Resources for Latino families

Bring your family and meet local resource providers who help Latino families. You’ll get entertainment like Ballet Folklorico, food and gifts. Location: La Quinta Inn, White City behind Bingo and across from Big R store. Date: November 10, 2010, start time 6-7:30 p.m. Traiga su familia y conosca A los proveedores de los recursos locales,…

Natural resource tour aims toward a better understanding

{gallery}/10_05_10/trees{/gallery} Randy White, Manager with Jackson Soil and Water Conservation District believes we can work together to achieve common goals for both public and private lands within Jackson County. White led a broad spectrum group on a tour of restored lands in parts of the county September 28.  Among them were politicians, students, media, ranchers…

D9 extends superintendent's contract, prepares to RIF 36

Thirty-six District 9 employees will learn this week they are victims of the RIF process (Reduction In Force). This is yet another part of the district’s effort to reduce expenditures for the 2009-10 school year. The process, as explained by Mike Remick, human resource director, was to work with principals and supervisors, meet with Eagle…

Oregon State Honor Roll

Names of students who have made the Scholastic Honor Roll Fall term have been announced by Oregon State University.  A total of 576 students earned straight-A (4.0).  Another 2,451 earned a B-plus (3.5) or better to make the listing. To be on the Honor Roll, students must carry at least 12 graded hours of course…

Head Start is funded for 171 more students

November 24 will be a lucky day for 171 more local children chosen to attend the nationally acclaimed, no cost, Head Start pre-school program, beginning in January.              Southern Oregon Head Start recently  announced that 171 more children and families in Jackson and Josephine Counties will be able to attend pre-school, at…