EPHS Homecoming weekend

EPHS Homecoming game against Marshfield will be  Sept. 23  and the Homecoming Dance will be on Saturday the 24th. Rogue Federal Credit Union will be giving away free stadium seat covers at the homecoming game.  And the Senior Class hopes to have lanyards, cups and possibly other EPHS items to sell that night. All proceeds…

Bill C. (Willie) Latimer

Bill C. (Willie) Latimer, 74, died Mar. 18, 2011 in Grants Pas. He was  born May 22, 1936 in Oak Park, Ill. Mr. Latimer retired from Master Brand in Grants Pass. He was a hard worker, who loved camping, hunting, fishing, and anything that had to do with the outdoors. He is survived by daughters,…

Emma Lynn Brandt

Emma Lynn Brandt, of White City, died Dec. 11, 2010. She was born May 20, 2010, to Tony and Heather Brandt. She is survived by her parents; a sister, Haley Brandt; grandparents, Jim and Stacie Slaugenhaupt, Robin Whitaker and Alan Brandt; great-grandparents, Elaine Leal, Mr. And Mrs. Jerry Whitaker, Betty Brandt and Terry Brandt and…

Life beyond the cattle guards

Last week the small school district of Butte Falls held a very special career day for their Jr. High and High School age students. A handful of parents thought the students may be more inspired hearing the message from alumni of Butte Falls High. With help from the current senior class, people were called and…

Beware of FDIC e-mail scam

E-mails supposedly from the  Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) is causing concern. The FDIC has become aware of e-mails appearing to be sent from the FDIC that are asking recipients to download and open a “personal FDIC insurance file” to check their deposit insurance coverage. These e-mails are fraudulent and were not sent by the…

FEMA open house to display new floodplain maps

FEMA has a new digital map and invites those interested persons are invited to an Open House on Thursday, Aug. 20, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Jackson County Library, located at 205 S. Central Ave. in Medford..  Representatives from Jackson County, Oregon Land Conservation and Development (DLCD), the Federal Emergency Management Agency…

Police seek robber of EP Rogue Federal

Bank robbery suspect Eagle Point branch of Rogue Federal was robbed Wednesday, Dec. 10. It was reported just before 1 p.m. The suspect is described as middle-age, 5 ft. 5 in., 130 lb., and was wearing a green jacket, black pants, white tennis shoes, blue beanie cap with narrow gold and wide red stripes. He…

Rogue Federal opens branch at Eagle Point High School

Rogue Federal Credit Union high school tellers. Eagle Point High School students can once again “bank on it.”  The opportunity to open a bank account is now available to students through a partnership with Rogue Federal Credit Union. A number of years ago Western Bank had a similar program at the high school. Pat Jacobson…

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…

WaMu robbery suspect caught

Robert Green On April 2 at about 11a.m., the Medford Police Department was contacted by the United States Marshals Service, who advised they had Ronald Green, 45, in their custody.  Green was arrested in a residence in the 6000 block of Skunk Hollow Road, Florence, Oregon after their investigation led them to that address.  He…