A budget deficit projected at just over $1 million is now $2 million, Grants Pass City Manager Aaron Cubic told the City Council on Monday.
The deficit will be much worse without the public safety levy, which voters rejected in the Nov. 3 election and which was the subject of Monday's council workshop. The levy raises about $6 million, roughly a quarter of the Public Safety budget next year of $26.3 million. Read More »
For the second time in as many weeks, Grants Pass' lame-duck mayor publicly complained at a City Council workshop about the recently elected group of newcomers who will take seats on the council dais in January.
At Monday's workshop, Mayor Roy Lindsay stewed over a rescinded invitation to a lunch. Read More »
The Illinois Valley Chamber of Commerce is holding a toy drive for area children.
The chamber is in need of toys that can be given to either boys or girls. Games, clothing items such as hats, mittens, scarves, books and educational items all are needed. Also needed are gift wrapping paper, ribbons, bows, tape and other gift wrapping materials. 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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Are you looking to buy a car, truck, SUV or RV? The Daily Courier's Dealer Bargains are a great place to start your search. Each week you can see all the best deals from dealers right here in Southern Oregon.
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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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