About 100 people gathered in front of the Josephine County Courthouse on Friday evening to protest the Supreme Court's overturning of Roe v. Wade and striking down constitutional protections for abortion.
By Chris Bristol of the Daily Courier
In Grants Pass, there was no public celebration Friday of the Supreme Court's reversal of abortion rights.
But there was a protest.
As many as 100 people gathered in front of the Josephine County Courthouse, chanting slogans like "My body, my choice" and drawing horn-honking support and cheers from passing traffic.
Among them were Melia Biedscheid, a retired speech therapist from Gold Hill, and Mary Rookwood, a fellow retiree from Wilderville. Read More »
EUGENE — Grants Pass graduate Deshae Wise had her long season come to an end Friday in the 400-meter hurdle semifinals at the USA Track and Field Championships at Hayward Field.
In the second heat of the semifinals, Wise was in sixth place by the time she reached the first hurdle and never got any closer to the frontrunners. She finished eighth in the heat in 59.42 seconds.
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The City Council is set to hold a special meeting at 2:30 p.m. Monday to hear appeals of two park exclusion orders.
Helen Cruz and Justin Wallace have appealed at least one of two recent citations, June 6 and June 8, for camping in Morrison Centennial Park.
This was not their first citation in recent months, and if a person receives two citations within one year in the same city park, that person is subject to exclusion from that park for 30 days. Read More »
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