Norm McDonald, incident management trainee for the Taylor and Klondike fires explains the progress of the Klondike Fire.
By Jeff Duewel of the Daily Courier
The Klondike Fire is burning through some of the same land burned in the Biscuit Fire of 2002 and the Silver Fire of 1987, and fire officials are trying to keep it from heading farther north into the rugged Illinois River drainage.
"We've got people in there working their tails off in there trying to keep it from going north," said Norm McDonald, incident management trainee for the fire. Read More »
A water truck displaying Dutch Bros Coffee advertising was parked earlier this month near the racetrack at the Josephine County Fairgrounds, where the company is funding a soccer field project. Heavy equipment and piping for the project can be seen just beyond the fence, with the fairgrounds grandstands in the background.
By Shaun Hall of the Daily Courier
In-ground work has begun on an artificial turf soccer field project at the Josephine County Fairgrounds.
Visitors to this week's annual county fair might see some heavy equipment, piping and recently worked ground near the rear of the racetrack as preparations are made for the installation of a field.
Dutch Bros Coffee, through its Love Abounds Foundation, is building a soccer field on the dirt infield of the racetrack, with plans for more soccer fields there in the future. 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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