Susie Shirley (left) of the G Street Marketplace in downtown Grants Pass helps customer Laura Lippold of Munich, Germany, with a purchase on Tuesday. "We don't need that sales tax on top of inflation," Shirley said about the proposal on next month's ballot.
By Lauren Bishop of the Daily Courier
Susie Shirley of the G Street Marketplace, like many merchants in Josephine County, isn't in favor of the proposed 3% sales tax that will be on the November ballot.
"Everything has been increasing in price," Shirley said. "We don't need that sales tax on top of inflation." Read More »
Artist Walt Padgett enjoys a tempura and sake lunch Monday at G Street Bar & Grill.
By Kathleen Alaks of the Daily Courier
There is a lot of history behind the Japanese woodblock prints now on exhibit at the Grants Pass Museum of Art. Artist Walt Padgett has, after all, devoted almost 40 years to them.
It was 1971 when Padgett moved to Grants Pass, hired to found the art department of the brand new Rogue Community College. He went on to serve as department chair for 12 years and to teach for more than 30. Read More »
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