Citizens ask governor's help to cancel pipeline

Landowners along the proposed 231 mile Pacific Connector Pipeline, which is scheduled to run from Coos Bay to Malin are asking for support from the general public in their letter writing campaign to Gov. Kulongoski, senators and representatives opposing the project.      The pipeline will go through Trail, go under the Rogue River in…

Work on notching dam to begin

The Army Corps of Engineers has issued the final environmental assessment and finding that there is no significant impact for their plan to notch the dam and create a fish passage.      Elk Creek Dam started with a less than straight forward history. It was initially approved in 1971 but then deferred until 1977…

Eagle Point finds its self between a rock and a hard place in vote

It took just over three hours for the Eagle Point City Council to get through their Jan. 22 agenda as they held two public hearings along with two presentations.      The first public hearing concerned Regional Problem Solving and the state’s refusal to allow what is called EP2 as part of Urban Reserve. The…

Inside D9 (01-29-08)

  To view Inside District 9 PDF Version, click the image below (link opens in a new window).          

White City- 1st step toward incorporation

Map of boundries to be considered as White City begins the process to incorporate. This does not mean this is the boundary that will be selected. First must come an Economic Feasibility Study to determine if the city could support itself and how that would occur. White City is headed toward incorporation, but they don’t…

Quintion R. Matthews

Quintion R. Matthews, 89, was born on April 29, 1919, to Greenville Matthews and Ida Dahack. He was the youngest of five children. He was a direct descendant of the 1851 pioneers and ranching Matthews family that named Eagle Point in 1853.      Mr. Matthews worked in the mills in his younger days, but…

Irene Johnson

Irene Johnson, 95, of Shady Cove, died Jan. 15, 2008 at her home.      Arrangements by Rogue Valley Funeral Alternatives. 

Richard Daniel Rogers

Richard Daniel Rogers, 86, of Eagle Point, died Jan. 13, 2008 at Three Fountains, in Medford.      Mr. Rogers was born June 14, 1921, in Buffalo, N.Y., to Peter and Louise Rogers. They moved to Medford in 1962. He married Naomi Garrow on Feb. 27, 1965, in Yreka, Calif. She preceded him in death…

Beverly Luella Bryan

Beverly Luella Bryan, 76, of Eagle Point died Jan. 14, 2008 at a local foster home.      She was born Nov. 23, 1931, in Fort Wayne, Indiana and moved as a child with her family to California.  She married Grant Tumbleson. They had two children. They later divorced and she met and married the…

Agnes "Aggie" Matthews

Agnes Marie Steiner, 88, died Jan. 9, 2008. She was born to Stephen and Lena Steiner on Aug. 31, 1919 in Tillamook. Ore. Her parents immigrated to the United States in 1914 from Obeart, Switzerland. She was the fourth of four children, Steve, Louie and Lena.      The family moved back to Switzerland in…