Grants Pass' Devin Ireland high-fives Grants Pass coach Donnie Bellum after hitting a two-run home run in the sixth inning during the Cavers' 5-3 second-round victory over West Albany Wednesday in Grants Pass. The Cavers are heading to Clackamas Friday for a quarterfinal matchup.
By Will Rubin of the Daily Courier
It's not really softball season until Grants Pass makes the Class 6A state quarterfinal round.
The Cavers earned their fifth entry to the round of eight in as many years by winning a second-round state playoff 5-3 over West Albany on Wednesday.
No. 7 Grants Pass (23-5) will play at No. 2 Clackamas on Friday. It's the third straight postseason in which the Cavers have drawn a top-two seed on the road. Read More »
Josephine County Sheriff's Office Josephine County Sheriff's Office police dog Skip, shown here with his handler, Deputy Robert Konieczny, has died. Since 2016, the Labrador and deputy visited elementary schools in the Three Rivers School District, as part of an outreach program that involved children reading to the dog.
By Shaun Hall of the Daily Courier
A Josephine County Sheriff's Office police dog that served as an ambassador to rural schools has died.
K-9 Skip was the last of the department's once-formidable police dog team. He died May 9 of "old age," Sheriff Dave Daniel said. Skip had health issues. He was about 13 years old. Read More »
The "B. Sweet" bear and "Snoopy" bear are two of three new bears commissioned by Evergreen Federal Bank that will be debuted at the Boatnik Parade Saturday. Evergreen has been behind the making of 189 of the iconic bear statues to date, starting in 2003.
By Troy Shinn of the Daily Courier
Most people in Grants Pass are familiar by now with the iconic bear statues commissioned by Evergreen Federal Bank. This year, three new sculptures will be making their debut at the Boatnik parade on Saturday morning.
One in particular pays a heartfelt homage to a local furry icon.
Starting in 2003, Evergreen has been behind the manufacturing of 186 bear statues — now 189 — many of which line the streets of Grants Pass in summer months. Read More »
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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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