Josephine County Newswire (Page 6)

Josephine County Newswire (Page 6)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Josephine County, OR. (Page 6)

Results 101 - 120 of 1,056 in Josephine County, OR

  1. 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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  2. Flood watch, wind advisory in effect for Jackson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Heavy rain and melting snow across Southern Oregon and Northern California have weather officials on the lookout for flooding until late this evening. The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch until 10 p.m., according to a bulletin.

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  3. JoCo commissioners editing proposed public safety levyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2017 | KOBI NBC5

    Yet another a public safety levy is one step closer to making it on the ballot in Josephine County. County leaders met today to outline what the Sheriff is asking for.

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  4. A.L. Savage became noted Southern Oregon educator, botanistRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2017 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Graduating at the top of his class of 23 in 1896 at the Southern Oregon State Normal School in Ashland, Abraham Lincoln Savage would become over the next 54 years one of the most prominent citizens of Josephine County. The sixth of 13 children of parents who had migrated from Illinois to a small farm near Grants Pass, Savage walked three miles daily to school and was in the first high school graduating class in Grants Pass.

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  5. Group Wants Lawmakers To Allow Local Bans On Genetically Engineered CropsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2017 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    ... for the ballot before lawmakers took the decision out of the hands of local communities. Voters in Josephine County also banned genetically engineered crops in 2014. But the ban was never enforced since it didn't qualify for the ballot until after ...

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  6. Human remains found in Josephine CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2017 | KOBI NBC5

    ... near Williams Highway in Provolt. Two hikers discovered the skeletal remains in a remote area. According to Josephine County Sheriff's Office, the remains are believed to have been in the area for an extended period of time. Due to the nature of the ...

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  7. More suspicious fires reported in rural Josephine CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2017 | KOBI NBC5

    Firefighters in rural Josephine County battled two more suspicious fires Wednesday morning. This comes after numerous other fires on abandoned properties in the area that firefighters said may be human-caused.

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  8. a oeSuspiciousa fire destroys abandoned RV in rural Josephine CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2017 | KOBI NBC5

    Firefighters said they responded just after 1:00 Tuesday morning to a trailer fire on Jaynes Drive near New Hope Road, in the unincorporated community of New Hope. When crews arrived, they found an abandoned RV alongside the road that was completely engulfed in flames.

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  9. School bus crashes in Josephine CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2017 | KOBI NBC5

    The first one happened around 8 a.m. on US-199 near Cave Junction at the Kerby Mainline Road intersection. Both the driver of the bus and the 5-yea-old passenger were transported to the hospital with minor injuries.

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  10. Proposed levy could affect Grants Pass Public SafetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2017 | KOBI NBC5

    Josephine County is proposing a levy that could go on the may ballot, and law enforcement in the City of Grants Pass are watching closely. Though the proposed levy still has to go through several steps before it can appear on May's ballot.

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  11. Passenger vehicle crashes into school bus in Josephine CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2017 | KOBI NBC5

    According to Rural Metro Fire, first responders arrived at the scene of the crash on Friday at around 2:30 p.m. Crews found a vehicle had t-boned a school bus on Highway 199 at the base of Hayes Hill . There was only one student on the bus at the time of the crash, along with the driver.

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  12. Josephine County firefighters concerned about recent a oesuspiciousa firesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2017 | KOBI NBC5

    Josephine County, Ore. - Crews who routinely battle rural fires in Josephine County are expressing their concern about recent fires in abandoned properties that are "highly suspicious."

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  13. JOCO Sheriff Dave Daniel proposes levy to make up for $2.1 million budget cutRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2017 | KOBI NBC5

    Without enough money to fund services like the Josephine County Jail, Sheriff Dave Daniel and commissioners are trying to find a solution. "We're struggling a little bit here, but we're going to build that bridge," Josephine County Commissioner Dan DeYoung said.

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  14. Josephine County Sheriffa s Office facing cuts; Sheriff suggesting new levyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | KOBI NBC5

    Josephine County, Ore.- The Josephine County Sheriff's Office is facing a $2.1 Million dollar shortfall in the next budget year, which begins July 1, according to Sheriff Dave Daniel. Sheriff Daniel and Josephine County Commissioners discussed the shortfall Thursday.

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  15. Thieves target Josephine County Public Works, crash stolen truckRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | KOBI NBC5

    Someone broke into the county building in Kerby and stole a pickup truck with a plow attachment, several small tools and some chainsaws. The buildings gates were also damaged during the break-in.

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  16. President Trump Declares Disaster in Oregon from StormRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | Insurance Journal West

    President Donald Trump has declared a major disaster exists in Oregon from a severe winter storm and flooding in December. The White House says Trump ordered federal aid to supplement state, tribal, and local recovery efforts.

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  17. Grants Pass Chamber of Commerce banquetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2017 | KOBI NBC5

    Grants Pass, Ore., - Several Josephine County businesses and community partners are being honored tonight at the annual Chamber of Commerce awards banquet. The event awards those who have made a significant difference in business and the community at large in Grants Pass.

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  18. Trump declares disaster from Oregon storm, frees federal aidRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2017 | The Progress

    President Donald Trump has declared a major disaster exists in Oregon from a severe winter storm and flooding in December. The White House says Trump ordered federal aid to supplement state, tribal, and local recovery efforts.

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  19. Mudslide closes Galice RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2017 | KOBI NBC5

    Josephine County, Ore.- Galice Road in Josephine County is closed at the 11.5 mile marker after a mudslide blocked both lanes. "Due to the extremely active nature of this slide and the possibility of debris falling to the road, Galice Road will be closed to thru traffic," Josephine County Public Works wrote in a press release.

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  20. Police: Woman accused in multiple car thefts arrested in Grants PassRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2017 | KOBI NBC5

    Grants Pass, Ore.- A Josephine County woman accused of stealing a car was arrested on seven felony warrants Thursday night. Grants Pass Department of Public Safety officers responded to the Grants Pass Fred Meyer Thursday night after receiving a tip that a vehicle stolen from Medford was in the parking lot.

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