Friday Night Blitz – September 5

For the September 5th edition of Friday Night Blitz, watch highlights from 11 games including our Game of the Week between Sheldon and visiting Lakeridge.

Wandering Wolf May Have Found a Mate

MEDFORD, Ore. – The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife says the state’s famous wandering wolf, OR-7, may have finally found a mate. ODFW says cameras on the Rogue River in the Siskiyou National Forest captured several images of what appears to be a black female wolf in the same area where OR-7’s GPS collar … Continue reading »

New Proposals Could Impact Miners

ROGUE RIVER, Ore. — New rules are being proposed to deal with mercury levels in the Rogue River, but gold miners are not happy about it. At a hearing Monday night, miners said they are being blamed for a problem that is not their fault. They say the suction dredges they use also help to … Continue reading »

Rain Leads to High Water Levels

ROGUE RIVER, Ore. – River levels were noticeably higher Monday morning after rainfall in the Rogue Valley over the weekend. From Sunday to Monday, Rogue River water levels increased by about seven feet and peaked around 11 feet near Grants Pass. Though the water levels never officially surpassed flood levels, the Rogue River overflowed in … Continue reading »

Friday Night Blitz – September 6

EUGENE, Ore.– For the September 6 edition of the Friday Night Blitz on KEZI 9 News, Stephen Nelson and Jake Zivin bring you highlights from 14 games from around Oregon. Our Game of the Week featured a showdown between No. 2 Sheldon and No. 3 Central Catholic.

Law Enforcement Trains on Drift Boats

ROGUE VALLEY, Ore. — Marine Law Enforcement personnel from around the state will cover the Rogue River next week. The group will participate in intense drift boat training. Training will focus on boat handling skills in rapids, white water rescue techniques, and boater and river guide compliance with boating regulations. “Extremely variable flows and inexperience … Continue reading »

New Rogue River Map Released

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