Rogue Technical Solutions

Zack Chimento spent his high school time attending all the computer classes he possibly could. That time behind the keyboard has paid off, so much so that he made a business out of it and he now operates one of the newer businesses in Eagle Point. Rogue Technical Solutions is located in the Hanson Westside…

SHERIFF 11/18/14

SHERIFF 11/18/14 11/10 Rhianna Melissa Goodenow, 33, Antelope Rd, WC. Fail to appear-trespass 2 x 2. RISK-doesn’t meet the lodging criteria to stay. Joshua Thomas Anthous, 18, Antelope Rd, WC. DUII/alcohol, reckless driving. ROR-released own recognizance. 11/11 Cody Bernard Markell, 23, Hwy 62, SC. Parole violation-robbery 3, possession controlled substance/ heroin Richard James Boyko, 25,…

POLICE 11/18/14

POLICE 11/18/14 11/4 Jordan Allen Stewart, 23, transient. Arrested for disorderly conduct II. Lodged JCJ. Dillan Fuerstenberg, 21, EP. Cited/released for disorderly conduct II. Kedrin McCree, CP. Cited for speed violation, 39/25. 11/6 Colleen Wible, Cave Junction. Cited for speed violation, 49/35. Amanda Jimenez, WC. Cited for speed violation 39/25. 11/7 Rebecca McMullin,EP. Cited for…

Pacific Power presentation on outages.

Pacific Power presentation on outages. By F. C. Blake For the Independent Monte Mendenhall, Regional Community Manager for several Southern Oregon counties, invited local Media and Government personnel to P.P. & L’s event at its Medford facility. Mendenhall cordially greeted approximately a dozen guests on November 12 at 10 a.m. Among the dignitaries in attendance,…

Hope at the VA Dom

Hope at the VA Dom By Lynn Leissler For the Independent As my eight-year old granddaughter and I drove through White City, she asked what Avenue H meant. I explained the alphabetical street naming concept, adding that I thought it unimaginative and boring. Why not a word that started with “H?” “Yeah,” she said. “Hope.”…

EPID report

By Ralph McKechnie Of the Independent Irrigation season is over, and following that, for most irrigation districts, including Eagle Point Irrigation District, comes a period of repair. That too, has come to completion and unlike other similar districts; EPID has begun generating power through their main canal powerhouse on Nichols Branch Creek. Power generation has…

Roberts reveals agenda

By Ralph McKechnie Of the Independent Commissioner elect, Colleen Roberts has a message to the people of Jackson County. She has three major goals she would like to accomplish during her tenure in office. The first does not require a majority vote of the Board of Commissioners. Roberts says her top priority is to adequately…

Olive Lansburgh moving from Eagle Point

Olive Lansburgh will be leaving the Rogue Valley and moving to Kansas City in the Very Near future.  The Independent will have a complete story in the next couple of days.

Sams Valley residents up in arms

By Ralph McKechnie Of the Independent Elections weren’t the only hot topic for residents of Sams Valley last week, sewage was also a hotly debated subject matter.        

Santa Shop now collecting donations

Santa Shop now collecting donations The holidays are once again upon us. A time for being thankful for what we have and a time for giving! One way Eagle Point gives is through the Santa Shop. The Santa Shop is a place where struggling families can shop for loved ones. They pay only what they…

Pacific power warns customers

Pacific Power is warning its customers and the public of a phone scam targeting utility customers in the Northwest where criminals posing as utility customer service agents are trying to get money and steal personal information. The fraud is occurring nationwide, but recent days have seen an upsurge in the Northwest. The thieves are using…