The Applegate River is trickling along at near-record low flows for late February, a sign of lack of rain and snow in Southern Oregon.
By Jeff Duewel of the Daily Courier
The dry winter in Southern Oregon has eaten up most of February, and with three of the wintriest months of the year nearly in the books, people are getting worried.
One year after the wettest winter in decades, the Applegate River is currently trickling along at near-record low flow of 230 cubic feet per second, comparable to the drought-plagued years of 2015, 2014 and 2001. Read More »
Korbin Lopez of Grants Pass rises for a layup during a 45-39 win over Roseburg on Tuesday at Heater-Newman Memorial Gymnasium. The Cavemen clinched second place in the Southwest Conference with the win.
By Will Rubin of the Daily Courier
Grants Pass coach Tyler York told his boys' basketball team that senior nights go one of two ways: You either start really fast or come out extremely flat.
The Cavemen chose the second option on Tuesday but found their stroke in the second quarter en route to a 45-39 win over Roseburg to wrap up second place in the Southwest Conference and improve to 8-0 this season at Heater-Newman Memorial Gymnasium. Read More »
CRAIG REED The show's main indoor event features guests from the cat family — including a cougar, a Siberian lynx and North American bobcat — under the guidance of Craig Wagner, owner and operator of the Great Cats of the World Park in Cave Junction.
By Jason McMillen of the Daily Courier
What do exotic wild cats, flying jet bikes and dozens of outdoorsman exhibits, activities and seminars have in common? They'll all be at the Jackson County Expo this weekend.
The 18th annual Sportsmen's & Outdoor Recreation Show will kick off Friday at noon. Adult entry costs $7 — $5 with a Bi-Mart coupon. Children aged 6 to 11 are $1 while those under five get in free. Read More »
JIM HEERN Demitri, a Eurasian eagle owl, is a resident of Cascade Raptor Center near Eugene. Jim Heern's image was a winner for the Caveman Camera Club.
Jim Heern's "Eurasian Eagle Owl" is the Caveman Camera Club's image of the month for February.
"Demitri is a Eurasian eagle owl, one of the largest owls in the world. He is a close relative of North America's great horned owl. They share many of the same natural traits," says Heern, who took the image at the Cascade Raptor Center south of Eugene. 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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