Josephine County Newswire (Page 3)

Josephine County Newswire (Page 3)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Josephine County, OR. (Page 3)

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  1. Lawmakers push for hemp comeback in WisconsinRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 27 | WBAY-TV Green Bay

    ... Springfield, Colo.One of OregonA's first hemp farmers says a lack of seed is making it tough to get going. Josephine County Commissioner Cheryl Walker says that fertile seed is expensive and hard to come by, because the federal government prohibits ...

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  2. Suspicious car fire in Josephine CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2017 | KOBI NBC5

    Rural Metro says the car seemed to have been abandoned on the side of the road near the Applegate Tavern. She graduated from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism at Arizona State University with a degree in Broadcast Journalism and a minor in Mass Communications.

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  3. Equipment worth thousands stolen from Illinois Valley Fire DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2017 | KOBI NBC5

    ... District. If you have any information on the suspect or see the equipment - call the fire department or the Josephine County Sheriff's Office. NBC5 News Reporter and Weather Forecaster Nikki Torres graduated from Washington State University with a ...

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  4. Wanted man arrested after standoff in Josephine CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 | KOBI NBC5

    Oregon State Police said 34-year-old Ty Ray Nunes has been the subject of an extensive search for months due to numerous criminal activities, including felony eludes, robberies and federal warrants for narcotics. According to OSP, troopers learned Nunes may be in a home in the 700 block of Cienaga Lane, south of Merlin.

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  5. Former Grants Pass pastor arrested for sexual abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 | KOBI NBC5

    ... police said Lewis was interviewed by police. Following the interview, he was arrested and lodged in the Josephine County Jail on charged of sexual abuse, two counts of rape and two counts of sodomy. Note: By commenting below you agree to abide by ...

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  6. Weather in Grants Pass brings down trees and power linesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2017 | KOBI NBC5

    Grants Pass, Ore., - Storms overnight and in to the morning left trees across roads in Josephine County, and thousands across the region are still without power tonight. A huge tree fell this morning on Lower River Road in Grants Pass taking out the power lines and landing on a trailer.

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  7. Wind storm downs trees throughout Josephine CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2017 | KOBI NBC5

    Grants Pass, Ore.- Rural Metro Fire crews responded to several incidents of downed trees, power poles and power lines across Josephine County Monday as a result of a fast moving wind storm. Fire crews from all stations were mobilized to evaluate several life threatening hazards and assist with traffic control.

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  8. Oregon Public Assistance Operations Update: Severe Winter Storm and FloodingRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2017 | Federal Emergency Management Agency

    A tractor with a plow removes wooded debris from storm damage in December 2016. Photo courtesy of Oregon Office of Emergency Management Federal disaster assistance is available through FEMA's Public Assistance Grant Program to help Oregon recover from the Dec. 14-17, 2016 , severe winter storm and flooding.

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  9. Rural counties need a longterm solution as federal program expiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2017 | OregonLive.com

    ... ion of O&C Counties and a Douglas County commissioner. Simon Hare is the association's vice president and a Josephine County commissioner. Craig Pope is the association's secretary/treasurer and a Polk County commissioner.

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  10. Charges dropped in fatal southern Oregon shooting case pending grand juryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2017 | OregonLive.com

    Josephine County Circuit Judge Lindi Baker on Monday dismissed all charges against Lieth Mohammad, Nicholas Scarnechia and Kacey Ann Brunson, court records show. They were all arrested in California shortly after the killing.

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  11. Plans for repairs on McMullen Dam in Josephine CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2017 | KOBI NBC5

    ... this keeps a real close eye on that. That dam is in exceptional shape," said Rob Brandes, director of Josephine County Public Works. Public Works and the Parks Department are working together to plan repairs. Public works is aiming to start design ...

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  12. Grants Pass Public Safety Services moving to new locationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2017 | KOBI NBC5

    The former Department of Human Services building which is just a block away from city hall is set to be the new facility for the 911 dispatch center, and public safety services. They are currently housed in the basement of the Josephine County Justice Building which Chief Bill Landis says is too small and lacks seismic stability.

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  13. After Malheur, Democrat allows debate on Oregon control of federal landsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2017 | OregonLive.com

    ... meanwhile, has signaled that it is not interested in privatizing public lands. Rep. Carl Wilson , a Josephine County Republican who sponsored HB 2365 , told lawmakers Thursday that the federal forests in his district are poorly managed, fire-prone ...

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  14. FutureLand Corp (FUTL) Finalizes Strategic Plan for 2017 Spring...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | Market Wire

    Josephine County, Oregon: Cameron Cox, CEO, just returned from a site visit to Josephine County, Oregon to begin planning for its first official planting with HSPendleton, LLC, a California and Oregon developer. "We have decided to focus on developing the following 3 strains: ATF, Cherry Pie and Blue Dream, as they are showing the most promise in terms of the quality of cannabis produced.

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  15. Three arrested in Grants Pass during drug trafficking investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2017 | KOBI NBC5

    According to Grants Pass police, the arrests were the result of a nearly 2-month investigation into a drug trafficking organization that was supplying meth to mid-level and street-level dealers in Josephine County. Detectives said the suspects were arrested on February 7 at residences in the 900 block of S.E. "N" Street and the 500 block of N.W. Dimmick Street in Grants Pass.

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  16. Search and rescue open houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2017 | KOBI NBC5

    Merlin, Ore., - Josephine County Search and Rescue is celebrating fifty years of service, and to celebrate they hosted an open house for the public to see what they can do. "It's amazing we've been around for 50 years and there's still people in this county, and community who don't really know what search and rescue does and what we have, and what abilities and what capabilities we have."

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  17. Youth planting trees in Josephine CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | KOBI NBC5

    Scout groups, 4-H clubs, Young Marines, and other groups will journey to near Grants Pass to help plant the foliage. If you're hoping to take your group to help plant trees on Saturday, Please contact Josephine County Forestry Department at 541-474-5291 and/or email to [email protected] for more information.

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  18. Remains found in Provolt identified as missing Medford manRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | KOBI NBC5

    ... last seen on June 23, 2012. His 1971 GMC truck was spotted abandoned on Highway 238 near the Jackson and Josephine County line just a few days later. When law enforcement arrived, it was gone. It was found nearly a year later and had been stripped ...

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  19. Concerns over landslide-affected areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | KOBI NBC5

    Severe weather has some homeowners in Josephine County worried about another round of landslides. Several homes in a Grants Pass neighborhood - on the intersection of Poplar Street and Fruitdale Drive - were affected by landslides earlier this year, and now with another weather system passing through, they're extra cautious.

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  20. 5th suspicious fire reported in Josephine CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | KOBI NBC5

    Firefighters responded to a car fire and the sound of explosions just after 2 a.m. in the 3000 block of Camp Joy Road. When they arrived, they found an abandoned four door sedan fully engulfed in flames.

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