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Man Dies In Fiery Pickup Accident

The Oregon State Police have not identified the driver who was killed in an early Monday morning traffic collision on Hwy 99. According to an OSP press release, at approxi-mately 12:18 a.m., OSP troopers, and emergency personnel responded to the report of a single-vehicle crash on Hwy 99 near mile-post 10, along the 3000 block. The preliminary investigation revealed that a 1987 Toyota pickup truck failed to negotiate a curve, went off the road, and came to rest in Birdseye Creek. Rogue River Fire District Chief Jim Price said it took “only a few minutes” for fire/rescue crews to reach the scene. “By the time they got there, the vehicle was on fire. Both the Toyota’s engine and cab were fully involved,” he said. “It didn’t take long for them to put the fire out.” Price reported that access to the Toyota pickup (Subscribe for full story)


Seniors Win Airband

The Class of 2019, with a fond look back at the music to which it's listened, won its second straight Rogue River Junior-Senior High School Air Band competition on in an assembly on Fri., March 15. The senior class finished first with the junior class taking second, followed by the sophomore class and then the fresh-men. The Air Band contest gave the Class of 2019 a good lead and the inside track of the grand prize of the high school-wide con-test of school spirit, partic-ipation and attendance through the entire school year a whirlwind trip to Six Flags Discovery Kingdom in Vallejo, Calif., near the end of the school year. A great number of criteria go into a points system to decide which class gets to go south and indulge in the rides at the Discovery Kingdom. This (Subscribe for full story)


Monte Carlo Night At EVFD

Evans Valley Fire District 6 held its annual awards dinner last Saturday and kicked it off with a new twist: Monte Carlo Night. Chief Travis Crume said in the past there has been a social hour held before the actual dinner but felt it was time to do something different. Also, he said, the district wanted to raise money for the Volunteer Firefighters Association, along with having a way to say thanks to the community for their support. “Their funds go to pay for things the crew uses around the station,” the chief said. “For example, the recliners in our lounge area were falling apart. We needed something better, so, the association used their money to purchase new recliners. Right now, we need a new dining set. What we have now has seen better days.” (Subscribe for full story)







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