Prospect school district special meeting August 31, 7 p. m.

            OPENING 1.1 Call to Order                                                                                                         D. Bliss 1.2 Introduction of Guests                                                                                     D. Bliss 1.3 Add Items to Current Agenda (Requires vote of the Board)                             D. Bliss   2.0 Consent Items 2.1 Accept resignation of MS Math Teacher                                                          D. Bliss   3.0 New Business 2.2…

    William “Bill” Clifford Gillaspy     William Clifford Gillaspy was born July 26, 1929 in Eureka, CA to Frank and Wilma Gillaspy. Bill was the second child with an older sister, Frances, and a younger sister, Buryl Lee who preceded him in death. Bill passed away on Thursday, August 13, 2015 at his…

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Senator Doug Whitsett newsletter

The stated goal of President Obama’s “Clean Power Plan” is to cut carbon dioxide emissions from U.S. power plants to 32 percent below 2005 emission levels by 2030. His alleged purpose for the Plan is to save the environment by reducing climate change. His administration is employing climate change hysteria to advance his political goals…

All about Herbs and Wild Edibles

the herb guy photo

All about Herbs and Wild Edibles By Dennis Ellingson Delectable Dried Herbs – Article for August 2015 A few times throughout the year I gather arms full of culinary herbs for drying. All from my garden I pick Rosemary, Oregano, Sage, Thyme, Parsley, Tarragon, Garlic, Chives, Winter Savory and other herbs. Plus I have saved…

Students teach iPad

Cooper Kelsay, Kellan Klecker and Kaden Huff

By Ralph McKechnie Of the Independent Fourth grader Kellan Klecker spent a part of his summer break in the classroom, not because he failed to complete his third grade work, but because he was excited to do it. His third grade teacher, Heather Marrs noticed how Kellan and a couple of others really took to…

Stout Creek Fire report

After three weeks of hard dangerous work, crews now have the Stouts Creek Fire fully encircled with a blackline–when the fire’s edge has burnt to a road or other fireline and is secure. Last night, fire crews completed burn out operations on the last piece of the 51-mile fire perimeter. Reaching this milestone has been…

SHERIFF 8-25-15 8/14 Emily Ann Myers, 36, Loper Ln, Trail. Fail to appear fail to pay unauthorized use motor vehicle. RISK-doesn’t meet the lodging criteria to stay. Jacob Charles Rouse, 38, Buchanan Av, EP. Possession control substance/meth, conceal/possession, weapon/knife. ROR-released own recognizance. Eric Lee Stockton, 33, Harlan Dr, WC. Assault 4, harassment. Cap- release due…

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Shady Cove City Council and water report

By Ralph McKechnie Of the Independent Highland Water Company officials made a visit to the Shady Cove City council meeting August 20 and gave residents a thumbnail sketch of what they are working on to bring water to the city. A large part of their work has been completed, and the remaining water hookups will…

Bear and cub by Ruth Frei Bryan

By Ralph McKechnie Of the Independent On a quiet street in a beautiful neighborhood just a block from the Rogue River, lives a remarkable lady. Ruth Frei Bryan spends much of her time in her garage, which in itself, is remarkable, especially at age (86) when most folks have sentenced themselves to the rocking chair…

http://www.urindependent.com/2015/08/181302/

Ric Holt passes

Ric Holt

By Ralph McKechnie Of the Independent If you ever met Ric Holt, you would have known that he was the Star of “Gone With the Wind” and you may have found that out, even if you were just in the same room. Richard Arlen Holt passed away on August 16 following complications of Diabetes. According…

POLICE 8-25-15

POLICE 8-25-15 8/10 Donald McCosker, WC. Cited for driving while suspended. 8/13 David Richard Bono, 36, SC. Arrested on Douglas County Circuit Court Warrant unlawful possession meth, DUII, reckless) & Jackson County Circuit Warrants (fail to appear/distribution control substance/possession control substance, felon with firearm). Lodged JCJ. Keith Edward Martin, 31, EP. Arrested on a restraining…