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City Looks to Improve Parking
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 19:02:24 -0700

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — The city of Grants Pass is looking into ways to improve parking options downtown, especially for employees of local businesses. The Parking Task Force was established earlier this year and has been meeting every week for months to look into how the city can improve. Monday, they presented their suggestions to … Continue reading »

Taprock Uses Fire Truck to Support ALS
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 12:32:29 -0700

Grants Pass, Ore. — A Grants Pass company decided to go big when it used a fire truck instead of a bucket to support ALS. Taprock Northwest Grill partnered with County Fire and Security to bring in a fire truck. The truck sprayed the staff down with ice cold water. Taprock says it’s donating to … Continue reading »

Naked Man Arrested at Hemp Expo
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 09:15:57 -0700

PROVOLT, Ore. — A 27-year-old Grants Pass man was arrested by Oregon State Police troopers early Sunday morning, following a disturbance at the Jefferson State Hemp Expo in Josephine County. The man was naked and combative and was sedated by medical personnel before transport to a Grants Pass hospital for a medical examination prior to … Continue reading »

Grants Pass man arrested at Jefferson State Hemp Expo
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 14:51:00 -0700

Grants Pass, Ore. -- Oregon State Police arrested 27 year old Timothy Seaux at the Jefferson State Hemp Expo in Josephine County on Sunday morning. When police arrived on scene Seaux, who was naked and combative, was being restrained in the parking lot by four men. Witnesses also pointed out a vehicle in the parking lot that they say Seaux heavily damaged while two women sat inside. After taking ...

Grants Pass Task Force Presents Parking Recommendations to City Council
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 18:19:26 -0700

By Aaron Nilsson/KTVL.comGRANTS PASS, Ore. -- A downtown parking task force presented their solutions to parking problems in Grants Pass Monday. The city council gave the group eleven things to look into to help ease parking. Some recommendations included uniform parking signs around town and increased parking fees. ...

Grants Pass Cavemen: 2014 High School Football Preview
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:56:12 -0700

Grants Pass CavemenClass 6A Southern Oregon Conference...

Police: Naked man damaged cars, kicked officer at hemp festival
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 14:01:59 -0700

A naked man had to be sedated at a hemp festival in southern Oregon after police said he damaged cars, started fights and kicked officers.

AT&T 4G LTE Available In Grants Pass
Tue, 12 Aug 2014 21:01:00 -0700

GRANTS PASS, Ore., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* has turned on the nation's most reliable 4G LTE network** in Grants Pass, bringing customers the latest generation of wireless network technology. Watch here to see several of the benefits AT&T 4G LTE provides, including: LTE technology is capable of delivering speeds faster than many other mobile Internet technologies***. AT&T has the ...

Life Jacket Loaner Station
Fri, 15 Aug 2014 18:49:41 -0700

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Grants Pass residents could soon be seeing life jacket loaner stations set-up across the city. This following the death of a seven-year-old who drowned in the Rogue River last month. The life jacket loaner stations would be open wooden shacks equipped with metal hooks where life jackets would hang. Check-out of … Continue reading »

Grants Pass man arrested on multiple sexual abuse charges
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:13:51 -0700

Grants Pass, Ore. --- 29 year old Nathaniel Scott from Grants Pass has been arrested and is accused of sexually abusing a 12 year old girl. Oregon State Police says Thatcher was arrested on Thursday at his home and the investigation into his alleged conduct began August 12th. Thatcher is being held at the Josephine County Jail on the following charges: Sexual Abuse in the First Degree (3 counts ...