Latest News

Salmon Poisoning In Dogs 

Several dogs were sickened from salmon poisoning around Newport recently. Salmon and trout carcasses may harbor bacteria in their blood that can be fatal to dogs. Salmon poisoning is caused by the bacteria Neorickettsia helminthoeca which is transmitted through a parasitic flatworm or “fluke”.  Without treatment, salmon poisoning in dogs[Read More…]

Carlisle-Clyde Obituary

ELDA CARLISLE-CLYDE, age 92, peacefully passed away on July 4, 2024. Elda was born August 20, 1931. She graduated from Ashland High School in Oregon, and married her beloved Jerry Clyde, with whom she shared nearly 50 years. They settled in Rogue River, where Elda dedicated many hours to community[Read More…]

Man Who Negotiated Guns-For-Drugs Trade Sentenced

Mark Villanueva, 38, was sentenced to 120 months in federal prison and five years’ supervised release. According to court documents, in August 2020, special agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) obtained information that Villanueva was actively involved in distributing illegal narcotics, primarily methamphetamine, in and[Read More…]

Gold Hill Council To Vote On Charter

The biggest changes a specially appointed task force charged with reviewing and submitting a newer version than the city’s charter, adopted for the last time in 1968, appear to be how it nominates potential elected officials, and to match its slightly larger neighbor a few miles west, voting for a[Read More…]

Gold Hill City Positions Up For Election

Three positions on the Gold Hill City Council are up for election during the November 5 election, as is the city mayor’s. Each of the council positions are four-year positions, evening on Dec. 31, 2028, while the mayor’s term, at least at the time being and pending a change in[Read More…]

Position Available On CPSD Budget Committee

The Central Point School District is now accepting applications to serve on the district’s budget committee for the 2025-26 year. There is one open position representing the Scenic Middle School attendance area. The budget committee meets, usually, in May. An applicant must be a registered voter and have lived within[Read More…]