LDS church service project in Eagle Point

{gallery}10_18_11/LDS{/gallery} Like a whirlwind, as part of a worldwide day of service members of the Eagle Point LDS church set out to make a difference. At 8am on Sat. October 15, 110 members under the supervision of Bishops Jared Hill (EP Ward) and Dan Jones (WC Ward) worked in Eagle Point for four hours. They…

ODF announces power equipment closure starts Sept. 6

Continued dry weather has prompted the Oregon Department of Forestry to shut down all use of power-driven equipment in Jackson and Josephine counties starting at 1:00 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6. Logging and other industrial activities on ODF-protected lands will also see increased fire prevention restrictions taking effect tomorrow. The public-use fire danger level will remain…

Public opinion wanted in regard to Hwy 140

Anyone who has used a computer knows there is a time when it fails or when the keyboard, monitor or printer simply say “enough is enough.” After you purchase new equipment there is always the issue of disposing of the old equipment. Recycling made easy is the business of Itrex, LLC. Raymond Dow will be…

Free recycle for electronics

Anyone who has used a computer knows there is a time when it fails or when the keyboard, monitor or printer simply say “enough is enough.” After you purchase new equipment there is always the issue of disposing of the old equipment. Recycling made easy is the business of Itrex, LLC. Raymond Dow will be…

Plan for SC summer softball needs backing

As part of the on-going partnership between Oregon Health Sciences University/ Community Health and School District No. 9, the student nursing program has continued their work analyzing obesity in the lower grades. One of the student nurses, Issa Sturm, has done the groundwork for a summer softball program for Shady Cove students. “The league is…

Wood House Farm Festival

The third annual Wood House Farm Festival is Saturday, Apr. 30, from 9-5 p.m. and Sunday, May 1, from 9-4 p.m. It will feature antique tractors, pack mules, western art, farm displays and equipment. The festival is hosted by Event Creations and Wild River Antique Power-Early Gas Engines and Tractor Association. Admission is $2, with…

Wood House event Apr. 30-May 1

The third annual Wood House Farm Festival will be held Saturday, Apr. 30, from 9-5 p.m. and Sunday, May 1, from 9-4 p.m.. It will feature antique tractors, pack mules, western art, farm displays and equipment. The festival is hosted by Event Creations and Wild River Antique Power-Early Gas Engines and Tractor Association. Admission is…

SOS has new truck and services

{gallery}/03_29_11/trash{/gallery}Southern Oregon Sanitation has made a major investment in equipment that the community will start to see soon. They have purchased one new and two used front loader disposal trucks. Their size is a bit intimidating at 15 ft. 6 in. in height. Those customers with big dumpsters have been contacted about changing from their…

Gold Beach man charged with cutting up heavy equipment for scrap metal

{gallery}/10_05_10/metal{/gallery}Oregon State Police (OSP) Fish & Wildlife Division troopers, with the assistance of the OSP Criminal Investigations Division, concluded a metal theft-related investigation in Curry County that led to the arrest of a Gold Beach-area man on multiple charges.  The investigation identified over $100,000 of heavy equipment allegedly cut up by the suspect for scrap…

Hwy 62 -Linn Rd. walk light is longer

Those crossing Highway 62 at Linn Road should be very pleased to learn that the time allotted to cross the highway has been extended and is now actually reflected on the sign where one will see that hand sign, or red or green when trying to cross. The sign should tell you that you have…

Tickets from Eagle Point Police will cost more

Getting a ticket from an Eagle Point Police Officer will cost more but you will also be a contributor to assuring the city has a source to replace its safety equipment needs. Currently there is no fund for traffic safety related equipment, whether it is a mobile data computer, a radar unit or a vehicle….