As the Klondike Fire continued to grow over the weekend, firefighters conducted a burnout Sunday on a hillside near Squaw Creek, only 2 miles west of the intersection of Redwood Highway and Illinois River Road in Selma.
By Jeff Duewel of the Daily Courier
After making a big move over the weekend, the Klondike and Taylor Creek fires burning west of Grants Pass were somewhat less active on Monday when inversion capped the fires.
Still, the fires have surpassed 100,000 acres and together have cost $34.4 million to fight since they began on July 15 after widespread lightning. Read More »
The Grants Pass City Council on Monday discussed a host of items, including concerns about a contract for radio equipment for the Josephine County 911 Agency, and discussions about road connectivity and safety for pedestrians. 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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