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Whale watching at the coast

Bring your binoculars for a chance to see gray whales passing by the Oregon coast during Spring Whale Watch Week March 25-31. Trained volunteers from the Whale Watching Spoken Here program will be stationed at 24 designated whale watch sites 10 a.m. — 1 p.m. daily to help visitors learn about the whales’ migration and…

Sheriff report

SHERIFF   3/16 Christian Lee Nelson, 23, Hwy 227, Trail.  Parole violation for rape 3. Anna Lyn Shaw, 33, S. Shasta Ave, EP.  DUII/alcolhol.  Home detention. Mike E. Bechler, 40, Brandi Wy, EP.  Parole violation for DUII/drugs x 2.  Released on own recognizance. Michael Ray Watts, 25, Schoolhouse Ln, SC.  Assault 4, harassment and criminal…

Public Forum Debates Student Internet Safety

Public Forum Debates Student Internet Safety By Lynn Leissler For the Independent Due to the enormity of the problem and the intensity of the discussion, the D9 school board hosted a public forum on March 21 in Hillside Elementary’s gym. The first order of business, however, was board ratification and signing of a three-year contract…

Prospect writing contest

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My class entered a drawing and writing contest sponsored by Jackson County F C E in January. We just found out one of our students, Hannah Harris, won second place over all in Jackson County.  She received a certificate reading: Jackson County Family and Community Education. Hanna Harris Second Place ECE  Essay and and Artwork…

POLICE report

POLICE   3/13 Carl A. K. Bryning, 43, EP.  Arrested for violation of a restraining order.  Lodged JCJ. Jerry Whittington, WC.  Cited for speed violation, 74/55. Jacob Gonzalez, EP.  Cited for speed violation, 70/55 and warned for unlawful or unsignaled lane change. Adam Gwinn, EP.  Cited for driving while suspended and failure to carry proof…

OBITUARIES

OBITUARIES   Edward C. McWhorter, 60, of Trail, Oregon passed away March 19, 2017 at his home.  Arrangements by Conger-Morris Central Point Chapel.

The Lost Villages of Lost Creek Lake

The Upper Rogue Grange Hall – Part One The Lost Villages of Lost Creek Lake Spring articles 2017 If you could step back in time and travel Highway 62 you would have crossed a bridge at Lost Creek and then continued past the two Carlton family ranches. One of the next notable sights that you…

senator Linthicum newsletter

If a Democrat House member gets his way, the Oregon Water Resources Department (OWRD) will load stiff economic, land and water management problems right into the lap 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 and exceedingly…

Letters

Letter to the editor   So you want to get off oil and gas. Well wind and solar are not the answer. The sad part is, the means to do so, is all out there, and is being used by a handful of bright inventive people today. People now are running generators, easily big enough…

Let’s do lunch

eggs ala golden rod

I do a lot of reading where diet is concerned.  One item that stands out amongst the rest is this: Gluten causes many problems within the human body.  I am not a doctor, but from what I have read, gluten is the single largest contributor to health issues and it is an easy fix to…