Steven Anthony Hale

Steven Anthony Hale, 52, died Mar. 24, 2012, in Eagle Point. He was born Aug. 15, 1959 in Medford, to Don and Marianne Hale. He was executive director of Foundations for Recovery and was a member of Trail Christian Fellowship. His hobbies included spending time with his grandsons, Nathan and Noah. He is survived by…

Love for rabbits started early

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When Bryce Thornton, now a sophomore at Eagle Point High School, was in the first grade, grandfather Leo Rademacher, brought home a bunny rabbit for each of his grand children.  From that day foreword, Bryce has had a passion for raising the fuzzy, long-eared creatures. The barn at the Thornton ranch is now home to…

National Jr. Honor Society holds induction ceremony at EPHS

Eagle Point Middle School hosted the 3rd Annual National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) Induction Ceremony at Eagle Point High School, on Mar. 8 at 6:30 p.m. in the high school cafeteria..  This was a ground breaking year for the group as it represents the first year that they will include qualifying high school freshman. Michael…

Harry Richard Bostwick

Harry Richard Bostwick, 74, died March 17, 2012 at Rogue Valley Medical Center. He was born Oct. 25, 1937, in Waldport, Ore. He was the son of  Irvin Bostwick, Sr. and Virginia Louise Coss. Harry owned Bostwick Shoe repair for 40 years and was a Walmart greeter in Eagle Point for five years. He served…

Trenton Scott Douglas

Trenton Scott Douglas, 69, of Eagle Point, died Mar. 17, 2012 at Oregon Health and Science University. Mr. Douglas was born in Klamath Falls, Ore. He was a current member, and past chairman, of the Eagle Point Planning Commission. He was a strong supporter  of Southern Oregon University and a past board member president of…

Prospect looking at Elk Trail building

The evening was somewhat less controversial and confrontational at the Prospect School board meeting March 12.  There were just two items that seemed even remotely controversial, that of a female student wanting to play baseball and a slip of protocol when the Board president failed to dismiss himself for a conflict of interest.  The board…

Helen Irene (Humphrey) Magee

Helen Irene Magee, 99, died Mar. 4, 2012 in Central Point. She was born Jan. 1, 1913, in Walla Walla, Wash. to Robert C. Humphrey and Elizabeth Sophronia Bailey.. On Oct. 13, 1937, she married Archie Gibson. He died in 1955. On June 5, 1961, she married Fred Magee. He died in 1981. She was…

Melvin “Salty” Saltmarsh

Melvin Saltmarsh died Jan. 10, 2012. He was born Aug. 30, 1937. Melvin was an avid hunter and fisherman. He was a well known river guide for many years. He was an outfitter and a founding member and past president of the Rogue River Guides Association. He was a past member of the Little Butte…

DEQ tries to blame EPID for landslide

Eagle Point Irrigation District Board of Directors took care of some routine business during their meeting of Jan. 5.  The meeting was held nearly a week early because one member has to be out of town for business on the regular date.  Even at that, one member had to communicate through speaker phone due to…

Karl Scronce to run for Senate District 28

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Karl Scronce, a Republican from Klamath Falls, has filed for the position of Senator District 28. He attended Oregon State University where he majored in agriculture business management. Scronce farmed in the Merrill, Klamath Falls area from 1981 until 2010. He has been on the board of the Oregon Wheat Growers League, a member of…

Nathan Ashland

Nathan Ashland, 88, longtime resident of Larson Creek Apartments and also the VA “Dom” died Dec. 19, 2011. He was born Jan. 19, 1923. Nathan served honorably in the U.S. Army during World War II and the Korean War, with numerous military commendations, including four bronze stars. He was a lifetime member of many veteran…