A man wearing a Copeland Sand & Gravel shirt watches the Grants Pass City Council discuss the possibility of condemnation proceedings to acquire land where Copeland currently operates. The city wants the site for a new water treatment plant.
By Troy Shinn of the Daily Courier
The Grants Pass City Council narrowly passed a resolution Wednesday night declaring the city's need for the Copeland Sand & Gravel property as the site of the city's new water treatment plant.
In the process, city officials insisted that, contrary to public perception — and what the council's own agenda said — the resolution does not mean the city has decided to move ahead with condemning the property. Read More »
Camdyn Bruner (baton) and Tatianna Ross (right) are two of the top sprinters for Grants Pass' two-time defending Southwest Conference champion girls track team. Bruner is also a standout jumper.
By Ben Maki of the Daily Courier
The Grants Pass High girls track team has had standout sprinters in recent years, but the Cavers will have more than their fare share of standouts in field events as they try for a third straight Southwest Conference championship.
"Our strength this year is the jumps and field events," Grants Pass coach Jenner Yriarte said. "We've got some decent sprinters and our relays should be good."
A man accused of helping steal 15 pounds of marijuana from an impounded vehicle in Grants Pass has been sentenced to 50 days in custody.
Darian Joseph Rodriguez, 23, also was placed on three years of supervised probation on Monday for his guilty pleas in Josephine County Circuit Court to charges of first-degree burglary, first-degree theft and second-degree criminal mischief. Read More »
The "Newsies" cast begins a rehearsal this week with vocal warm-ups with Ron Strom, the music director and conductor for the show. "Newsies" opens in a week, on March 28, at the GPHS Performing Arts Center.
By Edith Decker of the Daily Courier
Extra! Extra! Get your fill of live entertainment for a great deal at "Newsies" in Grants Pass.
One Eleven Theatre Company opted for the Broadway musical based on both the 1990s film from Disney and the actual 1899 strike by newsboys (and girls) who objected to profiteering at their expense by newspaper owner Joseph Pulitzer. 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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