March 11 city council meeting

Eagle Point City Council By Lynn Leissler For the Independent Managing one’s personal life has its times of high activity and times when things just buzz along. So it is with managing a city. The March 11 meeting ran short, and most agenda items, including commission and department reports, related to works in progress. Eagle…

Doug Whitsett: Forest Practices Act

Oregon was the first state to adopt a Forest Practices Act. The widely supported 1971 Act was intended to protect forest streams against potential negative timber harvest impacts. It required the maintenance of sufficient undisturbed forest buffers alongside streams to reduce water pollution and soil erosion.

Sherri’s Courage

police report

Food and friends

Fast food drive through

Creepy Crawlies with Christy

Love Your Cat, But Hate Your Allergy?

Love Your Cat, But Hate Your Allergy? New Study at the Allergy and Asthma Center of Southern Oregon Evaluating a Different Treatment Approach For people with allergies to cats, the special pet-owner relationship is complicated by the irritating symptoms owners often endure when in close proximity to their beloved pets. For people who don’t find…

A major national AARP study

A major national AARP study identifies an online victim profile based on 15 key behaviors and life experiences that increase a person’s vulnerability to online fraud. The report, “Caught in the Scammer’s Net,” a national survey of 11,000 adults, finds that 34 million Internet users may be at increased risk of being victimized based on…

Sc city council report

By Christy Pitto For The IndependentThe March 6 Shady Cove City Council meeting was filled with a sense of “deja two “as Councilors Gary Hughes and Leith Hayes slipped back into their familiar role of voting against the grain. Two related issues in particular warranted much discussion and garnered their dual no votes:

Eagle Point wrestlers heading for the state tournament.

Eagle Point Wrestlers heading for the state tournament coming in March

left to right: Eddie Perez-Rivera, Alek Callahan (back), Hunter Hoeptner, Loren Denn (back), Sean Freeman, Mikey Johnson, James McCoy (back), Levi Pomeroy, Blaine Cloney (back), Ethan Pomeroy, Michael Hammond, Ivan Valle, Christian Torrico (furthest right).