Record-setting hiker at E.P. Library

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Record-setting hiker at E.P. Library By F. C. Blake For the Independent At age 21, North Carolina resident, Jennifer Pharr Davis had determined she would someday beat the record.      

FIRE SEASON ENDS ON ODF-PROTECTED LANDS

FIRE SEASON ENDS ON ODF-PROTECTED LANDS Fire season ends today on Oregon Department of Forestry-protected lands in southwest Oregon. Rainfall of at least one-half inch was recorded in many parts of the district, which includes state, private, county, city and Bureau of Land Management forestlands in Jackson and Josephine counties. Fire season started June 2…

EVENTS 10/21/14

  Eagle Point   Wood House Halloween – October 25-26, 5-10 p. m. both days. The Historic Wood House at 12988 Hwy 62 in Eagle Point. Free homemade cookies, baked on the wood stove and free candy for the kiddies. Admission is free. Rumor has it that the Wood House is haunted. Come see an…

Parks and Christmas Decorations in Eagle Point

Parks and Christmas Decorations in Eagle Point By Lynn Leissler For the Independent With the Christmas holidays coming quicker than most people like to think,

Eagle Offense Sputters in Defeat

  By Tim O’Sullivan For the Independent   For the Second straight week, the Eagles offense was virtually non-existent in a 32-0 defeat against Marist on Friday night at Eagle Point High School. Quarterback Ra’eed Sowell had little time to make decisions

Creepy Crawlies With Christy 100914

Water Strider

Creepy Crawlies With Christy 100914   By Christy Pitto For The Independent   Who hasn’t stopped by a pond, creek or bit of slow moving water to watch this week’s Crawly? They walk on water! They are hard to resist watching! Meet the Water Strider (Family: Gerridae). Striders are True Bugs and carnivores who love…

Classified 10/21/14

Classified   10/21/14 COMPUTERS BestWay Computers Serving the Valley over 10 yrs. Selling New Custom Built Computers- Starting at $525.00 w/ 3year warranty. Used computers at $75 w/warranty. We specialize in repairs, upgrades & virus removal. $79.95 Factory restore or clean install specials. Backing up files & reinstalling files includes shop rate $35Hr & $20 diagnostics…

Candidate forums

In recent weeks, the Upper Rogue Independent co sponsored two candidate forums with the Eagle Point and Shady Cove chambers of commerce. The purpose of those meetings was to offer as much information to voters as is possible. Both events were well attended, and voters got a chance to meet with and ask questions of…

BUCKLEY B TRAYNHAM RANKED NINTH IN ANGUS REGISTRATIONS FOR OREGON DURING 2014

BUCKLEY B TRAYNHAM RANKED   NINTH IN ANGUS REGISTRATIONS   FOR OREGON DURING 2014   Buckley B Traynham, Eagle Point, ranked as ninth largest in registering the most Angus beef cattle in Oregon with the American Angus Association® during fiscal year 2014, which ended Sept. 30, according to Bryce Schumann, Association chief executive officer. Angus…

Butte Falls Charter School receives Charter Grant

Butte Falls Charter School receives Charter Grant Butte Falls students will soon see some major changes in their classrooms. Butte Falls Charter School recently received a $397,722 grant from the U. S. Department of Education to focus on personalized, place based education, environmental awareness and natural resources for grades k-12. The grant will be allotted…

AROUND THE HOUSE

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AROUND THE HOUSE A Farewell to the Garden By Lynn Leissler For the Independent “It was one of those fine October days when one draws a deep breath and is grateful to be a resident on Earth.” (Richard Greene) Indeed. As much as I love autumn, there is a sadness in bidding farewell to summer…