Local FFA earn state degrees

On February 5th, Eagle Point FFA had eight State Degree Candidates complete their final step in applying. It is very exciting to report that all eight were approved! I’d like to congratulate Maddie Cox, Hunter Foulon, Kaity Kelsey, Ashley Myers, Brianna Millard, Rachel Newton, Ashley Schauffler, and Alyson Scheffler! All eight of our candidates will…

Sheriff Report

SHERIFF   2/3 Ricardo Daniel Batres-Escobar, 24, Falcon St, WC.  Unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, trespassing 2, and unauthorized entry into a motor vehicle. 2/8 Ana Faith Castorena, 24, Avenue H, WC.  DUII/alcohol, reckless driving, and criminal mischief.  Does not meet lodging criteria tostay. Travis Lee VanWinkle, 35, Riley Rd, EP.  Driving while revoked. …

Shady Cove city council meeting February 22

By Ralph McKechnie Of the Independent The flu season has struck Shady Cove city hall in a big way, as evidenced by the Council meeting of February 15.  Two members of the Council had to sit this one out; one vital member of the planning commission and even office staff could not make the meeting…

Senate Democrats move to pass $1.3 billion tax increases on Oregon small businesses

Senate Democrats move to pass $1.3 billion tax increases on Oregon small businesses   SALEM, OR – Earlier this morning, the Democrat controlled Senate Committee on Finance and Revenue voted along party lines to pass SB 1528-a sweeping $1.3 billion tax increase for local small businesses. The measure increases local small business taxes, including for sole…

Rogue Disposal Rethinks Recycling

Rogue Disposal Rethinks Recycling Changes coming soon for Rogue Disposal & Recycling customers     As of Monday, March 5th, Rogue Disposal will be hitting the reset button on their popular curbside recycling program.  The company is making changes in response to the global recycling crisis brought on by China’s recent crackdown on imported recyclable…

Robbery suspect

On February 12, 2018 Medford Police detectives arrested 43 year old Mark Dahlin, in connection with two recent Medford area Burglaries.  

Police report

POLICE   2/5 Justin Philip Fisher, 32, EP.  Arrested for possession of a controlled substance/meth, possession of a controlled substance/heroin, and on Jackson County Circuit Court warrant for failure to appear/theft 3.  Cited for driving uninsured and warned for expired registration and illegal alteration or display of plates.  Lodged JCJ. 2/8 Heidi Givens, WC.  Cited…

Transfer from Seward to Anchorage – Day 8 Today we spent time getting off the ship and boarding a cruise train that took us to Anchorage where we met our Holland America host who traveled with us on the inland portion of the trip.  Walked around town enjoying some of the local shops and stopped…

http://www.urindependent.com/2018/02/187697/

The Lost Villages of Lost Creek Lake

Laurelhurst school

The Lost Villages of Lost Creek Lake Off to School in the Laurelhurst and Beyond Dennis Ellingson Next on our journey south on Laurelhurst road is the Laurelhurst School.                    

Letters

    PUBLIC SAFETY ISSUE   The inaction of the Jackson County Commissioners regarding the limited capacity of our county jail, is putting the general public at unneccesary risk.

Let’s do lunch

chicken pot pie

By Ralph McKechnie Of the Independent There were days in the past that I never had to think about food.  Alas, those days are gone, since about 15 years ago finding that I have celiac disease, making gluten one of those foods that “must” be avoided.  Not paying attention leads to many unpleasant digestive problems…