Mower Spark Ignited Upper Table Rock Fire
Fire investigators have determined the Upper Table Rock fire was ignited when a disc mower cutting a rye field hit a rock and sparked the blaze.
Firemen jump on Redwood Highway grass fire
Firemen from multiple agencies jumped into action and quickly extinguished a grass fire in the 10,000 block of Redwood Highway near Wilderville at approximately 1:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Corpse found on vacant property in Medford
A corpse was discovered around 10:00 a.m. Tuesday behind the former Hungry Woodsman Restaurant in Medford.
Medford P.D. Blames Drugs for Burglary Increases
The Medford Police department reports burglaries are up nearly 30 percent in that city, compared to the same time last year.
Sheriff’s Office Investigating Apparent Suicide
The Josephine County Sheriff’s office is investigating what appears to be suicide that occurred about 11 p.m. Monday night on Jump Off Joe Creek Road about three miles in.
School District No. 7 Board approves controversial book
The Grants Pass School District No. 7 Board during their Tuesday meeting voted to approve a controversial book that the Curriculum Council did not recommend for use in the English Department.
ODF Corrals Grays Creek Fire at a Quarter Acre
A small fire, 3 miles south of Murphy, was quickly contained and extinguished Monday evening when the Oregon Department of Forestry dispatched three engines and a dozer.
Commissioners vote on approval of 2014-15 fiscal year budget
The Josephine County Commissioners during their Weekly Business Session at 9:00 a.m. Wednesday in the Anne Basker Auditorium are set to vote on the approval of the 2014-15 fiscal year budget.
U.S. Forest Service raises fire danger level in the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest
The U.S. Forest Service has raised the fire danger level to high in the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest due to the presence of extremely dry and flammable vegetation.
ODF & Rural Metro Respond to Smoke Plume in Grays Creek Area
The Oregon Department of Forestry and Rural Metro have responded to the Grays Creek area out the Williams Highway to the report of a small white smoke plume.
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