Shady Cove City Council Meeting 032015

Shady Cove City Council Meeting 032015 By Christy Pitto For The Independent     Newton’s First Law states: “An object at rest stays at rest and an object in motion stays in motion with the same speed and in the same direction unless acted upon by an unbalanced force.” The March 19 Shady Cove City…

McLane congratulates D9 schools

House Republican Leader Mike McLane (R-Powell Butte) today congratulated the schools of House District 55 that were selected to participate in the Nike School Innovation Fund (NSIF) College and Career Readiness Program. Five schools that represent students living in HD 55 will each receive grants, training and other materials to help promote college and career…

WC Rogue community Health closed temporarily

Rogue Community Health in White City is CLOSED until further notice due to water damage. Those with scheduled medical appointments are being transferred to the Medford clinic site at 19 Myrtle Street to see their provider. Please call our clinic in White City at 541-826-5853 or in Medford at 541-773-3863 for more information. We hope…

Honorary State FFA degree

Honorary Invite (2)

Just a bit of a surprise I received by email on Monday.  quite an honor

SHERIFF 3/10/15

SHERIFF 3/10/15 2/26 Dustin William Jackson, 24, S. Shasta Av, EP. Fail to appear fail to pay theft 1 x 3. 2/28 Catherine Ann Difilippo, 45, Johns Rd, WC. Fail to appear driving while suspended x 2. RISK-doesn’t meet the lodging criteria to stay. 3/1 Christopher Wes Moore, 31, Mountain View Dr, EP. Fail to…

Shady Cove City Council Meeting 030515

Shady Cove City Council Meeting 030515 By Christy Pitto For The Independent     The March 5 Shady Cove City Council meeting brought updates on two ongoing issues. First up was a presentation by ODOT (Oregon Department of Transportation) regarding revised dates for the renovation of Highway 62 through a portion of the city. ODOT…

POLICE 3/10/15

POLICE   3/10/15 2/23/15 Tiffany Bourgeois, EP. Citation for speed violation, 41/25 mph. 2/23/15 Michael Kiff, EP. Citations for driving uninsured and driving while suspended. 2/23/15 Robert Harris, EP. Citation for unnecessary noise. 2/24/15 Joseph Mazzini, SC. Citation for failure to obey a traffic control device. 2/24/15 Tiffany Burke, 24 yr.old, EP. Citation and arrest for…

Evidence of One of the Oldest Human Occupations

  Evidence of One of the Oldest Human Occupations in  Western United States Discovered on BLM Land in Southeast Oregon   Near the Rimrock Draw Rockshelter outside of Riley, Oregon, archaeologists recently discovered evidence suggesting one of the oldest known human occupations in the western United States. Archaeologists with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM)…

Jordan Cove comments

The Portland District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, is seeking public comment on its plan to accept funds from the Oregon International Port of Coos Bay on behalf of Jordan Cove Energy Project, L.P. to review potential effects to the Coos Bay Federal Navigation Channel, in accordance with 33 USC 408 (Section 408).  

Shady Cove town hall

Representative Mike McLane and Sen. Doug Whitsitt held a town hall meeting in Shady Cove on February 21. According to McLane he likes to hold town hall meetings especially at the beginning of a new legislative session. Accompanying the pair was Whitsitt’s wife Gail who is also a state representative representing southern Klamath and Lake…

That hour loss looms again

That hour loss looms again C. Blake For the Independent People who’ve lived long enough can probably relate some amusing tales concerning complications of failing to turn their clocks ahead when they should.                                            …