Mike Parker moves from planning to city council

No one spoke at the two public hearings held by the Eagle Point City Council on Aug. 28. The council approved the Town Center Plan and the changes in the comprehensive plan. And they voted to send a letter to County Administrator Danny Jordan indicating the city did not have the fund to support the…

Cascade Ranch owner gives Lake Creek Historical a lease

Fencing with gates in place around Pioneer Hall in Lake Creek. The rumor mill has been fairly well fed since Betty Knoebel purchased the Cascade Ranch in Lake Creek. The Lake Creek Store was closed, fencing went up around the Historical Society area and the Cowboy Church had to move on.      Knoebel (pronounced…

Women veterans share many stories

Retiring Women’s Health Coordinator Pat Kessler introducing women veterans left to right: Marjorie Zuck, Melinda Spoiski, Karen Allen and Daniell Hiltz. In a voice choking with sorrow, Danell Hiltz said, "We lost our company commander." Hiltz was referring to 9/11 and the anthrax attacks in Washington, D.C. where she was stationed as part of the…

Annual D9 Foundation dinner

The annual D9 Foundation dinner, auction and golf tournament is Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 8 and 9 at the Eagle Point Golf Course. The event raises money for scholarships for Eagle Point High School students and supports dental health projects in School District 9. The silent auction begins at 5:30 p.m. with dinner at 7…

UR wineries feature "Sip a Spell" Saturday, Sept. 8

The third in a series of six Upper Rogue wine tasting events will take place Saturday, Sept. 8 at five locations, from 11- 5 p.m. Participants are invited to stop and "Sip a Spell" during the "Porch Sipping" event and then collect a coupon for dining at one of the area’s fine restaurants.     …

BLM's Western Oregon planning open houses include Shady Cove

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Medford District, will hold six Open Houses and two Workshops to pass on information about the Western Oregon Plan Revision draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS).      The purpose of the Open Houses will be information sharing where the public may come in anytime during the period to ask…

Spam parade results

The Material Girls of Shady Cove walked away with most of the marbles at the eighth annual Spam Parade held in Shady Cove on Aug. 25.  Theme of the annual parade this year was "America Gone Hog Wild."      This year’s parade featured 42 entries, tons of imagination, and some 4,000 people lining the…

Pat Ashley named to RCC Board of Directors

Pat Ashley, of Eagle Point,  has been appointed to fill the vacant Zone 4 position on the Rogue Community College Board of Directors. As an interim member, her term will run through June 2009. She will be eligible to seek election in May 2009. Ashley, a retired television producer, was unanimously appointed during a special…

Vida M. Prince

    Vida M. Prince, 77, of Shady Cove, died Aug. 20, 2007 at her residence.     Arrangements by Abbey Funeral.  

Susanne Margaret Weems

Susanne Margaret "Stuart" Weems died Aug. 14, 2007 in Haileyville, Oklahoma, where she had resided for the last 2 ½ years, of complications from a stroke she suffered in November 2004.      Mrs. Weems was born Jan. 24, 1944 in Geneva, Ill., to Don and Prissy Stuart. She was the fourth of six children….