Local Photographer Owns The Moment
A local photographer appears to have the ultimate kind of dream job, the kind that sparks others' imaginations by the images he evokes just what's there, what he sees, what the camera captures. Adam Marland, who grew up on West Evans Creek Road with his family and graduated from Rogue River High in 1992, has seen commerce stem from a passion for seeing the world and sharing it. He is the owner of 'We Own The Moment Photography.' "I travel full time and have for the past three years," he said. "New Zealand, Australia, Thailand, Indonesia, Spain, Iceland, and certainly others I've forgotten have all been places I've called home for at least 30 and, at most, 90 days in the past couple of years." A peek through his gallery on Marland's Website, weownthemoment.com, would show images of Vestrahorn Mountain in Iceland, with steam rising from its base, the orange wave contrast against the blue sky at (Subscribe for full story)
Stone Calls For Wimer Committee
Lori Stone, former president of the Rogue River Chamber of Commerce, asked that the Jackson County Commissioners consider creating citizens' advisory groups to serve unincorporated areas of the county and suggested that Wimer be considered for a pilot project on the concept at the commissioners' Wed., July 31 meeting.
Stone identified herself as residing in the area "lovingly known as Wimer." She said before moving to Southern Oregon three years ago; she had worked for a county supervisor (California's equivalent to a county commissioner) for eight years.
"One of the most successful programs in the unincorporated area was called 'MAC,' Municipal Ad-visory Council," she said. She said MAC would (Subscribe for full story)
Selle Celebrates 105th
Longtime Rogue River resident Marvin Selle celebrated an early 105th birthday on July 25th. A number of family and friends from the local Rogue Valley Community Church (RVCC) decided they couldn’t wait until December for Selle’s birthday celebration. Church members planned a spa day for Selle at his home. The spa day included a haircut and pampering. Friends stayed and celebrated with Selle talking about the past and present. Born in Missouri and married to his sweetheart Ruth in 1944 he enjoyed 68 years of wedded bliss. Selle is a retired industrial arts school teacher. Marvin and Ruth were also blessed with three children Linden, Richard, and Irene. They moved to Rogue River in 1975. The two were very active in the Child Evangelist Fellowship (CEF) at RVCC since 1975. Both (Subscribe for full story)