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Speaker’s $196 million small biz tax heist

Speaker’s $196 million small biz tax heist  mugs mom-and-pop shops   SALEM, Ore.-Yesterday, House Democrats rammed through House Bill 2060 A in the House Revenue Committee. The Speaker’s proposal undermines the small business tax cut included in the “Grand Bargain.” The 2013 Grand Bargain was a bipartisan agreement that included small business tax cuts and included reforms to…

Senator Linthicum newsletter

State law proved to be no match for Senate Democrats’ desire to illegally pass a $22.8 million tax hike in the House, this week. Senate Bill 28 was passed in the House and will spike taxes at least $22.8 million in the two upcoming budget cycles. Republicans universally voted against the tax increase and made…

SHERIFF Report

SHERIFF   6/13 Mark Phillip Orlow, 27, Eagle View Dr, EP.  Assault 4, disorderly conduct 2, and harassment.  Community Justice Work Center. 6/15 Joshua Steven Belanger, 36, Hwy 62, SC.  Possession of a controlled substance/meth x 2, and failure to appear for disorderly conduct.  Community Justice Work Center. Curran Dennis Beardslee,, N. DeAnjou Ave, EP. …

Racing at White City

  Hibbard, Nance, Knight Steal Show At Southern Oregon Speedway   White City, Oregon…June 17…Bailey Hibbard won the 25 lap Kendall Oil Winged Sprint Car Main Event Saturday night at Southern Oregon Speedway. The 16 year old Hibbard also won his eight lap heat race and the four lap Scramble, but previous feature winner Kyler…

POLICE

POLICE   6/13 Anthony Charles Dukart, 24, transient.  Arrested on S. Shasta on  Jackson County Circuit Court warrants for failure to appear, possession of a controlled substance/heroin and failure to appear, possession of a controlled substance/meth.  Lodged JCJ. 6/16 Isidro Rodriguez Banuelos, WC.  Warned for failure to use seat belt and cited for driving while…

Milestones and Celebrations

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Milestones and Celebrations By Lynn Leissler For the Independent “Nana, what are you doing for your birthday?” I had no big plans.   “Well then, I’m going to give you a party.” And so Renee did. The planning went on for weeks, buoyed by help from adult friends. Carroll catered, with Peggy, Judee, Sue and…

Cascade Civil War Society

Members of the Rogue Valley chapter of the Cascade Civil War Society will speak on the chaotic era and its effect on the local area.  Admission fee at the gate with good food available courtesy of the awesome volunteers of the Southern Oregon Historical Society.  9 a.m. till 5 p.m. on July 8, 9-3 on…

Letters

To the editor:   President Trump’s Betrayal   President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement was another example of his failed leadership and his betrayal of his non-wealthy supporters.   Failed leadership because withdrawal does not “make America great again”; it undermines our future prosperity in multiple ways.   Betrayal of his…

Firework Stands Open for Fourth

  Jackson County Firework Stands Open for Fourth of July Sales   The 2017 Oregon firework sales season begins Tuesday, June 23rd through July 6th. Fire District 3 wants to help you celebrate Independence Day with wildfire safety in mind. As we draw near to the Fourth of July, many of us celebrate with family…

Homerun Derby Fundraiser Donates $1,000

Homerun Derby Fundraiser Donates $1,000; Thanks Local Sponsors The Eagle Point Varsity Softball Team raised over $1,000 thanks to local sponsors and participants in the Homerun Derby fundraiser held at Eagle Point High School on the weekend of June 11. Proceeds from the event went directly to the Shannon O’ Morris Memorial Fund and the…