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City Continues Work On Rooster Park

By hook or by crook, Rooster Park, in most part, will be ready by the event for which it is named, City of Rogue River staff say."The structures are up. We're looking for roofers to finish the project," Public Works Director Mike Bollweg said last week. "And I give you my word that we will make progress on this, and it won't be too much longer before you have a beautiful park (showing) Rogue River with its post-and-beam structures." Both Bollweg and City Administrator Mark Reagles told the Rogue River City Council and the city's Planning Commission that they had dismissed Your Design Group. This contracting company worked on the park's restroom and pavilion (Subscribe for full story)


Students Back From Quarantine

The Rogue River School Board heard from the four candidates for its vacant position; Rob Hileman had occupied the one for nearly three terms before he stepped down in October last year, at its Tues., Jan. 18 meeting. The candidates, Jay Chick, Heather Friend, Bob Hart, and Rich Pardy, each answered six questions, all identical, on what of their attributes make them each addition to the school board, how they would face difficult decisions, and what they feel the most important issues are to the district. Chick, a business owner, is a Rogue River Planning Commission member and coached three sports at Rogue River Junior-Senior High School. Friend is a nurse practitioner who has been in-volved in parent committees at RRJSHS and is a member of the Evans Valley Fire District Board. Hart has a land-use (Subscribe for full story)


Skeletonized Remains Discovered Off Roxy Ann Peak Trail

A man walking his dog off the Roxy Ann Peak trail discovered skeletonized human remains Monday evening. The discovery prompted Jackson County Sheriff’s Office (JCSO) detectives to investigate. Tuesday morning, JCSO detectives recovered the body assisted by a Search and Rescue (SAR) ground team with Human Remains Detection (HRD) dogs. The skeletonized remains are in an advanced stage of decomposition. Investigations are ongoing by JCSO Medical Examiner detectives although there are no immediate indications of (Subscribe for full story)





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