Author: Brian Mortensen

New JSHS Vice Principal Hired; AD Leaving

The Rogue River School Board approved the hire of current South Umpqua High School graduation coach Emily Figueroa-Wolfe as the new vice principal at Rogue River Junior Senior High School at its Tues., March 19 meeting. Figueroa-Wolfe will work with RRJSHS principal Tori Kirkpatrick, the school’s vice principal, before she[Read More…]

District Considers Extra Training For Engine Drivers

An incident during an unexpected and quickly developing snowstorm on Fri., March 1, caused Evans Valley Fire Chief Tom Davidson to consider how volunteer fire personnel who drive the district’s expensive fire apparatus are trained and what the cost in terms of potential volunteers might be in the future at[Read More…]

Climbers Compete, Visit Palmerton With Care

Mike Oxendine, an arborist who lives in Talent, was on hand at the Thurs., March 22 Rogue River City Council Workshop to answer questions about a tree-climbing contest within the Palmerton Park Arboretum next week. The contest is the Pacific Northwest Chapter of the International Society of Arboriculture (PNW-ISA) Southern[Read More…]

Snow/Artoff Combo Third At Season-Starter

At their opening event of the season, ten players, five male and five female, were available to play at Dutcher Creek Golf Course for its Dutcher Freeze tournament on Tues., March 12. Rogue River’s top male combo of senior Gavin Snow and junior Johnny Artoff was third with the players’[Read More…]