The first Boatnik hydroplane race, May 30, 1959, with 10 hydroplanes entered.
By Jeff Duewel of the Daily Courier
It's the 60th Boatnik, the summer festival touted as Oregon's second-largest by the local Active Club, which has donated the proceeds to children of Grants Pass over the years.
So what do you do for No. 60?
Bring back the Budweiser Clydesdales, the epic draft horses that showed up for the 50th Boatnik, and bring back the president of the original Boatnik, Dave Stanger, as the parade grand marshal. Read More »
Grants Pass senior Jordan Kuykendall connects for a two-run home run in the second inning of a 12-6 win Monday over Sprague in a Class 6A first-round state playoff. Grants Pass is scheduled to play West Albany in the second round today.
By Ben Maki of the Daily Courier
The Grants Pass High softball team wasn't particularly happy with how Monday went.
In a game that could have easily been a run-rule victory for the Cavers, Grants Pass let Sprague hang around before ultimately winning 12-6.
The Cavers (22-5) won't have that luxury today when they play host to West Albany (21-7) in a Class 6A second-round state playoff.
The Bulldogs are the Greater Valley champions and have won five of their last seven games. Read More »
Jennifer Harlow, a 2006 graduate of Rogue Community College and the school's 2018 Alumnus of the Year, has worked on DreamWorks projects such as "The Croods" and is now lead animator for L'Atelier Animation in Montreal, Canada.
A Rogue Community College graduate who has gone on to work as an animator for Pixar and DreamWorks has been named the school's Alumnus of the Year for 2018.
Jennifer Harlow is currently the lead animator at L'Atelier Animations in Montreal, Canada. In addition to supervising a team of animators, she is the lead animation director for a new Netflix series called Robozuna. 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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