Grants Pass High School students stage a protest on Friday in front of the Josephine County Courthouse in Grants Pass. The protesters would like to return to school and sports.
By Chris Bristol of the Daily Courier
The kids are not all right. They want you to know this.
Sick of being cooped up at home and missing milestones, a group of Grants Pass High School seniors took a page from the protest playbook to let the world know what they think of pandemic lockdowns and school closures.
On a march from District 7 headquarters to the Josephine County Courthouse, a group of about 25 students waved signs like "Let Us Live" and "Open Our Schools." Passing traffic honked in clear support. Read More »
Deudis Pena-Mora rides Saturncloud to victory in the 5-furlong Glenn Edwards Memorial on Monday at Grants Pass Downs. The day was dedicated to Edwards, with his family presenting a blanket to the winner of his memorial race, the sixth race of the day.
By Ehsan Kassim of the Daily Courier
Linda Edwards couldn't have been happier with how Monday turned out at Grants Pass Downs.
The race day was in honor of her late husband, Glenn Edwards, with the sixth race dubbed the Glenn Edwards Memorial.
"Glenn spent his life supporting the fairgrounds," Linda Edwards said. "He and Don [Jackson] were best friends. This is just a huge honor that Travis [Boersma] and the Grants Pass Downs board are doing something for him." Read More »
Bill Porter and Bonnie Pritchard pose for a portrait with some of the undead denizens of their award-winning Halloween decorations Thursday at their home on Cienaga Lane. She creates the figures and he makes sure they light up at night.
By Edith Decker of the Daily Courier
Bonnie Pritchard and Bill Porter are the winners of first place in our first Daily Courier Halloween House Decorating Contest.
Their home is out on a dark, dead-end road, but with about an acre decorated, it's worth the trip.
Their home is at 550 Cienaga Lane. From Azalea Drive take Peco Road. When it divides, take the right fork, which is Cienaga. You can't miss the lighted display about half a mile up. Read More »
In the Barnstormers' version of "Pygmalion," Eliza Doolittle (played by Annie Sabel) complains as Henry Higgins (played by Steven Sabel) reads back her words from his notes while Colonel Pickering (played by Stephen Chroninger) looks on.
By Edith Decker of the Daily Courier
George Bernard Shaw's "Pygmalion" is not only about manners and the differences language creates in the classes, but also about how men perceive women, how they treat women and women's position in society. These questions are universal and continual.
No wonder Shaw's play has stood up on its own and not only as an artifact of the early 20th century.
The Barnstormers have created an excellent community theater performance of the show. 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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