SHERIFF 7-28-15

SHERIFF 7-28-15 7/20 Robert Carl Baker, 27, Hwy 227, Trail. Fail to appear DUII Alcohol, Fail to appear endanger. RISK – doesn’t meet the lodging criteria to stay. Maylynn Nichole Thomas, 25, Hwy 62, SC. Possession control substance-cocaine, theft 1, theft 3. RISK – doesn’t meet the lodging criteria to stay. 7/22 Joshua Wayne Rosecrans,…

Police Report

POLICE   7-28-15 7/13 Maylynn Nichole Thomas, 25, SC. Arrested for theft 1, Theft 3 and possession controlled substance (cocaine). Lodged JCJ. Sean Mulligan, EP. Cited for speed violation, 71/55. Lukas Barber, SC. Cited for speed violation, 70/55. Christioan Gerlach, WC. Cited for speed violation, 77/55. Katrina Baracosa, EP. Cited for speed violation, 79/55, warning for…

JCFD free smoke alarms

Jackson County Fire District 3 Offers Free Smoke Alarms and Installation   If you live in the community of White City, Central Point, Eagle Point, Sam’s Valley, Gold Hill,   Agate Lake and Dodge Bridge, Jackson County Fire District 3 is offering you FREE smoke alarms and installation service. In addition, a home fire safety check…

OFB President Barry Bushue seeks AFBF presidency

Oregon Farm Bureau President Barry Bushue

By Ralph McKechnie Of the Independent Barry Bushue, President of the Oregon Farm Bureau for the past 15 years, and Vice President of the American Farm Bureau Federation for the past 8 years is seeking the top spot in AFBF on the announcement that current president Bob Stallman has decided to step down. Bushue is…

Papers may be delayed

We just got word that the printing presses at Valley Web Printing, where we have the paper printed, are down and the paper could be delayed.  Perhaps the papers mailed may be on time, but the newsstand copies will be delayed slightly.  we apologize for this delay, but please realize it is totally out of…

Whitsett Newsletter

During the 2013 regular session, the Legislative Assembly enacted House Bill 2787. It was better known as the “Tuition Equity Act,” and passed with a significant bipartisan majority vote.  

Water and Marijuana Issues

Water and Marijuana Issues By Lynn Leissler For the Independent At its July 14 meeting, the Eagle Point City Council spent much time and discussion on two important issues: marijuana and water The council will reconvene on July 28.

Upper Rogue Historical Society

By Ralph McKechnie Of the Independent Since funding stopped for our historical societies, they have struggled. Some worse than others, some are barely breaking even and with an ever dwindling bank account, any major event could spell disaster.  

Stark, McLane town hall meeting

Representatives Duane Stark and house Minority Leader Mike McLane joined about 40 or so residents of Eagle Point at a Town Hall meeting on July 15 at the Eagle Point City Council chambers. The purpose of the meeting was to inform residents of the area on the recent developments at the state legislature.  

SHERIFF 7/21/15

SHERIFF 7/21/15 7/8 Jonathan Dennis Roberts, 31, FLCON St, WC. Possession controlled substance/meth, theft 2, trespass 2. RISK – doesn’t meet the lodging criteria to stay. 7/13 James Dominick Davis, 39, Kelly Ct, SC. DUII Alcohol, reckless driving. ROR – released own recognizance. Linda Michelle Huber, 57, Hwy 620, Trail. Fail to appear fail to…

Secret Sex Changes for Minors

Secret Sex Changes for Minors Taxpayer funded sex change operations on minors without parental consent is a huge issue.  What are Oregon’s elected officials (senators, representatives, county commissioners, school boards) going to do to safeguard kids and protect the rights of parents to know what is being done to their children?  When will they be…