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Last Update Sunday, April 5th, 2020

A man who was killed in a shooting Thursday that authorities have concluded was self-defense has been identified as 29-year-old Preston Sweaney of Grants Pass.

Oregon State Police released the name of the dead man Friday, the day after the shooting in the 2700 block of Speaker Road in the Wolf Creek area. Read More »

Fighting virus is a marathon, not a sprint, state health officer says
Those hoping that Gov. Kate Brown's "stay home, stay safe" order would swiftly shut down the coronavirus and be lifted in two weeks are out of luck, according to Dr. Dean Sidelinger, who is the state's health officer. Read More »

City: No wrongdoing connected to tourism advance
Grants Pass city officials say there has been no wrongdoing related to a three-month advance given to tourism contractor Jon Bowen in late February.  Read More »

City Council will review survey on community block grants
The Grants Pass City Council is holding a meeting to review survey responses related to the city's Community Development Block Grant. Read More »

Follow CDC recommendations to keep your home clean
With so many people confined to their homes because of the governor's stay-at-home order, now is a good time to think about giving those homes a thorough cleaning. Read More »

Third person arrested in March theft of cargo trailer, antiques
A third person has been arrested in the theft of a cargo trailer in Grants Pass that contained antiques with an estimated value of $500,000. Read More »

Prosecutors won't file charges in 2019 Wilderville shooting
Prosecutors do not plan to file charges against a man who shot and killed his 41-year-old son in the Wilderville area last year. Read More »

Man sentenced on eluding, theft charges
A man accused of leading police on several dangerous car chases, including one during which a fake school shooting at Grants Pass High School was phoned in, has been sentenced to just over two years in prison. Read More »

Alzheimer's Association classes go virtual
With the current Stay Home, Stay Safe mandate, the Oregon and southwest Washington chapter of the Alzheimer's Association has migrated its classes to a virtual platform. Read More »

Grants Pass School Board to hold virtual meeting Read More »

Historic headlines
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