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State grants fund local construction projects – 09-14-09
$2.3 million will go toward improvements across the county

Pedestrians will stroll on sidewalks to take in Britt Festivals performances in Jacksonville, and Rogue River Greenway users will find a trail from Gold Hill to Rock Point Bridge — thanks to $2.3 million from a state fund.

Rogue River Greenway team seeks practical solutions – 04-19-2009

The recent article by Damian Mann on the Rogue River Greenway planning effort for the proposed Gold Ray Road portion was, unfortunately, misleading. Instead of correctly portraying the Gold Ray Road Solutions Team, convened several months ago by RVCOG, Oregon State Parks and Recreation Dept., the…

Greenway could run under Highway 140 – 08-27-2008
A critical link in the Rogue River Greenway got a boost last week when the Oregon Transportation Commission approved $1 million to build a crossing for the 30-mile pedestrian pathway under a new section of Highway 140 north of Central Point. The project, funded through a grant from the Oregon…

New Greenway path sought – 01-13-2008

Anyone who has walked or cycled the Bear Creek Greenway knows the trail stops in Central Point. In seven years, that could change under a far-reaching effort that will ultimately link Ashland to Grants Pass for cyclists and pedestrians. Path 20 percent complete The Rogue River Greenway will…


Inspiring the Greenway – 09-02-2007

In case you missed it, Tuesday heralded the grand opening of the first trailhead for the Rogue River Greenway. A huge ribbon was cut with an equally huge pair of scissors, thus officially marking the debut of the trail, which curves under the new Depot Street Bridge and heads off along the Rogue