Questions & Answers About The School Strike

Employees in our district have voted to strike. As a result, all schools are closed on Monday, May 7, and Tuesday, May 8. Here are answers to important questions about the situation. Additional information is available on our website, www.eaglepnt.k12.or.us. Who will teach classes? Teachers who are licensed by the Oregon Teacher Standards and Practices…

EP horticulture students work hard

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The Eagle Point Horticulture Program has been busy planting and organizing the greenhouse at Eagle Point High School. Their hard work is paying off and the greenhouses are looking amazing just in time for the Eagle Point FFA Plant Sale. Mr. Curtis North, Eagle Point FFA advisor and Horticulture teacher says that this is some…

Walden announces 2012 are competition

U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Ore.) announced that the 2012 Congressional Art Competition, An Artistic Discovery, is now open to high school students throughout Oregon’s Second Congressional District, which includes central, southern and eastern Oregon. The contest is a nationwide endeavor for students to showcase their artistic abilities while competing for the chance to have their…

D9-EPEA negotiations progress, but 3rd mediation is March 16

District 9 labor  negotiations continued Feb. 23 when bargaining teams met with the state mediator again. Issues remained after an 11- hour session and another session is set for Mar. 26.  According to a summary of the session from the district, four new agreements and a no-layoff suggestion marked progress in talks. The agreements cover…

UR Watershed

The Upper Rogue Watershed Association will be meeting on Tuesday February 21, from 6-8 PM at the Upper Rogue Community Center. There will be a presentation on the EPID ditch breach that occurred in October and the work done to repair the ditch.  The public is welcome to attend.

UR Watershed

The Upper Rogue Watershed Association will be meeting on Tuesday February 21, from 6-8 PM at the Upper Rogue Community Center. There will be a presentation on the EPID ditch breach that occurred in October and the work done to repair the ditch.  The public is welcome to attend.

Preparing animals for county fair is well underway

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It’s that time of year again. While most of us are curled up near the wood stove with a cup of hot chocolate, there are young people all over the Rogue Valley out tending to animal projects that will be shown at the Jackson County Fair in July.  Animals were either purchased at the Club…

Education for EPHS senior Katie Deupree goes well beyond a 4.0.gpa

Kati

  Social networking, of all things, has turned out to play an unique roll in the life of an Eagle Point High School senior.  Tom and Cara Ayres of Stevensville, Montana, were looking for someone to fit, clip and prep several beef animals at the Denver National Western Stock Show beginning January 6.  Through a…

Violet Marie Rambo Garrett

Violet Marie Rambo Garrett, 86, died Oct. 29, 2011 at her home in Prospect. Vi was a member of the Klamath Tribe and raised around Klamath County. She loved the outdoors, camping, hunting and fishing. She picked berries on Huckleberry Mountain each summer for 80-plus years. She was a terrific mother and friend to many….

EP Council awards bid to improve Fargo St.

Fargo Street residents, stand by, help is on the way. The Eagle Point City Council has awarded a contract to HGC in the amount of $253,583.50. It was the lowest of the six bids submitted and only about $3,700 over the engineer’s estimate. If the weather permits, work except for paving, should be completed about…

Community Health nurse has winning essay

An article in April 4th’s edition of the Independent caught National Health Service Corps(NHSC) judges’ attention on the East Coast. Local Family Nurse Practitioner, Susan Mix, had expressed high praises for the service and mission of her employer, White City’s Community Health Center, (CHC). “The Corps asked me to write an essay,” Mix said. “I…