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Smith Service Notice

Former Rogue River resident, BARRY ANDREW SMITH, age 64, of Grants Pass, died August 15, 2023, at Highland House Nursing and Rehabilitation center. A Celebration of Life will be held at 10:00 a.m., September 16 2023, at Hull & Hull Funeral Directors

Paid Leave Oregon Applications Start

Paid Leave Oregon covers paid family leave, medical leave, and safe leave for working Oregonians. Benefits will start Sept. 3, but the program is accepting applications in the Frances system now to make sure there’s enough time to review initial claims. Benefit payments will begin to go out within two[Read More…]

Chase After Harassing Mercy Flights Ambulance Crews

Courtesy of Medford Police Dept. On Saturday morning, August 19th on two different incidents, the Medford Police Department received reports that a known subject, Parker Joseph Latham (31 years old) was harassing and interfering with different Mercy Flights Medical Ambulance crews at different locations throughout the city. The reports were[Read More…]

Fair Livestock Auction Over $2.8 Million

Jackson County Fair’s 4-H and FFA Jr. Livestock Auction Sales Just Over $2.8 Million The first Jackson County Fair was called the “Agricultural Show.” That Agricultural Show was held in October of 1859 (the same year Oregon became a State) in Jacksonville, Oregon. The Jackson County Fair Association was organized[Read More…]

NOAA To Fund Oregon Salmon Project

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Fisheries division is recommending more than $100 million in funding for 16 new and continuing programs and projects in the Pacific Coastal Salmon Recovery Fund grant program. NOAA, the Washington, D.C.–based scientific and regulatory agency within the United States Department of Commerce, distributes funds[Read More…]

Chief Concerned With School Starting

When Rogue River Police Chief Jim Williams has prepared his report for the City Council at its twice-monthly workshop sessions, he has kept the council abreast of its attempts at hiring either recruits or seasoned police officers. At the Thurs., Aug. 17 workshop, Williams told the council that one candidate[Read More…]

District Chooses Firm To Manage Bond Projects

The Rogue River School Board voted to hire the architectural and construction project management firm Klosh Group, Inc., as the managing entity for the projects associated with the district’s bond levy that was approved in May at the board’s Tues., Aug. 15 meeting. More than 57 percent within the district[Read More…]