Senator Linthicum newsletter

If a Democrat House member gets his way, the Oregon Water Resources Department (OWRD) will be loading stiff new economic, land and water management difficulties right into the laps of Oregon’s farmers, ranchers, cattle and dairymen. All water right holders will find themselves in a swamp-like slough of muddy ground composed of fees, regulatory efforts…

STANDING GUARD

STANDING GUARD THE OLD LEGIONAIRE This is a tribute to a great aircraft that has been in the military’s active duty inventory since 1952. It is affectionately called the “BUFF”, which in polite company stands for Big Ugly Fat Fellow, yep, the good ol’ B -52 Stratofortress bomber.  She has a wingspan of 185 ft.,…

EPHS baseball

Spiral Continues in Loss to Grizzlies By Tim O’Sullivan For the Independent   The big hit never came. That and a regression of fundamentals have caused the Eagles to lose eight of their last nine games, including five straight in Midwestern League play. Rival Ashland added to the skid with Tuesday’s 5-3 win at The…

Some memories of Herb and Meryle Carlton

Some memories of Herb and Meryle Carlton On their ranch   Written by Selda (Carlton) Netherland (year 2002) My Dad, Herbert Lee Carlton was born July 4, 1892, in Wellen, Oregon (No longer shown on the map) near Eagle Point.  His parents were Sepha Adolphus Carlton and Alameda (Nichols) Carlton.  Dad died at age 72…

Sheriff Report

SHERIFF   4/13 Charles Duane Beers, 50, Williams Ln, SC.  DUII/alcohol, Released on own recognizance. Greg William Martin, 41, Chevney Wy, SC.  Failure to appear:  Manufacture of a controlled substance/marijuana x 2, possession of a controlled substance/meth, and distribution of a controlled substance/marijuana.  Released due to overcrowding. 4/14 Lederrick Conrad Nesbitt, 61, Hwy 62, WC. …

Shady Cove City Countil

Shady Cove City Council Meeting 042117 By Christy Pitto For The Independent   The April 20 Shady Cove City Council Meeting began with a report from FD4 Chief Edwards. Edwards brought the latest monthly report illustrating calls to FD4 are still up significantly from previous years, and with the FEMA Grant provided additional four employees,…

School Board elections

By Ralph McKechnie Of the Independent Four candidates are running for three open positions on the Eagle Point School Board during the May 16 special election. Tony Lallo and Dan Hodges are running unopposed for positions 2 and 3 respectively.  Lallo is seeking to fill the position being vacated by Scott Grissom.  Hodges is seeking…

Police report

POLICE   4/10 Chloe Reese, 24, EP.   Arrested and cited for driving while suspended. Joshua Lennick, EP.  Cited for driving uninsured and no valid operator’s license. Nola Felzien, WC.  Cited for speed violation, 39/25. 4/11 Carla Dick, EP.  Cited for speed violation, 40/25. 4/12 Sonja Frankenberg, 45, EP.  Cited and arrested on Jackson County Circuit…

Letters

The Eagle Point Community Association would like to thank all the people that made our Easter Egg Hunt such a huge success on April 15th, 2017. The Eagle Point Senior Center –   Jim & Elizabeth Wartzok,   Joyce Beeney,   Linda Gonzaga,   Millie Wewerka,   Harry Garber,   Robin McElroy,   Lori Hathaway,   Sara & Jim Paisley for face painting…

Let’s do Lunch

corn bread

By Ralph McKechnie Of the Independent Bev asked me the other day why I choose more bread recipes than any other type to feature on Let’s do Lunch.”  Well, the answer is fairly simple, being celiac means that there has been virtually no breads that will substitute for the gluten-ized variety.  For me, it has…

Jackson County Farm Bureau meeting

By Ralph McKechnie Of the Independent Jackson county Farm Bureau members got a chance to meet the new head of the Jackson County Extension and Experiment station during their monthly meeting on April 18.  Meeting at Elmer’s restaurant in Medford, Rich Roseburg gave a very detailed report on the establishment of the extension service beginning…