MAY 8, 2012: DISTRICT WILL REOPEN SCHOOLS WITHOUT STRIKING EMPLOYEES

Jackson County School District 9 will reopen its schools without striking employees. A short while ago, the employee union confirmed its decision to go on strike at 6 a.m. today. The decision came after teams from the district and union met in an effort to reach a contract agreement. The union decided to strike despite…

Cascade Pool

Come to the Youth Lap-a-thon at the Cascade Community Pool on Sat., May 12 for ages 5- 17 years. For more information, please call 541-830-2124.

Booster club works for turf at EPHS

The Eagle Point Boosters club has taken on a project that at first seems insurmountable.  That group met at EPHS on April 30, to discuss the subject. The goal is to raise enough money to resurface the football field at Eagle stadium to an all-weather fabric that will serve the needs of more than the…

Youth apologize to community for graffiti

One of the programs that we administer in partnership with the Jackson County Juvenile Department  is called the Victim Assistance, Youth Accountability (VAYA) program. This program is rooted in the principles of restorative justice – a community response to crime that focuses on addressing the harms done to victims and communities by holding offenders meaningfully…

Golf Community Yard Sale

The Annual Eagle Point Golf Club Community Spring yard sale will be held Friday and Saturday, May 4, 5, from 8-5 and Sunday, May 6, from 9-2.

Fire District #3 hires 5 new fire academy graduates

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Fire District #3 celebrated graduating five new recruits on Friday. These recruits have been training for the last eight weeks. The recruits train in all the areas they will be faced with once they are on the job. They train for medical emergencies, car extractions, rescues and yes, even fires.They worked on communications, how to…

George Desiderio Ramirez

George D. Ramirez, Shady Cove, went to be with his Lord and Savior April 9, 2012 at his home. He was born February 11, 1933, in Richmond, Ca. to Juan S. Ramirez and Armida Morales Ramirez. On April 2, 1988 he married Mary in Reno, NV. George served in the National Guard and Army Resserves….

Easter Egg Hunts

The Butte Falls Lioness will sponsor an Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, Apr. 7, at 10 a.m. At the Butte Falls grade school,. The event will be for ages 1 to 11 with prizes for each age group. The Eagle Point Community Association will sponsor the Easter Egg Hunt in Eagle Point on Saturday, Apr….

Easter Egg Hunts

The Butte Falls Lioness will sponsor an Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, Apr. 7, at 10 a.m. At the Butte Falls grade school,. The event will be for ages 1 to 11 with prizes for each age group. The Eagle Point Community Association will sponsor the Easter Egg Hunt in Eagle Point on Saturday, Apr….

Veteran outreach

Jackson Co. Veterans Services will have a veteran service officers at the Upper Rogue Community Center the first Friday of each month starting Friday, Apr. 6, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. If you have been in their office and have records with them, call ahead to let them know you will be coming and…

Hussell retires positively believing in staff and community

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Dave Hussell’s first two days as city administrator for Eagle Point in 1998 were true eye openers for him. First, contractor Eldon Smith welcomed Hussell and invited him to what would be the new city hall. They entered the former Eagle Thrift Market, and peered at was then just a shell of a structure. “What…