Trenton Scott Douglas

Trenton Scott Douglas, 69, of Eagle Point, died Mar. 17, 2012 at Oregon Health and Science University. Mr. Douglas was born in Klamath Falls, Ore. He was a current member, and past chairman, of the Eagle Point Planning Commission. He was a strong supporterĀ  of Southern Oregon University and a past board member president of…

Measure 37 waivers are legal, says federal court

Americans For Prosperity-Oregon announced late last week that its Josephine County Chairman, Jack Swift, and Jackson County members Bob Robertson and Dave and Joy Smith have won a major Federal District Court victory regarding Measure 37, an Oregon land-use ballot measure. Under that Measure, governments were forced to either financially compensate landowners for regulations that…

Wyden asks FERC for more time on pipeline

Senator Ron Wyden sent a letter to the chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) on Oct. 3 asking for an additional 45 day comment period beyond the current 90 days. The senator said the public will either have limited time or no time to review NEPA-required information because it isn’t available and won’t…

New spacious Goodwill opens in White City

Kirk Jacobson, chairman of the Southern Oregon Goodwill Board of Directors, and Kathy Ironside, manager of the new White City facility cut the ribbon for the new White City Goodwill. Goodwill has come of age. Looking more like an upscale clothing store than what many think of when they mention Good will, the new, spacious…