Wayne Shammel, attorney for the Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians, said the pending purchase is part of an effort to diversify economic development, so the tribe is not so dependent on its casino in Canyonville.
When the upper Rogue is so cold that winter steelhead aren't migrating, and the lower Rogue is too clear for fishing, the deep canyon waters around Galice — between Hellgate and Grave Creek — can be the place to go.
A 27-year-old Oregon man who authorities feared might have been planning a sniper attack on a high school football game at his alma mater was sentenced Thursday to serve two years in prison to assure he gets psychological treatment.
Twenty-three-year-old Joe Yantz of Sedalia, Mo., climbed over a wall in Afghanistan in June 2010 while on an Army patrol, and the wall exploded. Friday morning Yantz climbed out of a van on one leg and grabbed crutches, ready to hop in a drift boat...