Circus of Screams opens Oct. 21-31 in Eagle Point

Does Halloween for you mean monsters, skeletons, witches, ghosts, frightening fantasies, disembodied spirits, and other spooky aberrations? If so, don’t miss the Circus of Screams.  Boasting over 6,000 sq ft of haunts, this year’s haunt is destined to rock your world. In 2010 the Circus of Screams scared more than 4,500 visitors while raising much-needed…

River from TouVelle to Gold Hill dangerous for boating

The recent removal of the Gold Ray dam has opened up a section of the Rogue River that has been blocked for over 100 years. However, boaters should be aware that this stretch of the river may not be what they have grown accustomed to along the Upper Rogue River. Unlike much of the Rogue…

ACCESS mobile van

The mobile ACCESS food van is at St. John Luthern Church, 42 Alta Vista, each Monday from 3:30-6 p.m.

Mobile food pantry opens in Eagle Point

On Monday, Jan. 24, the Eagle Point community  started receiving nutritious food for its hungry through the ACCESS Mobile Food Distribution Program at St. John Lutheran Church, 42 Alta Vista Road. The church will host the new ACCESS mobile outreach services vehicle every Monday from 3:30 to 6 p.m. Foods available include canned goods, packaged…

Students lead food drive

Two Eagle Point Middle School 8th grade students, Hannah and Hailey Beebe have chosen to run the annual Access, Inc. Food Drive.  Both young ladies are members of the National Junior Honor Society and to fulfill their service project this year have chosen to give back to their community by hosting the annual Access, Inc….

Sunday Night Live

Sunday Night Live  benefits for ACCESS at New Beginnings Church. Nov. 7th at 5pm

Army Corps closes road behind Elk Creek

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Rogue River Basin Project informs recreationists and other users that the old public access road above Elk Creek Dam will be closed to vehicle traffic for the 2010 summer season. “Our structural engineers concluded that two of the three wooden bridges along the road are at risk of failure,”…

Senior Fair Mar. 2 at the Armory

The annual ACCESS Senior Fair, a valuable and fun one-stop opportunity for seniors and people of all ages, takes place Tuesday, Mar. 2, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Medford Armory, 1701 S. Pacific Highway. This one-day event, sponsored by Medical Eye Center, will feature over 80 vendor booths from healthcare and living…

BLM begins marking Soda Mtn. Wilderness

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announced that it has begun to mark and establish the boundaries of the newly created Soda Mountain Wilderness.  Boundary markers will be installed at prominent access points and portions of seventeen roads will be barricaded.   The Omnibus Public Lands Management Act of March 2009 (Public Law 111-11) designated…

Windermere helping ACCESS Food Share

Windermere/Trails End Real Estate is one of the Windermere offices in Jackson County that will participate in the annual Community Service Day.      This year they will distribute grocery sacks during the month of June to as many residents as possible urging them to fill the sacks with non-perishable food to be delivered to…

Halloween treat, EP Library is reopening

It’s been a long and emotional six months for library supporters, but on Oct 31, the Eagle Point Library doors will reopen.  "I wish we had more hours but the important thing is that we have access to the library now," says Donna McCall, long time library volunteer and member of the Eagle Point Friends…