Internet dependence

When you depend on the internet for your news source, you can feel isolated when it is not available. That is what has happened to us here at the office during our move. Everyone has been very cooperative in helping us get things unhooked and then hooked back in, but for one thing, our cable…

6 Steps to shoulder pain relief

6 Steps to shoulder pain relief   Do you have a dull ache in your shoulder? Is it difficult to comb your hair, reach behind you back, or even sleep at night? You may be dealing with a rotator cuff injury. Falls, lifting heavy objects, repetitive stress and bone spurs can all lead to rotator…

Butte Falls Speech team results

The Butte Falls Speech and Debate Team attended the South Oregon District National Speech and Debate Association national qualifying Speech, Debate and Congress Tournament on March 12-14 at the University of Oregon and Oak Hill School in Eugene. (The State of Oregon has two national qualification districts and the South Oregon District runs from Eugene…

Shady Cove City Council Meeting 032015

Shady Cove City Council Meeting 032015 By Christy Pitto For The Independent     Newton’s First Law states: “An object at rest stays at rest and an object in motion stays in motion with the same speed and in the same direction unless acted upon by an unbalanced force.” The March 19 Shady Cove City…

Name Droppers

Name Droppers By F. C. Blake For the Independent Clients tried it often. They sought to impress, or intimidate state workers by implying close ties with powerful politicos.          

McLane congratulates D9 schools

House Republican Leader Mike McLane (R-Powell Butte) today congratulated the schools of House District 55 that were selected to participate in the Nike School Innovation Fund (NSIF) College and Career Readiness Program. Five schools that represent students living in HD 55 will each receive grants, training and other materials to help promote college and career…

All about Herbs and Wild Edibles

All about Herbs and Wild Edibles By Dennis Ellingson   Wild Spring Finds – March 2015 article   This year’s mild winter means that spring is already setting in. It also means that plants that you might wait for later in the year maybe available now. One of my favorite wild fines is Miner’s Lettuce….

From the pages of history

You can often tell what is happening by the advertising as much as you can by the articles. We have been referring to the Rogue River Valley Herald, published during the early 1930s. as you may recall, history tells us that there was a great depression during that time, and the fact that there was…

Almond flour muffins

muffins in silicone baking cups

Easy does it every time. By Ralph McKechnie Of the Independent The task of eating the correct foods to prevent illness and avoid pain seems to be a pretty daunting task at first glance. If it had not been for some people in my life, losing weight and feeling good might not have been in…

Black tailed jackrabbit solo 1 v1

Creepy Crawlies with Christy 031815 By Christy Pitto For The Independent   This week Crawlies is going mammalian. Meet the Black-tailed Jackrabbit (Lepus californicus). Of course the black-tailed isn’t actually a rabbit at all, it’s a hare. The difference is hare babies are born with fur and with their eyes open (better to get a…

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Hobie Takes Charge in Rebuilding Baseball

Hobie Takes Charge in Rebuilding Baseball   By Tim O’Sullivan For the Independent   While the Eagles Baseball program trots out its fourth head coach in as many seasons, very little has actually changed among its leadership.