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Public health funds available to Josephine County community-based organizations

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. — Josephine County Public Health invites community-based organizations to apply for public funds.JCPH receives funds annually from the Oregon Health Authority to distribute within Josephine County. These public health modernization funds help to ensure communities throughout Oregon can thrive by having “access to quality, affordable health care,”[Read More…]

JoCo Fairgrounds and Parks merge

The Josephine County Board of Commissioners formally consolidated the Parks Department and Fairgrounds Department into the new Recreation Department at their Feb. 22 weekly business session, held at Anne G. Basker Auditorium in Grants Pass.“We have traditionally had a Parks Department and a Fairgrounds Department,” explained Board Chair Herman Baertschiger.[Read More…]

Library seeks community input through public survey

Grants Pass, February 15, 2023— Josephine Community Library launched its annual public survey to gain insight to inform future improvements to services due by Thursday, February 23 in order to be counted.The anonymous survey takes about 10 minutes and participants have a chance to enter a raffle to win one[Read More…]

JoCo Sheriff presents Life Saving Awards

Josephine County law enforcement personnel were honored with the Life Saving Award during the Feb. 15 JoCo Board of Commissioners’ weekly business session.Sheriff Dave Daniel took the podium at Anne G. Basker Auditorium in Grants Pass to present these individuals with awards.“At the Sheriff’s Office we protect with courage and[Read More…]