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6 killed statewide in traffic crashes during Labor Day weekend
A 74-year-old bicyclist was killed on Saturday at 3 p.m. when a distracted driver struck him from behind on U.S. 30 west of Rainier, OSP said.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
My View: We need to know when our food has been modified
As Oregon family farmers, we enthusiastically support the ballot measure to label genetically engineered foods.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Naked, combative man from Grants Pass sedated, arrested at hemp expo in Josephine County
A 27-year old man from Grants Pass who turned up naked and angry at a hemp expo on Sunday in Josephine County had to be sedated before being thrown in jail, police said.
Police: Naked man beat cars, brawled at Oregon hemp fest
State Police arrested a naked man who was beating on cars and getting into fights at a Southern Oregon music festival that promoted the benefits of hemp.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Grants Pass man arrested for alleged sex crimes
Nathaniel Scott Thatcher is lodged in Josephine County Jail on multiple charges including first-degree sexual abuse, second-degree sodomy and second-degree unlawful sexual penetration.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Local TV Station KTVZ
Neighborhood watch holds suspect at gunpoint
Members of a neighborhood watch group in southwestern Oregon held a burglary suspect at gunpoint until police arrived to take him to jail.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
The Ashland Daily Tidings
Should county join in move to tax pot?
If a statewide ballot measure that legalizes recreational marijuana passes in November, should Josephine County get in on the action and tax it?  Josephine County voters will be asked that question in November following a resolution unanimously passed by the Josephine County Board of Commissioners in an emergency meeting Friday.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Lorane man accused of forging checks in Lane, Douglas counties
A 46-year-old man faces accusations he forged checks and passed them in Lane and Douglas counties.