Cynthia Hewitt, operator of Cynthia's Home Sweet Home restaurant, and her husband Peter Hewitt prepare meals in Grants Pass on Thursday. Hewitt's business was awarded $2,666 as part of a pandemic relief aid program administered by Josephine County.
By Shaun Hall of the Daily Courier
Cynthia Hewitt said things at Cynthia's Home Sweet Home restaurant in Grants Pass have been tough during the pandemic.
There were shutdowns and changing rules, periods of good customer traffic and next-to-no traffic, and meals served out in the cold under a canopy out back. Last spring, as other restaurants reopened, her business dropped markedly. Read More »
It's the first weekend of autumn; fall into some fun.
BUMPER TO BUMPER. Nostalgic for the 1950s? Go to a drive-in movie tonight at the Josephine County Fairgrounds and see the classic nostalgia flick "Back to the Future." And pick up a root beer float at the snack bar.
The film starts at 8 p.m. Admission is $30 per vehicle, so pack that pickup with as many bodies as possible. Read More »
Kodi takes a peek at his birthday presents through the fence at Wildlife Images outside of Grants Pass on Thursday. The two resident bears, Kodi and his sister Yak, are celebrating their 30th birthday Saturday with a 1 p.m. event for the public.
By Kathleen Alaks of the Daily Courier
Kodi stood on his two back legs, front feet pawing at the air, drool dribbling down his chin as Jen Osburn Eliot opened a plastic bin full of fresh fruits and vegetables, raw fish and dog kibble.
"He will eat everything and eat it all in one bite," Eliot said, tossing half a watermelon over the electric fence that surrounds the bear's 30,000 square-foot enclosure at Wildlife Images. Read More »
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