Downs Cancels Five Races Due To Sunday Smoke

Jockeys Taylor Smith, Juan Guerrero, Leonel Camacho-Flores and Oracio Muro each won two races in the weekend program at Grants Pass Downs on Sun., Sept. 24, and Mon., Sept. 25. The Sunday program was abbreviated to just the first three races due to air quality issues through the weekend. There[Read More…]

RR City Council To Vote To Appoint Howell

The Rogue River City Council has been incomplete through most of 2023. When Mayor Pam VanArsdale was re-elected last November, she vacated her council seat, which was never filled in. The city had received some interest when the position was advertised and had considered moving its workshop sessions from mornings[Read More…]

Chieftains’ Soccer Loss

With a pair of first-half goals by senior Jeff Simpson, the Rogue River JSHS boys’ soccer team equaled its scoring output through its first six matches. The goals, Simpson’s second and third of the season couldn’t stop the Chieftains from falling against the Lost River/Bonanza team at Lost River High[Read More…]

Chief Girls Hold Knights At Bay Early

The Rogue River Jr. Sr. High girls’ soccer team, which, in its sixth match together, kept Lost River/Bonanza off the scoreboard through the first 60 minutes of their match earlier in the week, was able to do that with a more seasoned North Valley team through nearly 20 minutes of[Read More…]

EVFD Personnel Involved In Smith River Complex

Evans Valley Fire District Chief Tom Davidson said he and several firefighters from other local small fire districts were part of a task force that responded to the Smith River Complex fire in August at his district’s board of directors meeting on Thurs., Sept. 14. As part of a seven-member[Read More…]

Chieftains Fall At Reedsport

The Rogue River Jr. Sr. High football team had one of those nights where not a lot seemed to go right. With both the Chieftains and host Reedsport each being flagged for what Rogue River coach Aaron Sturdevant figured was about 100 in penalty yardage each, it seemed to affect[Read More…]