Superintendent Contract Renewed

Superintendent Contract Renewed By Lynn Leissler For the Independent Based on its own assessment and a community survey, the D9 school board completed its annual superintendent evaluation. They gave Superintendent Rickert high marks and at their February 8 meeting voted to renew her contract. On the financial side, the district is proud to once more…

SHERIFF 2-14-17

SHERIFF  2-14-17   1/27 Samantha Paige Gairson, 21, E. Antelope Rd, EP.  Parole violation for theft 1. 2/2 Joe Randall Thompson, 23, 2nd Ave, GH.  Possession of a controlled substance/meth. Tyler Ryan Maxwell, 25, Terr-mont St, WC.  Failure to appear for possession of a controlled substance/meth x 3. Lisa Anne Long, 48, 25th St, WC. …

POLICE 2-14-17

POLICE  2-14-17   1/30 Dennis Spiva, EP.  Cited for failure to use seat belt and warning for failure to maintain seatbelts. Kirsten McCollum-Snodgrass, Prospect.  Cited for expired registration an warning for failure to carry proof of insurance. 1/31 Cristina De Leon, WC.  Cited for driving while suspended and driving uninsured and warning for speed violation,…

Police safety warnings

We would like to remind our residents: Do not leave vehicles running unattended! The entire valley has seen an increase in vehicle thefts, and we are not immune in our small town. Thieves are actively preying on the sense of small-town safety where residents leave vehicles unsecured and homes unlocked. This behavior continues to plague…

Shady Cove Planning commission meeting cancelled

Notice of Cancelled Planning Commission Meeting The February 9, 2017 City of Shady Cove  Planning Commission Meeting is cancelled

Stark featured speaker

State Representative Duane Stark (R-Grants Pass) was a featured speaker at the launch of a new statewide public/private partnership in Salem today that hopes to increase the number of foster homes and support vulnerable children and families around Oregon. The Every Child program www.everychildoregon.org got off the ground last year in Josephine, Jackson and Lane…

SHERIFF  2-7-17   1/25 Telissa Lynn Phelps, 30, Hwy 62, Trail.  Failure to appear and failure to pay for possession of a controlled substance/meth x 2 and possession of a controlled substance/oxy. 1/26 Matthew Wes Holt, 23, Avenue A, WC.  Assault 3.  Released on own recognizance. David Keith Hodgkins, 54, Avenue G, WC.  Parole violation…

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Shady Cove City Council Meeting 020217

Shady Cove City Council Meeting 020217 By Christy Pitto For The Independent   The November 4 Shady Cove City Council Meeting got going with a Sheriff’s Report from Deputy McGrath. Of note burglaries of businesses continue in Shady Cove and the Sheriff’s Department continues to determinedly investigate. They have a solid lead on one individual…

Seat belt/Cell Phone Enforcement Blitz Starting Soon

Seat belt/Cell Phone Enforcement Blitz Starting Soon The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office will be participating in the upcoming seat belt/distracted driving “blitz”.  This is the first of three scheduled blitzes this year.  OSP, county sheriffs and local police will be working to increase proper safety belt use and discourage cell phone use while driving during…

POLICE 2-7-17

POLICE  2-7-17   1/23 Andrea Briones, EP.  Cited for expired registration and warning for failure to carry proof of insurance and driving while using a cell phone. Jerri Morris, WC.  Cited for driving while suspended and driving uninsured. 1/24 Ciara Barry, EP.  Cited for failure to display plates. Report of a theft of a vehicle,…

Teddy Poller serves Shady Cove

Teddy Pollard

Diminutive Teresa Poller (Teddy) claims she got involved in the Access food share program in 1989 because she needed “something to keep me out of trouble.”