Total Market edition September 27, 2016

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Senator Whitsett newsletter

State legislators were in Salem this week to attend committee meetings during Legislative Days. Representative Gail Whitsett participated in her five assigned committees while I participated in my four assigned committees, as well as the Senate floor session to confirm Governor Brown’s appointments. My first meeting took place with the Joint Interim Task Force on…

SO racing

Don Martin II Southern Oregon Speedway publicity@southernoregonspeedway.com Publicity Director/Sales (925)-458-3446 (message) Welshonse Wraps Up Rookie Season With IMCA Modified Win At Southern Oregon Speedway White City, Oregon…Gaining the lead after Scott Lenz and Mark Wauge got together on lap 21, Rookie James Welshonse won his first career 25 lap IMCA Modified Main Event Saturday night…

Sheriff report

SHERIFF  9-27-16   9/15 Dennis Earl Hurst, 58, Robert Trent Jones Blvd, EP.  Parole violation for DUII/alcohol.   Released on own recognizance. Larry Paul Hessel, 56, Mill Creek Dr, Prospect. Failure to appear and failure to pay for contempt and failure to appear for DUII/alcohol.  Does not meet lodging criteria to stay. Zenaido Quinonez-Aispuro, 27, 23rd…

Police report

POLICE  9-27-16   9/1 James Edward Clark, IV, 21, EP Transient.  Arrested on a Jackson County Circuit Court warrant for failure to appear, possession of a controlled substance/meth.  Lodged JCJ. 9/2 Donald Ray Chaney, 61, EP Transient.  Arrested on a Canyonville Justice Court warrant for failure to appear, theft of services.  Lodged JCJ. 9/3 Andrea…

OBITUARIES 9-27-16

OBITUARIES  9-27-16   George Halvorsen George Halvorsen, former supervisor at 3M in White City, Oregon passed away on June 23, 2016 at the age of 71 in Portland, Oregon.  A celebration of life will be held at 10:30 a. m. on October 8, 2016 at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Medford, Oregon.   Charlotte…

Around the house

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Lions and Tigers and Bears By Lynn Leissler For the Independent Lions and tigers and bears, whoo-whoo. We saw them all, and then some. Cashing in on Renee’s delayed birthday gift, we headed to Wildlife Safari to celebrate. And what a celebration we had. We drove through the preserve, stopping while a yak nibbled his…

Letters

To the Editor: Due to the lack of sufficient funding for winter operations the Trail Tavern Museum, owned by the Upper Rogue Historical Society, will close for the winter after October second. The tavern which operated from 1935 to 1994 when due to problems with the sheriff and county agency their license was not renewed. …

Squash Cranberry muffins

By Ralph McKechnie Of the Independent During the summer of 2015, we had a bumper crop of Butternut Squash form the garden.  In total, there were more than 60 squash from our smaller raised beds, and that was from about four plants.  We had a lot of work freezing and dehydrating them for use later….

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Hiking the Appalachian Trail Part Two #2

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      Day two! Woke up with the sun, clothes and shoes still wet. It was only a few miles to the next shelter up the trail. I had stayed at the Blackburn Trail Center in the early 80’s on a previous thru hike. I kind a’ wanted to see how it might have…

All about Herbs and Wild Edibles

All about Herbs and Wild Edibles The Plentiful Pear September 2016 Article If we like pears then we are blessed to live in the Rogue Valley. Pear season is at hand and it appears to be a good year. We noticed that the pears coming off the trees seem bigger than other years and the…