Jose Raul weighs lettuce as Madeline Rutkai keeps an eye out for the next customer at the Fry Family Farms booth at the Grants Pass Growers' Market Saturday, the first day of the outdoor season. "This is the 32nd year we've grown certified organic vegetables, and we love this market because it is always so busy," Rutkai said.
By Jason McMillen of the Daily Courier
The Grants Pass Growers' Market kicked off the outdoor season on Saturday. It came complete with a handful of new vendors, familiar faces and favorable weather.
The market is located downtown at the corner of Fourth and F streets and is held every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. After several months indoors at the Josephine County fairgrounds, the market will be outdoors until Oct. 28. Read More »
Hidden Valley senior Kolton Fisher will serve a big role for Hidden Valley this season as the team's ace and a big bat in the lineup. He hit two home runs Friday in the team's season opener against South Umpqua.
By Ben Maki of the Daily Courier
Another baseball season has started and the machine at Hidden Valley High School continues to roll on.
The Mustangs are in the midst of their greatest stretch in program history, with 10 playoff appearances in 11 years and three Skyline Conference titles.
Last year's group was inexperienced and featured just two seniors.
All they did was lead the team to a 22-4 record and a league title. Read More »
Kristen O'Neill (left) lets fifth graders from Madrona Elementary School know what their sacks of art supplies contain before handing them out. The supplies went home with the students, thanks to grants and gifts for the Grants Pass Museum of Art's new program.
By Edith Decker of the Daily Courier
Fifth graders are invading the Grants Pass Museum of Art this spring as a new program to get students looking at, talking about and doing art begins.
Tuesday saw the first class in the program, Debra Watson's class from Madrona Elementary School, getting a tour of the paintings currently on exhibit at the museum as a start to their visit.
Staff member Kristen O'Neill developed the program and is leading the tours, with back-up from museum volunteers. Read More »
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The mountains circling Grants Pass can feel like old friends that we see every day. But how much do you know about them? Ever wonder what those mountains are called, and why? The Daily Courier has compiled names and their origins, along with other information, for most of them within sight in an interactive project.
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