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Stories with place: Grants Pass
  • Oregon considers selling forest to benefit schools 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 9:46 pm
  • GRANTS PASS, Oregon - The state of Oregon will consider selling the whole Elliott State Forest, where legal battles over logging and protections for threatened species have reduced revenues for schools.

  • Judge says flashing headlights is free speech 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 2:04 am
  • GRANTS PASS, Oregon - Hauling a truckload of logs to a Southern Oregon mill last fall, Chris Hill noticed a sheriff's deputy behind him and flashed his lights to warn a UPS driver coming the other way.

  • Helicopter 'likely' sprayed herbicide on homes 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 7:44 pm
  • GRANTS PASS, Oregon - A state investigation has determined that a helicopter hired to spray herbicide on some commercial timberlands in southwestern Oregon "more than likely" allowed some to fall over people's homes as it flew by.

  • Oregon County considers volunteer CSIs 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 12:49 pm
  • GRANTS PASS, Oregon - The Josephine County Sheriff's Office is understaffed and desperate for help, so they're mulling whether to turn to local volunteers to help process crime scenes.

  • Josephine County reports growth in homeless 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 4:50 pm
  • GRANTS PASS, Oregon - The number of people requiring housing services in Josephine County has spiked, particularly among youth and single-father populations.

  • Oregon mom pleads not guilty to abuse accusations 
    Updated: Apr-05-14 3:23 pm
  • PORTLAND, Oregon - A southern Oregon woman pleaded not guilty to charges arising from a child-abuse investigation involving her children.

  • Oregon timber counties getting $60.7 million 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 7:06 pm
  • GRANTS PASS, Oregon - The U.S. Forest Service says payments to timber counties under the last year of the Secure Rural Schools Act will be going out soon, and Oregon's share totals more than $60 million.

  • Storms not enough to lift Southern Oregon drought 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 6:40 pm
  • GRANTS PASS, Oregon - Early spring storms helped improve snowpacks and reservoir levels across Oregon, but not enough to lift drought concerns in the parched southern part of the state.

  • Agribusinesses give $380,000 to beat anti-GMO vote 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 7:38 pm
  • GRANTS PASS, Oregon - Six major producers of herbicides and genetically modified crops are shoveling $380,000 into the campaign to defeat measures to prohibit genetically modified crops in southwestern Oregon.

  • Agency upholds bid protests over 2 air tankers 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 8:34 pm
  • GRANTS PASS, Oregon - A federal auditing agency on Wednesday upheld a challenge to a U.S. Forest Service contract for two next-generation air tankers to fight wildfires.

  • Man dies after Grants Pass bar stabbing 
    Updated: Mar-24-14 8:11 pm
  • GRANTS PASS, Oregon - Police say a 25-year-old man stabbed in a bar fight in Grants Pass over the weekend has died, and a murder charge is pending against the man who was arrested in the case.

  • Police doing early morning sweeps in Grants Pass 
    Updated: Mar-24-14 2:06 pm
  • GRANTS PASS, Oregon - Grants Pass police are conducting early morning downtown "vagrant sweeps" and have begun daytime foot patrols in the central business district.

  • Group retracing trek of wandering Oregon wolf OR-7 
    Updated: Mar-19-14 3:37 am
  • GRANTS PASS, Oregon - Wildlife advocates are preparing to retrace the 1,200-mile path of a wandering wolf whose trek in 2011 across Oregon and California attracted worldwide attention, hoping their upcoming journey will help build greater acceptance of wolves as they reclaim lost territories across the West.