Priceless WWII Items Returned

ROGUE RIVER, Ore. – A World War II Navy uniform and the burial flag from the funeral of a Rogue River veteran were among hundreds of items stolen in early October and they have now been recovered long after hope was lost for the family of that deceased veteran to ever have the priceless items … Continue reading »

Evans Creek Bridge Being Reinforced

ROGUE RIVER, Ore. – After enduring more than fifty years of pounding, freeway traffic a key bridge on Interstate 5 at Rogue River is getting some reinforcement. While traffic roars by overhead, crews are working underneath the bridge over Evans Creek, grinding girders smooth and rounding square edges, and sealing small cracks with epoxy. Then … Continue reading »

Rogue River Hero Honored

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. – A Rogue River man is being honored as a hero, for his efforts in saving his neighbor’s life. That hero is just one of a few people across the country to receive the prestigious award. The Rogue River man saved his neighbor from drowning last year. John Haight says it was … Continue reading »

New Rogue River Map

Rogue River enthusiasts have a new tool to help navigate them down the Southern Oregon waterway. The Rogue River Water Trail Map is now available to river goers. It’s the first of its kind map for the Rogue and covers the section between Lost Creek Dam and Grave Creek. Travel Southern Oregon and Oregon State … Continue reading »

Rafters Head To The Rogue

SHADY COVE, Ore. — As we flirt with triple digit temperatures, Southern Oregonians are looking for an escape. For many people, that means heading to the river. Rapid Pleasure Rafting says it was mostly booked on Friday and is completely booked for the weekend. The company says the hot summer weekend’s account for the majority … Continue reading »

Removal Remedy For Car In Rogue River

ROGUE RIVER, Ore. — Crews are trying to figure out how to remove a car, submerged in the Rogue River for a year and a half. The car moved down the river from where it went in the water last March and now it’s about a foot below the surface, between the valley of the … Continue reading »

Weekend Water Rescue

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. — Saturday afternoon, Jackson County Fire District 3 responded to reports of an unconscious person in the Rogue River. Crews were gold dredging near the old Gold Ray Dam when the current swept a man downstream in the water where he hit his head, knocking him out. The man’s coworkers pulled him … Continue reading »

Rogue River Drowning

By Rob Scott GRANTS PASS, Ore. — The body of a man who drowned after he jumped off his raft to save his dog Thursday has yet to be recovered. Rural Metro Fire responded to a call Thursday afternoon and began the search for the man who was not wearing a life jacket. Hellgate Jetboat … Continue reading »

Rescue Teams Highlight Safety On The Water

By Steven Sandberg SHADY COVE, Ore. — Water rescue teams are on high alert as the hot temperatures drive more people to area lakes and rivers. Rescue teams say the Rogue River can be a dangerous waterway when people aren’t prepared. Fire District 4 in Shady Cove says it only sends its rescue boat out … Continue reading »

Search Continues For Drowning Victim In Rogue River

By Danielle Craig NEAR GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Just days before his 21st birthday, a Grants Pass man is believed to have drowned in the Rogue River. Sean Kreuger is one of at least five people who have lost their lives in the river this year alone. This recent drowning happened Monday night around 5 … Continue reading »

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