Lightning & Thunder Storms Miss Josephine and Jackson County
Thunderheads loomed large late Tuesday along the Oregon-California border and the National Weather Service issued a red flag warning for our area but no lightning crept into Jackson or Josephine counties' forestlands. As such, no lightning-caused fires were reported overnight on lands protected by the Oregon Dept. of Forestry's Southwest Oregon District.
New Record High Temperature Set Tuesday: 109 Degrees
A building high pressure system sent thermometers climbing Tuesday, smashing the previous recorded high by four degrees. The temperature was officially 109 degrees late in the afternoon, eclipsing the previous high mark of 105, last reached in 1967 and earlier in 1942.
Medford School District Closes the Door on New Transfers, in or out of District
The Medford School Board Monday adopted policies that stop new transfers, in or out of the district. Students that have begun the process to transfer for next fall may be admitted.
Jackson County Medical Pot Advocates Resort to Ballot Initiative
The owners of MaryJaneís Basement in Medford, Richard and Marlene Nuckols, are gearing up to ask voters to overturn that cityís ban on medical marijuana dispensaries
Fireworks Regulations for City of Grants Pass
The use of all fireworks is banned within the City limits of Grants Pass except on the 4th of July, from 6:00 pm to 11:00 pm. A list of the guidelines and regulations which apply to the use of fireworks within the city of Grants Pass are listed on the home page of this stationís website.
City Council Faces 2 Action Items to Amend the Municipal Code at Wednesday Night Meeting
The Grants Pass City Council will consider two municipal code amendments at their Wednesday night meeting in Council Chambers at 101 Northwest A Street at 6:00 p.m.
Commissionerís to Consider Salary Table Adjustment
Josephine County Commissionerís face a light agenda for their Weekly Business Session at 9:00 Wednesday morning in the Anne Basker Auditorium but the topic is a heavy one as they consider a salary table adjustment with longevity steps included.
Two Car Collision at 4th & J Lands Chevy Pickup in Corner Apartment
A two car collision at 4th and J about 2 p.m. this afternoon slowed traffic while authorities extricated a Chevy Colorado pickup from the front of an apartment at 414 Southwest 4th
Strong Arm Robbery & Assault on Redwood Avenue
Grants Pass police responded to a report of a man yelling for help in the area of the 1900 block of Redwood Ave. Patrol Officers located the victim at his home and learned that he had been
Kay-Fenn Sentenced to 20 Months
Monday Judge Pat Wolke sentenced Brenda Colleen Kay-Fenn, 47, to 20 months in the Oregon Department of Corrections after she pled guilty to two counts first degree theft.
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