Swan killed in power line collision

A reader shared this photo of the swan killed Thursday when it struck a power line over the White Pine Trail at Bridge Street. The force of the explosion threw the bird’s body to the Rogue River Tavern a block away.

Power outage, general confusion follows by BETH ALTENA A man walking the White Pine Trail narrowly escaped with his life after a swan flew into a live power line, resulting in an explosion and the arcing, live wire shooting sparks and fire on the popular trail. The incident left the downtown without power for about […]