Friends of the Fair foundation

The Mayfields accepting the award

By Ralph McKechnie Of the Independent    

FRee Fishing weekend

Hyatt Lake, OR – In celebration of free fishing weekend (June 3-5), the Medford Bureau of Land Management and the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest are teaming up for a free fishing event at Hyatt Lake Campground on Saturday, June 4. The event begins at 9:00 a.m. and ends at 2:00 p.m.    

Community Events

EVENTS 5-24-16   EAGLE POINT   Eagle Point Saturday Market The Eagle Point Saturday Market will be held every Saturday thru the end of September. We have some new vendors so stop by to say Hello. Looking for pottery?  We have it.  Looking for plant starts?  We have them. The shadow boxes for “A Piece…


CLASSIFIEDS  5-24-16   For Sale Sears Craftsman radial arm saw in good working condition – $125.  Working electric range – $75.  Maytag electric dryer, excellent condition – $65.  Call 541-326-9306   Personal Brian seeks female companionship, age 45-55, in the Eagle Point area.  Singles only, please.  541-326-9306   Wanted RV parking for farming woman See…

FFA plant sale

By Ashley Schauffler, EPFFA reporter For the Independent   Eagle Point FFA has had yet another very successful year for their annual Plant Sale. Since the beginning of this school year, FFA advisor Curtis North and his botany students had been preparing for this event, raising plants from a mere seed. During Mother’s Day weekend…

Wildflower show

Poppies from the wildflower show

Wildflower Show 050716 By Christy Pitto For The Independent   “And mixed with these were splashes of California poppies. These too are of a burning color–not orange, not gold, but if pure gold were liquid and could raise a cream, that golden cream might be like the color of the poppies.” John Steinbeck, East of…

If I Were Mayor

If I Were Mayor By Lynn Leissler For the Independent If Eagle Point Mayor Bob Russell had all the power kids seem to think he has, he would be very tired—and citizens might be concerned.


EVENTS 5-17-16   EAGLE POINT     Wood House 8th Annual Farm Festival 12988 Hwy 62, 1.4 miles north of Eagle Point. May 21, 2016  9am – 5pm May 22. 2016  9am – 4pm Admission: General-$1.50; Seniors & children 7-12-$1.00; Kids 6 and under – free. Hosted by Early Day Gas & Tractor, Southern Oregon…

Eagle Point FFA 2016 Banquet

Eagle Point FFA 2016 Banquet   On April 27th, the Eagle Point FFA held their 60th Annual Dinner & Awards Banquet. The night was an incredible success, with over 350 guests and FFA members present. Members and volunteers prepared a savory dinner for the event, and showcased the Eagle Point FFA’s highest accomplishments over the…


CLASSIFIEDS   5-17-16     Moving Sale May 21-22  Entire household must go!   70 Erickson Avenue, Shady Cove, Oregon.  For info:  (541)613-1271     For Sale Sears Craftsman radial arm saw in good working condition.  $125.  Working electric range, $75. Call:  (541)326-9306

Communit Events

EVENTS 5-10-16   EAGLE POINT   The Oregon Oldtime Fiddlers’ Association, District 4, will be performing at the Eagle Point Vintage Fair on Saturday, May 14, 2016, from 11:30am to 2:30pm at the Butte Creek Mill site, located at 402 N. Royal Ave in Eagle Point, OR.  This is an outdoor jam with acoustic musicians…