Notice of Cancelled Planning Commission Meeting

Notice of Cancelled Planning Commission Meeting The September 25, 2014 City of Shady Cove Planning Commission Meeting is cancelled

Upward Progress at Table Rock Elementary

Upward Progress at Table Rock Elementary By Lynn Leissler For the Independent Combining two schools while separating six grades into two clusters took more than simple addition and division. The planning and implementation process has been underway for some time, as each step was meticulously considered and reconsidered. Table Rock Elementary School in White City…

Sports schedules

Date Opponent location game time EAGLES VARSITY FOOTBALL 26-Sep Yreka Homecoming 7pm 3-Oct Springfield springfield 7pm 10-Oct Marist Home 7pm 17-Oct Crater Crater 7pm 24-Oct Churchill Home 7pm 31-Oct Ashland Ashland 7pm BUTTE FALLS LOGGERS FOOTBALL 26-Sep Powers Powers 4pm 4-Oct Glendale Home 1pm 11-Oct Camas Valley Camas Valley 1pm 19-Oct Days Creek Home 1pm…

Fire Victim relief

Lorie Easlick and Bob Pinnell

One of the qualities often mentioned about the people from the Upper Rogue area is their willingness to help when others are suffering. This graciousness extends outside their immediate communities and is now extending into Northern California, especially the hard-hit area of Weed. Most already know that the entire town could have been lost during…

Community events

EVENTS 9/23/14   Eagle Point   Eagle Point Boy Scout Troop 48 will be having their 2nd annual Soap Box Derby on September 27th at 10am. Located between Eagle Rock Elementary and Eagle Point Middle School. For additional information contact Brian Schenk at 541-840-6622. Troop 48, meets every Thursday at the EP Community Bible Church,…

Be Aware of the Changing Air Quality

  Be Aware of the Changing Air Quality Jackson County health officials want to remind residents that it is important for people to be observant of the air quality during the wildfire season, smoke levels can rise and fall depending on weather factors including wind direction. It is predicted, with our current weather system, the…

Winifred Palmer Nichols

winnie for obit

Winifred Palmer Nichols Our dear sister Winnie, born Dec 25, 1941 to the Oglala Lakota nation, passed into the arms of her beloved Lord Jesus Christ on August 19, 2014. Her life and graduation will be remembered by her friends and family at a memorial service to be held Saturday, Sept 27, at 10am in…

Wild coho seasons on many coastal rivers and bays opened Sept. 15

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Students learn about Forest Service mules

Students learn about Forest Service mules By Gaynell Krambeal For the Independent Students at Butte Falls Elementary School were honored with an unusual field trip on Sept 3. They walked four blocks from school to the Butte Falls Ranger Station where they were met by Mitchel Wilkerson of the Forest Service.

Settling arguments before they start

Settling arguments before they start. By F. C. Blake For the Independent It lingered in our attic for decades. Terry had received the metal erector set as a child. For years I recall hearing him tell his son, Greg, “You’ll inherit this time-honored relic of mine some day.” Lincoln logs, followed later on by Legos…

Chimney Safety

Rogue Valley Fire Prevention Coop 541-899-1050 Chimney Safety Most fires involving either masonry or prefabricated metal chimneys occur because of improper installation