Jan Bertaggia, owner of boutique store Wild Rogue Emporium, tends to her selection of blouses in between customers, who have become less numerous by the day as online shopping continues to explode in popularity.
By Jason McMillen of the Daily Courier
The explosive growth of Amazon and online shopping over the past few years has spelled trouble for local merchants.
"We've definitely lost a lot of sales to online retailers," said Jan Bertaggia, owner of the boutique store Wild Rogue Emporium in downtown Grants Pass. "And it's getting worse every year."
Bertaggia attributes the decline for traditional brick-and-mortar stores to the convenience of shopping online and the lower prices that are often available on the internet. Read More »
Hidden Valley freshman Isaac Hill (9) celebrates his first high school home run after touching home plate in the first inning against North Valley on Wednesday in Merlin. Hill finished with three hits and three RBIs.
By Ben Maki of the Daily Courier
MERLIN — It didn't take the Hidden Valley baseball team long to take command of the cross-valley clash on Tuesday.
The Mustangs scored nine runs in the top of the first, which propelled them to a 12-2 Skyline Conference win over North Valley in five innings.
Two California men were arrested Wednesday afternoon, suspected in a spree of burglaries of Grants Pass businesses the past two weeks.
According to a release from the Grants Pass Department of Public Safety, Michael Bradsteen, 38, and Christopher Bradsteen, 28, were jailed on suspicion of first-degree burglary and first-degree theft. 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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