Colorado Firefighter Killed In Crash Near Powers

working for the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest on Sat., Aug. 6. Sapper was killed in an on-duty auto accident near Powers. Two other firefighters were injured in the crash who were both treated and released at a local hospital. Sapper, who was from Boulder, Colo., was on a hand crew[Read More…]

Fire At Murphy Plywood Quickly Taken Down

A fire that started while employees at Murphy Plywood were working on a ceiling was contained within a couple of hours in the afternoon on Wed., August 2. Jackson County Fire District 1, whose station house is just yards away from the mill at 5205 North River Road, responded at[Read More…]

Rare Meeting Decades Later

For teachers, summer is a time for relaxation, reflection, and rejuvenation. For retired teachers, summer is just two more months that pass while they wonder what happened to their former students. It’s not rare for retired teachers to connect with their students. In small towns, it’s frequent. When a fisherman[Read More…]

Rogue River Library Introduction And Offerings

By David Haywood, Rogue River Library Branch Manager Hello Rogue River! I’m David Haywood, the new-ish branch manager of the JCLS Rogue River library (JCLS-RRL). I’m thrilled to be part of this community and look forward to meeting you all. I’m also thrilled to have the opportunity to take part[Read More…]

Collision Involving A Vehicle Into A Residence

On July 26, the Medford Police Department responded to the report of a motor vehicle crash in which a vehicle had struck a residence at the intersection of Bronte Circle and Springbrook Road. Responding officers arrived on scene within minutes and found that a silver, 2008 Nissan Altima had left[Read More…]