Eagle Point bank was one of only three banks not to close in the state in 1933

Editor’s note: It is with mixed emotions that we continue to offer articles by Anna Zander. We were deeply sadden by her death last week. She contributed a great deal to this newspaper in its formative years. She cared deeply about Eagle Point and as her daughter told us last week, she cared deeply about…

Covered bridge gets new roof

Despite rain, Hadley Roofing was on the job last week reshingling covered bridge.

FFA fundraiser to help adopt several needy D9 families

FFA sells hand made wreaths and poinsettias for $15 each. This holiday season Eagle Point FFA will adopt five District 9 families in need. In cooperation with the district liaison, Eagle Point FFA will provide a holiday meal and purchase gifts for family members. To further this effort, there will be a canned/dry food drive….

Watch out for ATM scam

The Medford Police Department has received information regarding an ATM scam currently taking place up and down the I-5 corridor.      An unknown group of individuals are placing skimming devices on ATM machines and covering the security cameras. When someone uses one of those ATM machines the skimmer captures the information on their card….

Tip leads SC Police to PremierWest robbery suspect

Shady Cove Police arrested a suspect in the Nov.13 PremierWest Bank robbery. Bruce Ryan Satterlee, 26, was taken into custody when police served a search warrant on his residence in the 21000 block of Hwy. 62 on Dec. 6.      The break in the case started with an anonymous tip. Further investigation led to…

EP National Cemetery selected for National Wreath event

Wreaths Across America is coming to Eagle Point and to the Eagle Point National Cemetery on Saturday, Dec. 15.      Wreaths Across American began in 1992 when Morrie Worcester of Worcester Wreath Company, Harrington, Maine donated 5,000 wreaths to Arlington National Cemetery . Wreaths were placed at every head stone. Since then the wreath…

Hwy. 38 closure

Wednesday, Dec. 5- Oregon Hwy. 38 (Umpqua Hwy.) Is closed from Reedsport to Elkton due to a landslide, which includes several large rocks blocking both lanes of the highway.      ODOT estimates the highway will remain closed until Saturday, Dec. 8. Flaggers are providing traffic control in Reedsport and Elkton. Electronic signs have been…

High winds and flooding has closed numerous roads in northwestern Oregon. Following report was issue

Slides, fallen trees and high water have closed or are partially blocking several highways in NW Oregon. The length of closures and when the highways can be reopened are unknown at this time. Motorists are advised to avoid these areas: * U.S. 20 has an estimated delay of 20 minutes to two hours from mileposts…

Internet program to keep kids safe online

Faux Paw the Techno Cat and two Internet crime fighting helpers. The Internet Keep Safe Coalition group teaches basic rules of Internet safety to children and parents, reaching them online and in schools. Governors and/or first spouses formed this coalition in partnership with a growing list of crime prevention organizations, law enforcement agencies, foundations and…

Ho-Ho-Ho-Santa's coming to Eagle Point, Dec. 7

  For the second year, Beaver Tree Service, Central Point provided equipment and manpower to assist with the installation of Eagle Point’s Christmas decorations. Eagle Point’s Christmas Around Town, sponsored by the Eagle Point Community Association,  kicks off this Friday, Dec. 7 at 7 p.m. with the lighting of the Christmas tree at Bob Moore…