Author: Brian Mortensen

Accident On Depot Street

A horrifically looking scene in which a traffic victim was underneath a blanket turned out to be much less severe than it was, Rogue River Police Chief Jim Williams said on Tues., May 9. A bicyclist was hit by a vehicle near the railroad tracks at Depot Street with what[Read More…]

Wards Or Ward Creek Meeting Set For May 27

Once Rogue River city residents who live along Wards (Ward) Creek receive a letter from a group of citizens interested in protecting and enhancing the creek that runs north-south through Rogue River until it empties into the Rogue River, local realtor Niki Murphy, District 1 Fire Chief Mike Hammond and[Read More…]

Introduction Of River Rangers To Council

How much water do you consume while taking a shower? Or doing your laundry? Or watering your lawn? Or drinking? Rogue River Public Works Director Mike Bollweg presented the city council with his River Rangers water conservation program at the City Council Workshop session on Thurs., May 4. Through the[Read More…]

Reber Has Perfect Light, Wins Sunday At Woodburn.

Motorcycle racer Jeramy Reber, who lives in Wimer, had a big weekend at Woodburn Dragstrip, winning the Elapsed-time bracket challenge on Sun., April 30, after qualifying for third and just missing the finals on Sat., April 29. Reber was the No. 1 seed through Sunday’s preliminary action, and in his[Read More…]

Personal Bests Help Chiefs To Third

The Rogue River Jr. Sr. High track and field athletes appear to be right where you’d want to be with weeks before your most important competitions – peaking with your best marks in each of your events. The Chieftain athletes have been progressing, particularly through their last two meets, big[Read More…]

Challengers Not Kind To Chiefs Again

One horrible circumstance of being brought back to Class 3A beginning this year for Rogue River is that the Chieftain teams would have to take their lumps against Cascade Christian. Rogue River didn’t have to face the football Challengers, who were a perfect 13-0 in winning the 3A state title,[Read More…]