Shady Cove tradition falls apart

Shady Cove loses sandal tree A Shady Cove tradition literally fell apart when the 125-year-old "Sandal Tree" split in half with part of the tree crashing down at the Rogue Rafting Company at Rogue River Drive and Highway 62. The oak tree recognized by residents and rafters as the tree with hundreds of pairs of…

Showa students visit District 9

Cynda Rickert For the past ten years, middle school exchange students from Showa, Japan have visited Jackson County. This year on August 7, they stopped at the Eagle Point School District for a brief reception and gift exchange. Teacher Terrie Rennick of the Educational Service District’s STEPS program, transported guests and chaperones by school bus…

Sitework begins at Inn at Eagle Point

Inn at Eagle Point Ausland Builders, a locally owned, construction management firm with regional operations, has begun sitework on the Inn at Eagle Point, LLC. resort-style facility to complement the Eagle Point Golf Community.        The "Inn at Eagle Point" will include a full-service hotel, restaurant, spa, bungalows and condominiums, and is designed…

Citizens voice opinion on EP Library

About 45 people attended a public meeting put on by Friends of the Eagle Point Library to gather input which will be sent to the county administrator.     Friends of the Library hired Susan Huntley to organize the meeting and prepare the results for the county. There were three questions asked of each attendee. They…

Annual Rogue River cleanup a big success

Diver bring up trash In 30 years of cleaning up the Rogue River, Rogue Sportsmen’s and Guides Association (RSGA) members and volunteers have pulled tons of garbage from the waters.      This year was no exception, as members manned boats, taking volunteers down the river to pick up obvious eye-sores from streambank areas and…

Constance E. Sullivan Vallee

Constance E Sullivan Valle, died Aug. 1, 2007 after battling inflammatory breast cancer since Jan. 2005.  She was 67.      The Memorial Mass will be at 8:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 10 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Rev. Carmelo Mifsud officiating. Inurnment service will follow at Eagle Point National Cemetery.     She was born…

Anne Edney

A former long time Eagle Point resident Anne Edney left us for her heavenly home on July 29, 2007.      She was born in Liverpool, England on Sept. 11, 1943 and came to the United States with her husband Derek. She served as the church secretary at Trail Christian Fellowship from 1988-2003.     She…

William B. Hassenpflug

William Burtis Hassenpflug, 80, formerly of Eagle Point, died at his Medford residence on July 27, 2007.      He was born on Dec. 1, 1926 in Ipswich, S.D., to Alva Lee and Harriet Hassenpflug.     He joined the Army in 1946, following high school graduation. He served in Germany during WWII, receiving the Army…

Rev. B.J. Knight

Rev. B.J. Knight, 72, formerly of Eagle Point,  died July 30, 2007 at Rogue Valley Medical Center.      He pastored at the Eagle Point Church of the Nazarene for several years.     ]The service foir Rev. Knight was held Aug. 3 at the Medford First Church of the Nazarene.     Memorial contributions may be…

Harlan D. Moyers

Harlan D. Moyers, 79, of White City, died July 30, 2007 at Rogue Valley Medical Center.      Arrangements by Rogue Valley Funeral Alternatives