Days of rain pushed the Rogue River into the lower parking lot and covered the boat ramp at Baker Park in Grants Pass, seen here on Sunday. The river did not flood, but did reach its highest level since 2016.
By Jeff Duewel of the Daily Courier
The relentless rain finally tapered off, but not before flooding roads and pushing creeks to their banks across Southwest Oregon.
Grants Pass soaked up its heaviest rain in over two years, with over 5.64 inches of rain between Thursday and Monday morning, approximately 4 inches coming between 7 a.m. Friday and 7 a.m. Sunday. Read More »
A man who tried to pawn a stolen chain saw Friday afternoon at Cash Connection, 754 S.W. Sixth St., said he was pawning it for a friend. It turned out he was wanted for violating parole in a burglary case and was jailed.
JOSHUA KENNEDY/Kennedy Film and Photo LLC Gerry, a community theater director (Rose Wingenbach, left) isn't as pleased as the playwright (Jamie Krull) over the latest changes in "Play On!" at the Barnstormers Theatre. BELOW: In the comedy "Play On!" about a community theater's ill-fated production, actors in a terrible mystery (Isaac Bergstrom, Sophia Thompson) find themselves overacting, and romantically involved, in both the play and the play within a play.
By Edith Decker of the Daily Courier
"Write what you know" is common advice for writers. It works for all the arts, really. And in the case of "Play On!" by Rick Abbot, it's cause for comedy.
In this case — a play about a small community theater production that goes wrong, then more wrong — it's, "Make fun of what you know" and the result is hilarious. Read More »
Whether you're about to head out on a road trip or just want to see what the weather's like in the mountains, thedailycourier.com's Trip Check page is for you. Check out the latest pictures from Webcams throughout our region, all on one page that we've custom designed for Southern Oregonians, using Oregon Department of Transportation cameras.
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The mountains circling Grants Pass can feel like old friends that we see every day. But how much do you know about them? Ever wonder what those mountains are called, and why? The Daily Courier has compiled names and their origins, along with other information, for most of them within sight in an interactive project.
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