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News in Josephine County, Oregon
Missing woman found
Sun, 08 Dec 2013 10:22:26 -0800
By KTVL Staff/KTVL.com Merlin, Ore -- A missing 66-year-old woman was found safe an uninjured this morning. Oregon State Police and Josephine County Sheriff's Office say her husband reported she went missing in the early hours of Sunday. ...
Missing Grants Pass Woman Found Safe
Sun, 08 Dec 2013 09:03:14 -0800
GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Oregon State Police and Josephine County Sheriff’s Office has found a 66-year old woman reported missing by her husband from their residence between Merlin and Grants Pass. At approximately 12:51 a.m. on Sunday, the husband of 66-year-old Janielle Mitchell contacted police, reporting her missing from their residence in the 2800 block … Continue reading »
Road crews ready for arctic air
Mon, 02 Dec 2013 14:37:13 -0800
By Caitlin Conrad/KTVL.com GRANTS PASS, Ore -- Crews with Josephine County Public Works say they expect this to be a very bad week for accidents, even if arctic air doesn't bring snow. Last week Public Works, The Oregon Department of Transportation, and The City, got together for what they call the snowflake meeting. ...
Josephine County warming stations
Sun, 08 Dec 2013 13:22:22 -0800
By KTVL Staff/KTVL.com GRANTS PASS, Ore -- The community has set up several stations in Josephine County for anyone, to come and get warm. Warming stations have been set up at the following locations: Gospel Rescue Mission, ...
Volunteers train to patrol local parks
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 19:53:36 -0800
By Jessica De Nova/KTVL.com GRANTS PASS, Ore.-Josephine County Parks kicked off training for its Park Patrol volunteer unit Thursday afternoon. The Parks Program Manager, Doreen Ferguson, said the new program was a win-win for both the financially-strapped county and the volunteers. ...
Chains required south of Eugene on snow-packed I-5
Sat, 07 Dec 2013 15:25:50 -0800
Crews are still working to clear Interstate 5 of packed snow and ice in central and southern Oregon after a December storm dropped a blanket of snow on the southern Willamette Valley. After plowing and sanding along I-5 through the night, ODOT crews reached bare pavement on the interstate in Linn and parts of Lane Counties.
Jail bed rental evaluation
Tue, 12 Nov 2013 18:22:10 -0800
By Caitlin Conrad/KTVL.com GRANTS PASS, Ore -- Cut after cut in funding has whittled down the number of open jail beds in Josephine County. City and County law enforcement says the reductions have led to a rise in crime, something Grants Pass Councilors say is a hot topic at their meetings. ...
Oregon City runaway found safe
Sat, 07 Dec 2013 23:07:16 -0800
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - A 13-year-old Oregon City girl who disappeared this week has been found safe and the 40-year-old homeless man she was with is in police custody. The Clackamas County Sheriff's Office says Samantha Dodson and Kelsey McCune were discovered just outside Oregon City. ...
OSP seeks public's help in Samurai sword attack
Fri, 15 Nov 2013 12:07:04 -0800
Oregon State Police is asking for the public's help to locate a suspect sought following an early Friday morning assault involving a Samurai sword at a residence near Grants Pass in Josephine County.
Snow storm drives up emergency calls
Sat, 07 Dec 2013 20:37:12 -0800
By Jessica De Nova/KTVL.com MEDFORD, Ore.-A snow storm took over southern Oregon and northern California Friday afternoon, making roads dangerous and keeping Jackson County dispatchers at Emergency Communications of Southern Oregon (ECSO) busier than normal. ...