Lap-a-thon at Cascade Pool

By Joy Reich For the Independent The 6th Annual Lap-a-Thon held at the Cascade Community Pool was completed in March. In April at a potluck luncheon prizes were awarded to the winning participants. Fourteen pool members participated in the Lap-a-Thon and earned $8, 582 to replace the overhead lights in the pool area with LED…

EVENTS 4/21/15

EVENTS 4/21/15 Eagle Point Wood House 7th Annual Farm Festival – 541-826-2177 May 2-3, 9am to 5pm. Early Day Gas & Tractor Association, Branch 141. Antique Tractors, Western Art, Farm Displays, crafts, misc., food vendors. Free homemade cookies-meet the cookie lady. Admission $1.50, Seniors & children 7-12 $1.00.   EP 8th Annual Vintage Faire, 541-826-3531…

Eagle Point FFA events calendar

4-21-15   EPHS FFA   Date Start Event Name Location Wed 04/22/2015 6:00 pm EPFFA Officer Elections Eagle Point High School Room V4 Wed 04/29/2015 6:00 pm EPFFA Banquet EPHS Cafeteria Eagle Point High School Mon 05/04/2015 TBD EPHS FFA CDE Days Corvallis High School Tue 05/05/2015 TBD EPHS FFA CDE Days Corvallis High School…

CLASSIFIED 4-21-15

  CLASSIFIED 4-21-15   Rogue Recreation Campgrounds Opening:  May 1stth:  Fish Lake, Farewell Bend.  May 8th-Union Creek, Doe Point, North Fork.  May 15th-Abbott Creek, Whiskey Springs, Four Bit Ford.  New Campground Mgmt.  USDA Forest Service, Jackson Cnty & Rogue Recreation are Equal Opportunity Service Providers & Employers.   COMPUTERS BESTWAY COMPUTERS Serving the Valley for…

Stockmen meeting April 9

Stockmen meeting April 9 By Ralph McKechnie Of the Independent Long discussions must have been the word of the day for the Jackson County Stockmen’s Association during their meeting April 9. The discussions centered on just a couple of subjects, namely the Association’s by-laws–or rather the lack thereof, the proposed producer’s day and the update…

Smokey Team Teaching April and May

  Smokey Team Teaching April and May Members of the Rogue Valley Fire Prevention Cooperative will bring Smokey the Bear to Kindergarten and First grade students throughout Jackson and Josephine County. Smokey is accompanied by local fire agency firefighters to remind the young students that Firefighters are their friends. Smokey visits thousands of students to…

Prospect community dinners

APRIL 7TH – BURRITOS, SPANISH RICE, SALAD & DESSERT   APRIL 14TH – CHICKEN SALAD, CRUNCHY BREAD, RELISH TRAY, & DESSERT   APRIL 21ST – MACARONI & CHEESE, HOT DOGS, GREEN SALAD & DESSERT   APRIL 28TH – TUSCAN KALE SOUP, CHEESY BISCUITS & DESSERT

Butte Falls speech team

By Marcia Stewart Warren For the Independent Nine members of the Butte Falls Speech and Debate Team, coached by Marcia Stewart-Warren attended the District 15 State Qualification tournament at North Valley High School on April 3-4, 2015. Sophomore Raleighann Weaver and junior Ashley Goodman advanced to finals in radio commentary. Goodman was also first alternate…

EVENTS 4/14/15

EVENTS 4/14/15 Eagle Point Wood House 7th Annual Farm Festival – 541-826-2177 May 2-3, 9am to 5pm. Early Day Gas & Tractor Association, Branch 141. Antique Tractors, Western Art, Farm Displays, crafts, misc., food vendors. Free homemade cookies-meet the cookie lady. Admission $1.50, Seniors & children 7-12 $1.00.   Eagle Point Golf Community Spring Yard…

Classified 4/14/15

Classified 4/14/15 FOR SALE 2008 Kia Estrada, only 50,000 miles $4500. Call: Sunday – Friday only 541-821-0954 COMPUTERS BESTWAY COMPUTERS Serving the Valley for 12yrs. Selling New Custom Built Computers (Starting at $550 w/3 Year Warranty) w/Win 7 & Used Computers at $75 with Warranty. We Specialize in Repairs, Upgrades, and Virus Removal. $89.95 Factory…

Rainey’s Cattlemen’s event

It was an evening of good food, fine wine, friendship and most importantly, an education at the annual Rainey’s cattlemen’s and women’s seminar at Kriselle Winery on Modoc Road in White City. Approximately 100 people showed up for the event, coming from all over southern Oregon and Northern California to learn about new products available…