A wildfire burns following a lightning strike in the vicinity of Hasis Drive and Hugo Road near Sexton Mountain Summit on Wednesday evening.
By Shaun Hall of the Daily Courier
A thunderstorm that raked eastern Josephine County with lightning Wednesday sparked at least 34 fires, including a highly visible blaze of about 5 acres burning this morning in the Granite Hill area a few miles north of Grants Pass.
A helicopter was at the scene this morning to drop water as smoke billowed from the hillside. Firefighters were on scene as of 8 a.m. Read More »
During Tuesday's rehearsal of the musical "Mamma Mia!," bride and groom Sophie and Sky, played by Mairen Ogle and Ricky Reebel, look on as Sophie's mom Donna, played by Alissa Barry (seated, left) talks with best friends Tanya (Melissa Allen, center) and Rosie (Michele Spohn, right). Rogue Music Theatre's production debuts Aug. 26 at the Grants Pass High School Performing Arts Center.
By Edith Decker of the Daily Courier
The musical "Mamma Mia!" has been every bit as popular in the past decade as the music that drives it — the hits of ABBA — was in the 1970s and '80s.
The directing team for Rogue Music Theatre's production remembers those songs, but not many of the cast go back quite that far.
Director Denise Baker — favorite ABBA hit, "Dancing Queen" — was tapped to produce the show for the 2020 season. Then again for 2021.
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