Grants Pass' David Ruiz is headed to the Class 6A state championships after winning the Southwest Conference district title at 195 pounds. He's one of 10 Grants Pass wrestlers headed to state this weekend in Portland.
By Ehsan Kassim of the Daily Courier
The potential of the young Grants Pass wrestling program will be on display this weekend.
The Cavemen are sending nine to the Class 6A State Championships scheduled for Friday and Saturday at Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Portland.
Matches begin on Friday and will be contested through the quarterfinals.
Semifinals and placing matches are set for Saturday.
Junior JJ Watts is the only returning state qualifier for GP and will wrestle at 160 pounds. Read More »
North Middle School librarian Tanika Cooks shows the Black History Month displays that she created for the school.
By Zoe Morgan of the Daily Courier
Throughout February, students at North Middle School are getting the opportunity to learn more about the contributions of black Americans throughout the nation's history.
To celebrate Black History Month, librarian Tanika Cooks has created displays highlighting the achievements of black men and women, curated collections of books that cover elements of black history, and made posters on specific topics such as green books and the Tuskegee Airmen. Read More »
JOSHUA KENNEDY/Kennedy Film and Photo LLC Bessie (Tricia Drevets, left) explains her situation to sister Lee (Shannon Kase) and nephews Hank (Noah Lindsey, left) and Charlie (Nathan Johnson) in a scene from "Marvin's Room."
By Kathleen Alaks of the Daily Courier
Linda Wingenbach was not familiar with Scott McPhearson's 1991 play "Marvin's Room" when she agreed to direct it for Barnstormers Theatre.
"I took the show without even seeing the script," she says. "But I'm glad I did."
On its face, "Marvin's Room" may sound like the kind of maudlin, mopey tearjerker you'd come across on the Hallmark Channel: Two estranged sisters must reunite and make peace after one of them has to deal with a serious health issue. 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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