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Man rescued and arrested from river in Grants Pass

GRANTS PASS, Ore.– Hellgate Jetboat Excursions found one of its boats assisting in an arrest early Tuesday morning. Grants Pass police say 30-year-old Gregory Jackson-Angus was attempting to escape from officers when he decided to jump into the river. Grants Pass Department …

Oregonians celebrate River Appreciation Day

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — Oregon celebrates its 33rd “River Appreciation Day” today. Families, friends and many others flooded to Oregon rivers Saturday to enjoy the summer heat by a cool source. Mike Brown came to fish with his wife and two friends. …

Water safety fair aims to keep kids safe

MEDFORD, Ore. — As summer begins, a water safety fair was held on Saturday to make sure kids in the community are safe in the water. Hosted by the Rogue Valley Family YMCA, families participated in activities involving safe boating practices, water …

Good Samaritan saves boy from Rogue River

Grants Pass, Ore.  — Another example of the dangers of the river happened at Matson Park. But thanks to a selfless act by a complete stranger, local boy is safe. Selma resident, Jill Riolo, was at the park Sunday with her two young …

Woman drowns in the Rogue River

GRANTS PASS, Ore. – A woman died after a boating accident in the Rogue River. The Josephine County Sheriff’s Office said on May 28, 47-year-old Sharlene Wright was rafting on the Rogue River above Baker Park in Grants Pass. At about 5:30 …

DUII Patrols for Memorial Day weekend

Jackson County, Ore. – The Sheriff Office’s Marine Department will also be patrolling lakes and rivers this weekend. They say celebrating on the water has already begun, and they want to remind you that you can get a DUII for driving a …