TRAFFIC AND ACCESS INFORMATION RELATED TO CXFEST

TRAFFIC AND ACCESS INFORMATION RELATED TO CXFEST   JACKSON COUNTY, OR, July 24, 2017   The Country Crossings Music Festival, being held at the Jackson County Expo July 27-30, 2017 is expected to draw the largest crowd to the Expo of any event in history.  Even prior Presidential visits will pale in comparison to this…

Around the house

Tell the truth—How Do I Look? By Lynn Leissler For the Independent A search for a new bathing suit prompted my Facebook poll: “Women friends, what are your two-three least favorite clothing purchases? Make your response funny and you might be quoted in my column.” Mary hit it right on: “Hands down—bras, bathing suits and…

SHERIFF

SHERIFF   7/13 Cheryl Larvie, 29, Avenue G, WC.  Possession of a controlled substance/meth and failure to appear for reckless driving and attempting to elude/vehicle.  Does not meet lodging criteria to stay. Hope Shenandoah Browning, 27, Division Rd, WC.  Harassment, giving false information/criminal, and criminal mischief 3.   Does not meet lodging criteria to stay. John…

Shady Cove city council meeting July 20

By Ralph McKechnie Of the Independent Employees and volunteers of the Upper Rogue Community Center gave an impassioned plea for help to the City Council of Shady Cove during the July 20 meeting.  According to presenter Dawn Edwards, the Center has limped along since its inception.  Now, it is in the implode mode, needing $4,500…

SENIOR OF THE MONTH FOR AUGUST 2017

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SENIOR OF THE MONTH FOR AUGUST 2017     Our Senior of the Month for August is Larry Baldridge!  He is the manager for Food and Friends that serves meals from the Eagle Point Senior Center every weekday all year long.  They will be serving nearly 10,000 meals per year out of the Senior Center…

Police rep

POLICE   7/3 Jeremiah Glen Meeds, 19, WC.  Arrested on a Jackson County Circuit Court warrant for failure to appear/DUII.  Lodged JCJ. Marilee Walker, EP.  Cited for speed violation, 37/25. 7/4 Alexa Loye, GH. Cited for driving while suspended. Timothy Gilman, EP.  Cited for no valid operator’s license and warned for careless driving/no accident. Matthew…

letters

On Saturday July 15th local ranches Lee Bradshaw, Dalton Straus, Eugene Stanley and I met with Secretary Zinke and Congressman Greg Walden.  Lee gave them a tour of the deadwood allotment which is inside the expanded Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument.  It was a great opportunity for our voices to be heard and to showcase what the…

The Lost Villages of Lost Creek Lake

The Lost Villages of Lost Creek Lake   Old Crater Lake Hwy and the Evergreen Ranch – Part One Dennis Ellingson As we all know Highway 62 is a scenic highway especially from Eagle Point on North. From the bridge just after Casey State Park to Peyton Bridge is a very pretty drive but built…

Senator Linthicum newsletter

A well-balanced, realistic policy-making approach could pave the way toward long term fiscal solvency and achieve investment goals for Oregon’s future. As I entered my first legislative session, I anticipated Democrats and Republicans would work together to achieve those goals by supporting both spending and revenue reforms. It only makes sense that balancing both sides…

Letters

To the Editor: Fire Angels A middle aged man speaking broken English had a problem.  His 1987 truck tire was flat and he didn’t have the tools to replace it with the spare.  It seems that the Ford Company changed the engineering around 2004, so only the jack prior to that time would hold the…

crack slaw

By Ralph McKechnie Of the Independent OK, the name might throw a few folks, but here it is: Crack Slaw. Now, before you think we’re doing illicit drugs, let me list the ingredients and you decide for yourself.  This casserole is make up with 1 1/2 lbs. of hamburger, the higher fat content variety; 1…

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