SHERIFF 5-3-16

SHERIFF  5-3-16   4/22 Eric Nicolas Gregory, 29, Falcon St, WC.  Furnishing liquor to a minor.  Process only Javier Zamarripa, 24, E. Antelope Rd, EP.  Parole violations for possession of a controlled substance/heroin, theft 2, and possession of a controlled substance/felony schedule 2.  Community Justice Work Center. Ryan Lee Turk, 34, Dodge Rd, EP.  Theft…

RCC Talks About Bond Measure at EP Council

RCC Talks About Bond Measure at EP Council By Lynn Leissler For the Independent Eagle Point’s Pat Ashley, a Rogue Community College Board member, and Liz Crossman of the RCC Foundation Board, addressed the April 26 city council meeting.

Police report

POLICE  5-3-16   4/11 Coca Fenn, 67, EP.  Cited for operating an unlicensed adult foster home.  Referred to Jackson County Circuit court. 4/13 Thomas Jeffrey Rardin, EP.  Cited for dog which is a nuisance. 4/18 Blain Black, EP.  Cited for no valid operator’s license and failure to display plates. 4/19 Douglas Russell, BF.  Cited for…

Skunk Odor-what to do

We have lived amicably with a nearby family of skunks for many years other than the many divots dug from our lawn — and a handful of other notable incidents. After the first, in which our dog got up close and personal and received a face-full of skunk spray for his efforts to be friendly,…

2016 State and District Floriculture

2016 State and District Floriculture by Myra Rademacher   At the Southern Oregon District Floriculture CDE, held at Phoenix High School, the Eagle Point FFA Floriculture teams took 1st in both the Advanced and Beginning divisions. On the advanced team, Andrew Gmirkin, Myra Rademacher, Gabby Andersen, Christiana Estrada, and Taylor Herndon competed. On the beginning…

Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Day

Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Day Saturday, May 7th ONLY   WHITE CITY, OREGON — Rogue Disposal & Recycling has announced that their annual “Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Day” will be held on Saturday, May 7 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Rogue Transfer & Recycling Station located at 8001 Table Rock Road in White…

SHERIFF  4-26-16   4/14 Sergio Castro, 26, Avenue C, WC.  Failure to appear for distribution of a controlled substance/meth, possession of a controlled substance/meth and tampering with evidence.  Does not meet lodging criteria to stay. Brett Devon Burns, 27, EP.  Theft 1.  Released due to overcrowding. 4/15 Robert Carl Baker, 28, Hwy 227, Trail.  DUII/alcohol…

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Shady Cove City Council Meeting 042116

Shady Cove City Council Meeting 042116 By Christy Pitto For The Independent   The April 21 Shady Cove City Council Meeting was preceded by Study Session. The topic of the session was a Hiland Water Update given by Zach Olson. The key takeaway from the update was this: If you don’t have water from Hiland…

Rankin new community health chief

Rick Rankin has recently been named Chief Administrative Officer for Rogue Community Health.  Rankin is in charge of Marketing and Development, Compliance, Grants Management and Contracting, Member Services, and Community Partnerships for Rogue Community Health with clinic locations in Ashland, Medford, White City, Prospect and Butte Falls as well as school-based health centers at Eagle…

POLICE 4-26-16

POLICE  4-26-16   4/11 David Reed, 27, EP.   Cited for resisting arrest, harassment, disorderly conduct 2, and assault 4. 4/12 Andrew Fuentez, 22, EP.  Arrested on two Jackson County Circuit Court warrants, failure to appear for distribution of a controlled substances/meth, hydrocodone, oxycodone and failure to appear for possession of a controlled substance/meth.  Lodged JCJ….

BF outdoor school

By Ralph McKechnie Of the Independent Here’s a quick quiz question for you: Where can you go to school in the morning and be involved in a scavenger hunt, collect leaves and print those on t-shirts, adopt a tree, name a tree, run an obstacle course and learn about riparian zones on a stream?  Not…