This building at 115 S.W. G St. housing Blind George's Newsstand since 1958 appears to be headed to a new owner, and the future of the business, and the Bead Merchant, is uncertain.
By Jeff Duewel of the Daily Courier
A 95-year-old business icon in Grants Pass, Blind George's Newsstand, may be on its last legs.
Owners Jack and Brenda Smith were given notice this past week that the 122-year-old Hansen Building had been sold, and they needed to be out by May 1.
George Spencer founded the newsstand around the corner on Sixth Street in 1922 about the time he was going blind, and Grants Pass residents have been smelling popcorn and newsprint ever since. Read More »
Katie Bergor and Louis Rouvrais, both 17, explain to elementary school students at New Hope Christian School how to push an egg through the obstacle course they built as part of a Physics Day demonstration. Four stations, each exhibiting a different hands-on experiment, used scientific principles to explain physics to the younger students.
By Madeline Shannon of the Daily Courier
NEW HOPE — Inside the gym at New Hope Christian School, a small group of second graders eagerly watched Jeremy Joling drop an egg from a ladder.
Despite precautions taken by Joling, the egg, cocooned by cotton balls and marshmallows in a plastic sandwich bag, made a muffled but unmistakable crunch sound when it hit the ground.
"It splattered!" Victoria Javroic, 7, said excitedly. 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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