Josephine County Newswire (Page 10)

Josephine County Newswire (Page 10)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Josephine County, OR. (Page 10)

Results 181 - 200 of 1,050 in Josephine County, OR

  1. Guest Opinion: Are taxes too high or too low?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2016 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    ... pay enough taxes. Here are two local, Rogue Valley examples of the effects of paying or not paying taxes. Josephine County's citizens refuse to raise their very low property taxes. Result: There is almost no law enforcement, inadequate jail space, ...


  2. Crash seriously injures elderly woman in Josephine CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2016 | KOBI NBC5

    Firefighters responded to a vehicle rollover accident in the 400 block of Jump Off Joe Creek Road near Hugo around 9:00 Monday morning. Rural Metro Fire said that when crews arrived they found a single vehicle struck a tree and came to rest on its side.


  3. Vol Ops: Plenty of volunteer opportunities for those willing to helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2016 | The News-Review

    ... vets to help UCAN case management team assist homeless veterans with the process of finding housing. Josephine County's pilot program has been successful and will help guide local mentors. RSVP Volunteer Program sponsored by UCAN is a national ...


  4. Wrongful death suit against Oregon State Police allowed to go forwardRead the original story

    Sep 9, 2016 |

    A judge has rejected the state's motion to dismiss a wrongful death lawsuit in connection to a Grants Pass man who was shot by Oregon State Police troopers. The Daily Courier reports that on Tuesday Josephine County Circuit Court Judge Pat Wolke ruled that the lawsuit pertaining to Robert Box's 2015 death will go forward.


  5. 8 sobering takeaways from Oregon's latest Smarter Balanced test scoresRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2016 |

    ... of those are wealthy Portland suburbs whose Latino populations are unrepresentative of Oregon as a whole. Josephine County's Three Rivers District squeaked in as the fifth, with a 50.5 percent passing rate for Latinos. a On the flip side, 13 ...


  6. 0519 ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2016 | KOBI NBC5

    Josephine County, Ore.- Oregon State Police detectives are investigating a shooting along Highway 199 near Grants Pass. Troopers and emergency personnel were called to the area around 6:45 a.m. on Thursday, Sept.


  7. Four hikers rescued from Mt. McLoughlinRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2016 | KOBI NBC5

    ... The hikers became lost Thursday and spent the night on the mountain. 30 searchers from Jackson County, Josephine County and Klamath County search and rescue teams all helped in the search. They worked overnight to find the group. A helicopter crew ...


  8. Oregon county won't charge man for brother's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2016 | White Lake Beacon

    An Oregon district attorney's office says it won't file charges against a man who apparently shot and killed his brother. The Daily Courier reports that Josephine County District Attorney Lisa Turner said Thursday that the state doesn't believe it can prove beyond a reasonable doubt that Wayne Hansen wasn't acting in self-defense when he shot his brother.


  9. No charges for Josephine. Co. man who allegedly shot, killed brotherRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2016 | KOBI NBC5

    The man accused of shooting his brother during a fight near Merlin back in march will not be facing any charges. The Josephine County District Attorney's Office said an investigation revealed Wayne Hansen shot his brother Douglas when they were in a struggle.


  10. FEMA provides federal funds to help fight Gold Canyon FireRead the original story

    Aug 31, 2016 | Federal Emergency Management Agency

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency has authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs for the Gold Canyon Fire burning in Josephine County, Oregon. FEMA Region X Regional Administrator, Kenneth D. Murphy determined that the fire threatened such destruction as would constitute a major disaster.


  11. Investigators hope digital reconstruction will help solve 45-year-old cold caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2016 | The Oregonian

    ... believe she had died months before being found. "Young girls simply don't go out into the woods and die," Josephine County Sheriff Bill Brandt told the Bend Bulletin in 1971. "The possibility of foul play is something we've got to check out." ...


  12. Facial reconstruction released for unidentified girl found in Josephine CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2016 | KOBI NBC5

    The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children has been working with the Josephine County Sheriff's Office and the Oregon State Medical Examiner to identify a young female who was found deceased 45 years ago in a wooded area off Redwood Highway in Josephine County. NCMEC said Jane Annie Doe was wearing unique jewelry when she was found.


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    Aug 31, 2016 | The News-Review

    A helicopter made an emergency landing last night at the Myrtle Creek Airport due to a mechanical issue, fire officials said today. According to Kyle Reed of the Douglas Forest Protective Association, the chopper had been pouring water on the Gold Canyon Fire in Josephine County.


  14. Possible explosive found at Cave Junction marijuana dispensaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2016 | KOBI NBC5

    The Josephine County Sheriff's Office said a person approached the dispensary in the 200 block of Redwood Highway at around 1:00 a.m. and tried to open the door. They were unsuccessful but returned around an hour later and hung what appeared to be a possible pipe bomb on the front door and lit it on fire.


  15. Marijuana boom brings jobs, complaints to Josephine CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2016 | The Columbian

    The number of medical marijuana grow sites in the county has remained steady from a year ago, at about 2,500. But growers who sell to retailers have been sprouting up - 38 new state-issued licenses have been granted this summer to people who plan to grow for the recreational market.


  16. Report from the Rogue River: Yes, I canRead the original story

    Aug 25, 2016 | Point Reyes Light

    ... Indian Mary Campground, in Galice, Ore., the smallest Indian reservation in the country. It was donated to Josephine County by the original owners Indian Mary and Umpah Joe so that the families in the area would always have a lovely wilderness to ...


  17. Cleveland Ridge Fire grows, crews to focus on finishing fire linesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2016 | KOBI NBC5

    Trail, Ore.- The Cleveland Ridge Fire burning near Trail grew to 635 acres overnight Tuesday. The Department of Forestry reports 80 percent of the fire's perimeter has a fire line around it.


  18. Hedge fund CEO backs Donald Trump and also Oregon urine stockpileRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2016 |

    In this file photo, a technician holds up urine samples. An article from The Intercept noted that one of Donald Trump's wealthy financial backers has also used his money to fund a stockpile of urine housed in Josephine County, Oregon.


  19. Family of Firefighter Killed in '13 OR Crash Sues for $5MRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2016 |

    Aug. 21--The family of Jesse Austin Trader, a firefighter who was killed in August 2013 when his water truck crashed during the Big Windy Complex wildfire, has filed suit against the federal government, two Josephine County businesses and Trader's uncle claiming negligence and seeking $5 million. Filed July 7 in U.S. District Court in Medford, the suit alleges the defendants were negligent in Trader's death for reasons that include improper inspections on the nearly 50-year-old International Harvester truck, loading the truck beyond its posted capacity and directing Trader to drive the overloaded truck downhill.


  20. OSP involved in two pursuits Saturday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2016 | KOBI NBC5

    Josephine Co., Ore. - Oregon State Police responded to two pursuits in Josephine county Saturday night, with one of them ending across the Jackson county border.