Rogue River

Law enforcement concerned about water safety

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. — The ATV accident and another drowning in the Rogue River over the weekend in Josephine County have members of law enforcement concerned. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office often responds to calls for water rescues, especially in the powerful …

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 …

Smart meters coming to the Rogue Valley

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. – Pacific Power is rolling out “smart meters” for residences and businesses in Jackson County. According to Pacific power, they’ll work this summer to replace about 88,000 old, aging electric meters in Medford, Central Point, Eagle Point, Butte Falls, …
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