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Rogue River Civic Improvement Club Caps For Kids

On Monday, November 28th, 300 crocheted and knitted hats were given away to Rogue River Elementary(RRES) students. Wimer and Head Start children received hats donated after the event. The Rogue River Civic Improvement Club (RRCIC) has been giving away 'Caps for Kids' since 1991. In the past 30 years, they've distributed over 15,000 hats. The event was started to give the community's children something they can use to keep them warm through the cold winter weather. Each year RRCIC donates hundreds of caps at (Subscribe for full story)


Moody, Haag Top Chiefs' Football All-League Picks

Rogue River had five first and second-team All-Class 2A District 4 football selections, along with two Honorable Mention choices, as announced last week. The Chieftains, who finished 3-5, 1-5 in District 4, had two first-team selections in offensive lineman Christian Moody and punter Sam Haag. Rogue River had two second-team offensive selections in junior running back Said McWillie and senior wide receiver Alleric Cosgrove. Moody, McWillie, and Cosgrove were all second-team selections on defense and junior linebacker Perrin Nelson. Moody was chosen for the defensive line and McWillie and Cosgrove as defensive backs. Senior quarterback Charlie Smith was an Honorable Mention selection, while senior Joshua Wat-son made the HM list on the offensive line. (Subscribe for full story)


Communications Efforts Could Change Results During Wildfires

When the Fielder Creek Fire started, presumably when a tree branch in the high winds struck a power pole up the hill, people in the area were beginning to realize, even with all the smoke already in the air, they were smelling new smoke and that there was a fire in the area. Neighbors began con-tacting their neighbors through texts and phone calls, based on their first-hand knowledge, what they were seeing, and started leaving the area. Many of them, John Cummins explained, have travel trailers they could easily load up and use to leave the area, particularly if they were in the lower part, close to West Evans Creek Road. Further up the hill, others on Fielder Creek might not have been able to escape the same way the Cumminses did, squeezing between fire engines and possibly a high drop-off. (Subscribe for full story)





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