SHERIFF 5-24-16

SHERIFF  5-24-16   5/13 Eric Lee Stockton, 34, Harlan Dr, WC.  Possession of a controlled substance/meth.   Released on own recognizance. Marty John Porter, 40, E. Archwood Dr, EP.  Out of county warrant for contempt.  Released on bail. James Franklin Elledge, 42, Falcon St, WC.  Failure to appear for theft 3.  Does not meet lodging criteria…

POLICE 5-24-16

POLICE  5-24-16   5/11 Michael Richard Gross III, 18, EP.  Arrested on Jackson County Circuit Court warrant, failure to appear for assault 4 and harassment.  Lodged JCJ. 5/12 Gale Robertson, 43, EP.  Arrested and cited for improper use of 911. Patrick Palfreyman, EP.  Cited for speed violation, 50/25. 5/13 Michael Wayne Acrey, 58, EP.  Arrested…

Fire District 3 Earns Second National Firewise Recognition

For Immediate Release                                             Contact: Ashley Lara 541-831-2778 Date: May 20, 2016   Fire District 3 Earns Second National Firewise Recognition   Fire District 3 has earned their second Firewise Communities/ USA recognition from the National Firewise Communities Program due to the efforts to reduce the vulnerability of homes and landscapes to wildfire. This is the…

Sheriff Report

SHERIFF 5-17-16   4/24 Lacey Jane Bryant-Lovrin, 28, Hwy 62, Trail.  Attempted burglary 1 and theft 1. 5/5 Ashley Nicole Delong, 24, S. Obenchain Rd, EP.  Felony possession of a weapon.  Released on own recognizance. Anne Clare Schnackenberg, 49, Crater Lake Hwy, SC.  Failure to appear for theft 3 x 4, resisting arrest, and interference…

SVE fire prevention planting

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By Ralph McKechnie of the Independent Students at Sams Valley Elementary school looked just like the pro gardeners on May 7, but they were doing more than beautifying the school, they were also making it safe in case of wildfire.

Police report

POLICE  5-17-16   5/5 Jamie Parazoo, EP.  Cited for driving while suspended  and failure to carry proof of insurance. Colleen Land, 65, EP.  Cited for failure to perform duties-property damage and arrested and cited for DUII/alcohol. 5/6 Joshua Taylor, EP.  Warning for illegal stopping/standing/parking. Crissie Lynnette Jarrard, 42, EP.  Arrested for assault 4, harassment, disorderly…

Kids, Cops and Curbs

Kids, Cops and Curbs By Lynn Leissler For the Independent Bob Russell, Eagle Point’s mayor, claims the annual “If I Were Mayor” contest

PRESS RELEASE The Shady Cove-Upper Rogue Chamber of Commerce and the City of Shady Cove are excited to announce that the third annual “Salmon Fever Festival” will be held on Saturday and Sunday, May 21st and 22nd, 2016.  This year’s salmon fishing derby will be held along with an art walk, wine tasting and sales…

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EPID honors Ellefsons

Plaque honoring the

By Ralph McKechnie Of the Independent Following years of drought, it is somewhat refreshing to attend a meeting of the Eagle Point Irrigation District and find a water report that is favorable.

Sams Valley Elementary Wellness Award

By Sharon Hewitt For the Independent Sams Valley Elementary School received the 2016 School Wellness Award from Oregon’s Department of Education on April 29.  Representatives from the Department of Education and the Oregon Dairy Council presented the award to Principal Christine Beck at the bi-monthly student-of-the month assembly. The school received $2500 to use in…

Shady Cove City Council Meeting 050616

Shady Cove City Council Meeting 050616 By Christy Pitto For The Independent   The May 5 Shady Cove City Council Meeting centered largely on issues around the growth and sale of marijuana within city limits.