Month: June 2011


All-Solar Housing Coming to Grants Pass

QSolar and partners plan solar housing, manufacturing near Grants Pass, but details sketchy By Richard Read, The Oregonian , Wednesday, June 29, 2011 Developers plan one of the nation’s first all-solar communities near Grants Pass, perhaps including a solar-module manufacturing plant employing 150 in recession-scarred Josephine County. But details, including the amount and source of… Read More


Applegate School Gets Seismic Retrofitting

APPLEGATE, Ore. — A historic Southern Oregon school building that has been closed for nearly a decade is getting new life. The hundred-year-old Applegate School is undergoing seismic retrofitting, thanks to a nearly million dollar state grant. The sounds of saws, hammers and shovels fill the old Applegate School this summer. After a decade of… Read More