ODFW Dump Salmon Into Rogue River

By Ron Brown GOLD HILL, Ore. — With summer here, for many people in Southern Oregon nothing beats a day on the Rogue River, hoping to catch a salmon. Oregon Fish and Wildlife, faced with more salmon than needed to restock Cole Rivers Hatchery, is giving anglers another chance to land a big one. There … Continue reading »

Nearly-Drowned Rogue River Fisher In Critical Condition

By Sharon Ko SHADY COVE, Ore. — A man fishing in the Rogue River is in serious condition after he almost drowned while fishing. Witnesses say 45-year-old Robert McGarvey was fishing upstream. They say he possibly had a stroke causing him to fall into the water. Some fishers downstream say they saw McGarvey floating face … Continue reading »

Rescue Crews Train in Swift Water

By Michael Cooper & KDRV Staff GOLD HILL, Ore. — Rescue Crews spent Saturday in, around, and on the Rogue River, learning how to save lives. Members of Fire District 3 took part in their annual swift water training. The crews practice how to pull a victim from a strong current, how to swim through … Continue reading »

Jet Boat Adventures Begin

By Sharon Ko WHITE CITY, Ore. — A new company is hoping to make Jackson County a hot-spot destination through the water. And as the summer like temperatures arrive in southern Oregon, a new business in Jackson County is helping residents hit the water. Rogue Jet Boat Adventures is taking water lovers out here in … Continue reading »

Rogue River Woman Safe After Attempted Kidnapping

ROGUE RIVER, Ore. — A Southern Oregon woman is safe after an attempted kidnapping. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office says just before noon on Wednesday an adult female was attacked outside her work in Rogue River. The sheriff’s office says 36-year-old Michael Valenzuela jumped out of the bushes and attempted to grab the woman. She … Continue reading »

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