Rogue Valley Veterans Powwow

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By Ralph McKechnie Of the Independent The 20th annual Rogue Valley Veterans Powwow is scheduled for June 3 and June 4 on the athletic field at the White City SORCC.  According to organizers, this is going to be a major event and will draw guests from around southern Oregon.  

The Lost Villages of Lost Creek Lake

The Lost Villages of Lost Creek Lake The Upper Rogue Grange – Part Two Dennis Ellingson As mentioned the Upper Rogue Grange Hall was built in the 1930’s on land donated by Herb Carlton. This building sat along old Hwy 62. After the Federal Government bought everyone out, a new grange hall was built on…

Around the House

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The Good Old Days By Lynn Leissler For the Independent

Summer Reading program

Join the Summer Reading 2017 program and discover great books, win cool prizes and attend exciting events.  This year everyone is invited to “Build a Better World!” by joining the summer program at any Jackson County Library branch.  The program includes special incentives, activities and fun for children, teens and adults.  Make reading a family…

STANDING GUARD

STANDING GUARD THE OLD LEGIONAIRE   Greetings everyone.   There will be a bit of a change from the original plan for this month’s article.  At the close of last month I said we would begin a series on addictions as they apply to veterans.  I completely overlooked that this article would appear right before Memorial…

SHERIFF

  5/11 Sonny Lynn Trevino, 37, Timberline Rd, WC.  Unlawful use of a weapon, menacing DUII/alcohol, endangerment, and reckless driving.  Released on own recognizance. Brian Scott Sheldon, 60, Osprey Dr, EP.  DUII/alcohol and reckless driving.  Does not meet lodging criteria to stay. Chelsa Roberta Sartain, 41, Crowfoot Rd, Trail.  Failure to appear for theft 1….

OBITUARIES

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OBITUARIES   James Lanning, 59, of White City, Oregon passed away March 20, 2017 at his residence.   Arrangements are in care of Conger-Morris Central Point Chapel.   Wayne Good, 72, of Gold Hill, Oregon passed away May 16, 2017 at his residence.  Arrangements are in care of Conger-Morris Central Point Chapel. Shannon Morris An outpouring…

The Lost Villages of Lost Creek Lake

The Lost Villages of Lost Creek Lake The Upper Rogue Grange – Part Two Dennis Ellingson As mentioned the Upper Rogue Grange Hall was built in the 1930’s on land donated by Herb Carlton. This building sat along old Hwy 62. After the Federal Government bought everyone out, a new grange hall was built on…

Senator Linthicum newsletter

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Common-sense seems to be slipping away from our public consciousness. With common-sense no one needs a biology expert, scientist, certificate or license. With common-sense one can understand plain self-evident truths and you don’t even need a PhD.

Letters

  To The Rogue Valley Community Members & Businesses, SOYP would like to say, “THANK YOU for an amazing year in 2016.” Together, we were able to help numerous youth in Southern Oregon, because of your ongoing support and contributions of redeemable cans and bottles to our Kids Can program. Grants were given to incoming…

Hiking the Appalachian Trail Part two #36

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Hiking the Appalachian Trail Part two #36 The hike from Docs Knob Shelter to Woods Hole was only about 4 miles.  We were up before 7 a.m. broke camp and got back on the trail.  I hiked along with the two section hikers until we arrived at the dirt road that led to the hostel…