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Free Camping, Day-Use, And Activities

Celebrate State Parks Day with free parking, free R.V., tent site camping at all Oregon State Parks on June 1, and special events at selected parks. Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) will waive day-use parking fees at the 25 locations that charge them and camping fees for all tent,[Read More…]

Gold Dust Day

In the Days of Teddy Roosevelt, a rousing, high-energy show, provides a grand finale to Gold Dust Day on June 1. Through music, live performance, and multimedia, this show tells the story of Teddy Roosevelt and his times – a romantic and exciting era. America had just come of age,[Read More…]

Council Changes Food Truck Plan

When the Rogue River City Council hosts its public hearing during its regular Thurs., May 23 meeting, the city’s proposed change to the Municipal Code to allow food trucks and mobile vendors will not have the 200-foot buffer meant to protect brick-and-mortar restaurants in the city, one of the foundations[Read More…]

Headlines & Highlights for May 22, 2024

MAY 24, 2023 Haag said go to State-Sam Haag is one of the best athletes in his class at Rogue River Jr/Sr High, with a skill set that should have allowed him to compete at the University of Oregon’s Hayward Field each of his four years in high school. Injuries[Read More…]

Jr High Wing And Clinic, Early Learning Center

Superintendent Patrick Lee provided updates on the two major projects the Rogue River School District is undertaking, the projects financed by bond and grant funding from the May 2023 election and the school-based health center and early learning center, provided through a grant from the Oregon Legislature, at the Rogue[Read More…]

Boatnik Rogue River Closure

During the Boatnik Races, the Rogue River will be closed in designated areas and during designated times (refer to the schedule below). All spectators will remain off the water until the races are over. All spectators will remain 50 feet from the waterway at all times. Movement on the water[Read More…]

ODOT Highway Projects Update

JACKSON COUNTY • INTERSTATE 5 (Pacific Highway), MP 11-19, North and south Ashland paving ($9 million) Watch for intermittent nighttime lane closures, Monday through Thursday nights, 7 p.m. to 7 a.m., as workers replace pavement markings. The nighttime speed limit through the work zone will be 50 mph. The project[Read More…]

Tournament To Honor Gary Snow

On the first golf tournament to honor former Rogue River Jr. Sr. High coach Gary Snow, it is only fitting that the winning team was headed by three of his former playing partners, and the second-place team was one of a son and three of his grandchildren. The first-ever tournament[Read More…]

EV Fire Patrons Pass New Levy

After 20 years of passing the same 36-cent (per 1,000 assessed value) operating levy, the Evans Valley Fire District went for it this year in trying for a five-year operating levy, increasing its levy rate by 99 cents to $1.35 per $1,000. District patrons were willing to pay an extra[Read More…]