Tribal leaders on Thursday urged the Oregon Racing Commission to tighten the reins on Travis Boersma's Flying Lark racino and the gambling machines that are supposed to be a centerpiece of it.
Executives of Grants Pass Downs and the Flying Lark, a 35,000-square-foot facility currently under construction at the Josephine County Fairgrounds, met with the commission to give an update on the application for up to 225 wagering devices known as historical horse racing machines. Read More »
Hidden Valley's Aja LaPan, partially obscured by Mazama's Jessica Harrington (16), scores the winning goal for the Mustangs with 5 seconds left in their match against the Vikings on Thursday night in Murphy. It was LaPan's first goal of the season for Hidden Valley, which improved its overall record to 11-0-2 with the victory.
Better late than never.
Aja LaPan scored her first goal of the season with just five seconds left as second-ranked Hidden Valley squeaked by Mazama 1-0 in Thursday's Skyline Conference girls' soccer game in Merlin.
LaPan's huge goal capped a wild final minute that saw Mazama get perhaps its best scoring opportunity with about 45 seconds remaining.
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Terence Emmons literally wrote the book on his grandfather's architectural work around Oregon. A few weeks after it was published, Emmons realized a hometown building was one of his grandfather's historic creations — the 1890 First National Bank of Oregon in Grants Pass. It's depicted in a mural on the side of the building.
By Edith Decker of the Daily Courier
Terence Emmons searched for mention of his architect grandfather's buildings in city newspapers and records all over Oregon.
It wasn't until just after he published a book about his grandfather's work this year that he discovered one Walter Pugh building was in his own city — Grants Pass. Read More »
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SPOOKY MUSIC: Rogue Valley Symphonic Band, 3 p.m. Sunday, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountrain Ave., Ashland; free, get tickets at Paddington Station in Ashland; roguevalleysymphonicband.org. Repeats Oct. 31.