Sheriff Report

SHERIFF   11/2 Jeffery Allen Michael Wright, 33, Sharon Wy, WC.  Failure to appear for possession of a controlled substance/heroin x 2 and possession of a concealed weapon/knife. Oliver James Gavin-Altidor, 35, Ragsdale Rd, Trail.  Driving while suspended.  Released on own recognizance. Sean Phillip Donnally, 39, Ajax Ave, WC.  Telephone harassment x 4.  Released on…

D9 Board meeting

By Ralph McKechnie Of the Independent The D9 school Board met in the District office on November 8, and as usual, the topic of discussion, at least for several members of the public, was the IPad issue.  Dr. Luke Murphy urged the Board to not sweep the issue under the carpet,

Police Report

POLICE   10/30 Ricardo Angulo-Yanez, WC.  Cited for failure to perform duties/property damange. 10/31 Keosha Butler, EP.  Cited for driving while suspended and speed violation, 44/25. 11/1 Windi Marie Holdean, 29, Arrested on Hannon Rd, EP for theft 3 and on Medford Municipal Court warrant. Lodged JCJ. Stephen John Kircher Jr, 43, Arrested on S….

Trail man arrested

A Trail man who eluded a deputy Thursday night is lodged in the Jackson County Jail on numerous charges. On November 2, 2017, at approximately 10:22 pm, a deputy attempted to stop a blue 1995 Pontiac Firebird with no license plates on Meadow Lane near Highway 62, just north of the city of Shady Cove….

Senior Center veterans breakfast

The Senior Center will be putting on a Veterans Breakfast on November 10 starting at 8:00 am.   We will be serving Sausage Gravy & Biscuits, Ham, Scrambled Eggs, Mixed Fruit, Coffee, Juice and Milk. This is Friday, November 10 at 8:00 am. Veterans eat free. All others $5.00. 121 Loto Street. I will be happy…

POLICE   10/23 Brianna Louise Smeltz, 31, BF.  Arrested on Jackson County Circuit Court warrant for failure to appear/theft 2.  Lodged JCJ. Eric Lorenz, 30, WC.  Cited for unlawful entry into a motor vehicle and arrested and cited for theft 2. 10/24 Christopher Lee Alexander, 31, transient.  Arrested on Main St, EP on Medford Municipal…

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Sheriff report

SHERIFF   10/26 Brian Robert Barr, 49, Hwy 234, GH.  DUII/alcohol.  Released on own recognizance. Teresa Marie Godina, 51, Division Rd, WC.  Contempt violation of a restraining order. Christopher Aaron Kniffen, 29, Eagle View Dr, EP.  Failure to appear for theft 2 and harassment. 10/27 Tammy Lee Criss, 34, Onyx St, EP.  Assault 4, strangulation,…

Shady Cove City Council Meeting 110217

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Shady Cove City Council Meeting 110217 By Christy Pitto For The Independent   The November 2 Shady Cove City Council meeting began with a presentation by Oregon State Police (OSP) Officer Jeff Proulx outlining how policing duties within Jackson County’s more rural areas (e.g. those areas without their own police force) are divided between OSP…

Be a Santa to a Senior

While many seniors enjoy being able to live independently, the holidays can be a difficult time for those who are unable to spend them with friends or loved ones. In fact, isolated seniors are at greater risk for loneliness, anxiety and depression.[i] This is why the local Home Instead Senior Care® office serving Medford is inviting…

Recycling changes

Grants Pass, OR – Southern Oregon Sanitation (SOS) continues to keep all stakeholders in the current recycle crisis informed with the most current information. As directed by the Counties and Cities we operate recycle routes in, SOS has requested and received from the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) a Conditional Material Handling Concurrence.   This…

Dogs for Better Lives

Celebrating its 40th anniversary in southern Oregon, Dogs for the Deaf announced its new name and identity today – Dogs for Better Lives. The new name reflects the organization’s expanded base of programs while maintaining its compassionate mission. The national nonprofit’s board of directors approved the new name and logo after several years of planning…