Two local officials say they've heard talk that civilian "vigilante firefighters" might take matters into their own hands to battle wildland fires this summer.
Josephine County Board of Commissioners Chairwoman Lily Morgan and Grants Pass City Council President Tyler Flaming both said they've heard the talk, on the street and on social media. They spoke during a monthly meeting of county and city officials Tuesday at the county courthouse. Read More »
Carole Steele (left) and Katy Dalke are distributing a book that honors 300 local veterans of the Vietnam War, compiled over the last four years.
By Jeff Duewel of the Daily Courier
Katy Dalke was 17 when her older brother John got drafted into the Army, at 21, in Riverside, California, and became a radio operator.
During two tours in Vietnam, he wrote her every two weeks and sent souvenirs home, including a grenade pin she wore around her neck for years. He earned a Purple Heart for injuries from an attack on his convoy.
He made it home when many others didn't, but the war had lasting, traumatic effects. Read More »
KIM BUDD/Oregon Shakespeare Festival Nataki Garrett and Bill Rauch of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival announced to an audience in person and live streamed on Tuesday the final lineup of plays for the 2020 season.
By Edith Decker of the Daily Courier
Ashland's Oregon Shakespeare Festival's outgoing and incoming artistic directors, Bill Rauch and Nataki Garrett, Tuesday morning announced the 2020 season — on Shakespeare's birthday, as Rauch pointed out.
Rauch said he'd chosen the slate, but that together they had fine tuned the choices of director and production teams, as well as directions for the choices. 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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