Butte Fall Run/Walk

The 6th annual Butte Falls Fun Run/Walk will be held Saturday, Aug. 13, beginning at 8 a.m. This is a major fundraiser for the Butte Falls Volunteer Fire Department. The event is a one mile and a 5K run/walk. Both courses are on paved roads and begin and end in front of city hall. Pre-registration…

Adopt a duck

The Upper Rogue Community Center’s 12th annual Duck Race has adoption papers on sale. They are $5 each with an amazing assortment of prizes possible. The Duck Race is Sunday, Aug. 28, from 10-4 p.m. For more information, call 541-878-2702.

Sled dog races at Chemult

Winter-time fun for spectators and participants is Jan. 15 and 16 at the annual Chemult Sled Dog Races. Events are at Walt Haring Sno-Park, one-quarter mile of Chemult on Highway 97. Races begin at 8:30 a.m. each day. There will be six sled dog races, two skijoring races (cross-country skier pulled by one or two…

It’s Duck Race time again in Shady Cove

The Upper Rogue is about tradition and what is more traditional than the annual Rubber Duck Race that takes place on Labor Day weekend at the Shady Cove Regional Park? The signature event of the Upper Rogue Community Center is Sunday, Sept. 5 from 12 a.m. to 4 p.m. and is the 11th such race,…

Mill Creek Festival to benefit veterans needs

Some groups plan and plan and plan to put on a major event. Others find their plan in enthusiasm and forging ahead, never mind that what they have in mind should have been planned a year ago. Such is the background for the organizers of the Mill Creek Festival to be held in Prospect May…

1st round of states for schools Race to the Top

Race to the Top for school reform  has been narrowed to 16 states. Oregon is not one of them. The 16 include: Colorado, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, and Tennessee. The final 16 beat out 25 other states and…

Swim competition is Cascade Pool fundraiser

Cascade Pool will hold a fundraising swim competition Feb. 6. For those who participated last year in their mini Olympics, this event will be run in much the same manner. It is open to ages 3 to 17. The top three racers receive certificates but each participant will receive a medal on a red ribbon.There…

Fun run July 4th results

{gallery}07_07_09/funrun{/gallery}This year’s 4th annual Betty Marlia Fun Run attracted some 300 entries, which is probably 50-75 more than last year. The event is truly a family affair as evidenced by young and old who participated. The race signals the beginning of the family spirit that is always part of July 4th in Eagle Point. Following…

Frog races

The 14th annual Frog Race is May 16 at the Triple Tree, on Hwy. 234 at Antioch.  Sign up is at noon with races at 1 p.m. there is a $7 sign up fee. Must be 21 years of age to enter. Bring your own frog or race one of Tripe Trees. For information, call…

Butte Falls fun run

The annual Butte Falls Fun Run/Walk 1 mile or 5 k will be Saturday,  Aug.16, beginning at 9 a.m.  There are lots of great prizes and awards.  Come and join us for a fun time and a beautiful run through the gorgeous Butte Falls country.  Right afterward there is the delicious Volunteer Fire Dept. BBQ…