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  1. Oregon State sprinters Kerissa and Venessa D'Arpino say they're transferring to Oregon DucksRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago |

    Kerissa D'Arpino announced on Instagram "Venessa and I have decided to leave and pursue the remaining two years of eligibility as a Duck! I am so thankful for this opportunity and I can't wait to see what I can accomplish ... " Venessa D'Arpino is the OSU record-holder in the 100, 200 and 400 meters with times of 11.70, 23.60 and 54.14 seconds. Kerissa D'Arpino is No.


  2. Coast Guard hoists stranded hiker to safety in southwest OregonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 14 |

    Matt Denberg of Eugene had been marooned between a pair of swollen waterways, according to the Grants Pass Daily Courier . He had planned a 45-mile hike in the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest, according to the Coast Guard.


  3. Coast Guard helicopter rescues injured hiker near Coos BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 25 |

    A Sector North Bend Coast Guard helicopter crew rescues a woman who suffered a leg injury while hiking a trail in Quail Creek Park near Coos Bay on Wednesday, May 24, 2017. The woman was flown to the Grants Pass Airport for further medical care.


  4. A drunk driver knocked out power for almost 1,400 in Grants PassRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 23 |

    A drunk driver knocked over two power poles in Grants Pass Saturday, leaving nearly 1,400 residents without electricity for much of the day and snarling traffic on one of city's busiest thoroughfares. Kristin Carole Schneider, 26, of Colville, Washington was arrested by Grants Pass Police after she allegedly speeding over the Seventh Street Bridge's northbound span and crashing into the utility poles, local radio station KAJO reports .


  5. Create a Zen rock garden for a tranquil spot to relaxRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2017 |

    When Paul Jackson's son graduated from high school, he received an unconventional but welcome gift - six yards of pea gravel. "He wanted a Zen rock garden," Jackson said.


  6. 2017 state high school track and field championships: Everything you need to know about what happened SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2017 |

    Six athletes picked up Outstanding Athlete of the Meet awards from the OSAA. The awards honored the top point earner from each meet.


  7. Grants Pass man sentenced to probation for looting tribal archeological siteRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 |

    A Grants Pass man was sentenced Thursday to three years of probation for illegal excavation and removal of Native American artifacts from federal land. Agents from the federal Bureau of Land Management had received information of looting at an archaeological site near Merlin, Oregon, along the Rogue River in April 2013.


  8. Josephine County voters approve first public safety tax after drastic service cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 |

    Josephine County voters approved a levy to bolster funding for public services Tuesday breaking a drought of unsuccessful attempts to aid an ailing public safety system after federal timber subsidies began to dry up at the turn of the decade. Five separate attempts at funding a depleted sheriff's office failed at the polls from 2012 to 2016, according to county records.


  9. Grants Pass felon sentenced to 15 years in federal prison for sale of firearmRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 |

    A 40-year-old Grants Pass man, who has 13 prior felony convictions, was sentenced Friday to 15 years in federal prison for being a felon in possession of a firearm. A 40-year-old Grants Pass man was sentenced Friday to 15 years in federal prison for a felon in possession of a firearm offense.


  10. The importance of being transparent about healthcare costsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 |

    The author argues that the Oregon Health Authorities' rates for care organizations are "all over the map. For example, he writes, the rate established for a 19- to 44-year-old in Baker City is nearly double the rate set for that same age group living in Grants Pass As a consultant to independent physicians and health care providers in Oregon, I pay close attention to how insurance rates, premiums and reimbursements are set.


  11. Oregon Symphony teams with puppeteer Michael Curry to retell Greek mythRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 |

    It's been over 15 years since world-renowned puppet designer Michael Curry put on a show in Portland. But when conductor Carlos Kalmar and the Oregon Symphony approached him with Igor Stravinsky's opera "Persephone" as bait, he couldn't say no.


  12. Use your phone while driving? Bigger fines could be comingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 |

    State lawmakers passed legislation Monday that would impose stiff fines for people caught so much as holding cell phones or other electronic devices while driving. Under House Bill 2597 , Oregon drivers could be fined up to $2000 for using a "mobile electronic device" while on the roads.


  13. Washington's Aliya Wilson, Taylor Roe dominate elite girls races at Jesuit TwilightRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2017 | The Oregonian

    The state's fastest female sprinter and distance runner remain tops in Oregon, but as they found out Friday night at the Jesuit Twilight Relays, they've got some catching up to stay with the Northwest's elite. Grants Pass senior Deshae Wise, who a week ago ran the third fastest 100-meter time in Oregon history, placed third in the Elite Invitational 100, behind a pair of Washington speedsters.


  14. Youth shelters in Southern Oregon refuses major donation raised by Portland Gay Men's ChorusRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 |

    The organization that operates the only youth shelters in Jackson and Josephine counties is facing backlash after it turned down nearly $3,000 raised at a sold-out concert put on by the Portland Gay Men's Chorus, even as it asked the city for thousands of dollars to address problems with a shelter in Grants Pass, according to the Grants Pass Daily Courier . Hearts With A Mission already receives $50,000 a year from the Grants Pass Department of Public Safety, but after problems with the shelter arose, they organization recently requested $26,000 to finish out the fiscal year.


  15. Construction begins for In-N-Out Burger in Grants PassRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2017 |

    More than a year since rumors began to spread through Grants Pass that In-N-Out was preparing to break ground on its second Oregon location, construction has begun in earnest on Morgan Lane. The burger chain purchased the property on the east end of Grants Pass as part of a package deal to acquire the location of its first Oregon store in Medford.


  16. Medford man drowns in Rogue River, authorities sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2017 |

    Josephine County Search and Rescue coordinator Cory Krauss says Juan Carlos Hernandez-Nunez and a cousin swam across the river a few hundred feet below Rainie Falls. The cousin made it back across Saturday, but Hernandez-Nunez disappeared shortly after re-entering the water.


  17. Wife of Oregon State Senator dies in pedestrian-vehicle accident on I-5Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2017 |

    Sen. Herman Baertschiger, R-Grants Pass, shown in a 2015 photo at the Oregon Legislature. Leta Baertschiger, the wife of the senator, was killed in a pedestrian-vehicle accident on Interstate 5 on Saturday.


  18. Oregon House votes to restrict no-cause evictions, lift rent control banRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2017 |

    House lawmakers passed legislation Tuesday that would lift Oregon's statewide ban on rent control and restrict landlords who wish to evict tenants without cause. Though lawmakers generally agree that Oregon is in the throes of a housing crisis affecting urban and rural areas, they have been split over how to address a lack of available and affordable units.


  19. Renter protections, including rent control, get OK from House panelRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2017 |

    A bill that would repeal a statewide ban on rent control and prevent landlords from evicting tenants without giving a reason is headed to the House floor. House Bill 2004 narrowly passed out of the House Human Services and Housing committee Thursday in a party-line vote.


  20. Dutch Bros. Coffee moving headquarters to downtown Grants PassRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2017 |

    Dutch Bros. Coffee, the country's largest privately held, drive-thru coffee company, plans to move its headquarters to downtown Grants Pass.


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