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EP city council meeting

Zoning and Food Vendor Changes in Eagle Point By Lynn Leissler For the Independent Due to losing a private civil war battle with City Attorney Joe Kellerman, Mayor Bob Russell had to wear an Oregon Duck jacket to City Council meeting on December 9. Being a man of his word, he complied, although his smile…

Power being restored

Pacific Power crews have restored power to thousands of customers as a strong wind storm continues to cause outages from Crescent City to Corvallis to Walla Walla, hitting the Willamette Valley especially hard. Soggy ground from a previous storm and winds gusts close to 100 miles per hour in some areas combined to bring down…

Lively Eagle Point Irrigation District Meeting

Lively Eagle Point Irrigation District Meeting By Ralph McKechnie Of the Independent The December 10 meeting of the Board of Directors of the Eagle Point Irrigation District was both lively and interesting.

Committee for Family Forestlands

The Committee for Family Forestlands will review progress by the Eastside Private Forest Collaborative. It’s an effort to encourage forest management among private landowners to help prevent wildfires from spreading and increase forest health. The Committee for Family Forestlands will meet from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Tuesday, December 16 at the Oregon Department of…

Crestline Transportation

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Crestline Transportation By Ralph McKechnie Of the Independent One of the newest businesses in the City of Eagle Point, and one of the larger, locally owned businesses in the city, is Crestline Transportation. This company, a freight brokerage company, is owned by Frank Saenz and Michele McCullough and has been dispatching freight all over the…

What better stocking stuffer?

What better stocking stuffer than a year of free parking at Oregon’s state parks?  

Successful outcome of local fundraiser.

Successful outcome of local fundraiser. By F. C. Blake For the Independent. For several months, the flyer graced doors and checkout counter at Rainey’s Market in Sams Valley. The Erin Schneider Foundation had begun. Its intent was to raise enough money to fund a unique gift for an outstanding young woman. In the June 10,…

Shady Cove City Council Meeting 120514

Shady Cove City Council Meeting 120514 By Christy Pitto For the Independent   Like a Holiday Snow Globe, Shady Cove City Council is once again ‘all shook up’. By the first meeting of the New Year the snow should settle revealing the look of the City’s immediate future. Yep, once again the City is taking…

Saving seed for next year’s crop

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  By Ralph McKechnie Of the Independent Had a great pumpkin patch this year? You might want to do what a number of other gardeners are doing now, saving seeds from that bountiful harvest so they can enjoy great pumpkins again next year. They grow from seeds and it is relatively easy to save and…

Modern-day Scrooges?

Modern-day Scrooges? By F. C. Blake For the Independent When I was 16, I got a part-time Christmas season job after school selling toys in a department store. I noticed the majority of customers expressed annoyance when buying playthings for friends,’ relatives’ or neighbors’ youngsters. The purchasers obviously felt trapped and obligated. Whenever they expressed…

leadership class turkey baskets

By Ralph McKechnie Of the Independent Cari Snider and Jeremy Durst have a group of energetic and motivated young people in their Leadership Class. Every year, for the past 8 years anyway, this class has taken on projects to benefit the community. And this year has been no exception. This group of students has taken…

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