Pink flamingos are on the move in the area

Look out, you may be flocked. No, you didn’t party too much last night. What you may see on your lawn are truly pink flamingos. They came to pay you a visit, for a good cause. To get rid of them, just fill out the card attached to one of them, along with a nice…

Rotarians get a look at an Iron Lung

{gallery}/04_20_10/lung{/gallery} Twenty-five years ago, Rotary International created PolioPlus, to immunize the world’s children against polio. To date, Rotary has donated more than $800 million and countless volunteer hours toward their goal. Last week, Jim Reel of Bear Creek Rotary, visited the Eagle Point Rotary with an iron  lung, similar to one his brother died in…

SC man with a heart gives walking stick proceeds to Cool Club

{gallery}/01_26_10/walking{/gallery} Doug VanGordon cares about kids. He really cares. And because of his concern for Upper Rogue youth, VanGordon found a way to use a hobby to support the Cool Club— a concept he is all for. VanGordon designs and makes walking sticks. These are not run of the mill walking sticks but collector’s items…

Downtown Eagle Point construction

{gallery}10_13_09/downtown{/gallery}Main Street in Eagle Point is definitely in the process of getting a new look, but for now one doesn’t want to plan a stroll through downtown. An overlay on the street required fixing curbs and gutters which required removing some trees, which required removing large sections of sidewalk. But someday soon there will be…

Combined effort refurbishes Little Butte mural

{gallery}09_29_09/mural{/gallery}Fifteen years ago Vince Marlia’s fifth grade class decided that the mural on front of Little Butte School was looking old and tattered.  They wanted to do something to make the front of their school look more attractive.  Marlia asked Teri and Sharon Schauffler if they would have time to paint a new mural for…

Providence is opening a new fadcility in Central Point

Open MRI at new Providence Central Point Medical Plaza. The public will get their first look inside the Providence Central Point Medical Plaza on Saturday, Sept. 13 during an open house from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. And what a look it will be. The 32,000 sq. ft. two-story structure will have the service of eight…

Governor has questions on pipeline

Phone lines and emails were hopping late last week as concerned local folks read and heard that Governor Kulongoski appears to have softened his tone regarding the liquefied natural gas line proposed to cut through the Upper Rogue area. Or at least he is seeking more information and a more thorough look at the proposals….