Josephine County Voters’ Pamphlet Out

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. — The Josephine County Voters’ pamphlet for the May 20, 2014 Primary Election is officially out and posted to the County Clerk’s website.  The last day to register to vote or change your party affiliation for the Primary Election is April 29th. Ballots are scheduled to be mailed to the registered voters of … Continue reading »

Murphy Grocery Store to Reopen

MURPHY, Ore. — The Ray’s Food Place in Murphy closed a few months ago and ever since, residents say they’ve had to completely change the way they buy groceries. “You know, you look at the expiration date on your gallon of milk and ‘oops! It’s today,’ so you’re like ‘okay, fine,’ so you run into … Continue reading »

Kids Stay off Streets and On Track

GRANTS PASS, Ore. —  At the Josephine County Fairgrounds Sunday were the BMX bike races. The River City BMX just got a new President, Bill Silva, and he said he is looking to organize future events to benefit the community. “We’re trying to do fundraisers for both the track and for the community, because it … Continue reading »

Man Fires Shots is Arrested

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Jeremy Joulsohn, 32, of Grants Pass was arrested by Oregon State Police (OSP) troopers Monday night after he allegedly assaulted one man, pointed a rifle at his wife, and then fired multiple shots east of Grants Pass. Three OSP troopers responded to shots fired at about 8:30 p.m. in the 4600 … Continue reading »

Dead Animals Found on Crow’s Property

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A Josephine County woman who abused more than two hundred animals could be facing more charges. A dead goat and chicken was discovered on Kandi Crow’s property. Back in September, Crow entered a guilty plea on 20 charges. The judge ordered Crow to never own a hamster or be near animals. … Continue reading »

Fire Season Funding Deferred to 2014

MEDFORD, Ore. — Smoke filled the Rogue Valley and complex fires engulfed southern Oregon in what was the most costly fire season in Oregon. State representatives met Friday to try and figure out how to cover tens of millions of dollars. “We’re about 40 million short, roughly, right now on what we owe versus what … Continue reading »

Crow Serving Time at Home Not at Jail

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — The Josephine County jail is only able to house the most violent or high-risk offenders. It means for one woman with what animal control called one of the worst hoarding cases in the history of the county, will not spend her sentence in jail. Kandi Crow was allowed home detention to … Continue reading »

Person of Interest Named in Homicide

CAVE JUNCTION, Ore. — Investigators with the Oregon State Police have named a person of interest in the death of a Cave Junction man. Michael McDonald, 60, was taken into custody on two felony warrants and lodged at the Josephine County Jail, but he is not facing additional charges. Tuesday night, OSP’s Criminal Investigations Division … Continue reading »

Recall Effort to Begin Wednesday

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — One activist who has been vocal in his opposition to this November’s ballot measures was excited both that the measures were defeated, but also because it was a landslide which he said sends a loud and clear message. This might just be the beginning. An effort to have a total recall … Continue reading »

Jail Beds Filling Up to Maximum Limit

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Police are filling up Josephine County jail beds reaching the contract’s maximum limit almost every day. The city is paying a million dollars to rent up to 30 jail beds through the county.  Since then, the community and police are seeing a big difference. The city is using between 26 and 30 jail … Continue reading »

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