Public Safety Funding Talks Continue

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A former Oregon legislator wants to find ideas to help fund cash-strapped Oregon counties. Kevin Mannix met with a citizens group in Grants Pass on Tuesday to discuss plans to find more money for public safety. One item being talked about would divert lottery funds to the county sheriff’s office. Those … Continue reading »

Private Security Hired For Public Safety In Josephine County

By Steven Sandberg GRANTS PASS, Ore. — With cutbacks to public safety, why not hire private security? That’s what’s going on in Josephine County with those cutbacks to the sheriff’s office. As a result, places like Concierge Home and Business Watch are seeing an increase in calls. The Grants Pass-based company patrols and monitors both … Continue reading »