Whale watching at the coast

Bring your binoculars for a chance to see gray whales passing by the Oregon coast during Spring Whale Watch Week March 25-31. Trained volunteers from the Whale Watching Spoken Here program will be stationed at 24 designated whale watch sites 10 a.m. — 1 p.m. daily to help visitors learn about the whales’ migration and…

EVENTS 3-28-17

EVENTS 3-28-17     EAGLE POINT   EAGLE POINT GOLF COMMUNITY SPRING YARD SALE April 28 & 29 from 8-5 and April 30, 9-2.  Residents hold the sales in their own yards throughout the community so check out all the streets off Eagle Point Dr. and RT Jones and in the Glenwood area.  WATCH FOR SIGNS.  Questions,…

Largest Traditional Easter Egg Hunt in Oregon

    Upper Rogue Independent   Largest Traditional Easter Egg Hunt in Oregon….Right Here!!   Once again the Cascade #208 Lodge of Freemasons in Shady Cove, Oregon will hold their Traditional Easter Egg Hunt at the Shady Cove Elementary School.  This event has far surpassed 30 years of continued fun and service to the Upper…

Ten Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease

Ten Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease It may be hard to know the difference between age-related changes and the first signs of Alzheimer’s Disease.  Some people may recognize changes in themselves before anyone else notices.  Other times, friends and family will be the first to observe changes in memory, behavior or abilities. To help identify…

Free Fishing weekend

Anglers and would-be anglers can enjoy a weekend of free fishing on April 22 and 23. On these two days, Oregonians and visitors can fish, crab and clam for free anywhere in Oregon without a license, tag or endorsement.   This free fishing weekend – as well as to two other free fishing holidays Nov….

EVENTS 3-21-17

EVENTS 3-21-17     EAGLE POINT   EAGLE POINT GOLF COMMUNITY SPRING YARD SALE April 28 & 29 from 8-5 and April 30, 9-2.  Residents hold the sales in their own yards throughout the community so check out all the streets off Eagle Point Dr. and RT Jones and in the Glenwood area.  WATCH FOR SIGNS.  Questions,…

Corner Quilt Shop

corner quilt shop

By Ralph McKechnie Of the Independent Shady Cove’s newest business, the Corner Quilt Shop, is a long time dream for owner Carol Machado.  Machado and husband Greg lived and worked in Jackson, California, but a visit to the upper Rogue Valley some 25 years ago forced a change in the couple’s plans.  From that point…

Classified Ads

CLASSIFIEDS   Help Wanted Part time, 2 days a week, yard work – Shady Cove area.  Call:  541-878-8457   Plant & Yard Sale March 25, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Butte Creek Baptist Church, 429 N. Royal Avenue, Eagle Point.   Open House March 22-25, 848 Crowfoot Road, Eagle Point, OR off Butte Falls Highway. …

2017 racing White City

The schedule for the 22nd season of racing at Southern Oregon Speedway has been released, and it’s a good one. The fans will be treated to a variety of different classes on the three-tenth mile clay oval, and the schedule is dotted with special events throughout the season. All of the divisions from last season…

Table rock trail hikes

Every weekend this spring, The Nature Conservancy and Medford District Bureau of Land Management are offering free, guided educational hikes at the Table Rocks. Hikes are led by specialists from around the region who will share their knowledge about the unique natural and cultural environments that make the Table Rocks such an integral part of…

Medford Pear Blossom Baby Contest

Soroptimist International of Medford Pear Blossom Baby Contest Babies Needed!! SI Medford is once again sponsoring the 32nd annual Pear Blossom Baby Contest!