Dutch Bros. Coffee co-founder Travis Boersma (center) takes a bite of a pepper as he and a group of employees take part in the ALS Hot Pepper Challenge at the Grants Pass company's Northwest Fourth Street headquarters.
By Scott Stoddard of the Daily Courier
At 11:30 a.m. each Friday, the house DJ who tends to the background music turns down the volume as Dutch Bros. employees gather in the communal area of the company's new headquarters in downtown Grants Pass.
It's time for a Trav Talk.
The crowd of mostly twenty- and thirtysomethings focus their attention on the CEO and co-founder of the coffee company, Travis Boersma, as he launches into a monologue that is part company update, part Tony Robbins-style motivational speech.
North Valley senior Colton Lauby drives to the basket during a Skyline Conference game against Klamath Union earlier this season in Merlin.
By Will Rubin of the Daily Courier
North Valley senior Colton Lauby is the only member of the boys' basketball team with extensive varsity experience prior to this season.
It's a factually accurate point of pride for a team that's earned a Class 4A play-in berth despite having its head coach make a midseason move to Florida and a starting guard transfer to Grants Pass High. Read More »
After a six-day trial, a Josephine County jury on Thursday quickly convicted Duane Eugene Bond Jr. of murder in the brutal 2016 stabbing of a 78-year-old Murphy man.
The jury of seven men and five women deliberated just over two hours before returning a unanimous guilty verdict against the 33-year-old defendant, who had no visible reaction to Judge Thomas Hull's reading of the verdict. Read More »
A woman identified simply as A (Flora Albano, center) shares a story from her past with her caretaker B (Jamie Krull, left) and legal adviser C (Madeline DeCourcey) in a scene from Edward Albee's "Three Tall Women," opening March 2 at Barnstormers Theater.
By Kathleen Alaks of the Daily Courier
The main character in Edward Albee's "Three Tall Women" is a matriarchal figure contemplating her death and reflecting on her life.
She's someone director Judie Erickson can relate to.
"I felt it was sort of like my life. I'm older and looking at mortality more closely," Erickson says. "I have a daughter in her 50s and a granddaughter in her 30s. It just seems sort of personal." 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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