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AROUND THE HOUSE Yucky or Yummy By Lynn Leissler For the Independent  

Wendy Von Holle is a special lady

Wendy Von Holle is a special lady.

Stay with your vehicle.

Stay with your vehicle. By F. C. Blake For the Independent. Shortly after World War II, when gas rationing temporarily vanished, and auto sales boomed, so did another American industry–filling stations. They fueled cars, provided engine oil, checked water levels, and air for tires’ inner tubes. Usually, the stations had just one pump, and at…

SHERIFF report 9-23-14

SHERIFF 9-23-14 9/16 Julie Marie Champion, 32 yr old, Sowell Ct, SC. Probation violation theft 2. Released own recognizance. 9/16 Toby Tyler Bicknell, 33 yr old, Cedar St, SC. Fail to appear theft 1, fail to appear hit and run, contempt. Doesn’t meet the lodging   criteria to stay. 9/16 Rhianna Melissa Goodenow, 33 yr old,…

Shady Cove City Council Meeting 091814

Shady Cove City Council Meeting 091814 By Christy Pitto For The Independent   Septic, drugs and rock n roll; so went the topics of the September 18 Shady Cove City Council. Musically speaking, David Christian gave an update on KSHD. All news was positive! The new antennas are working great, extending the power and area…

Ring of fire

Ring of fire By Ralph McKechnie Of the Independent Everyone knew it was going to be a bad year for wildfires in the north and west, and it has. Last week I went through a list of the fires to determine just how much of our beautiful country is burning up. The list is both…

Doug Whitsett newsletter

My last legislative newsletter discussed proposed plans to renovate the state capitol building in Salem. Approximately $34 million in design work on the Master Plan Project was funded by the passage of Senate Bill 5507 during the 2013 regular session. I would like to explain the circumstances leading up to the passage of that legislation…

Fix the Cause, Not the problem

Fix the Cause, Not the problem Senator Whitsett cited that Common Core, a plan to create national standards, is not a solution to solve problems in education. Steve Buckstein, founder of the Cascade Policy Institute, contends that spending perhaps millions of dollars to subsidize certain student higher education costs is not a solution to solve…

Questionable commercials.

Questionable commercials. By F. C. Blake For the Independent. Years ago, I took an advertising course in college. The Professor also happened to own a NYC based advertising agency. It amused him to hear that I wouldn’t buy a product if I disliked the commercials for it on TV or radio. “What does their commercial…

Why blame youngsters

During a conversation just the other day, mention was made of the way things used to be, especially in the area of

Creepy Crawlies With Christy 091814

Edwards Glassy Wing Compilation

Creepy Crawlies With Christy 091814   By Christy Pitto For The Independent