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…

Swap meet in Pottsville

The Early Day Gas Engine & Tractor Association Swap Meet is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, Apr. 5 and 6, from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. in Pottsville.      Pottsville is five miles north of Grants Pass. Take the Merlin exit 61, turn on to Monument drive at the traffic light and follow it…

EP to celebrate Arbor Day

Eagle Point will celebrate Arbor Day on Thursday, Apr. 10 at Nova Park. The program will begin at 10 a.m. Forester Lee Winslow will make a presentation to the city. That will be followed by the planting of two trees to replace two Dogwoods that died. This will be done by fifth grade classes. Following…

Cascade Pool can be rented

Looking for a place to celebrate something special?  The Cascade Pool is available to rent on Saturdays and Sundays. The base price is $55 an hour on Saturday and $70 an hour on Sunday. This includes a pool monitor and lifeguard, and full use of the facility. For an additional $15 an hour, one of…

EP July 4th committee selects theme for 2008

The 2008 July 4th Committee reviewed last year and checked over plans for this year’s festive event at their initial meeting. The next meeting will be  April 21 at 7 p.m. at the Ashpole Center. Everyone interest in helping with the event is asked to attend.      Several ideas for a theme were discussed….

Inside D9 (03-25-08)

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