Oregon scam on power bills

Oregon scam on power bills Pacific Power is warning the public of a phone scam targeting utility customers in Southern        Oregon where imposters posing as customer service agents are trying to get money and steal personal information. The fraud is being attempted nationwide, but in recent days it has seen an upsurge in Southern…

Gold Hill museum haunted house

The non-profit Gold Hill Historical Society  annual fundraiser, the Halloween Haunted House & Graveyard. October 24, 25, 26, 31, and November 1. Times are 7-10 pm on Friday and Saturdays, 6-9 pm on Sunday. Held at the Gold Hill Museum, 504 First Avenue [cross of Estremado Street], Gold Hill, OR. Adult admission is $5, ages…

Butte Falls “meet the candidate” date changed

The” meet the candidate” night at Butte Falls has been rescheduled to October 23 beginning at 7 p. m. at the community hall.

Wildlife colissions

Within the last few days there have been several wildlife-involved traffic collisions on Oregon highways, serving as another reminder for travelers to be on extra alert for wildlife and other animal s on the road. On October 9, 2014 at approximately 5:45 a.m., a Dodge Ram pickup driven by ERIC MEYERHOFER, age 44, from Payette,…

Who says Old Time Fiddlers are old?

fiddlers

Who says Old Time Fiddlers are old? By F. C. Blake For the Independent. Not all have reached their golden years, and neither do all of them play fiddles. What’s old about them is the lovely, vintage music they play. They adhere to their mission—enjoy and promote tunes composed at least fifty years ago. At…

Ballot Measure 89 is the Oregon Equal Rights Amendment for women.

Ballot Measure 89 is the Oregon Equal Rights Amendment for women. By State Senator Doug Whitsett It purports to amend the Oregon Constitution by adding a new Section 46 to Article I that guarantees “equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the State of Oregon or by any political…

Weight loss benefits

By Ralph McKechnie For the Independent You may notice on this page of the paper an ad for Tops (paper version), also known as Take Off Pounds Sensibly. First, I want to congratulate those who have joined

AROUND THE HOUSE

AROUND THE HOUSE Vinegar Works By Lynn Leissler For the Independent When I was a kid, I never gave vinegar a thought other than dyeing Easter eggs or watching Mom make salad dressing. Today, however, that simple product has a great press agent, and you can use it all over the house. I’m talking apple…

Upper Rogue Community Center Youth Group CSI Academy 100914

Upper Rogue Community Center Youth Group CSI Academy 100914 By Christy Pitto For The Independent   Criminals beware! There’s a new elite, if tiny, group of criminologists manning the streets of Shady Cove. Well, manning the Upper Rogue Community Center anyway. This month the center’s Youth Group is participating in a Crime Scene Investigation (CSI)…

Phil Ortega and Lucy Brossard deal daily with another kind of showing up—attendance. As Superintendent Cynda Rickert stated, “Life is a lot better if you show up.” The attendance initiative has heavy emphasis on developing good habits in kindergarten—habits to carry kids through their school years and beyond. Ortega’s team calls absentees within a half…

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Technology and Attendance

Technology and Attendance By Lynn Leissler For the Independent Showing up was on the minds of D9 school board members, administration and cabinet staff last Wednesday evening. At the work session, Dennis Mihocko and Brent Kortus gave an update of proposed tennis/pickleball courts in Eagle Point, including discussion of potential sites and possible grants and…