A helicopter descends to refill a water bucket while fighting a fire on Red Mountain in the Hugo area on Sunday afternoon.
By Jeff Duewel of the Daily Courier
Firefighters are dealing with 70 or more wildfires ignited by a series of lightning storms that hit a large area of Southwest Oregon on Sunday morning.
The Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest reported upward of 30 starts spread out from the Bear Camp Road area to Prospect on Sunday evening, while the Oregon Department of Forestry had 40 confirmed fires in Jackson and Josephine County. Read More »
University of Oregon pitcher Megan Kleist instructs a group of campers during the Oregon Athlete Foundation's All Sports Camp on June 30 at Russ Werner Field.
By Michael Ambrose of the Daily Courier
In his nine seasons as the head coach of the University of Oregon softball team, Mike White took the program to another level.
Oregon had never reached the Super Regional round before White got to Eugene. He led the Ducks to the Super Regional all nine years. Oregon had never reached the College World Series. Under White, Oregon got there five times. Read More »
KIMBERLEY FRENCH/Universal Pictures This image released by Universal Pictures shows Neve Campbell (left) and Dwayne Johnson in "Skyscraper."
By Kury Roeyer for the Daily Courier
Setting aside the superhero movies, "Skyscraper" is otherwise the best action film of the year so far.
Dwayne Johnson is an affable, watchable guy (more about him later), and the action streams along without much of a pause. About five minutes after the set-up (when we learn why our hero has a prosthesis), the action begins and the entire 102 minutes go by like one single gasp. Read More »
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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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