Power Outage In Rogue River

[UPDATE 11:30 P.M.] All but 935 homes have power restored and Rogue River Highway has been opened for one lane. Trees Inc., Oregon Department of Transportation, and Pacific Power and Light worked most of Thursday evening to restore power and remove the tree. [UPDATE 4:00 PM] Grants Pass Irrigation District has advised us that residents in … Continue reading »

Rogue River Bans Dispensaries

ROGUE RIVER, Ore. — A Southern Oregon city is banning medical marijuana dispensaries for as long as legally possible. On Thursday night, the Rogue River City Council voted to approve a moratorium on dispensaries until May 1st of next year. According to a new state law, local governments can ban dispensaries up until that time. … 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 »

Suspicious Device is Exercise Equipment

ROGUE RIVER, Ore. — Rogue River Police now say the suspicious object blown up by the bomb squad on Thursday was a piece of exercise equipment. The Oregon State Police bomb squad detonated the object outside a senior apartment complex Thursday morning. Rogue River Police said the object was a “slosh pipe”, which is a … Continue reading »

Search Over on Susan Monica’s Property

WIMER, Ore. — Investigators have finished searching Susan Monica’s property in Wimer. Sheriff’s deputies did not find any evidence of any additional murder victims, and the case is moving forward as a double-homicide. Investigators had been at Monica’s home on West Evans Creek Road for more than 20 days since she was arrested. Jackson County … Continue reading »

Murder Suspect Makes Strange Request

ROGUE RIVER, Ore. — Investigators are still scouring the property of Susan Monica near Wimer with no word on what they’re looking for or what they’ve found. Susan Monica surprised everyone this week in court when she asked everyone in Rogue River to donate money to have her pigs butchered and have the meat donated … Continue reading »

Deputy D.A. Speaks on Murder Case

ROGUE RIVER, Ore. — Detectives are not slowing down at the scene of the double murder case in Rogue River. Law enforcement officers are still serving search warrants on Susan Monica’s property. Deputy D.A. Allan Smith says the victim has adult children in the area, but he believes the victim has more family out of … Continue reading »

Murder Investigation Continues

ROGUE RIVER, Ore. — Caution tape blocks off the private driveway that leads to a property where two sets of human remains have been found. The road to this point in the investigation began on New Year’s Day. “On January 1st of this year, we received a missing person report. Family members of Robert Harry … Continue reading »

Oregon Trails: Flood of ’64

GOLD HILL, Ore. — The dry weather facing Southern Oregon and Northern California all year is in stark contrast to a half century ago when our region was suffering some of the worst floods in history. It’s the flooding that set new standards for land use planning in Jackson and Josephine Counties, and the construction … Continue reading »

House Fire in Rogue River

ROGUE RIVER, Ore. — Just before sunrise on Friday, a neighborhood in Rogue River woke to a fire burning through the roof of a home. The house fire was reported in Rogue River on the 100 block of Evans Creek Road across from Walnut Drive. Firefighters from Rogue River District, Grants Pass City Fire, and … Continue reading »

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