The metal steeple that was on the old LDS church has been preserved and will be integrated into the open courtyard that will face SW J Street. A favorable shift in the weather has prompted Oregon Department of Forestry to decrease the posted fire danger level to Moderate. Police say an elderly man who lives at the home told investigators that he shot the man in self-dense. The Daily Courier newspaper of Grants Pass reports 34-year-old Eric Maddox of Grants Pass died at the scene of the Saturday morning crash on the Williams Highway, which is also known as Highway 238. Resident Joyce Crockett lost all of her belongings when her storage unit at Valley Stor-All burned down during the Almeda Fire. Grants Pass Local News Grants Pass Newspapers. The US Forest Service reports there was no movement or containment issues on the Slater Fire yesterday -- even with high winds and low humidity. “It is our... GLENDALE, Ore. — A worker at a Swanson Group plywood mill in Glendale died Tuesday night in a workplace incident.

City Distance (miles) Eagle Point OR: 27: Medford OR: 24: Basic Facts. Turning off power during a Public Safety Power Shutoff is done to prevent wind-blown or falling debris from making contact with energized power lines. The Mail Tribune reports Trevor Alan Gilmore was booked Friday into the Josephine County Jail on suspicion of aggravated murder and unlawful use of a weapon.

Police said the officers then went to his aid and James was taken to a hospital. Today, the company, which is based in Grants Pass, Oregon, is considered to be the largest, privately-owned drive-through coffee company in America, with more than 400 locations throughout the Western United States (via Dutch Bros Coffee). ", 409 S.E. The building would be located on the Josephine County fairgrounds, in conjunction with TMB racing.

For more information or to apply, see oregon.gov/employ/disaster. The Grants Pass Department of Public Safety said an internal investigation at Asante Three Rivers Medical Center indicated two employees conspired to submit fake reimbursement …, GRANTS PASS, Ore. – One person was killed and another wounded in Grants Pass shooting. Box 1468, Grants Pass, OR 97528-0330, Subscribe to Daily Courier for $15.00 a month, Low interest rates, high demand have home sales booming, As ballots pour in, signature verification starts, Council pauses next step of Hillcrest fire station renovation, Soil damage from Slater Fire was severe — but it could have been worse, Search for missing woman turns up no results, Candidates for mayor differ on how they'd approach city issues, Incumbent county treasurer draws opponent this election, July story on levy contained error that was repeated in recent election recommendation, At Riverside Park rally, local women raise social and political issues, County reports 3rd death tied to COVID-19, Zoning rules pose a problem for Grants Pass homeless shelter, In outlying areas of county, all 3 legislative races are contested, Rally at Riverside: "Women are going to make a difference in this election.

It said no officers were injured during the incident, …, $19.5M GP entertainment venue plans submitted, New LED street light bulbs in Grants Pass, Confrontation at park between group, Daily Courier editor, Grants Pass fatal shooting victim identified, Asante Three Rivers employees arrested for embezzlement, Officer involved shooting critically injures one man in Grants Pass. SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality has issued an air quality advisory for much of southwest Oregon because of wildfire smoke from a blaze near Canyonville. GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — Vaux's swifts are finding "no vacancy" signs at some of their favorite motels these days. Authorities said his blood-alcohol content was 0.11 percent, above the legal limit of 0.08 … "For eight hours a night, without getting tired, without needing a meal ... scanning the landscape, mapping, searching for hotspots," Casey, a fire information officer for the Taylor Creek Fire, reeled off. Crews will actively patrol and remove debris from lines and make repairs if needed.

Share and get news about Grants Pass and surrounding areas. Friday additional charges of murder, 1st degree animal abuse and tampering with evidence was levied against Orozco. The Grants Pass Department of Public Safety said 35-year-old Angela “Angie” Slover was last seen at about 10:00 a.m. on September 20 at the Dollar General on …, GRANTS PASS, Ore. — An officer involved shooting critically injured one man in Grants Pass, according to Grants Pass Department of Public Safety. No gossip, incivility will be allowed. The mountains circling Grants Pass can feel like old friends that we see every day. (Archived footage of debate available.) The Devil Fire was holding at 8,885 acres and containment had increased to 65%. GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — A man was shot to death in an exchange of gunfire in southern Oregon’s rural Josephine County Thursday, police said.

Front Page News. According to a Josephine County official, at about 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, a twin-engine Piper Seminole aircraft was out on a flight when one …, GRANTS PASS, Ore. – Grants Pass police are asking for help finding a missing woman. GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — A county sheriff in southwest Oregon is asking for money from the state to investigate illegal marijuana operations, saying his department lacks the resources to do so. Please no spam, or selling. GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — Conditions are dry in southern Oregon.

Please remain vigilant while out on your public lands, as fire season is not over yet! GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — Medical marijuana patients and growers in Josephine County and across the state are abandoning the Oregon Medical Marijuana Program. GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — Kale Casey almost can't believe what a metal bird 5 feet long, weighing 44 pounds with wings spanning 10 feet, can do to help fight a wildfire. GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — A judge has dismissed a lawsuit by an Oregon county that targeted the state over legalized marijuana. The fire in southwest Oregon has caused people to evacuate in the Merlin and Grants Pass areas and further evacuations were ordered Monday afternoon, but no structures or homes have been lost.

“We are issuing a PSPS watch for these areas so our customers can prepare,” said Erik Brookhouse, vice president of system, operations. While posing as the father, the suspect allegedly told a police officer he would not consent to a forensic search of the girl's phone. As crews wrap up their work on stubborn local wildfires, they are bracing for a potentially bad weather development predicted for the latter part of the weekend. A report from the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office said at about 10:15 p.m. a deputy was headed southbound on Interstate Five north of Glendale when he was passed on the right by a car which was exceeding 100 miles per hour.

"It's by far the most impressive tool I've seen in my wildfire career.

Proceeds from the ticket sales go toward the wall project. Alberto Enriquez, a former reporter for the... Mail Tribune (Medford, OR) People who lost their jobs or who had their hours reduced because of the fires have until.