Senior Springboard is Friday, May 11..

On Friday, members of the Class of 2012 will deliver their Senior Springboard presentations at the school. These presentations cover a wide range of specializations, and are a graduation requirement. Presentations are scheduled 8:15 to 11 a.m. and 12:15 to 3 p.m. Approximately 250 adults have signed up to judge the presentations, including parents, community…

2012 employment tax same as 2011

The Oregon Employment Department will assess employers at the same tax schedule in 2012 as in 2011. Oregon law requires the Employment Department to use a statutory formula to determine employer payroll tax rates for the upcoming year. Based on that formula, Oregon will remain on Schedule 8 in 2012. Oregon annually adjusts employer tax…

Harvest Fair offers a wide range of activities

{gallery}09_13_11/stomp{/gallery} There’s still time to grab your partner and enter the exciting  Grape Stomp scheduled at the Harvest Fair. Round 1 begins at noon Saturday, Sept. 24 at Jackson County Expo.  The final event takes place on Sunday at 4:30 p.m. Each team consists of a stomper and a helper. Stompers keep the grapes in…

Scouts go on extra special campout

{gallery}08_30_11/camp{/gallery}Eagle Point’s Boy Scout Troop 48 recently went on a 5 day campout. They were fortunate enough to go to the beautiful Beekman Ridge Archery Range in Butte Falls. Mike and Liz Stritenberg were gracious hosts and a great time was had by all. The boys were able to learn archery skills and then shoot…

Beekman Ridge Archery offers new experience

{gallery}/06_29_10/beekman{/gallery} Beekman Ridge Archery offers a 3D range with over 40 targets. Featuring blinds, tree stands, and water shots. While you roam along the mile and a half of natural setting trails you will encounter elk, deer, bear, mountain goats and maybe even Bigfoot. All targets have three different shot lengths, one each for compound…

Upper Rogue Community Center okay to expand

Of plans and dreams Anatole France said: “To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe.” It was evident during the Feb. 26 Planning Commission Public Hearing that the Upper Rogue Community Center is planning for and acting on their dream of making the center a…

Long range planning allows EPPD 2 new cars

Eagle Point Police will soon have two 2009 Dodge Charger police cars on the road. Right now they have one new one and the week of Feb. 2 its twin will be patroling as well.              Eagle Point Police Chief Dave Strand said the Charger is quicker than the Crown Vics they have…