Easter Egg hunt April 4

Cascade Masonic Lodge #208 Ancient Free and Accepted Masons will once again hold its annual Easter Egg Hunt the morning before Easter.  On Saturday April 4th at 10:00am at Shady Cove Elementary School on Highway 62 in Shady Cove, the event that is annually the largest natural Easter Egg Hunt in Oregon will welcome children…

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Senator Whitsett Newsletter

Well before I decided to run for the Oregon Senate, I spent nearly three decades as an owner of an animal clinic and animal product supply store located in Klamath Falls. That experience taught me a great deal about what is required to manage a small business in Oregon. In addition to the rigors of…

Walden on Rural communities funding

U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River) today announced that he has secured a two year extension of the Secure Rural Schools program for local schools, roads, and law enforcement in Oregon’s rural forested communities. The extension has been included in a bipartisan agreement to reform how doctors are paid under Medicare, which the House is…

Parkinson’s Disease and Balance

Parkinson’s Disease and Balance Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a neurological disease that affects balance and coordination as Parkinson’s disease progresses. Patients typically develop a forward or backward lean that makes them more likely to fall when bumped. Additionally, a posture is often developed in which the head is bowed and shoulders are slumped (stooped posture)….

Sheriff 3/31/15

Sheriff 3/31/15 3/13 Megan Elizabeth Sills, Avenue H, 20, WC. Possession controlled substance/heroin. RISK- doesn’t meet the lodging criteria to stay. 3/14 Christina Michelle Richardson, 44, S. Shast Av, EP. Fail to appear possession controlled substance/meth x 2 . CAP-released due to overcrowding. Melissa Sue Bean, 24, EP. DUII alcohol, reckless driving, criminal mischief. RISK-…

Railroad Park Opens Sunday, April 12th, 2015

Railroad Park Opens Sunday, April 12th, 2015 Come to the Railroad Park! It’s even bigger and better this year! Ride the live steam and diesel trains and a motor car, enjoy model railroad layouts and the Hogwarts Express, send and receive telegrams, ride Thomas and Percy, and view historical railroad equipment and more. Medford Garden…

POLICE 3/31/15

POLICE 3/31/15   3/9 David Barber, EP. Cited for expired registration. 3/11 Raymond Garcia, 37, cited released for disorderly conduct II. Jerry Copeland, 37, cited released for disorderly conduct II. Jack Bewley II, 44, WC. cited released for disorderly conduct II. Damion Baldovino, 48, EP. cited released for disorderly conduct II. Ashley Smith, Trail. Cited…

Italian day at Medford Library

Italian day at Medford Library By F. C. Blake For the Independent One look at the Mediterranean country’s map, quickly explains why Italy acquired the affectionate nickname “Lo Stivale,” which means “the boot.” New Testament References to some of its ancient cities—Rome on the mainland, and Syracuse in Sicily–indicate the Apostle Paul had traveled there….

RV Americans in Paris: Frank Springer

Paris 2015 Pop and Grannie 569

IF TODAY IS FRIDAY; IT MUST BE PARIS   This kind of travel seem like such a dream to many people. Off to Europe- London, Paris, Scotland and beyond. When my son moved his family to London- as America’s economy tanked and so many building contractors in Southern Oregon fell hard on bad financial times-…

Eagle Football season preview

By Tim O’Sullivan For the Independent   Though the start of the football season is still several months away, Eagles Head Coach Seth Womack is already focusing on a turnaround of one of the most disasterous seasons in school history.