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EPID meeting gets heated

By Ralph McKechnie The December 10 meeting of the Board of Directors of the Eagle Point Irrigation District was both lively and interesting. One of the more interesting topics has been the relationship between the District and Medford Water Commission.  As most know, the two entities share water from the Big Butte Creek; MWC from […]

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EPID HONORS ELLEFSONS

EPID HONORS ELLEFSONS

The list of accomplishments of Roger and Hazel Ellefson on behalf the Eagle Point irrigation District is long, to say the least. Among that list is the purchase of property for the new office, the purchase of the Hydro plant, defending irrigator’s interests and keeping track of all the business of the District. Patrons of […]

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EPID Water holding

  By Ralph McKechnie For the Independent Meeting on July 8, the Eagle Point Irrigation District discussed the drought situation and some surprising news is that there is a chance that water will continue to flow at the current rate without interruption throughout the entire irrigation season. Not wanting to be overly optimistic, Manager Dave […]

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Eagle Point ID worried about water

Independent The recent incident with employee embezzlement has caused the Board of Directors of the Eagle Point Irrigation District to sit up and take note. They have asked auditor Rick Brewster to make recommendations to help prevent any further occurrence and Brewster responded during their June 10 meeting. Brewster recommended that the District keep an […]

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Eagle Point Irrigation District

EPID may meeting   By Ralph McKechnie Of the Independent There has been a great deal of activity surrounding Eagle Point Irrigation District of late, and it all centers on two issues.  As might be expected, those two would be the supply of water and the embezzlement issue.  The water supply is one that little […]

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Oregon’s drought may affect crops

Oregon’s drought may affect crops

Home  »  State  »  Oregon Print By Dacotah-Victoria Splichalova The Daily Barometer Published: April 10, 2014 10:11AM Oregon has water issues like most of the western U.S., according to Kathie Dello, associate director of the Oregon Climate Change Research institute at Oregon State University. Because the rain and snow falls from October to March, Oregon […]

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Umpqua Soil & Water Annual Meeting

This will be the District’s 60th year serving northwestern Douglas County.  The annual meeting will be held on Thursday, September 12th at 6:00 p.m. at the Elkton Community Education Center located at 15850 Oregon State Highway 38 in Elkton.  This year’s speakers include Natural Resources Conservation Service District Conservationist David Chain who will be presenting information […]

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Klamath Water Rally July 1

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Ranchers seek court order to stop water shutoffs

Some of the ranchers facing irrigation shutoffs in the upper Klamath Basin are asking a judge to stop state officials from enforcing newly recognized water rights held by the Klamath Tribes. Klamath County Circuit Judge Cameron Wogan has scheduled hearings Friday in Klamath Falls. State watermasters started telling ranchers Wednesday that they had to stop […]

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Eagle Point Irrigation meeting May 21.

The May 21 Board meeting of the Eagle Point Irrigation District will decide issues of the Jackson County Irrigation Task force, an issue with employee health insurance, a request for a property exclusion, the board will also set a time and date for meetings on renewal energy nad a health status update on an employee. […]

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