Rogue Technical Solutions

Zack Chimento spent his high school time attending all the computer classes he possibly could. That time behind the keyboard has paid off, so much so that he made a business out of it and he now operates one of the newer businesses in Eagle Point. Rogue Technical Solutions is located in the Hanson Westside…

Veterans’ Day celebrated at VA SORCC

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Veterans’ Day celebrated at VA SORCC By F. C. Blake For the Independent   On November 11, the newly refurbished Theater at White City’s V.A. Clinics hosted the annual salute to Veterans, heroes, active-duty service persons, and their families. The spacious venue featured a huge U.S. Flag spanning one-third of its northern wall. From its…

Veterans day celebration in Eagle Point

November 11 was a cool but sunny morning in Eagle Point, and a great time to remember those who have served in the armed forces to protect our country from foreign powers. This city is one of the few around that have a ceremony honoring veterans on this special day. As usual, a crowd gathered…

AROUND THE HOUSE

AROUND THE HOUSE The Best Meal of the Year By Lynn Leissler For the Independent If I were granted a last-meal-before-I-die wish, it would be Thanksgiving dinner with all the trimmings. My son, Adam, adds a modern twist to some recipes, but I gravitate toward the Mom-made meal of my childhood, partly because of the…

‘Shop the Halls’ in Shady Cove

‘Shop the Halls’ in Shady Cove With the holidays approaching, the Shady Cove Upper Rogue Chamber of Commerce has planned a special opportunity for everyone to acquaint themselves with what is available by “shopping local”. The event will be held on Tuesday evening, December 2 from 4:00 to 8:00 pm. A festive trolley will take…

SHERIFF 11/18/14

SHERIFF 11/18/14 11/10 Rhianna Melissa Goodenow, 33, Antelope Rd, WC. Fail to appear-trespass 2 x 2. RISK-doesn’t meet the lodging criteria to stay. Joshua Thomas Anthous, 18, Antelope Rd, WC. DUII/alcohol, reckless driving. ROR-released own recognizance. 11/11 Cody Bernard Markell, 23, Hwy 62, SC. Parole violation-robbery 3, possession controlled substance/ heroin Richard James Boyko, 25,…

POLICE 11/18/14

POLICE 11/18/14 11/4 Jordan Allen Stewart, 23, transient. Arrested for disorderly conduct II. Lodged JCJ. Dillan Fuerstenberg, 21, EP. Cited/released for disorderly conduct II. Kedrin McCree, CP. Cited for speed violation, 39/25. 11/6 Colleen Wible, Cave Junction. Cited for speed violation, 49/35. Amanda Jimenez, WC. Cited for speed violation 39/25. 11/7 Rebecca McMullin,EP. Cited for…

Pacific Power presentation on outages.

Pacific Power presentation on outages. By F. C. Blake For the Independent Monte Mendenhall, Regional Community Manager for several Southern Oregon counties, invited local Media and Government personnel to P.P. & L’s event at its Medford facility. Mendenhall cordially greeted approximately a dozen guests on November 12 at 10 a.m. Among the dignitaries in attendance,…

Whitsett newsletter

An anti-Obama Republican red wave swept across the United States in the Nov. 4 midterm election. For the first time since 2006, Republicans reclaimed control of U.S. Senate. Up until now, they have held 45 seats, but the defeat of incumbents and the pickup of seats held by retiring Democrats will give them a minimum…

Material Girls Quilt Show 111214

Helen J Quilt Show 2014

Material Girls Quilt Show 111214 By Christy Pitto For The Independent   Helen Jacks with quilt she made during show.  Photo Christy Pitto   What inspires someone to take up quilting? Likely we imagine things like cold winter nights or family traditions. For Helen J. this year’s Featured Quilter at the Material Girls’ Quilt Show…

letters

To the editor:   On behalf the Board of Directors of the Upper Rogue Historical Society, I am writing to thank you for the fine article about the Trail Creek Tavern Museum that appeared in the September 9 edition of the Upper Rogue Independent. The second article you wrote (which I do not have the…