Grants Pass Approves More Fees For Jails

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — The Grants Pass City Council unanimously voted to pass an ordinance increasing utility fees to residents and businesses to pay for more jail beds on Wednesday night. The new fee will bring in $972,000 to purchase more jail beds in the Josephine County Jail. At the meeting, there was little opposition … Continue reading »

Medford Fire to Replace Older Stations

MEDFORD, Ore. – Medford firefighters got the final piece of the puzzle that will allow them to replace and repair old and outdated fire stations across the city. Thursday, the Medford City Council approved a utility fee increase of about $2 per month for every resident and business for the next year. That money will … Continue reading »