Two Shady Cove students in state hoop contest

Not one but two fourth-graders from Shady Cove School will represent the Rogue Valley at the state level of the Elks "Hoop Shoot" free throw contest.      Travis Bonney and Kirsten Pariani first won the Shady Cove competition and then went on to win the Rogue Valley competition at Cascade Christian School. Another win…

Strategic planning begins for White City inorporation

The White City Steering Committee that is working on the incorporation process for that community formally organized last week with the election of officers. The group has been meeting with Joy Reich acting as chair. She now has that position after being elected by the 20 or so members present. Vice chair is Ron Lungren…

Heritage vote was "no" in Shady Cove

Lacking two councilors and the city administrator at last week’s Shady Cove City Council workshop and regular meeting lightened the agenda and provided fewer answers to citizen’s questions.      At the evening meeting, the three councilors went ahead with another presentation from the Heritage District, despite obvious lack of support for the concept as…

Bradbury is opposed to Oregon LNG terminals

Secretary of State Bill Bradbury  reiterated his opposition to locating a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in Oregon, telling a crowd of 200 cheering people gathered in front of the capitol on Feb. 6 that building a fossil fuel facility in the state doesn’t make sense.      Any of the three LNG facilities would…

EP PremierWest to install coin counting machine

PremierWest Bank customers will soon be able to turn their coin into cash in a matter of minutes at 20 of the bank’s full service offices in Oregon and Northern California with the Madison coin-counting kiosk from Coinstar. “Our customers have been asking for a coin-counting service for years and technology has finally allowed us…

SODA Executive Director Shawn Martinez first Jackson County Certified Prevention Specialist

Shawn Martinez, Executive Director of SODA is the first in Jackson County to receive her Certified Prevention Specialist title and hopes to see others doing prevention work in Jackson County and the State do the same. Ron Dunn, current SODA Board President writes “Shawn Martinez’s dedication and commitment in the community is further complimented by…

Highlights are recent Butte Falls games

Vs. Gilchrist, Gilchrist squeaked by Butte Falls 43-41 early in the week but in repeat match later in the week,  it was Butte Falls stomping Gilchrist, 56 to 38.     In the first game Shane Hamilton was high point with 11, Josh Sutfin had 9 points,   Jpey Knighton scored 8 and Harley Casillas added 7….

EPHS hosts district wrestling, Feb. 9

In a replay of the Comets defeat of the Eagle wrestling team at Eagle Point earlier this season, the Crater Comets won their home match 36-18. There were some major differences from the previous match-up. In the previous meet Eagle Point had several forfeits and falls, allowing the Crater team to easily lead the Eagles….

Merle Harper

Merle Harper, 79, of Trail died Jan.30, 2008 at his home. Arrangements by Abbey Funeral. 

Elsie M. Dorr

Elsie M. Dorr, 83, of Trail, died Jan. 27, 2008 at her home. Arrangements by Rogue Valley Funeral Alternatives