A city councilor in California who owns a second home in Grants Pass was recently convicted along with her husband and son of voting illegally in Josephine County while at the same time voting in California.
The woman, Rowena Turner of Monte Sereno, a suburb of San Jose, admits to voting in both states, but considers it lawful, despite her plea of "no contest" in the case. 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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Adam Robertson, an education reporter at the Daily Courier who also worked on the sports desk, died on Friday at Asante Three Rivers Medical Center after a brief illness. He was 36.
Starting in October, Robertson covered a variety of stories at the Courier, ranging from the "I Resolve" controversy to life-saving measures taken by two referees after a third colleague collapsed during a girls' junior varsity basketball game at Grants Pass High School. Read More »
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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