missing Shady Cove resident, Dwain Hodge

  The search for missing Shady Cove resident, Dwain Hodge, 57 continues on Monday, July 14, 2014. Search and Rescue volunteers went out first thing Monday morning. There are currently search crews from Jackson, Josephine, and Siskiyou counties working in the Trail area. There are also several K-9 teams involved in the search. Due to…

sheriff report

  SHERIFF- 7/22-14 7/14 Billy James Parham, 52 yr old, Meridian Rd, EP. Failed to register sex address. RISK-doesn’t meet the lodging criteria to stay. 7/15 Larry Ronald Arguijo Jr, 36 yr old, Antelope Rd, WC. Identity theft. 7/16 Jennifer Joy McCrea, 42 yr old, Agate Meadows, WC. Contempt violation-no contact. 7/16 Trenton Wagner Harlan,…

Barbara L. Fry

Barbara L. Fry Barbara L. Fry, formerly of Trail, OR, passed away July 13, 2014 with both of her daughters by her side at Pamela’s home in Weiser, Idaho. Barbara was born December 20, 1930 in Medford, OR to Otto and Hannah Frey. She spent her years growing up in Beagle Lake Creek, Crowfoot, Butte…

Keith Edward Frey

keith frey

Keith Edward Frey Keith Edward Frey, 88 of White City, Oregon, passed away from natural causes on 7/13/2014 at RVMC in Medford, Oregon. Keith was born March 15, 1926 to Emmet and Barbra Frey of Pasadena, California and served in WWII for the US Navy. He was an avid outdoorsman and spent many years as…

FIRE DANGER JUMPS TO EXTREME ON ODF-PROTECTED LANDS IN SOUTHWEST OREGON

FIRE DANGER JUMPS TO EXTREME ON ODF-PROTECTED LANDS IN SOUTHWEST OREGON A long period of temperatures hovering around 100 degrees has cooked southwest Oregon vegetation into a tinder-dry condition. In response, the Oregon Department of Forestry’s Southwest Oregon District is raising the fire danger level to “extreme” (red) at 12:01 a.m. Saturday, July 19. The…

Events

EVENTS 7/22/14   Eagle Point   EPHS Class of 1984 30 year class reunion August 22-24, 2014. Classmates please login to our reunion website http://ephsclassof84.wordpress.com/ for updates, location and event details.   Eagle Point Saturday Market First Saturday of the month through October , weather permitting. Hours will be 8:30am – 1:30pm. Located on Royal…

Cal Ripkin needs funds

It’s another summer and another group of athletes is in need of donations to assure their team is going to be able to afford traveling expenses for tournament play. The Upper Rogue Cal Ripken sixteen and under softball team is winding up the 2014 season and now, to play tournaments, they are in need of…

Creepy Crawlies With Christy 042914 By Christy Pitto For The Independent This week’s crawly is a dark one, and a bit of a stinker. “Darkling Beetle” is a name used for thousands of insects in the genus Eleodes (pictured is Eleodes hispilabris). No doubt you’ve seen one before, though maybe didn’t know the name. These…

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Creepy Crawlies with Christy

Box Elder on flower

Spring is waking up a lot of Creepy Crawlies in the Upper Rogue.

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Grass Spider

Creepy Crawlies With Christy 040114 By Christy Pitto For The Independent Before I get to this week’s crawly – some quick Creepy Crawlies with Christy news! CCC now has a Facebook page with even more photos and information – plus “audience participation”! You can find CCC on Facebook by typing our address directly: https://www.facebook.com/Creepycrawlieswithchristy OR…

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Wilsons Warbler

By Christy Pitto For The Independent   This week’s critter is a bright yellow fellow; meet the Wilson’s Warbler (Cardellina pusilla). Though a common bird, this bright bird isn’t usually spotted in the Upper Rogue. With this year’s crazy spring weather, you just might see lots of unusual creepies, crawlies and critters about – so…