BIG RUMMAGE SALE:
lots of nice, neat items! Friday, September 19 & Saturday, September 20, 9am-3pm. Baked goods & lunch items. Faith Lutheran Church, 8582 Rogue River Hwy.
Fire on Foots Creek
Fire at 2190 Foots Creek Road on Friday, September 12. The Rogue River Fire Department was involved, along with Oregon Department of Forestry, Jackson County No. 6, Grants Pass Fire and Rescue, Rural Metro Fire Department.
Rogue River Fugitives Finally Arrested
Some Rogue River area fugitives have finally been apprehended. According to Rogue River Police Department (RRPD)Chief Ken Lewis, the Medford Police Dept. arrested Roy Lee Jones, Jr., 35, 1200 Block Queens Branch Rd., on Sept. 3. Jones was wanted by the RRPD for check fraud and by the Jackson County Sheriff's Office for a restraining order violation. Lewis (Subscribe for full story)
Gold Hill Dojo Closes
After three years, Gold Hill’s Patterson’s Martial Artsis closing its doors at the end of this month. Andrew Patterson, whoopened the dojo at 352 Second Ave., said he’s “devastated” about the decision toclose – but added it was the only thing he could do. “The bills have been building up. Rent is high. I’ve been doing my best to keep things afloat,” he said, (Subscribe for full story)
Price Takes Over as RR Fire District Chief
The Rogue River Fire District (RRFD) now has a new, full-time fire chief. Starting on Sept. 15, Chief Jim Price assumed his dutiesas the RRFD’s top fire fighter.Helping him with the transition has been interim chief Jim Stearns, who has been over-seeing the district for the last 18 months. During that time, Stearns said that along with running the RRFD, he’s been laying the ground work for anew, permanent fire chief to come in. “Setting up budgets. Developing things like the recent (Subscribe for full story)