From left, the White family, Sarah, tenth grade, Kaitlyn, eighth grade, Gracie, fourth grade, and Garrett, sixth grade, attend school on Wednesday morning outside their Cave Junction home with Wi-Fi supplied from an outfitted van operated by Illinois Valley High School.
By Ehsan Kassim of the Daily Courier
CAVE JUNCTION — Sarah White played saxophone for her high school band class Wednesday via video conference at her family farm on Smith Sawyer Road.
It was the second class of the day the Illinois Valley High School sophomore was able to attend using the internet, something that hasn't always been easy for her.
White, like many other students in rural Josephine County, has struggled with online learning due to poor internet access. Read More »
Monday is Oregon Championships Day at Grants Pass Downs.
What was scheduled as five stakes races for Oregon-bred thoroughbreds and the Rogue River Handicap, an open stakes race for quarter horses, is down to two Oregon-bred stakes, the handicap and a memorial race.
Racing secretary John Everly said the other races didn't have enough horses enter to justify running the races. Read More »
JUDY HOYLE Keeeth Withrees and Nellie Barrera are spending their final days at the radio station they founded, KXCJ, a low-power community station in Cave Junction that has hired its first paid manager as they leave.
By Edith Decker of the Daily Courier
The founders of tiny KXCJ, the 100-watt radio station that serves the Illinois Valley, are moving on to a new challenge.
These two volunteers, Keeeth Withrees and Nellie Barrera, are making way for the nonprofit radio station's first paid employee, however.
Phillip Allison will be the paid manager for the station, which gives volunteer DJs a chance to try their hand at radio, keeps the community informed and fills in the gaps with an overnight music service. Read More »
Whether you're about to head out on a road trip or just want to see what the weather's like in the mountains, thedailycourier.com's Trip Check page is for you. Check out the latest pictures from Webcams throughout our region, all on one page that we've custom designed for Southern Oregonians, using Oregon Department of Transportation cameras.
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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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