The Winner's Circle Bar is shown under construction inside the Flying Lark at the Josephine County Fairgrounds on Saturday.
By Shaun Hall of the Daily Courier
Just inside the main entrance to the Flying Lark, a worker laid flooring in the area planned for gambling, an expanse a little larger than a basketball court.
Adjacent to the gambling area, in Jack's restaurant, seating booths were not yet installed. Outside, workers who were delayed a week because of weather put down steaming asphalt. Two hooves were visible from the base of a covered statue out front, part of $2 million in artwork planned for the site. Read More »
Photos by JOEL TAKARSH for the Daily Courier Grants Pass' Dylan Neufeld (1) goes to the basket against Sheldon at Heater-Newman Memorial Gymnasium on Friday night. Neufeld finished with 26 points as the Cavemen defeated the Irish 56-53 in the Southwest Conference opener for both teams.
Senior Dylan Neufeld poured in 26 points and hit four big free throws in the fourth quarter to help Grants Pass to a 56-53 win over Sheldon on Friday in the Southwest Conference boys' basketball opener at Heater-Newman Memorial Gymnasium.
The Cavemen (5-6, 1-0) jumped out to a 13-4 lead after one quarter and led 27-12 at the break.
The Irish (4-8, 0-1) scored 21 points in the third quarter to pull within 12 at 45-33.
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A woman accused of attempting to steal electronics valued at approximately $1,300 from Walmart on Sunday night was lodged on suspicion of first-degree theft. She has since been released. The jail is operating at about 70% of its normal capacity of 185 inmates, due to COVID-19.
Courtesy of Desmond Serratore Desmond Serratore's painting "McKee Bridge" was painted on site. It's on a Josephine County Community Transit bus as part of the Art in Motion program.
By Edith Decker of the Daily Courier
Two more regional artists are able to see their work large scale and rolling as the Art in Motion program to put artwork on Josephine County Community Transit buses begins a new year.
The "art bus" debuts its new exterior this weekend.
You may see David Tiedemann's painting of Mount Rainier with wildflowers in the foreground. Or it may be Desmond Serratore's plein air painting of the McKee Bridge, a historic covered bridge near Applegate Lake. Read More »
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