“Operation Dry Water” in Effect

WHITE CITY, Ore. — Sgt. Shawn Richards said his message for staying safe out on the water is simple. “All we ask is that whoever’s operating the boat, whether it be a raft or powerboat, be a sober driver,” said Sgt. Richards. He says 22 people were arrested for B.U.I.I.’s last year a number right … Continue reading »

Increasing Patrols in Josephine County

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Despite Josephine County’s budget problems over the past several years, county commissioners have been able to hold onto a small reserve of contingency funds for a rainy day. Wednesday morning, with rain drops falling outside their meeting, commissioners approved the next year’s budget which dips into some of those funds The … Continue reading »

Fewer Tickets in Josephine County

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A handful of Josephine County commuters lined up at the court window Monday afternoon to pay  their traffic tickets, but officials said statistics show that  line is a little bit shorter than it’s been in years past. Mark Illingworth was on his way to work when he got pulled over. “I was … Continue reading »

Klamath Sheriff’s Office Faces Cuts

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — A packed house filled the room for the budget hearing for the sheriff’s office Thursday afternoon.  Many of the public commenters thought cuts to the sheriff’s department would lead to bigger problems. Sheriff Frank Skrah and his team met before Thursday’s budget hearing crunching numbers and seeing exactly what they need … Continue reading »

Patrol Officers Keep Eye Out For Vehicle

MEDFORD, Ore. — Police and the public have the description of a vehicle seen leaving the scene of the bombing in downtown Medford Wednesday morning at the District Attorney’s office.   So now, police patroling the streets of Medford are  on the lookout. “We try to take in as much information as we can as we know this is the information agent … Continue reading »

Feedback Puts Charge in Local Company

ASHLAND, Ore. — Ashland Police Officer John Perrone strapped on his helmet as he went on patrol Wednesday afternoon, and he’ll be taking note on more than traffic violations. Perrone is assigned to patrol downtown Ashland, and for the past year he has been riding a Brammo motorcycle which he says makes all the difference. … Continue reading »