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Outfleet Obituary

JACOB (JACK) OTTO OUTFLEET, 85, passed away peacefully in his home in Grants Pass, on February 21, 2024.  Jack was born in Chicago, Illinois on July 4, 1938. He moved to the Rogue Valley in 1969.  Jack was a U.S. Navy veteran, home builder, woodworker and a ‘jack of all[Read More…]

Matts-Trask Obituary

DANIEL MATTS-TRASK, age 54, of Rogue River, died February 13, 2024. Danny was born at Lake Tahoe, March 10, 1969, and graduated from high school in 1987. He enlisted in the Army in 1987, and served until 1991 as a paratrooper, with a honorable discharge. He also served four years[Read More…]

New Leadership In Marine Reserves Program

Dr. Sarah Klain, the Oregon Marine Reserves Program’s new human dimensions project leader, began her career 21 years ago interviewing commercial fishermen before the reserves had even been established. A former Utah State University professor of ecosystem services, Klain will be focused on if and how marine reserves have impacted[Read More…]

Middle School Girls’ Basketball Season Ends

The Rogue River middle school-level girls’ basketball teams ended their seasons at home with games against the Medford-based Sacred Heart/Madrone Trail co-op teams. The Junior Chieftain varsity lost 33-16, and the junior varsity lost 11-8. The Junior Chieftain varsity fell to 1-7 with its loss, but the team averaged 16.2[Read More…]

Headlines & Highlights For February 21, 2024

FEB. 22, 2023 Jackson County Sheriff’s Office (JSCO) Patrol deputies uncovered a stolen vehicle ring in Rural Rogue River yesterday at 9:20 a.m. JCSO deputies located the vehicles at a former marijuana grow in the 18500 block of East Evans Creek Road while investigating an open stolen vehicle case. Deputies[Read More…]

Jaramillo Sisters Qualify For State

Lilliyan Jaramillo was hoping for some company for her expected senior wrestling trip to Portland as a third-time state qualifier. Who better than her younger sister, Delilah? Lilliyan and Delilah, a sophomore, were Rogue River’s qualifiers at the Class 4A/3A/2A/1A District 2 Girls’ Wrestling Championships at Cottage Grove Fri.-Sat., Feb.[Read More…]

EVFD To Send In Initial Filing For Election

Chief Tom Davidson presented the Evans Valley Fire District board of directors the SEL 805, which includes the question, caption, and summary for the district’s proposed operating levy of $1.35 that is filed with Jackson County at its Thurs., Feb. 15 meeting. Davidson said he planned to have the SEL[Read More…]