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30-year-old Sadele Threets, was arrested later that evening, in the middle of his Lyft ride. Mary Carolin was his driver.
21-year-old Patricia Jones is one of the Oregon National Guard soldiers headed to Djibouti. Her family threw her a going away party Tuesday night to wish her well and pray for her safe return in three months.
80-year-old Geraldine 'Gerry' Hendricks walked away from here home Saturday evening in the 4400-block of Obenchain Road near Butte Falls.
The Rip City Riders raised $500. Walmart matched $500. Together, $1,000 was spent on coats for children in need.
Leaders at a public forum held at Grants Pass Council Chambers said nearly 1,700 people are homeless in Josephine County. Grants Pass is the only city in Oregon that doesn't have a warming center.
The 17th annual Art Along the Rogue street painting and music festival came to a close Sunday afternoon. Artists from around the country were encouraged to create beautiful images on the streets of the Historic District of Grants Pass to reflect this year's theme, 'Bounty of the County.'
The Jackson County Expo was packed full of Macklemore fans Friday night for his free concert. Fans got tickets by heading to selected Southern Oregon US Cellular stores about a month ago.
Phoenix High School senior Adrian Stanfield and his dad plan to have the trebuchet built by the end of Thursday. They have already put in about six hours over the last week.
Jackson County officials expect between 6,000 and 7,000 people to attend the free Macklemore concert at the Jackson County Expo.
The Oregon National Guard is one step closer to heading to Djibouti for a peace keeping mission. Soldiers spent weeks training at Camp Rilea in Oregon and Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington. They returned to the Oregon National Guard Armory in Ashland Wednesday.