Photos by WAYNE MORROW During a campaign stop in Grants Pass on May 27, 1968, Sen. Robert Kennedy is swarmed by a crowd at Caveman Plaza shopping center as he is driven by Grants Pass police chief George Eckstein in a convertible. Kennedy's dog, a springer spaniel named Freckles, is just to the right of the senator. At top, a 1968 Kennedy campaign poster.
By Scott Stoddard of the Daily Courier
It was a Monday, just one day before a much-anticipated Oregon primary election.
It was also Frank Ducceschi's first day on the job.
On May 27, 1968, Ducceschi walked into the Daily Courier building on Seventh Street, eager to begin his new role as the newspaper's news editor. Read More »
Grants Pass shortstop Grace Gaither tags out Clackamas' Madison Stateler on Friday in a Class 6A state quarterfinal in Clackamas. The Cavaliers won 6-2 and advanced to face North Medford in the semifinal round.
By Will Rubin of the Daily Courier
CLACKAMAS — It's become an all too familiar feeling for the Grants Pass softball team.
The Cavers lost a Class 6A state quarterfinal 6-2 to Clackamas on Friday. It's the fifth time in as many years that Grants Pass (23-6) has seen its season end in the quarterfinal or semifinal rounds.
The Cavaliers will play host to North Medford in a state semifinal Tuesday. Read More »
Photos by RODNEY RAMPY/ Randall Theatre Company From left, Jeff Mercer, Nick Walker, Caitlyn Olson and Alex Bringer ham it up in "The Black Comedy."
The Randall Theatre Company brings farce to the stage by presenting two one-act plays by Peter Shaffer.
"The White Liars" and "Black Comedy" are short plays that were created to be performed together. Though not overlapping in subject matter, each short play presents a group of people going through awkward situation after awkward situation and how the characters deal with those situations make for many comedic moments. 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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