ACCESS to hold “Weatherization Day”

ACCESS to hold “Weatherization Day” Olsrud Nutrition Center October 27th   MEDFORD, OR — ACCESS, the Community Action Agency of Jackson County, is hosting a FREE “Weatherization Day” event on Monday, October 27th from 10:00AM to 2:00PM. The event will be held at the ACCESS Olsrud Nutrition Center located at 2020 Cardinal Avenue in Medford….

The Growing Gen X Insurance Gap

The Growing Gen X Insurance Gap By David Smith, CFP®   Life Insurance can be important for people at any age, but Generation X – Americans born between 1965 and 1976 – may have a more pressing need than any other age group. Now in their late 30’s and 40’s, Gen Xers are entering their…

Sister City commemoration held at Medford Library.

Sister City commemoration held at Medford Library. By F. C. Blake For the Independent On October 22, Medford Library presented the commemoration. Liz Smith, Chair of the Medford/Alba Sister City Committee introduced the program and film. “We’re marking the 70th anniversary of events depicted in this movie, today, Smith said. “In Alba right now a…

Sheriff report

SHERIFF 10/28/14 10/17 Kathryn Faye Rohde, hwy 234, EP. Theft 2. Released on recognizance. Jeff Andrew Bezner, 40, Arrowhead Trail, EP. Contempt violation- restraining order x2. Released on recognizance. 10/18 Alice Violet Taylor, 65, Teakwood Dr, EP. Contempt violation-restraining order. Travis Dale Penninger,31, Leyden Cr, WC. Failed to register sex offender birthday. Failed to register…

E.P. Library2Go eBook session

E.P. Library2Go eBook session By F. C. Blake For the Independent   Eric Molinsky, Patron Technical Support Specialist, had presented a 90-minute lecture introducing Library2Go at White City Library on Sept. 10, 2012. On October 23, 2014, Molinsky brought an updated version of the eBook borrowing instruction to Eagle Point Library. He recalled having seen…

FFA Summer Review

FFA Summer Review The summer is over and the Eagle Point FFA chapter is still busy.

Fast & Easy open for business in Sams Valley

sams valley convenience store

Fast & Easy open for business in Sams Valley By F. C. Blake For the Independent The new proprietors of the Sams Valley convenience store formerly part of the Bi-Mor chain come well-equipped with experience in retail market management. For a combination of years, family members have worked in a number of such establishments in…

“Beyond the Oregon Myth” Documentary:

  “Beyond the Oregon Myth” Documentary: A documentary film, “Beyond the Oregon Myth, Kevin and Georgie Investigate,” was released today by Third Century Solutions, LLC. The movie shows that Oregon’s long economic decline did not happen by chance, but rather is the result of longstanding policies that continue to be supported by many of Oregon’s…

Applebee’s Thank You Movement

Expanding upon its six-year Veterans Day tradition of providing free meals to current and former service members, this year Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar® will look to provide everyday household items like washers and dryers and medical equipment to veterans or active duty military and their families in need. Applebee’s Thank You Movement is honored…

Understanding ballot measures

A number of ballot measures are difficult to understand. While the state attempts to explain the measures in the voter pamphlet, they are not always clearly written and often lead to confusion. So, I’m attempting to clarify. Remember, someone is to gain with the passage of each measure; some will also lose or have some…

JC stockmen fall feeder sale

Jackson County Stockman’s Fall Feeder Sale auction November 7 and December 3.  animals will be shipped two days prior to each sale.  Contact Rick Anderson (541 601-8038), Ron Anderson (541 321-3107 or Duane Haas, 541 826-7243 to reserve your spot as soon as possible.  They need to know the number of head and approximate weight. …