Grants Pass School Bond Rejected

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Grants Pass voters rejected a schools bond that would have helped pay for school improvements. The five year, $17 million bond failed with 51 percent of voters in opposition. The bond would have helped pay for new kindergarten classrooms at every district elementary school, new door locks, and other repairs and … Continue reading »

Special Election: Initial Results

Preliminary numbers are coming in for the special election. Here’s what we have so far: A race with big implications for the leadership of Medford schools is the school board elections. Medford voters voted Larry Nicholson in Position 1. Position 2 belongs to Jeff Thomas and Position 3 seems to go to Tricia Prendergast. In … Continue reading »

Grants Pass School Bond Up for Vote

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — When votes are counted in Josephine County on Election Night, School District 7 officials and patrons will be looking to see if they will be paying for school construction and repairs for another five years. A $17.5 million bond measure is proposed for construction of kindergarten classrooms at every district elementary … Continue reading »

Ballot Turn-out Low This Election

MEDFORD, Ore. — Voters only have a few hours left to drop off their ballots and cast their votes on items ranging from public safety levies to school board races. So far, elections officials say the turnout has been low, and they say they are not surprised. Jackson County elections officials say it’s a drastic … Continue reading »