Oregon Hunters Association 2014 Big Game Hunting Preview

Oregon Hunters Association 2014 Big Game Hunting Preview By Jim Yuskavitch A mild to normal winter around the state has been good news in general for Oregon’s big game, resulting in higher overwinter survival rates and more animals available for the upcoming 2014 hunting season. However, better weather conditions in many parts of the state…

Wood Transitions to Charter School

Wood Transitions to Charter School   By Tim O’Sullivan For the Independent   Brian Wood, formerly the Athletic Director of Eagle Point High School, has accepted a new position as the Executive Director of Crater Lake Charter Academy, a new charter school located in Eagle Point.

Winchester and Colt collections to be sold

colt buntline

Winchester and colt collections to be sold By Ralph McKechnie Of the Independent This is a story you don’t come across every day: 200 firearms, nearly all Colt pistols and Winche  

softball team

Just a little to let everyone know about this team taking 3rd place in the 16 & Under Division at the 2014 Babe Ruth Pacific North West Regional Softball Tournament in Roseburg Oregon.  The tournament happened July 16-20th.  These girls worked very hard to get to this tournament and for the last month before had practice…

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New Athletic Conference for Eagles

New Athletic Conference for Eagles   By Tim O’Sullivan For the Independent The days of the two team league are gone. Beginning in the fall, the Eagles will now compete in the seven member 5A Special District 3 league for all athletics. Previously with the exception of football, the Eagles found themselves in a two…

SUN AND MOON STUDENTS EARN PROMOTIONS

SUN AND MOON STUDENTS EARN PROMOTIONS By Kyoshi Dave Pritchett For the Independent At a recent outdoor 3 day test, several students of Sun and Moon Martial Arts of Eagle Point earned belt promotions.

Protect yourself from the heat

By Ralph McKechnie For the Independent One of the main attractions to Jackson County is the annual County Fair, held the third week in July. While July may or may not be the hottest month of the year, it is hot and many people suffer the effects of heat stroke and that can be really…

Boating safety

Most boaters already know they’re required to have a properly fitting, U.S. Coast Guard-approved life jacket on board for every passenger on their boat and that it needs to be “readily accessible.” But what keeps people f rom actually wearing one? It’s surprising when you ask adults why they don’t put one on when they’re…

Eagles drop tourney opener to W. Albany

Eagles at State Tournament

State Wrestling tournament results