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 »

Jackson County Parks Needing Public Input

By Sharon Ko WHITE CITY, Ore. — A new park could be coming soon to the Rogue Valley and park officials need your input. Jackson County park officials say they can see endless possibilities looking at the 13 mile stretch of the Rogue River. “From Givan Ranch Park downstream to Gold Nugget Falls, and what … Continue reading »

National Rooster Crow Weekend

By Rob Scott ROGUE RIVER, Ore. — Hundreds of people flocked to Rogue River Saturday morning to enjoy National Rooster Crow festivities. Saturday morning kicked off with a parade through the heart of downtown Rogue River. The crowd enjoyed dozens of floats many with rooster themes. There was also an art festival and a human … Continue reading »

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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