Mr. Z’s Opus

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        Mr. Z’s Opus By Ralph McKechnie Of the Independent They came from all over the country, and as far away as New York state, to honor someone who has made a dramatic difference in their lives  

Poetry Slam at EPHS

By Lynn Leissler For the Independent For the past seven years, EPHS has hosted a poetry slam headed by Jay Schroder. The event required some mandatory English student participation and took place during the school day. Schroder, however, no longer teaches at the high school and the administration moved the event to after school.

Candidate forum April 29

Candidate forum The Eagle Point Chamber and the Upper Rogue Independent are jointly sponsoring the Candidate forum to be held at the Ashpole Center on the evening of April 28.  With the time constraint of just two hours, it would be difficult to include all the races and all candidates for elected office.  Not just…

Staycation–Prospect Hotel

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Americans for Prosperity meeting-GMO

community events

  LOST & FOUND Horse tack found at the corner of Crystal and Hwy 62.  Call 541-560-3880 (evenings) to identify.   Spaghetti Feed at the Upper Rogue Community Center Saturday, April 5th at 5:00 P.M. Silent auction items and more. All proceeds benefit YRyA, the Upper Rogue Youth Program. Come help us provide fun activities…

Eagle Point City Wide yard sale

 CITY WIDE YARD SALE No more room in the garage for your car? Plan on being part of the Eagle Point City Yard Sale on June 14th.  Have your address listed in the Upper Rogue Independent FOR FREE next to the map of the City. If you have special items that you want to advertise,…

Sheriff report

Sheriff – 3/18/14   Mar 11 Angelica Harmony Clessas, 26 yr old, Fenton St, WC. Possession controlled substance-herion, Endanger x2, fail to appear theft 3. Don’t meet the lodging criteria. Mar 11 Michael Vincent Winne, 52 yr old, Fargo St, EP. Sex abuse 2. Lodged JCJ. Mar 13 Jeff Duane Wolfard, 55 yr old, Beagle…

Love Your Cat, But Hate Your Allergy?

Love Your Cat, But Hate Your Allergy? New Study at the Allergy and Asthma Center of Southern Oregon Evaluating a Different Treatment Approach For people with allergies to cats, the special pet-owner relationship is complicated by the irritating symptoms owners often endure when in close proximity to their beloved pets. For people who don’t find…

JSWCD moves into new digs

Jackson Soil and Water Conservation Service, along with the Farm Service Agency and Natural Resources Conservation Service, moved into their new facility and held their open house on Feb. 25.  The new building is located on Alder Street in Central Point; the building formerly housed the headquarters of the Grange Coop. The three agencies were…

Eagles head to state wrestling tournament

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thirteen wrestlers from Eagle Point High School left at 9 a. m. this morning for the state wrestling tournament in Portland.  the eagles stand a good chance of finishing well up in the rankings, having blown out the competition during the divisional tournament just a couple of weeks earlier.  Results as soon as they become…