Merry Christmas

Our staff joins in wishing each of you a Merry Christmas and Happy Holiday season. Many of us have seen better times financially, but this is probably a good time to take a deep breath and think about what we do have. If we have good or reasonably good health, we can be thankful. If…

Recall of shelled and organic hazelhuts

Willamette Filbert Growers of Newberg, OR is recalling 29,861 lbs of Shelled Hazelnuts and Shelled Organic Hazelnuts, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella…

EPHS boys basketball results

Eagle Point boys traveled to Phoenix Dec. 10-11-12 for a three day round-robin tournament. On Dec. 10, the Eagles played Tenison Woods, a traveling team from Australia. The Eagles won 49-30. Logan Winter led the Eagles with 17 points while grabbing 10 rebounds. Zach Reed chipped in with 14 points and 7 rebounds. Juan Gonsalez…

Butte Falls basketball on a roll

Butte Falls was on a roll last week, winning their games atainst St. Mary’s JV and against Cascade Christian JV.Both games were played at home. Against  St. Mary’s, Harley Casillas was the top scorer with 17 points, 7 steals and 3 assists. Quinton Weaver added 12 points and Josh McGonagle had 11 points. Both excelled…

EP wrestling tops Noth

The number four ranked Eagle Point Eagle wrestling team took on the 6A, 5th ranked North Medford Black Tornado on Dec. 3 at North Medford.  Eagle Point came out with a victory decided with the last match of the night with Steven Josephson defeating Mark Dickison.  The Eagles were even with the Black Tornado in…

EPHS seeks support to win Cellular $100,000

Several thousand schools across the country are hoping to be one of the Top 10 vote-getting schools to win $100,000 in the U.S. Cellular $1 million campaign to help schools. According to a local US. Cellular representative, Eagle Point High School was in the top 40 last week. And that presents a challenge as well…

Eagle Point 14-yr.-old earns top spot on junior PITA All Stars

Christmas came early for 14-year-old Brandon Dale, of Eagle Point.  He opened a letter from the Pacific International Trapshooting Association to learn that he has the first position on the junior first team of the Pacific International Trapshooting Association All Stars. In other words, he will be the team captain.     “Of course it doesn’t…

EPHS dropout gets second chance at Youth Challenge

{gallery}12_22_09/alex{/gallery}“I was given a second chance,” were the words from 17-year-old Alex Scott. As a drop-out with a .05 grade point average, Alex decided he would enlist in the Army until  Recruiting Officer Matt Lamott explained he needed either a GED or a high school diploma and a .05 grade point average wouldn’t get either….

Eagle Point home decorating winners

{gallery}/12_22_09/lights{/gallery}The winners of the Eagle Point Community Association’s annual Holiday Decorating Contest are:Winners:1st    Dave & Kathy Curry      359 Shadow Lawn      $1002st       Paul Harms                  436 Crystal                   $ 753rd      Traci & Heath Ashley 589 Crystal                   $ 504th      Balfour Lights              19 Portabello Way       $ 25Honorable Mention (no order):Dave & Denise Roche      233 South Shasta                         Jim & Shirley Phillippe   …

SC offered to be homeowner and to improve appearance, if only there were $

American inventor, Ken Hakuta said, “Lack of money is no obstacle. Lack of an idea is an obstacle.” This quote is particularly applicable to Thursday’s Shady Cove City Council study session and meeting where monetary matters dominated the discussions. Hakuta would be proud – for it seems the tighter the purse strings become; the more…