Fletcher Linton, a botanist with the Bureau of Land Management, pulls an invasive weed called dyer's woad during Saturday's annual Rogue River Clean-Up.
By Shaun Hall of the Daily Courier
By late morning Saturday, a 30-yard dumpster almost the size of a semi-trailer was two-thirds full. Of trash. From the Rogue River.
An estimated 75 people or more participated in the 30th annual Rogue River Clean-Up Saturday in Josephine County, picking up debris along the river from Whitehorse Park west of Grants Pass to Grave Creek about 15 miles downstream.
They dropped off their bounty of refuse into the dumpster, located at the Hog Creek boat ramp. Read More »
Grants Pass' Parker Jarvis throws the shot Friday at the Class 6A state track and field meet on Friday at Hayward Field in Eugene. Jarvis finished second with a throw 55 feet, 3-1/4 inches.
Parker Jarvis will have to wait until next year for another shot at the Grants Pass High shot put record.
But his second-place medal from the Class 6A state track and field meet should make that wait a little easier.
Jarvis, a junior, threw 55 feet, 3-1/4 inches on Friday at Hayward Field in Eugene, coming up about a foot and three inches short of the school record set by Marty Bauer in 1964. Jarvis finished as the runner-up to Tigard's Elijah Jackman, who threw 59-3-1/2.
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