By Richard Emmons I met with Don Scott on Sept. 16. He wanted to show me one of his $350 pine caskets, which he sells… Read More »Casket Maker Hopes Proposed Sales Tax is Met with Death Knell
Back in August, Republicans were excited to learn Christian Drazan would attend the Josephine County Fair for a meet and greet. One Republican leader suggested… Read More »Editorial: A New Direction for Oregon: Vote Christine Drazan for Governor
The Board of County Commissioners faces challenges on funding the Sheriff’s Office, preventing wildfires, expanding housing opportunities in the county and running county operations at… Read More »Editorial: Commissioner Race: Vote for John West
By Ron Strom and Mary Lou Thomason Editor’s Note: This column first appeared in the Eagle in 2021. It has been updated for today’s ongoing… Read More »Should Homelessness be Escaped or Enabled?
By Bob Hart It seems like wildfires during the summer have become a way of life in Southern Oregon. But an unexpected “wildfire” was lit… Read More »The SB 762 Wildfire Map Could be the Least of Our Worries
By Brettani Shannon I was a public-school girl, myself, but once in middle school and high school, it wasn’t healthy for me. I ended up… Read More »Why We Need Options for Education in Josephine County
By Julie Niles-Fry I found out about SB 762, the fire map debacle law, through Facebook. I checked my mail pile for “the letter” from… Read More »SB 762 Disaster Rollout: What Were They Thinking?
By Richard Emmons As the editor of the Josephine County Eagle, people often seek me out to share story ideas, complain about local problems, or… Read More »Grants Pass Company Seeks to Save Honeybees from Deadly Parasite