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Josephine County GMO Ban Takes Effect — Kind Of

OPB | Sept. 04, 2015

Earlier this year, voters rejected a public safety levy that would increase funding for the cash-strapped Josephine County Sheriff's Office. Without those resources, the ban lacks any kind of enforcement teeth.

Josephine County Rejects Safety Levy

OPB | May 20, 2015

For the fourth time since 2012, Josephine County voters turned down a measure to increase funding to their sheriff's department.

Represented: Limited Law Enforcement In SW Oregon

OPB | May 15, 2015

We travel to financially-troubled Josephine County — where sheriff's deputies patrol only 10 hours a day — to hear about life in a region with limited law enforcement.

Southern Oregon Town Asks Federal Judge To Rule on Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

OPB | April 21, 2014

MONDAY: The Cave Junction City Council voted to ask a federal court to reconcile state and federal laws on medical marijuana dispensaries.

Josephine County Sheriff Asking Volunteers To Help Investigate Crime

OPB | April 08, 2014

TUESDAY: In cash-strapped Josephine County, Sheriff Gil Gilbertson is reaching out to the community to recruit volunteer crime-solvers.

Citizens Take On Crime Prevention

OPB | June 03, 2013

Citizens in Josephine County have started a Facebook page to monitor and catch criminals.

Failure to Appear in Court

OPB | Aug. 21, 2012

Warrants are piling up in cash-strapped Josephine County, where defendants are skipping their scheduled appearances in court.

Oregon Sled Dog Race

OPB | Jan. 26, 2012

The Eagle Cap Extreme Sled Dog race takes place this week in the Wallowas. It's the only Iditarod qualifying race in Oregon.