It looks like the Rogue Valley will be welcoming a new free, bi-weekly newspaper. The Rogue Valley Messenger recently met their Kickstarter fund goal of $5,000.
Part of the paper’s continued revenue still will come from print ads. On-line ads, as part of the website, will contribute as well. The Messenger will also host events - like the Battle of the Beards, film events, and concerts.
The Cascade-Siskyou National Monument has expanded by more than 900 acres, following the transfer of property from The Conservation Fund to the Bureau of Land Management
Conservationists have called the monument area the “Galapagos of North America” because of its wide range of plant and wildlife species, many of which are unique to that area. The monument also offers recreation opportunities for hiking, camping, fishing, horseback riding, hunting and winter sports.
Do these monsters look familiar? The gargoyles on this church are all from pop culture
Though the project was considered too bizarre many villagers, local youth were so enthusiastic that the “geek chapel” project was accepted. Currently they’re all still visible and are one of the most curious gargoyle phenomena that renovation history has ever known.
Information sessions help prospective students decide if the human services field is the right choice for them.
Date: March 14 Time: 10 a.m. to noon Location: Room 211 of the RCC/SOU Higher Education Center, 101 S. Bartlett St., Medford
April Session (final session of the year)
Date: April 3 Time: 4-6 p.m. Location: Room 119 of the RCC/SOU Higher Education Center, 101 S. Bartlett St., Medford
Interested persons will learn about careers in the field, local employment opportunities, wage ranges, how to apply for admission, and more. The session is mandatory for anyone who plans to apply for admission for fall 2014.
Each year, the Southern Oregon Latino Scholarship Fund (SOLSF), with the help of generous community sponsors, awards multiple college scholarships to students of Latino heritage.
Application documents must be postmarked by April 11, 2014. Entering freshmen and continuing college students seeking their first academic degree, and students in an accredited technical training program that leads to licensure may apply.
Date: March 14 Time: 7-11 p.m. Location: Evergreen Ballroom, 6088 Crater Lake Ave, Central Point Cost: RCC Students with ID $5, Anyone under 18 $6, and all others $8. Event Link: http://on.fb.me/1fYVEBZ
Refreshments provided! This event is in cooperation with RCC’s Rogue Dance Club.
Enjoy this landmark collaboration between SOU Percussion Ensembles and Chamber Choir next Tuesday! Free admission for all students!
Date: March 11 Time: 7:30 p.m. Location: SOU Music Recital Hall Admission: Free for all students
The Music program of the Department of Performing Arts at Southern Oregon University presents the SOU Percussion Ensembles and SOU Chamber Choir in a performance that has been twelve years in the making, titled “Sing Softly and Carry a Big Stick.”
Event on March 8. Attendees will meet at the resort’s “Hilltop Shop” at 9am to rent skis, and then decide as a group which trails to explore. The club will be doing cross country skiing rather than steep downhill runs. Ski rental is $25 and includes boots and poles. Each participant is responsible for bringing skis or paying for rentals.
IMPORTANT! If the weather does not cooperate, they will have an alternative activity planned - exploring some sights and trails in the Union Creek area. If this change happens, this event will be updated.
Rogue Community College seeks amateur comedians for a stand-up comedy competition. Contestants will compete in several rounds and be judged by the audience and a panel of experts.
The competition will begin at 6 p.m. March 14 in the Rogue Auditorium on the RCC Redwood Campus, 3345 Redwood Hwy, Grants Pass. Admission is “pay what you can” or free with a donation of two cans of food. Food donations will go to the Josephine County Food Bank.
Register for the competition with Wayd Drake at firstname.lastname@example.org. Entry costs $5. The money will be split between the top two finalists.