proposing new administrative rules for the use of water use?

By State Senator Doug Whitsett   The Oregon Water Resources Department is proposing new administrative rules for the use of water during        

Tops award ceremony

tops

E. P. TOPS installs new officers By Kay Tooker            Leader, Virginia Rutherford presided at installation of officers for TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly( Chaptr 0545 on JUly 31. Using a fruit and vegeable theme she presented Leader, Marjorie DeLap Johnson with an apple representing a teachers role, guiding and nourishing students. A banana was…

it was an interesting week

The week of August 11, 2014 was interesting. We had hot temperatures and fires that looked as if they were going to cause massive damage within our region. The existing fire, near the California line was still raging and we then had to contend with another fire at the north end of the valley. This…

SHERIFF 8-19-14

SHERIFF 8-19-14 8/11 Joseph Shane Balero, 40 yr old, Azalea Dr, WC. Contempt. Released own recognizance. 8/11 Jody Dale Parke, 38 yr old, 25th St., WC. Probation violation unauthorizecd use of a motor vehicle, probation violation theft 1, probation violation felony weapon, probation violation assault 4. 8/13 Jeff Duane Wolfard, 55 yr old, Beagle Rd,…

One outstanding local shopping experience.

flos cat perch

One outstanding local shopping experience. By F. C. Blake For the Independent. Hey, fellow Seniors, who says we’re old? Recently, I called Wal-Mart to ask if they had a cat tree. I had tried seeking online, and at Costco, but found only huge, complicated “jungle-gyms.” Some stood a foot taller than the ceiling in my house,…

Shady Cove chamber meeting minutes

Shady Cove chamber meeting minutes The Chamber General Meeting this month was hosted by Matt Tartaglio, new owner of “In The Attic.” The meeting was held at 8:00 a.m. on a Wednesday rather than the normal second Tuesday due to Mr. Tartaglio’s unavailability on Tuesday the 12th. Mr. Tartaglio graciously offered hot drinks and pastries…

POLICE 8-19-14

POLICE 8-19-14 8/4 Stephen Craig Stringall, 50 yr old, transient. Arrested on Medford Muni Court Warrant ( fail to comply/theft 3). Lodged JCJ. 8/6 Breanna Leigh Greer, 34 yr old, EP. Arrested on Jackson County Circuit Court Warrant (fail to appear/driving while suspended). Lodged JCJ. 8/8 Kaila Julianne Goldbaum, 24 yr old, EP. Arrested on…

Pacific Power wattsmart business event

Pacific Power wattsmart business event By F. C. Blake For the Independent. On Wednesday morning, August 13 the Inn at the Commons’ Crater Lake Room drew a capacity crowd. Pacific Power Company had invited scores of business leaders to the conference on energy efficiency. Their mission: to help many customers use energy more efficiently, thereby…

Oregon Hunters Association 2014 Big Game Hunting Preview

Oregon Hunters Association 2014 Big Game Hunting Preview By Jim Yuskavitch A mild to normal winter around the state has been good news in general for Oregon’s big game, resulting in higher overwinter survival rates and more animals available for the upcoming 2014 hunting season. However, better weather conditions in many parts of the state…

ON the Road to Emmaus

book review flo

Seeing Jesus in the Old Testament by Daniel Tomlinson, M.D. Dr. Dan has authored yet another book.  

Flo Wright

OBITUARY 8/19/14 Flo Wright Flo Wright, 81 yr old, passed away at home in Prospect, Oregon, on her birthday, July 30th. There will be a Celebration of Life for her on Friday, August 22nd at 4pm at the Prospect Community Hall. Pot Luck to follow.