9 New Volunteers for Sheriff’s Office

MERLIN, Ore. — The public safety levy failed in Josephine County on Tuesday and the sheriff’s office will also not receive any requested funds from roads money. Some help came Friday in the form of volunteers. The sheriff is in the process of forming a team of trained volunteers to gather evidence in property crimes … Continue reading »

Blue Slide Project Needs Volunteers

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — For two years, the blue slide project has worked to make the Parkside Elementary playground more accessible for all children. Now, the final phase is set to begin, and while all the funding is place, volunteers are needed to implement it. This June, half of the playground will be taken down … Continue reading »

Volunteers Could Help Solve Cold Cases

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A few Josephine County sheriff’s cars sat empty at the sheriff’s office Monday afternoon. “At this point I have one working deputy on the road, that’s it,” said Josephine County Sheriff Gil Gilbertson. Sheriff Gil Gilbertson said cold cases, particularly property crimes, have stacked up and now it’s time to think … Continue reading »

Web Extra: Ducks After Rout of Vols

Oregon Head Coach Mark Helfrich: Oregon Quarterback Marcus Mariota: Oregon Tight End Johnny Mundt: Oregon Offensive Coordinator Scott Frost: Oregon Defensive Coordinator Nick Aliotti: Oregon Defensive Lineman Taylor Hart:

Web Extra: Helfrich, Tyner, Marshall

Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich: Oregon running back Byron Marshall: Oregon running back Thomas Tyner: Oregon running backs coach Gary Campbell:

Food Bank Losing Volunteers

GRANTS PASS, Ore. – A few Southern Oregon students are trading in their video games for buckets to pick produce. The students are volunteering at Raptor Creek Farm. It’s a garden where the Josephine County Food Bank uses to distribute food to thousands of people in need. But now with school starting up, the food bank is losing many of … Continue reading »

Grants Pass Police Seeks Volunteers

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Grants Pass police are now giving people the chance to help officers as a volunteer. The Department of Public Safety announced it is accepting applications for its auxiliary program. Auxiliary officers perform support services that may include foot and park patrol, traffic control, vacation house checks and special events. All volunteers … Continue reading »