Rainey's chick days

Rainey’s Corner will feature Chick Days, Mar. 1 to Mar. 12 to provide poultry raising resources to the White City community.To order hatchlings in advance, please call 541-830-4600. Hatchlings will be available throughout the duration of Chick Days, but it is recommended to call ahead to reserve orders. Rainey’s Corner will also host a vaccination…

Cheryle J. York

Cheryle Jannet Brown was born on Mar. 10, 1940 in Ojai, California to Lyall & Virginia Brown. She died Jan. 26, 2011. When Cheryle became a young women, she married John Guy York and devoted almost 50 years to his care, raising two daughters, and being a great caretaker to her family. For almost 20…

Huge crowd at Centennial Plaza dedication

{gallery}/02_15_11/centennial{/gallery}  February 12,2011 was as perfect a day as one could find in Eagle Point, Oregon. With the sun making the official temperature 68 degrees, community members  were lined three and four deep down both the Royal and Main Street sides of Centennial Plaza..They gathered to be part of history as Eagle Point began a…

Police seek Medford bank robber

{gallery}/02_01_11/robber{/gallery} On Thursday, Jan. 27, at approximately 3:43 hours, Medford Police officers responded to the area of Key Bank, on the corner of Barnett and Black Oak, for a report of a bank robbery that just occurred. Officers arrived just minutes later, but discovered that the suspect had fled the bank. A perimeter was immediately…

Centennial Plaza groundbreaking

“This is home and we are anxious to get started on this project,” said Israel Figueroa, of EZ Landscape & Construction, at the official groundbreaking of Centennial Plaza on Nov. 12. The plaza is located at the corner of Main and Royal, in Eagle Point. For a good number of years the corner has been…

Rainey’s holds triple celebration

September 4, 2010, marked three significant reasons for Rainey’s Corner to celebrate. Exactly a year earlier, the Independent covered  the grand opening of Rogue Meats, whose Executive Director, Travis Ellis, beamed as he delivered the update.  “I’d like to thank all the customers and citizens of  Sams Valley Area for making Rogue Meats such a…

EP Council gives go ahead for Centennial Plaza

{gallery}/06_15_10/plaza{/gallery} The Eagle Point City Council unanimously approved a resolution for a design plan for the development of Centennial Plaza at the corner of Main and Royal in downtown Eagle Point. The design is a result of five steering committee meetings with the combined Parks & Recreation and Economic Development committees with Galbraith & Associates….

Rainey’s Corner sponsors benefit for neglected horses

Founded 20 years ago by executive director,  Linda Davis, Equamor Foundation is  probably the West Coast’s oldest organization devoted to horse rescue. According to Equamor  volunteer, Colleen DuMont, every horse has a story. On March 26 at Sams Valley Elementary School, she addressed scores of area residents at a fundraiser presented by Rainey’s Market. “True,…

Eagle Point buys corner lot with park SDC funds

An amendment to the recently approved  Transportation Utility Fee (TUF) was approved with the second reading at the July 14 Eagle Point City Council meeting. A summary explanation of the revised fee allows a revision for non-residential vacant parcels and for businesses that do not fall under a clear category or use in the Trip…

Food preservation class

Rainey’s Corner, Hwy. 234 & Antioch, will host a food preservation class on Saturday, July 11, with live demonstrations by certified master food preservers from Oregon State Extension. Subjects covered will be water bath canning, pressure canning, dehydrating, freezing and food storage. The class will be run 10-12 n. Drinks and snacks will be provided….

Easter Egg Hunts

Saturday, April 11 is the date. That is the day before Easter and here are local activities: Butte Falls In Butte Falls the Butte Falls Lady Lionesses will sponsor their Easter Egg Hunt. It will be at 10 a.m. at the Butte Falls elementary school ground. This event is for ages 0-11 years. There will…