS, Ore. – Josephine County officials are seeking more money to help Grants Pass area residents keep wildfire from their homes. Representatives from the Firewise organization came before Josephine County Commissioners on Tuesday morning, asking for the remaining $45,000 of a $97,000 “Firewise” grant. The first half of the money was authorized last year. … Continue reading »