Josephine County Fair Board Chairman Dan Shepard says a new multi-purpose building might be the best option to replace the aging indoor arena at the county fairgrounds. County leaders are mulling the future of the building and the fairgrounds.
By Shaun Hall of the Daily Courier
The need for a new roof is spurring discussion about the future of the Josephine County Fairgrounds.
For the past few years, thousands of dollars in plastic sheeting has been applied yearly over the roof of the indoor horse arena, built in the first year of the Eisenhower administration, to keep the rain from damaging support structures. Read More »
Gabrielle Rysula (left), Josephine County Food Bank's volunteer coordinator, Barbara Bean, Josephine County Food Bank board member, and Virginia Oxendine with the Medford Food Project, collect bags filled with donated food items in Medford. Rysula is coordinating a similar food program in Grants Pass.
By Kathleen Alaks of the Daily Courier
The Josephine County Food Bank is working to feed the community's hungry — one bag at a time.
The Grants Pass Food Project is a simple food collection program that relies on volunteer donors to fill a bright green reusable fabric grocery bag with nonperishable food items just once every two months.
The bags are collected right from the donor's front porch and delivered to the food bank. 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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