RICHARD DREW/Associated Press Dutch Bros Coffee co-founder and executive chairman Travis Boersma leads a back-and-forth chant of "Dutch! Bros!" on the New York Stock Exchange trading floor before ringing the closing bell Wednesday afternoon on Wall Street in New York.
By Lauren Bishop of the Daily Courier
From bovines to a billionaire: Dutch Bros Coffee co-founder Travis Boersma, formerly a Grants Pass dairyman, is now presiding over a business worth more than $6 billion.
The drive-thru coffee chain went public Wednesday on Wall Street, and it did so with a bang.
"This is one of those things that happens once in a lifetime, if you're lucky, and I feel like I'm the luckiest guy out there," Boersma said Wednesday morning, before the initial public offering was opened to the world. Read More »
JOEL TAKARSH for the Daily Courier Grants Pass wide receiver Jayce Jordan (9) breaks loose to pick up yardage against West Salem last week.
By Travis Moore of the Daily Courier
For the third straight week to open the season, the Grants Pass football team will face a strong opponent on Friday night.
But what is different this time around is that the Cavemen will employ a simplified, more aggressive defense. Grants Pass also gets a key player back in the mix, and instead of worrying about smoke, the Cavemen may be contending with rain for the first time this season. Read More »
A landmark house in northeast Grants Pass that burned in January 2020 had another large fire early this morning.
The fire, likely caused by a generator, destroyed a travel trailer and a vehicle next to the 92-year-old house in the 1800 block of Northeast Beacon Drive, said Joe Hyatt, fire marshal for Grants Pass Fire Rescue. Read More »
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