new Board members for District 9

Two new board members for School District took seats at the table during the July 13 meeting at the District Board meeting room.  Board members Tony Lallo and Emilie McIntire joined Dr. Ana Mannenbach, Dan Hodges and Nita Lundberg for the next couple of years.  

Sheriff report

SHERIFF   7/6 Bruce James Birdwell, 32, Terr-mont St, WC.   Failure to appear for DUII/alcohol. 7/7 Joe Randall Thompson, 24, 2nd St, GH.  Failure to appear for possession of a controlled substance/meth.  Released due to overcrowding. 7/8 Michael Sean Padilla, 30, Elder Mill Rd, Trail.  Failure to appear for theft 1.  Does not meet lodging…

POLICE

POLICE   6/26 Mindy Alizabeth Harrison, 24, EP.   Arrested on a Medford Municipal Court warrant for failure to appear/theft 3.  Cited and released 6/27 Nicolas Jason Roberts, 32, EP.  Arrested for domestic harassment.  Lodged JCJ. 6/28 Allen Larell Stansell, 29, EP.  Arrested on two Jackson County Circuit Court warrants:  Failure to appear for escape and…

July 14th: Increased Fire Restrictions Will Take Effect on the Rogue National Wild and Scenic River

July 14th: Increased Fire Restrictions Will Take Effect on the Rogue National Wild and Scenic River   The Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest, Oregon Department of Forestry, and the Medford Bureau of Land Management are increasing fire restrictions effective 12:01 a.m. on Friday, July 14, on those lands located within the boundaries of the Wild section…

DFD successful year

 Dogs for the Deaf, Inc. concluded their 2016-17 fiscal year at the end of June, having placed 82 dogs nationally, twenty-three of which were Assistance Dogs (Hearing – 20, Program – 2, and Autism – 1). This was no small feat considering not every dog that goes through the organization’s cutting-edge and rigorous 4-6 month…

SHERIFF Report

SHERIFF   6/29 Terence Allen Buttram, 44, Hwy 62, EP.  Forgery 1 x 2.  Released on own recognizance. Richard William Griffiths, 62, Rogue River Hwy, GH.  Driving while suspended.  Released on own recognizance. Jose Ramon Quezada-Rios, 33, Falcon St, WC.  Possession of a controlled substance/meth, attempted burglary 1, and disorderly conduct. 6/30 Ernest Alan Goessling,…

Shady Cove City Council Meeting 070617

Shady Cove City Council Meeting 070617 By Christy Pitto For the Independent   The July 6 Shady Cove City Council Meeting began with a report from Deputy McGrath. On the downside burglaries are up, on the upside so are calls on suspicious activities. If you see such, call the non-emergency dispatch number 541 776-7206. Also…

Fire District #3 report

From Ashley Blakely Fire District #3 The fourth of July was a busy day for Fire District 3 firefighters. In all, crews responded to 37 calls, 13 of those were grass fires, and three were structure related. All grass fires were smaller than .5 acre. Please be mindful that fireworks will remain on sale until…

FFA leadership

By Ashley Schauffler For the Independent District Leadership Camp has been a tradition in the FFA community for years. The officer team from each chapter will come together and travel to Camp Cottonwood, where they will meet up with the District and State Officers to bond over leadership activities. This year, Eagle Point FFA’s officer…

Karen May McDowell

Karen May McDowell, of Eagle Point, Oregon passed peacefully into Glory June 18, 2017 at her home, surrounded by her loving family. A Celebration of Life will be held July 8th at 2:00 PM at Trail Christian Fellowship.

Local Students Honored at Annual SkillsUSA

Local Students Honored at Annual SkillsUSA Workforce Development Event Louisville, Ky. (Grassroots Newswire) June 27, 2017 — Career and technical students in Oregon won some of the nation’s highest awards at the 2017 SkillsUSA Championships, held in Louisville, Ky., on June 21-22, 2017. More than 6,000 students competed at the national showcase of career and…