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RR Post Office Vandalism

1Police are investigating a series of incidents reportedly happening at Rogue River’s post office. Chief Ken Lewis statedthat at around 9:50 a.m. Monday Postmaster Noel Hastings contacted the Rogue River Police Dept. (RRPD) Hastings said that there had been “an incident” at the post office. According to Lewis, an officer was sent to talk to Hastings and take a report. “The recycle bins had been turned over and stuff was scattered all over the place,” he said. “It had to have happened sometime between 1 p.m. July 27 and 7 a.m. July 28.” Hastings told the officer (Subscribe for full story)

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New Greenway Path Taking Shape

Nearly a mile is being added to the Rogue River Greenway this summer. The new hiking and biking path stretches from Rocky Point Bridge near Del Rio Vineyards to the Sardine Creek Bridge and parallels both the Rogue River and Highway 234. KOGAP Construction won the bid this spring, and began work on the $1.38 million three-quarter-mile (Subscribe for full story)

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‘Faith in Every Footstep’

2... if courage and endurance make a story, if human kindness and helpfulness and brotherly love in the midst of raw horror are worth recording, this half-forgotten episode of the Mormon migration is one of the great tales of the West and of America.” ~ Wallace Stenger More than 100 youth from the Grants Pass Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (LDS) participated in a recreation of their church's Pioneer Handcart Trek, July 11-14. Accompanied by 50 adults,the youth ages 14 to 18, walked in the footsteps of their ancestors who migrated west in search of Zion with nothing but a handcart carrying their meager supplies and hearts filled with faith that God would (Subscribe for full story)