White City Racing

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Dustin Knight #77 won his division leading third Late Model Main Event. Jason Stoutenburgh #007 clinched the JOAT Labs Hornets championship with his fourth feature win. Bailey Hibbard #3 drove his father David’s car to his third Kendall Oil Winged Sprint Car victory. Bailey Hibbard Takes Father’s Car For Winning Drive At Southern Oregon Speedway…

Richardson on voter fraud

  My office is utilizing new technological tools that will improve election integrity. Through complex data matching techniques, the Elections Division identified 46 voters in the November 8, 2016 election who appear to have cast ballots in both Oregon and another state. Also identified, were ballots submitted under the names of six deceased Oregon voters…

The Lost Villages of Lost Creek Lake

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The Lost Villages of Lost Creek Lake The Crashed Car and other Mysteries (Parts Two) Dennis Ellingson For the Independent The third mystery: If you turn off on Lewis Road from Hwy 62, after crossing Peyton Bridge, and turn into the first trailhead parking lot you will be in for a pleasant walk.  But there…

Weekly sheriff arrest report

SHERIFF   9/6 Chad Michael Heppner, 41, Meadow Ln, EP.  Burglary 2, theft 2, theft 3, trespassing 2, criminal mischief, and assault 3. 9/7 Brian Scott Sheldon, 60, Osprey Dr, EP.  DUII/drug and reckless driving.  Released on own recognizance. Joshua Steven Belanger, 36, Hwy 62, SC.  Parole violation for assaulting a peace officer and possession…

Weekly police report

POLICE   8/21 Chad Michael Heppner, 41, EP.  Arrested for criminal mischief 1 and theft of services 2 and on a Jackson County Circuit Court warrant for failure to appear/burglary 2.  Lodged in JCJ. Richard Hamilton, EP.  Cited for drinking in public and violating hours of park closure. Macally Taylor, EP.  Cited for driving while…

Pertussis Outbreak in the Ashland Schools

   Pertussis Outbreak in the Ashland Schools Medford, OR- Jackson County Public Health is responding to a pertussis outbreak in the Ashland Schools. Currently, there are other pertussis outbreaks throughout the United States (Montana, Michigan, and Alabama), and Canada. To control further spread of pertussis Oregon state law requires exposed children under vaccinated for pertussis…

Equifax hack

One of the three major credit reporting companies – Equifax – revealed that the personal data of 143 million U.S. consumers in its care – nearly half the country – has been compromised.

Needed—More Neighborhood Watch Groups

Needed—More Neighborhood Watch Groups By Flo C. Blake For the Independent   Security devices, such as cameras, special lighting, and, alarms may help protect our homes. Problem with cameras, however, is that crooks often wear ski-masks, sunglasses and hoodies that disguise their images. Motion-sensor lights become activated by just that—anything producing motion, including pets, squirrels,…

Senator Linthicum newsletter

Recently, I wrote an article proposing a “Thought Experiment” where I suggested reverting back to managing our forests as a viable natural resource instead of as a random, chaotic and untamable wilderness. My premise was that the “preserve the wilderness” experiment which has been foisted on the public is a natural disaster in the making….

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By Ralph McKechnie Of the Independent One of the great things I have found is that you don’t have to do “without” just because you have chosen to be gluten free.  There are many substitutions for your favorite foods, and many of those, are better than the foods they are substituting for.  This is one…

http://www.urindependent.com/2017/09/186766/

Herbs and Wild Edibles

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Herbs and Wild Edibles “Growing Paprika and Pimento” Dennis Ellingson – The Herb Guy Think about it, sometimes we utilized different herbs and spices and really have no idea what they are.