Wood’s 32 Not Enough Against Millers

Wood’s 32 Not Enough Against Millers By Tim O’Sullivan For the Independent   Senior guard Adrienne Wood scored a game high 32 points, but it wasn’t enough as the Lady Eagles lost to second ranked Springfield 54-45 in a foul-ridden Midwestern League matchup Friday night inside the Main Gym.

Senator Whitsett Newsletter

Bills to significantly increase Oregon’s minimum wage will be a main topic of vigorous and divisive debated during the upcoming 2016 legislative session. Signatures are being gathered for initiative petitions that would raise the minimum wage from its current rate of $9.25 per hour to $13.50 and $15 per hour. Governor Brown is also floating…

Water Discussions at EP Council

Water Discussions at EP Council By Lynn Leissler For the Independent Water was the main topic of discussion at the January 26 Eagle Point city council meeting,

Suspect Shot by Citizen While Fleeing Scene of Crime

Suspect Shot by Citizen While Fleeing Scene of Crime On January 27th at 07:50 AM, Jackson County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a man shot at the Agate Road parking lot on the Denman Game Reserve

SHERIFF 2-2-16

SHERIFF 2-2-16   1/22 William Stuart Cobb II, 46, Crater Lake Hwy, WC. Possession of a controlled substance/meth. Released on own recognizance. Richard James Cayo, 43, Maple Ct, WC. Coerciion. Zachariah J Carnegie, 28, Crater Lake Hwy, WC. Exposing child to sex, luring a minor, and distribution of a controlled substance to a minor. Shanon…

Complete Care’s new addition

by Ralph McKechnie Of the Independent The goal of Complete Care Chiropractic is and has been meeting the needs of the patients they see. So, it is withSarah Roberson, MSN, a nurse practioner, who is the newest member of the staff. That title may not mean very much to some, but in this case it…

Souper Salad night at SVE

By Sharon Hewitt For the Independent Sams Valley Elementary School hosted a Souper Salad Night Thursday, January 28, to showcase skills children had learned in music class and to highlight the school garden. The multipurpose cafeteria-gymnasium filled with families who came to enjoy soup, salad and music. Three choices of soup were offered along with…

Helen Marie Kenyon Obituary

Helen Kenyon

Helen Marie Kenyon   Helen passed away January 25, 2016. She was born August 2, 1920 in Bryan, Ohio to George H. and Christina B. (Schriber) Simpson. Her passing was peaceful, in her sleep, after several years of wonderful care by a team of dedicated caregivers and friends, for which the family extends their thanks…

My summer hike (Part 22)

Inside hotel room

My summer hike (Part 22) By David Christian for the Independent The Doyle Hotel in Duncannon, PA is an Appalachian Trail institution and a “must stop” destination for those in the know and the curious as well. The hotel is over a hundred years old and is not wearing its age well. It’s a dive…

Rep. McLane letter on short session

As the state Representative for House District 55, which includes Crook County and portions of Jackson, Klamath, Lake, and Deschutes Counties, issues relating to rural Oregon are critical to me.   After seeing the bills that were introduced and made public on January 22nd, I have serious concerns about this upcoming legislative session. Instead of…

Lets do lunch

Irish soda bread just in time for st. Patrick's Day

By Ralph McKechnie Of the Independent Slightly more than 15 years ago, I discovered that gluten products were causing me severe problems in my digestive tract. This was pretty disturbing at the time because, like most folks, I practically lived on bread. What do you do when faced with the dilemma of having to live…