Workers set up a carnival ride at the Josephine County Fairgrounds on Tuesday. The county fair opens today, returning to a five-day schedule, and admittance is free. Better yet, there's no triple-digit heat in the weather forecast.
By Kathleen Alaks of the Daily Courier
Relatively smoke-free skies and moderate summer temperatures should make for a comfortable start to the Josephine County Fair, which kicks off today.
Returning again to a five-day schedule, the fair is open today and Thursday from 4-10 p.m. On Friday and Saturday, it's open 10 a.m. to 11 p.m., with the carnival starting at noon. And on Sunday, it's open from noon to 7 p.m.
For the first time, admission to the fair is free for everyone, every day. Read More »
Courtesy photos Clockwise from top left, the 1956 cross country team, Shauna (Winn) Bland, Mike Grant, T. Geraldine "Gerrie" Halbert, Craig Howard, Jesse Loffer and Mike Sparlin will be inducted into the Grants Pass Caveman Athletic Hall of Fame on Oct. 13. After skipping both 2020 and 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic, the class with be the fourth in school history.
For two straight years the induction ceremony for the Grants Pass Caveman Athletic Hall of Fame has been canceled due to COVID, but on Oct. 13, the fourth class of inductees will finally have its time in the spotlight.
The class includes a 12-time letterwinner, a state-champion pole vaulter, two national champions and pair of influential people in the early days of Caveman athletics.
The hall will also welcome the 1956 state champion cross country team.
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Courtesy of The Brothers Reed The indie folk-pop music of The Brothers Reed — Aaron Reed (left) and Phil Reed — headlines the Klamath Folk Festival on Aug. 27.
The popular Rogue Valley duo, The Brothers Reed, is headlining the 2022 Klamath Folk Festival in Klamath Falls.
With their fifth studio album released in May, a collaborative beer bearing their name with Pelican Brewing, and a recent Southern Oregon Magazine cover story, The Brothers Reed are one of the hottest musical acts in the Pacific Northwest.
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