The River City BMX track on Redwood Avenue would likely be the site of a new facility built by TMB Racing that would be home to perhaps hundreds of historical racing machines.
By Jeff Duewel of the Daily Courier
They look just like slot machines, and they provide the backbone of what could be a state-of-the-art "racino" right here in Grants Pass.
Known as historical racing machines, there could be as many as 400 to 500 of them in the 35,000-square-foot building planned by Travis Boersma of TMB Racing for the Josephine County Fairgrounds in the coming years.
On the machines, bettors wager on horse races from the past.
On Monday, the Grants Pass City Council will revisit a downtown smoking ordinance that would restrict vaping and keep smokers away from all city sidewalks.
The workshop follows a previous City Council meeting where the group voted 7-1 to table ordinance changes that would have placed further restrictions on smoking in city parks and the central business district. Read More »
The Oregon Cabaret in Ashland has announced the schedule for its 2020 season, including its One Night Only series lineup.
"Our theme for our 2020 season is community," said Associate Artistic Director Galloway Stevens "It's what unifies these stories we're telling. Great achievements are more likely accomplished when tackled together, as a collective. This is what we hope to honor in our 2020 season." 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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Are you looking to buy a car, truck, SUV or RV? The Daily Courier's Dealer Bargains are a great place to start your search. Each week you can see all the best deals from dealers right here in Southern Oregon.
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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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BRITT BITS: This week at Britt Festivals in Jacksonville: Cake, 8 p.m. today, sold out; The Wood Brothers with Colter Wall, 7 p.m. Saturday, $29-$44; Brett Young, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, sold out; contact 541-773-6077, brittfest.org.