Patrick E. Owens

Patrick "Pat" E. Owens, 59, died Dec. 30, 2007 at his home.      Mr. Owens was born Feb. 11, 1948, in Medford, to Leonard Verl and Ellen Mae (Patterson) Owens. He served in the U.S. Marines in Vietnam and received the Purple Heart. He was a member of the Medford Eagle’s Lodge.     Survivors…

James Richardson

James Richardson, 57, of Eagle Point, died Jan. 5, 2008 at his home. Arrangements by Abbey Funeral.

OSP asks public for help with wire theft

Following several wire theft incidents along interstates and highways, area agencies are reaching out to the public for their help to catch thieves whose actions impact Oregonians not only in the pocket book but also with their personal safety.     ODOT has reported numerous wire thefts along Interstate 84, Interstate 205, and Interstate 5 as…

Eagle Point hears park improvement plan

The Eagle Point Parks and Recreation Commission heard a presentation from Greg Covey, landscape architect, for Covey Pardee Landscape Architects, Ashland, on expansion and improvement of Little Butte Creek Park.      Covey Pardee has completed a variety of park projects including Turtle Bay Park and Parkview Trail in Redding, parks in Ashland, Central Point,…

White City to consider incorporation boundaries Feb. 16

At a recent meeting at White City, Kelly Madding, Jackson County Development, ex- plained a mini feasibility study of White City focused on White City becoming incorporated.      In July, a steering committee made up of White City residents and people who want to see White City become incorporated met and selected three possible…

Shady Cove faces Feb. 29 insurance deadline

The Shady Cove Jan. 17 study session will be held at the Grange, 145 Chaparral, beginning at 1:30 p.m. The seating space at the Grange is considerably larger than that at city hall and a significant number of patrons are anticipated to learn more about the FEMA process.      Shady Cove has contracted with…

Lambing season is in full swing

Christmas Day brought the first lambs at the Lansburgh Ranch. At the end of lst week there were a dozed on the ground out of eight ewes, with 40 or so more ewes due.

Woman crushed to death as major storm hits area

Several trees and lots of debris clutter lawns and street in Eagle Point Friday morning as the storm roared through the valley. This light post had a live power line attached when it went down on Crystal Drive near Dianne. There were no injuries but lights blinked on and off several times as a result….

BFalls defeats EPJV

Butte Falls and Eagle Point JV met in Eagle Point on Dec. 27.  The final score was butte Falls 32- Eagle Point JV 22.      High scoring for butte Falls came from Joey Knighton with 8 points, Harley Casillas, Shane Hamilton, Josh McGonagle and Josh Suftin each added 6 points.     For Eagle Point…

EPHS wrestlers were on the road over holidays

The Eagle Point High School wrestling team has experienced a run of tough tournaments in December.      On Dec. 14-15 the team traveled to North Bend-Coos Bay for the Coast Clinic. This is probably the toughest tournament in Oregon, featuring a large number of state placers from all classification levels.     The Eagle wrestlers…