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Headlines & Highlights for May 8, 2024

MAY 10, 1984 Residents of Highway 234 within the city of Gold Hill would get cable television within 12 months without fees. The city council voted to require Rogue Valley Cablevision to provide the service to the seven or eight homes in the area. Cablevision manager Cathy Sunseri told the[Read More…]

RR Track Teams Heading Into District

The Rogue River Jr. Sr High track and field team finished its final week of regular-season meets, heading into their two district meets this week. The Chieftains are entered in the Class 3A District 5 Junior Varsity Championships at North Valley on Wed., May 8, and the two-day District 5[Read More…]

Police Sign Up For National Night Out

Police Chief Dave Rash will speak again about the National Night Out community celebration, scheduled for Aug. 6. The community event, is always held on the first Tuesday night in August, Aug. 6, is from 6 to 8 p.m., probably set for Rooster Park. City Administrator Ryan Nolan said the[Read More…]

Propagate Improved Trees For Oregon’s Forests

The Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF) contracted Kevin Barnes, a grafting specialist, to propagate improved Douglas fir, western hemlock, western larch, and ponderosa pine trees for the J.E. Schroeder Seed Orchard. Barnes plays a crucial role in propagating improved tree varieties that will produce seeds for replanting clearcuts and areas[Read More…]

PW Director ‘Frustrated’ With EPA Fine

Rogue River Public Works Director Mike Bollweg expressed frustration when he told the City Council that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency had fined the city $600 due to an infraction relating to testing at the city’s wastewater treatment plant at the Thurs., May 2 City Council Workshop. “The fine is[Read More…]

May Is Wildfire Awareness Month

May is Wildfire Awareness Month, and the Oregon State Fire Marshal is encouraging all Oregonians to get prepared for the upcoming wildfire season. Creating defensible space is one of the most important things you can do to protect your home and increase the chances it will survive a wildfire. The[Read More…]

Keith Service Notice

JAMES ‘BUS’ KEITH Celebration of Life: Join his family Sunday, May 19 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the Artoff residence, 6780 E Evans Creek Road, Rogue River.