EPHS student will spend most of the summer at Harvard University

Rachel Gima|Rachel Gima is a multi-talented EPHS student who will send the summer in a very special way.

It is not every day that a student from Eagle Point gets accepted to Harvard University. Even less common is the student who attends Harvard before she has graduated from high school. As a Junior at Eagle Point High School, Rachel Gima plays the flute and is the drum major for the marching band. She…

Gobble 'til you Wobble dutch oven event

This Saturday, Nov. 12, there will be an opportunity to check out another way to cook the upcoming Thanksgiving dinner. “Gobble ‘til You Wobble” will be the main attraction at Butte Creek Mill from 12:30- 4:30 p.m.  A complete dinner will be prepared in a Dutch oven by the Rogue Dutch Oven Cookers. Learn how…

Veterans to be honored in Eagle Point, Nov. 11

{gallery}11_08_11/vet{/gallery} Veterans Day originated as “Armistice Day” on Nov. 11, 1919, the first anniversary of the end of World War I. Congress passed a resolution in 1926 for an annual observance, and Nov. 11 became a national holiday beginning in 1938. President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed legislation in 1954 to change the name to Veterans…

Lass leads way for Prospect

Great teamwork and effort gave the Lady Cougar Volleyball team a win at Gilchrist ( Oct. 4). Heather Lass led the Cougars with 16 kills, 19 digs and 18 assists.  Lass was also perfect from the service line going 26 of 26. Taylor Bernhardt had a strong night adding 9 kills, 2 blocks and 13…

Music in the Mountains

If you’re looking for a great way to spend the weekend, no need to look any further than the mountains. “Music in the Mountains” starts Sat. 24 at 10:00 am at the Prospect Hotel in Prospect. You will be entertained with Bluegrass, Folk, County and Americana music. Along with arts and crafts booths, local beer…

Construction detour on E. Main, Shasta to Stevens

E. Main Street from Shasta Ave. to Stevens Hill will begin reconstruction Monday July 25. One lane traffic will be flagger controlled with temporary detours weekdays from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m.. There will be two way traffic on gravel surface nights and weekends. Construction crews are installing a new storm drain system, additional new…

EPHS softball wins, goes to playoffs

On Thursday May 19th, the EPHS Varsity softball team competed on their home field against Springfield High School for a Play-in game to determine placement in the top sixteen teams in the state. Neither the Eagles nor the Millers scored any points for the first seven innings.  But victory was taken in spectacular fashion in…

Eagle Point wrestling results

Eagle Point finished 10th out of a pool of 35 teams at the Coast Classic in North Bend. Leading the way for the Eagles were Gage Baumer (171 lbs.) and Travis Woods (140 lbs.), who both placed third in the prestigious tournament. The Eagles also had a pair of champions in the second varsity tournament…

Only money stands in way of Pop Warner kids playing at Autzen

Upper Rogue Pop Warner Eagles football teams have the opportunity to play a game in Autzen Stadium on Nov. 21. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for most of the kids. Upper Rogue Pop Warner serves White city, Eagle Point and Shady Cove areas. Pop Warner is about more than football; it is about instilling values,…

OHSU nurses are working on projects at D9 middle schools

OHSU nursing students are tackling the obesity problem in a positive, pro active way. Armed with the belief that hands-on involvement is a better teacher than a lecture, the students have been working with students from White Mountain Middle School to develop a garden. What better way to talk about vegetables than to have a…

Leon “Bud”Tieman

Leon Otto “Bud” Tieman, 82, of Eagle Point, died Dec. 27, 2009 at his residence. He passed peacefully in his sleep surrounded by family, and succumbing to cancer he had beaten two years earlier. He was born on Nov. 15, 1927, in Keokuk, Iowa and raised across the Mississippi River in the little town of…