Centennial Plaza name for new EP area

Eagle Point councilors didn’t waste any time conducting business last week. They dispatched the following in quick order: • A recommendation to approve beer and wine license to The Butcher Shop; • Approved the Economic Development Commission request to name the area at the corner of Main and Royal Centennial Plaza; • Named Bill Fierke…

Landfill converts waste to energy

Congressman Greg Walden visited Dry Creek Landfill to tour the gas-to-energy plant. On his 350th round trip between D. C. and Oregon, Congressman Greg Walden continued his push for energy-efficient programs. Facing a House majority leadership he said had yet to permit a vote on his Security and Energy for America Act, Walden sustained efforts…

$2000 reward offered in Elk poaching near Glendale

 A private party who wishes to remain anonymous is offering a reward to help Oregon State Police solve an investigation into the poaching and waste of two bull elk earlier this week in the Glendale area south of Roseburg.  This recent elk poaching case occurred in the same general area of an unsolved October 2007…