Group effort hauls in over a ton of debris from Rogue

{gallery}/09_27_11/osprey{/gallery} With fall in the air the salmon will soon be headed upstream and the anglers will be headed downstream and each will enjoy cleaner waters and a better view thanks to a communal river clean up event that took place on September 10. This year volunteers tackled a longer stretch of the Rogue; gathering…

Best BBQ, greatest chili, are just part of Harvest Fair events

Our hot weather will soon turn to cooler days and brisk evenings. For generations this is the time  farmers and ranchers have celebrated the end of the growing season. Food has been preserved, the harvest is complete and it is a time to gather and have a good time. This tradition continues to be upheld…

Benefit BBQ for Ethan & St. Judes, July 30

Three businesses at Creekside Center on So. Shasta, are putting on a two-day fund raiser to benefit Ethan Jostad and St. Judes Hospital. The businesses are The Butcher Shop, State Farm Insurance and  Complete Care Chiropractic. There will be a BBQ cooked by Cam of The Butcher Shop from 11-3 .m. Friday, July 29 and…

Alco Creek planting

The Upper Rogue Watershed Association needs volunteers to help remove invasive plant species and plant native trees and shrubs along Alco Creek, tributary to Elk Creek, on March 12 from 9a.m. to noon.  Volunteers will be meeting at Elk/Trail Elementary School at 9 a.m. Tools will be provided. There will be gloves available but volunteers…

FFA dinner-auction a huge success

Hand it to Eagle Point  FFA, they know how to put on a great party. The 3rd annual Benefit BBQ  & Auction was held in the EPHS cafeteria on Dec. 11. Some 300 members, family and community supporters were in attendance. The evening began at 5 p.m. with the silent auction that continued until 7…

Boys & Girls Club BBQ

A Barbeque on the banks of the Rogue River is another chance to support the Upper Rogue Boys & Girls Clubs in Shady Cove and White City. The event on Saturday, August 28 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. features delectable BBQ by West 281 Ranch Bar-B-Que Company. Enjoy music while sipping beverages and visiting with…

Boys & Girls Club BBQ

A Barbeque on the banks of the Rogue River is another chance to support the Upper Rogue Boys & Girls Clubs in Shady Cove and White City. The event on Saturday, August 28 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. features delectable BBQ by West 281 Ranch Bar-B-Que Company. Enjoy music while sipping beverages and visiting with…

Annual benefit for butte Falls volunteer fire department

The Butte Falls Volunteer Fire Department is preparing for its annual benefit which will be held on Saturday, Aug. 14, from noon to 5 p.m. In addition to the BBQ, there will be bingo in the fire hall, things for kids to do at the park, and The Purple Heart will be providing some great…

Small aircraft headed to Prospect

This weekend, July 17-18 will be the 21st annual Prospect Search and Rescue Fly-In. For those planning to fly-in, the runway is paved and is 4000 ft. in length. It is 42 degrees 44.6N/122 degrees 29.2″W at an elevation of 2485 ft. Events include an exquisite steak and chicken BBQ on Saturday 5:30 p.m. Sunday…

Retirement for “The Bear”

Barry Hoffman, who most recently was Chief of Operations for Fire District 3, will be honored for his 34 years of service on Wednesday, June 30, from 4-7 p.m. at the administration building, 8383 Agate Rd. The formal recognition will begin at 5 p.m., followed by the barbecue. Those planning to attend the BBQ are…

SOLV events June 19 in So. Oregon

Upcoming SOLV activities in Southern Oregon on June 19. Volunteers will gather to remove invasive non-native plants at 5 different sites in Jackson County. Following the project there will be a celebration BBQ at Touvelle State Park. Each event is from 9-1″30 p.m.For information and registration contact Markie Germer at markie.germer@jswcd.org, or 541-776-4270 x3. •Weed…