Author: Brian Mortensen

JR Chieftain Wrestlers Win Three Titles

Of the six wrestlers on Rogue River Jr./Sr. High eighth-grade team, five placed with a pair of champions, two second-place finishers, and a third-place wrestler at the Southern Oregon Middle School Athletic Conference (SOMSAC) Eighth Grade Championships at Eagle Point High School on Wed., Feb. 21. Add to that a[Read More…]

Grad Rates At RR District See Great Movement

High school graduation rates for school districts around the state were released a few weeks ago, and they came with some pleasant surprises for the Rogue River School District. Rogue River Junior Senior High School’s rate rose from 73.3 for the 2021-22 school year to 80 percent for last year,[Read More…]

Whipp Sixth At State

Injuries and illness can happen at the worst time, even at the time you want to shine the most. Jayden Whipp, one of the few seniors on the Rogue River Jr. Sr. High boys’ wrestling and the only one with the distinction of having qualified for state as a freshman[Read More…]

Far West League Honors

Some good came from the recent Rogue River Jr. Sr. High boys’ basketball team’s season that just ended two weeks ago. Senior Seth Stevens was a Second-team selection when the Far West League named its all-league teams last week. Additionally, Jacob Stockman was named to the FWL’s All-Defensive team. Stockman[Read More…]

Rogue River Looking For Committee Members

The Rogue River City Council voted to accept the proposal of Sensiba, LLC, of Bend, to provide Municipal Auditor Services to the City of Rogue River over the next five years at its Thurs., Feb. 22 meeting. The city had engaged in the Request for Proposal (bidding) process for audit[Read More…]

EVFD Board To Decide If Sign Is A Gift

Sometime in the last month, Evans Valley Fire Chief Tom Davidson received a visitor in Jeff Hurd, who owns a metal fabrication business in White City. Davidson told the Evans Valley Fire District’s board of directors at its Thurs., Feb. 15 meeting that Hurd told him his late father had[Read More…]

Jaramillo Finishes Fourth

One Jaramillo sister hands the torch to the other as senior Lilliyan Jaramillo reached the semifinals at the Class 4A/3A/2A/1A State Girls’ Wrestling finals in Portland and takes fourth place, Sophomore sister Delilah Jaramillo got to experience a state wrestling meet for the first time, going 0-2 at 155 pounds[Read More…]