U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley responds to a question from an audience member at a Josephine County town hall meeting the senator hosted at Rogue Community College in Grants Pass on Sunday. Earlier in the day, Merkley held a similar event for Jackson County constituents at Lone Pine Elementary School in Medford.
By Shaun Hall of the Daily Courier
In town hall appearances Sunday in Medford and Grants Pass, U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley said Russia has committed war crimes in Ukraine by attacking schools and hospitals and “lining up people and shooting them.” While Ukraine wants freedom of speech and assembly and an end to corruption, Russia wants control, he said.
Grants Pass guard Brooke Anderson (2) shoots over Willamette's Isabella Harms (24) and Victoria Nguyen at Heater-Newman Memorial Gymnasium on Friday night. The No. 8 Wolverines hammered out a 49-31 win over the No. 6 Cavers.
Eighth-ranked Willamette shot the lights out and dominated the boards in a 49-31 Southwest Conference girls' basketball win over sixth-ranked Grants Pass on Friday at Heater-Newman Memorial Gymnasium.
The Wolverines (13-5, 6-1) displayed outstanding ball movement and patience on offense as they nailed nine 3-pointers to beat the Cavers (12-5, 4-3) for the second time this season and virtually sew up second place in the conference.
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