By Alex Baumhardt, Oregon Capital Chronicle Editor’s note: This article comprises excerpts from an in-depth 3-part series published by the Oregon Capital Chronicle on the… Read More »Why Oregon has Failed to Teach Kids to Read after $250M Spent in 25 Years
By Alex Baumhardt, Oregon Capitol Chronicle Most Oregon students have not regained ground in key subjects following the COVID pandemic, but steep declines in English… Read More »Oregon School Testing: 43% Proficient in English, 30% in Math
By Brian Bouteller For 40 years, the Grants Pass Gospel Rescue Mission has offered Christ, Community and Transformation to responsible homeless people in Grants Pass.… Read More »Mission Announces Housing Project and Fundraising Effort
In September, the Josephine County Board of Commissioners selected Scott King and Caspian Heohne of Merit Commercial Real Estate to exclusively market The Flying Lark,… Read More »The Flying Lark Now for Sale and Ready for Hotel Expansion
By Sen. Art Robinson HB 2002 is the worst bill I have ever seen. The most shocking sections are laws relating to and promoting “gender… Read More »What We Must do About HB 2002 and Returning Sanity to Salem
By Dwayne Yunker Sara Bristol would like the citizens of Grants Pass to believe she has no power. This is false. Sara Bristol’s mayoral term… Read More »Does GP Mayor Have Power? City Councilor Says Yes
Two petition drives are now underway locally, with volunteers gathering signatures to revise the Josephine County Charter. This follows a year-long study effort by the… Read More »2 Groups Proposing County Charter Revisions Now Gathering Signatures
In 2017, I attended our Chamber of Commerce’s annual awards banquet. I sat next to the leader of the FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America)… Read More »Should Students Launch a Business While in High School?