Clothing swap

The 3rd annual clothing swap is going to be held at the Ashpole Center in the Eagle Point City Hall on Friday and Saturday, Aug. 19 and 20. Donation day is from 3-6 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 19. The swap is Aug. 20 from 9-12 n. There is no cost. Bring items that are clean…

Win a travel trailer

A benevolent friend of St. John Lutheran Church and School has donated a 2005 23 ft. Pilgrim Travel Trailer, in beautiful condition, as a fund raiser for the church and school. It can be seen at Northrop’s Video & Ice, across Hwy. 62 from the VA Domiciliary. Tickets are $50 each with a limit of…

Police search for person who shot Lincoln City officer

{gallery}/01_25_11/durham{/gallery}A Lincoln City police officer is in critical condition after he was shot Sunday night during a traffic stop on Highway 101 on the south end of Lincoln City.  A multi-agency search is currently underway for the unidentified suspect just north of Waldport after he fled a vehicle on foot west of Highway 101.  The…

White City woman explains unusual illness in hopes she can help others

Nine years ago, Patti Gilstrap celebrated her anniversary at Oregon’s northern coast. A relaxing afternoon nap came to a tumultuous halt, sabotaged by what mimicked the typical gran mal seizure. “My husband, Rick ran to call 911,” Gilstrap said. “They rushed me to the nearest hospital Emergency Room.”  Having experienced and  researched her troubling condition,…

Health Care coverage on pre-existing conditions

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced the establishment of a new Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan (PCIP) that will offer coverage to uninsured Americans who have been unable to obtain health coverage because of a pre-existing health condition. The Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan, which will be administered either by a state or…

Upper Rogue Community Center okay to expand

Of plans and dreams Anatole France said: “To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe.” It was evident during the Feb. 26 Planning Commission Public Hearing that the Upper Rogue Community Center is planning for and acting on their dream of making the center a…

Free latex paint drop

Jackson County households can dispose of latex paints free Friday and Saturday, Sept. 18 and 19, at Rogue Disposal and Recycling’s Free Latex Paint Drop-Off Event. Hours are 8-4 p.m. both days. The event is at Rogue Transfer & Recycling Station, 8001 Table Rock Road, White City. Cans of latex paint more than half full…

Funds needed for victim of shooting in Trail

Kenny Weems It has been just over two months since Kenny Weems, age 21, of Shady Cove was reported to have been accidentally shot at an address on Old Trail Creek Road. He was transported to the hospital in critical condition.      Since then it has been a roller-coaster ride with many hard landings….