Klamath Basin News, Monday, 5/23 – Airlink Helicopter Crash Investigation Continues From Incident Near Christmas Valley Airport

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Monday, May 23, 2022

Klamath Basin Weather

Today Sunny, with a high near 73. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Overnight, clear with a low of 40 degrees.

Tuesday Sunny, with a high near 76. Calm wind becoming west northwest 5 to 8 mph.
Wednesday Sunny, with a high near 81.
Thursday Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
Friday A chance of showers, mainly after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 66.
Saturday Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.

Today’s Headlines

The investigation continues by the National Transportation and Safety board and the FAA after an Airlink helicopter whose crew was based in Klamath Falls crashed at 5:29 p.m. Wednesday in the process of landing at Christmas Valley Airport while en route to pick up a patient for transport, the Lake County Sheriff’s Office said.

In a Facebook post that went public over the weekend, one of the crew members stated quote, “Just wanted to say thanks to everyone for the support, it is greatly appreciated! I’m doing ok, and the rest of the crew are healing up. It would take a hell of a lot more to keep us down! Just a friendly reminder to not let life keep you down, but rather to wake up every day and make it yours!”

Photos of the crash show the helicopter basically splitting in half upon impact.  It is said the aircraft became inverted while trying to land as a significant wind gust occurred just as they were trying to land the helicopter.

Emergency Services Coordinator Daniel Tague reported four Airlink crew members were on board during the crash, and all were alive to his knowledge when transported to hospitals by ground ambulance and another air ambulance. Ground ambulance arrived quickly to the scene and transported the patients to Fort Rock, where it was met by a Life Flight helicopter, Tague said.

The Life Flight helicopter landed at the Fort Rock Landing Zone and was able to transport patients from there. Tague said he did not know how many people were transported by air ambulance and how many by ground ambulance from Fort Rock. He said the Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board have been notified of the crash and that officials from those agencies are en route and will handle the investigation.

Airlink’s parent company released the following statement: Global Medical Response can confirm that one of its Med-Trans Corporation emergency air helicopters, based in Klamath Falls, OR, was involved in an incident at the Christmas Valley airport while enroute to pick up a patient. The incident occurred at 17:34 local time on May 18. The four crew members on board have been transported to St. Charles Bend Hospital for evaluation. There was no patient on board at the time. The names of those on board and the status of their injuries have not been released. They were transported to St. Charles Medical Center in Bend.

Details have finally been released almost four days after an incident in Klamath Falls that left a man dead and resulted in shots being fired at city police officers.

On May 16 an officer from the Klamath Falls Police Department initiated a stop a vehicle driven by Garrett Turnham.

The officer observed concerning behavior and issued certain commands. Turnham ignored the commands of the officer and accelerated away. During the pursuit Turnham drove through a fence and the playground at Mills Elementary, where a female passenger exited. Turnham then circled around to East Main, heading south. The pursuit continued out of the Mills Addition and onto 6th Street, headed west. Near the 6th Street via duct, Turnham began discharging a firearm from his vehicle. The pursuit continued to Klamath Avenue, then to the commercial district near Spring and Commercial, with Turnham continuing to fire at pursuing officers.

The vehicle came to a stop at Commercial and 7th, and Turnham was pronounced dead at the scene. The initial investigation suggests that Turnham suffered from an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound. A subsequent search revealed a handgun and AK-style rifle.

This investigation is ongoing. Anyone with additional information is encourage to call the Oregon State Police.

The pain at the pump continues for consumers, farmers, truckers — and the Biden administration. High gas prices have surpassed the $5 per gallon mark on average in Oregon, Washington and Alaska and the $6 per gallon mark statewide in California.

That is according to AAA’s Fuel Gauge Report from Tuesday, May 17. AAA reports the average price of gas in Oregon is $5.06 per gallon statewide. That is an all-time record high with prices up 41 cents per gallon over the past month and $1.69 per gallon since last year.

The average prices of gas stands at $5.04 per gallon in Klamath County, $5.14 in the Medford-Ashland area and $5.23 in Grants Pass, according to AAA.

Gas prices are highest in on the west coast, according to Marie Dodds, director of government and public affairs for AAA in Oregon and Idaho. In California, gas prices average $6.02 per gallon and diesel averages $6.56 per gallon. Both are records, according to AAA.

Late May is the time for post season spring sports activities, and basin athletes are making their mark on a bigger stage.

Last week, the Oregon Tech softball team earned a berth in the NAIA Softball World Series in Columbus, Georgia. They will depart this week after winning the Cascade Collegiate Conference tournament, followed by a first round tournament victory in the opening round of the nationals held in Klamath Falls last week.

Henley High’s Eli Hayes won the long and triple jumps and the 4×400 relay squad also placed first as the Hornets finished second in the boys team standings at the Class 4A state track and field meet this past weekend at Hayward Field in Eugene.

Henley finished with 52 points, just five behind team champion Marshfield. Siuslaw was third with 45 points and Mazama took fourth with 43 behind Brandon Gailey, who won the 100- and 200-meter dashes, and Savien Burk, who was first in the 300 hurdles and third in the 110 hurdles. The Vikings also took third in the 4×100 relay.

In the girls meet, Henley’s Lanie Cox won the long jump and ran legs on the Hornets’ 4×100 and 4×400 relays, which both placed sixth, as the Hornets took ninth in the team standings.

In softball over the weekend, Caelyn Davis threw a one-hitter and struck out 6 as Mazama defeated Seaside 10-0 in 6 innings to earn a trip to the state playoffs beginning Wednesday. Henley’s baseball team will also advance after wining an 8-2 game against McLoughlin Friday, and Lost River’s girls softball team travels to Weston-McEwen today to begin the OSAA 2A softball playoffs.

Around the state of Oregon

Cases of Covid-19 are on the rise again in Oregon

Public health professors at Portland State tell us there is some good news: hospitalizations and deaths are not spiking. There are also new tools now, including an antiviral medication that doctors can prescribe to those who test positive.

New data from the Oregon Health Authority shows cases of COVID-19 on the rise once again. But some public health professors at Portland State said hospitalizations and deaths are not spiking.

With the number of people vaccinated growing, Carlos Crespo of the OHSU-PSU School of Public Health said more people are getting mild cases.

“We do not all have to get sick at the same time. That was the whole purpose of flattening the curve. We probably were not thinking that we were never going to catch it. I think we suspected that this was going to be around with us for a while,” Crespo said.

Crespo said pharmaceutical companies are also working to develop a more targeted vaccine to the changing virus.

“I think new vaccines most likely would be in the fall and every vaccine, as you have seen it takes a very rigorous way to test them to make sure they’re safe and effective,” he said.

One virology professor at Portland State said he’s wary of an additional vaccine making an impact.

“We can make another shot now for what we have now, but that may or may not be what we have come the fall. So far, the original vaccines have worked really, really well,” said Ken Stedman, a biology professor at Portland State University.

Both professors said there are new tools now. Additional free tests through the federal government are available, and an antiviral medication can be prescribed in the form of a pill.

“I think we’re at a stage where it is endemic, which means it’s going to be everywhere and we’re just going to have to live with the fact that Covid-19 is going to be among us for a long time,” Crespo said.

During this time, the experts encourage keeping a mask on hand for indoor settings, and continuing to test after exposure if symptoms develop.

Predominant in S Africa, expected to become predominant across Europe and detected in the U.S. Don't appear more severe than previous Omicron subvariants, but more contagious and may better evade immunity. Oregon's first BA.4 case detected this week via genetic sequencing of positive COVID-19 tests. BA.5 not yet detected in Oregon. Layered COVID-19 protections like vaccines and masks reduces risk of severe COVID-19.

Oregon voters on Tuesday slowed the momentum of the Greater Idaho movement. Preliminary results show Douglas and Josephine counties voting down measures to study moving those jurisdictions into Idaho.

Klamath County voters, however, supported the idea, meaning nine of Oregon’s 36 counties so far have voted to consider adjusting the border.

Over the past couple of years, the Greater Idaho effort has mostly chalked up successful symbolic votes for its plan to move the vast, sparsely populated rural areas of southern and eastern Oregon into the Gem State. Baker, Grant, Harney, Jefferson, Lake, Malheur, Sherman and Union counties have approved measures directing officials to look into the border change.

Wallowa County, which previously rejected a Greater Idaho measure, will vote on the subject again in November. Morrow County also will vote on a measure in the fall.

Oregon’s jobless rate has fallen to its lowest point in two years — to three-point-seven percent.

This is the closest it has been to pre-pandemic levels since late 2019, when the rate dipped to a record low of three-point-four percent. The fields with the highest job gains last month were healthcare and social assistance. State officials say Oregon has lagged slightly behind the national jobs recovery.

Nationally, the country has recovered 95 percent of the jobs lost due to the pandemic and Oregon has recovered about 88 percent.

Oregon Cracks Down On Seatbelt Violations With ‘Click It Or Ticket’ Campaign

Make sure you buckle up, as law enforcement agencies across Oregon roll out a statewide crack-down on seatbelt violations.

The effort is part of an annual nationwide “Click It, or Ticket” campaign.

Local agencies will use federal funding to educate people about seatbelt and child seat laws.

Oregon Department of Transportation data from 2020 shows improper seat belt use was a factor in 32-percent of deadly crashes in the state. The campaign runs through June 5.

Increased emergency SNAP benefits continue in June

  • Most Oregonians who receive SNAP benefits will continue to receive temporarily increased emergency food benefits in June
  • Approximately 411,000 SNAP households will receive approximately $66 million in extra food benefits in addition to their regular SNAP benefits
  • These emergency benefits are a temporary support that Oregon can provide because of the federal COVID-19 public health emergency
  • Find resources to meet your basic needs: Dial 2-1-1, or text your zip code to 898-211, www.211info.org 
  • Oregon Department of Human Services COVID-19 help center 

(Salem) – Most Oregonians who receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits will receive emergency allotments in June.

The federal government has approved emergency allotments every month since March 2020. This gives SNAP recipients additional support during the COVID-19 pandemic. These emergency benefits are a temporary support that Oregon can provide because of the federal COVID-19 public health emergency.

Because the federal government approved these emergency benefits for June, Oregon will also be able to issue them in July. However, the emergency benefits are expected to end when the federal public health emergency ends.

“We know that many rely on these additional emergency food benefits to get enough healthy food for themselves and their families,” said Claire Seguin, deputy director of the Oregon Department of Human Services (ODHS), Self-Sufficiency Programs. “We also know that many Oregonians are still struggling to meet their basic needs and we encourage them to contact our partners at 211 and the Oregon Food Bank for support during this difficult time.”

Current SNAP households will receive emergency allotments on June 11. Emergency allotments will be issued June 30 or July 2 for households who did not receive benefits in the first monthly issuance.

SNAP recipients do not have to take any action to receive these supplemental benefits as they will be issued directly on their EBT cards. 

More information about emergency allotments is available at https://www.oregon.gov/dhs/ASSISTANCE/FOOD-BENEFITS/Pages/Emergency-Allotments.aspx.

Questions about your SNAP benefits should be directed to the ONE Customer Service Center at 1-800-699-9075.

If your household receives SNAP and your income or the number of people in your household has changed, it could impact your benefits. It is important to make sure ODHS has the most up-to-date information. 

You can report any changes to your income or household in many ways: 

  • Online at: ONE.Oregon.gov
  • By mail at: ONE Customer Service Center, PO Box 14015, Salem, OR 97309
  • By fax at: 503-378-5628
  • By phone at: 1-800-699-9075 or TTY 711

Resources to help meet basic needs

Administered by ODHS, SNAP is a federal program that provides food assistance to approximately 1 million eligible, low-income families and individuals in Oregon, including many older adults and people with disabilities. Oregonians in need can apply for benefits, including SNAP, child care, cash assistance and Medicaid. Learn more at https://www.oregon.gov/dhs/benefits/Pages/index.aspx . For local resources in your area, such as food or shelter, please call 2-1-1 or reach out to the state’s Aging and Disability Resource Connection (ADRC) at 1-855-ORE-ADRC or 1-855-673-2372.

Regulations Should Help Consumers To Get Better Notice When Oregon Utilities Shut Down Power During Wildfires

Power companies in Oregon will still decide whether to shut off power if there’s a high risk of wildfires.

But new state rules will now require large utilities owned by investors to publicize certain details in advance about a shutoff, like when it will start and how long it’s expected to last, and to provide status updates every 24 hours.

Oregon’s Public Utility Commission has adopted a permanent plan for public notification of planned electric shutdowns in the event of a wildfire or weather event.

The plan largely mirrors temporary rules adopted last May that told Pacific Power, Portland General Electric and Idaho Power to ensure that those affected by a planned power shutdown are informed. According to the rules, these utilities need to notify emergency managers, government agencies, local officials and the public in advance, if possible, of a power outage and then provide daily updates.

“Sometimes things happen really quickly,” said Kandi Young, spokeswoman for the utility commission. “In some cases, they can plan ahead.”

The rules tell the public, government agencies, fire officials and others about plans to de-energize lines so that they can prepare and will know what to expect. They only cover the three investor-owned utilities in Oregon which serve 1.5 million Oregonians, only about one-third of the population. The rest of the state is served by 38 consumer-owned electric utilities that are overseen by local boards or municipalities.

The rules do not determine when a shutoff should be instituted.

“That responsibility lies with the utility,” Young said. “They know their system. They know where vegetation is a challenge. They know their transmission lines and where there is a potential for risk better than anybody.”

De-energizing lines is only used as a last resort because it can affect hospitals, police and fire officials, water services and people who require electricity for health devices, Young said.

“It’s something that has always been there as an option but hasn’t really been used in the West until more recent years,” Young said.


Pacific Power and PacifiCorp, its owner, face several lawsuits in Oregon over wildfire damage. The latest appears to have been filed Friday in Multnomah County Circuit Court. The complaint was not yet available on the court’s public information website. A suit filed in April, also in Multnomah County, on behalf of 21 people, accuses the companies of responsibility for the Echo Mountain Complex fire in Lincoln County in 2020, which burned 2,500 acres, killed pets and damaged more than 300 structures and property, the suit said. It said executives knew hot, dry conditions with strong winds could spark a wildfire, noting that other utilities chose to de-energize lines. The suit seeks up to $5 million in damages for each plaintiff.

Another lawsuit filed in March in Multnomah County Circuit Court seeks more than $10 million in damages from the Slater Fire, which spread from northern California into Jackson and Josephine counties in September 2020. The suit, on behalf of nearly 30 people and a few companies, accuses the companies of negligence in not shutting off its power lines in dangerous weather conditions. Other companies de-energized lines, the suit said. That suit has moved to U.S. District Court in Portland.

The companies also face lawsuits in California where prosecutors reached an agreement with Pacific Gas & Electric last month for more than $55 million over two wildfires caused by its power lines, according to news reports.

Drew Hanson, a company spokesman, said PacifiCorp does not comment on pending litigation. He said the company has only de-energized lines twice – in Weed, California, at the base of Mount Shasta in 2020 and in Dunsmuir in the Trinity Mountains in northern California in 2021. The shutoffs lasted less than nine hours.

Companies can only de-energize lines in designated high-risk areas in anticipation of a potentially catastrophic wildfire, Hanson said. He said the company looked at 10 years of data on past fires, wind patterns, fuel sources, topography and other factors to determine the high-risk areas. “The identification of those areas helps the company prioritize where the over $300 million in system hardening and wildfire mitigation work is being done now and over the coming years,” Hanson said.

In April, the commission approved the wildfire mitigation plans for Pacific Power and Portland General Electric . Approval of the plan for Idaho Power , which serves 20,000 customers in eastern Oregon, hinges on the company providing additional details about risk areas, their cost/risk mitigation assumptions and analysis and costs.


The plans, which were filed in December, mark the first time that the companies have filed such reports in Oregon. But PacifiCorp has filed similar reports in California since 2018, Hanson said.

“We have a history of planning for and mitigating against the threat of wildfire risk,” Hanson said. He said the company considers factors like past wildfires, topography,

Pacific Power’s plan designated 13 areas serving 21,000 customers as high-risk, with the potential for a public safety power shutoff. They include Cave Junction, Glendale, Jerome Prairie, Merlin and the South Rogue River.

Portland General Electric designated 10 high-risk areas, including three which it added this year, according to Andrea Platt, a company spokeswoman. Portland General Electric only had one high-risk area in 2020, she said.

The 10 areas include Mount Hood, the Columbia River, Estacada, Oregon City and other areas around Portland.

The company has had a mitigation strategy since 2020, Platt said.

The company has only had one public safety power shutoff – in 2020 near Mount Hood that affected 5,000 customers. That decision coincided with the Labor Day fires sweeping the region.

Albertsons And Safeway Recall Store-Prepared Items With Peanut Butter Due To Possible Salmonella Contamination  As Recall Issued On Some Jif Peanut Butter Products

Albertsons Companies, in cooperation with its supplier The J. M. Smucker Co., said Sunday it has voluntarily recalled 11 store-prepared items, also sold at Safeway, due to possible Salmonella contamination.

The FDA’s recall announcement can be found here.

Here’s the rest of the Albertsons announcement:

The store-prepared items were available for purchase at the following banners: Albertsons, Safeway, Lucky, Haggen, Carrs-Safeway, Eagle, Tom Thumb, United, Amigos, Market Street, Albertsons Market, Andronico’s Community Markets, Vons, Pak ‘N Save, Shaw’s, Star Market, Randalls, Vons, Jewel-Osco, ACME, King’s and Balducci’s.

Consumers who have purchased these items are urged not to consume these products and to dispose of them or return the items to their local store for a full refund.

There have been no reports of injuries or adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a health care provider.

Salmonella is an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy people infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain.

Consumers who have questions or would like to report adverse reactions should visit www.jif.com/contact-us or call 800-828-9980 Monday through Friday, 8 AM to 5 PM ET. Consumers can also contact Albertsons Companies at 1-877-723-3929.

Product Recall Details:

Product NameSell Thru DatesSizePackagingStatesBanners
MINI PEANUT BUTTER CREAM PIEAll Sell thru Dates up to and including May 26, 22EachClear plastic square bottom and lidWashingtonHaggen
APPLES SLICED WITH PEANUT BUTTERAll Sell thru Dates up to and including May 24, 228 ozClear plastic cup and lidColorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, North Dakota, Oregon, Utah, WyomingAlbertsons, Safeway, Lucky
CELERY & PEANUT BUTTER CUPAll Sell thru Dates up to and including May 26, 227 ozClear plastic cup and lidAlaska, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, WyomingAlbertsons, Carrs-Safeway, Eagle, Lucky, Safeway
CHOCOLATE PEANUT BUTTER CUPAll Sell thru Dates up to and including Jul 20, 225 ozClear plastic cup overwrapped in plasticWashingtonHaggen
DELI SNACK PEANUT BTR/TRAIL MIX COMBOAll Sell thru Dates up to and including May 26, 229 ozClear plastic square bottom and lidAlaska, Arkansas, Colorado, Idaho, Louisiana, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Washington, WyomingAlbertsons, Carrs-Safeway, Eagle, Randalls, Safeway, Tom Thumb
Grab & Go Apple & Celery Tray w/Peanut ButterAll Sell thru Dates up to and including May 24, 22EachClear plastic container and lidNew Mexico, TexasUnited, Amigos, Market Street, Albertsons Market.
PEANUT BUTTER & CHOC FILLED JMBO CUPCAKEAll Sell thru Dates up to and including May 26, 227.92 ozClear plastic bottom and lidCalifornia, Hawaii, NevadaSafeway, Andronico’s Community Markets, Vons, Pak ‘N Save
READYMEALS PB & TRAIL MIX SNACKAll Sell thru Dates up to and including May 24, 227.60 ozClear plastic square bottom and lidMaine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, VermontShaw’s, Star Market
READYMEALS QUAD PB APPLE CELERY PRETZELAll Sell thru Dates up to and including May 24, 227 ozClear plastic square bottom and lidAlaska, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Montana, Nevada, North Dakota, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington, WyomingAlbertsons, Andronico’s Community Markets, Carrs-Safeway, Eagle, Jewel-Osco, Lucky, Pak ‘N Save, Randalls, Safeway, Tom Thumb, Vons
READYMEALS QUAD PB APPLE PRETZEL BROWNIEAll Sell thru Dates up to and including May 24, 226 ozClear plastic square bottom and lidAlaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Idaho, Maryland, Montana, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, Washington DC, WyomingACME, Albertsons, Andronico’s Community Markets, Carrs-Safeway, Eagle, King’s, Balducci’s, Lucky, Pak ‘N Save, Safeway, Vons
SCRATCH PIE PEANUT BUTTER CRM 9INAll Sell thru Dates up to and including May 26, 22EachBlack plastic tray with clear plastic dome lidWashingtonHaggen

Fans hoping to see Wynonna Judd this August at the Josephine County Fair will need to wait for another day. Judd notified the Josephine County Fair Board that she withdrew from the event.

“To the fans attending the Josephine County Fair on August 10, 2022: I am writing to you to share that I am so sad to withdraw from the fair. I am taking the time I need to process the recent loss of my mother. I appreciate your outpouring of love and support, and we WILL celebrate the music again soon. I promise.”

According to Tamra Martin, Director, Josephine County Fairgrounds and Event Center, all tickets purchased will automatically be refunded via the card used to purchase tickets. For those who purchased the tickets with cash at the Fairgrounds office, please call 541-476-3215 to arrange a refund.

United States Marshals from the Pacific Northwest Violent Offender Task Force (PNVOTF) arrested a Grants Pass man last night for the rape of a teenaged juvenile in Gold Hill.

The suspect, Trenton Scott Newman, 34, of Grants Pass, was lodged in the Jackson County Jail on charges of first-degree rape, first-degree sodomy, felony public indecency, and tampering with a witness. His bail is set at $500,000.

Jackson County Sheriff’s Office (JCSO) detectives determined Newman met his underaged victim at a local church and sexually assaulted her mid-March in the backseat of a car on the 1900 block of McDonough Road in Gold Hill. 

Detectives are asking anyone with information related to the suspect or this investigation to call the JCSO Tip Line at (541) 774-8333 and reference case 22-1370. The case is still under investigation and will be prosecuted by the Jackson County District Attorney’s office. PNVOTF includes personnel from the U.S. Marshals Service, Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, and the Central Point Police Department.

The task force specializes in locating and arresting fugitives wanted for offenses including, but not limited to, murder, assault, sex crimes, failure to register as a sex offender, firearm violations, and probation violations.

Rogue River Closure: Boatnik Races This Weekend

2022 Boatnik Races

To: Waterway Users 
From: Josephine County Sheriff Marine Patrol 
Re: Water use regulations and race event schedule 

During the Boatnik Races, the Rogue River will be closed in designated areas and during designated times (Refer to the race schedule listed below). All spectators will remain off the water until the races are over. All spectators will remain 50 feet from the waterway at all times. 
Movement on the water is Restricted to Law Enforcement, Rescue personnel and Authorized Race Officials during the closures. Private boats are not allowed to assist with crash/rescue operations for safety reasons.

Boats can be anchored on the shoreline if it is deemed safe by Race Officials and Law Enforcement. All users shall be OFF the water and in an approved area 1 hour prior to the start of the race. Any unauthorized boat on the water during the closure may be cited for Reckless or Unsafe Operation (ORS 830.315 & 305 / $421.00). Law Enforcement will be patrolling the waterways during the race events. 


Closed Friday May 27th, 2022 Baker Park to Sixth Street Bridge during events scheduled from 7:00pm to 10:15pm. 

Closed Saturday May 28th, 2022 Baker Park to Sixth Street Bridge during events scheduled from 12:00pm to 6:00pm. 

Closed Sunday May 29th, Baker Park to Sixth Street Bridge during events scheduled 10:00am to 6:00pm. 

Closed Monday May 30th, 2022 Baker Park to Sixth Street Bridge during race events scheduled from 9:00am to 3:00pm. Monday May 30th, 2022 the Rogue River from Baker Park to Robertson Bridge including all boat ramps will be CLOSED during race events scheduled from 12:00pm to 3:00pm.

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