Shady Cove City Council Meeting 031617

Shady Cove City Council Meeting 031617 By Christy Pitto For The Independent   The March 16 Shady Cove City Council meeting kicked off with a ‘good news, bad news’ update from Fire District 4’s Chief Edwards. The good news is, that though incidents are up, with the 4 new staff members hired via the FEMA…

PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT ON PROPOSED JET BOAT RULE

PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT ON PROPOSED JET BOAT RULE The Oregon State Marine Board, which is responsible for boat registrations and boating rules in the state, is soliciting comments on a recent petition to restrict jet boat use on the Rogue River from the Table Rock Road bridge upstream about 25 miles to the Cole Rivers Fish…

Police report

POLICE     3/6 Spencer Gifford, EP.  Cited for speed racing on highway or premises open to public. John Leffingwell, 35, WC.  Arrested and cited for driving while suspended, driving uninsured, expired registration, and illegal alteration or display of plates. Linzy Michels, WC.  Cited for speed violation, 44/25. 3/7 Sommer Ann Humphreys, 21, Medford transient. …

EPID meeting news

By Ralph McKechnie Of the Independent The EPID board authorized manager David Ford’s signing of a contract to install piping on the south lateral at a cost of $190,000.

EP Signage Issue Resolved

EP Signage Issue Resolved By Lynn Leissler For the Independent After three years of ongoing discussion and refinement, the Eagle Point City Council settled the electronic sign issue at its March 14 meeting.

Corner Quilt Shop

corner quilt shop

By Ralph McKechnie Of the Independent Shady Cove’s newest business, the Corner Quilt Shop, is a long time dream for owner Carol Machado.  Machado and husband Greg lived and worked in Jackson, California, but a visit to the upper Rogue Valley some 25 years ago forced a change in the couple’s plans.  From that point…

meeting change for pipeline meeting

Last week, the Ramada Inn in Medford canceled the reservations for both the #AltJordanCoveOpenHouse and the actual Jordan Cove Open House. Jordan Cove has finally secured a new location for the Medford Open House, the date and time remain the same: Jordan Cove Open House: Medford Thursday, March 23 from 4pm – 8pm Medford Public…

The Oregon Office of State Fire Marshal is urging residents to test their smoke alarms before automatically changing the batteries. “Smoke alarm technology has advanced and many now come with 10-year batteries and some are tamper-resistant,” said State Fire Marshal Jim Walker. “So, I encourage residents to test their alarms before changing the battery.”  

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The Association of O&C Counties has asked Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and Oregon’s congressional delegation to ensure correction of a costly mistake made by the BLM in the calculation of O&C timber receipts that were distributed to counties earlier this year.

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SHERIFF

SHERIFF   3/2 Kyle Eugene Coleman Ramsey, 25, Galls Creek Rd, GH.  Failure to appear:  Possession of a controlled substance/schedule 2 drug and possession of a controlled substance/meth. Mark Alan Davidson, 57, Beagle Rd, WC.  DUII/alcohol and reckless driving.  Released on own recognizance. Brittney Lynn Jones, 20, S. Shasta Ave, EP.  Theft 2 and failure…

Red Cross “Prepare out loud”

By Ralph McKechnie Of the Independent Remember the old “duck and cover” drills that many of us learned during our formative years when there was a serious threat of nuclear attack?  Well, we are going to relearn those drills because of a more imminent threat.  This time, it is not a threat from outside, but…