Chieftains Rule SCL, Mustangs Move On

ROGUE RIVER, Ore. — A wild comeback lifted Rogue River to Southern Cascade League superiority on Saturday. The Chieftains trailed Cascade Christian by as many as 10 in the 4th quarter before chipping away at the Challengers. Connor Strickland knocked down a three-pointer with under 40 seconds left in the game to give Rogue River … Continue reading »

“Every 15 Minutes” Highlights DUI Danger

ROGUE RIVER, Ore. — High school students in Rogue River are learning the deadly consequences of drunk driving. “Every 15 Minutes” is a two day program that stages a fatal crash on the school’s campus. The program is designed to fake the deaths of one student every 15 minutes. One student plays the role of … Continue reading »

Oregon Schools Could Keep Indian Mascots

ROGUE RIVER, Ore. – Community members and supporters of Rogue River High school said they were happy it would be able to keep its “Chieftains” mascot and logos, after lawmakers passed a bill that would allow schools to keep Native American imagery by consulting with a local tribe. The bill is headed to Governor John … Continue reading »

Rogue River High Goes Door-to-Door

ROGUE RIVER, Ore. – For the first time ever in Southern Oregon — high school administrators are going door-to-door to encourage kids to go to college. On Saturday the Rogue River High School principal, teachers, and members of the Southern Oregon Education Service District joined forces to make more than 100 house calls to students … Continue reading »

Governor Rejects Bill for Tribal Mascots

ROGUE RIVER, Ore. — The governor says no, now Native American mascots have to go. At Rogue River High School, that’s going to mean a lot of areas scrubbed clean of its Chieftain mascot. “It goes from the totem pole at the football field to all the signage around the school, the gym floor, the … Continue reading »