This team of Scandinavian raiders celebrate as their Viking longboat, made entirely of cardboard and duct tape, hits the finish line at the Grants Pass YMCA on Saturday.
By Jason McMillen of the Daily Courier
At the Grants Pass YMCA's 5th annual Cardboard Boat Regatta Race on Saturday, the lesson for youngsters was clear — sometimes you have to sink before you swim.
Although the life lesson was a serious one, the atmosphere was not. Laughs, cheers and merriment echoed about the facility's large pool area as parents, kids, friends and families celebrated a good time. Read More »
KIM BUDD/Oregon Shakespeare Festival Bill Rauch (right) works with actors Roman Zaragoza (left) and Cedric Lamar during a rehearsal for the Oregon Shakespeare Festival's 2017 production of "Off the Rails." After 12 years at OSF, Rauch announced he's leaving in August 2019 to head up the new performing arts space at the World Trade Center.
The Oregon Shakespeare Festival announced Friday that Artistic Director Bill Rauch will leave OSF in August 2019 to assume artistic leadership of The Ronald O. Perelman Center for Performing Arts at the World Trade Center in New York City.
"What we have collectively accomplished in the past 12 years at OSF exceeds my wildest dreams of what was possible when I first started the job," Rauch said. 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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