Lily Luella Love

Lilly Luella Love, 83, died March 11, 2008 .      She was born in Ada, Minnesota on Aug. 26, 1924, to Henry Herbranson and Ella Nelson. She moved to Long Beach, Calif. during WWII where she was proud to have been employed as a "Rosie the Riveter" at Douglas Aircraft in Santa Monica.    …

Joe Cuarenta Balero

Joe Cuarenta Balero, 84, of White City, died March 19, 2008 at Providence Medford Medical Center.      Mr. Balero was born Oct. 17, 1923 in Cuzpala, Zacatecas, Mexico, to Jose and Mariana Balero. He married Liane in 1950 in St. Helens, Ore. She passed away in the early 1980s. He worked for the railroad…

James Arthur Wallis

Jim Arthur Wallis, long-time resident of Southern Oregon died in Twin Falls, Idaho March 19, 2008 at the age of 85.      Mr. Wallis  was born in Ashland on Oct. 27, 1922 to Lee and Mary Wallis. The family resided in Ashland, Klamath Falls and Applegate for many years. A graduate of Medford High…

Police seek WaMu robbery suspect, know his identity

Ronald Allan Green The Medford Police Department, working with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, has identified the suspect in the robbery of the Washington Mutual Bank, located inside South Fred Meyer, which occurred on 3-17-08 as: Ronald Allan Green. He is described as 45 years of age, 6’2"-6’3", 230-250 lbs., died dark brown or black…

Table Rocks guided hiking opportunities

With spring comes the wildflowers. This is the perfect time to hike Table Rock and enjoy what nature has to offer. Wildflowers are beginning to show their color, vernal pools are buzzing with life, spring time is returning to the southern Oregon landscape,and it is once again time for the annual Table Rocks guided hike…

Original EP Museum structure has history all its own

Former Long Mountain School students. Back row: Grace Holman Goren Armstrong, only student to have attended the school before it was moved into Eagle Point; and Aloha Boren Adams, Jack Greb, Pete Jackson and Ted Daw. Front row: Irene Peterson Long, Dorothey Carlson Farley and Lena Tibbits Crider. (Editor’s note- Information for this articles comes…

Kulongoski listens to health concerns during visit to WC Community Health

Gov. learned how the White City Community Health Center helped Jesse Ruddock and his parents when they found themselves uninsured with major medical issues. Following his annual State of the State address, Governor Kulongoski has been touring the state presenting different aspects of his program to various areas. He was in White City at the…

Mattie Brown playground getting new equipment

Mattie Brown Park will soon get all new playground equipment as shown above. The existing playground equipment at Mattie Brown Park will soon be replaced. The wood portions that are in the ground are decaying. The Parks & Recreation Committee considered several companies and talked to children about various kinds of equipment before making their…

Toketee Falls Trail closed temporarily

Although it is early for hikers, Umpqua National Forest officials closed the popular Toketee Falls Trail after more than a dozen trees fell across the trail and platform. The damage was caused by unusually high snowfall and has rendered the 0.4-mile trail unsafe for visitors.        In addition, the parking area, restroom and…

Varsity girls won four of six games last week

On Saturday, March 22, the Lady Eagles hosted the Marshfield Pirates in a non-league double header. The Eagles prevailed in both games by scores of 6-1, 6-3 to run their record to 4-0 on the season.      In the first game Marshfield took an early 1-0 lead in the 2nd on a couple of…