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…

Commission to hear about 2014 wolf population March 6 in Salem

Commission to hear about 2014 wolf population March 6 in Salem The Fish and Wildlife Commission will meet Friday, March 6 in Salem to be briefed on the 2014 Annual Wolf Report. The meeting at ODFW Headquarters (4034 Fairview Industrial Drive SE, Salem), begins at 8 a.m. and follows this agenda http://www.dfw.state.or.us/agency/commission/minutes/15/03_march/index.asp ODFW documented 77…

Shady Cove City Council Meeting 021915

Shady Cove City Council Meeting 021915 By Christy Pitto For The Independent     The bulk of the February 19 Shady Cove City Council Meeting was the Rogue Valley Council of Governments (RVCOG) annual review, presented by Michael Cavallaro. With 23 members and finances in the black, RVCOG has several services which can help cities…

Sheriff report

Sheriff 2/10/15 1/30 Gar Joseph Michael Jones, 23, Karic Way, EP. Theft 1. ROR-released own recognizance. Miranda Lorraine Ramirez, 26, Antelope Rd, WC. Theft 2. ROR-released own recognizance. Jason Lee Tate, 35, W. Fork Trail Creek Rd, Trail. Assault 4, harassment, disorderly conduct 2, contempt violation. RISK- doesn’t meet the lodging criteria. 1/31 Charles William…

2014/2015 Honor Roll Students for Semester 1

2014/2015 Honor Roll Students for Semester 1   Grade 6 Parker Williams Mackenzie Doud Daniel McGonagle Annalee Breiholz Frankie Parker Alivia Fulton Kara Davis   Grade 7 Tyler Miller Warren Whitlock Kristin Slaton Lexy Stockebrand Leah Mason   Grade 8 Maylee Breiholz MaKenna Shields Bradley Castro Bethany Gordon Serena Harris Daiden Lind   Grade 9…

POLICE 2/10/15

POLICE 2/10/15   1/29 Kelly Jean Larson, 42, Medford. Arrested on Josephine County Circuit Court Warrant (failed to appear/contempt). Referred to Josephine County Circuit Court. Krista Jean Waller, 23, EP. Arrested for assault IV, physical harassment and disorderly conduct 2. Lodged JCJ. 1/26 Crystal Johnson, 25, Ashland. Cited/released theft III. 1/27 Elise Nelson, 24, Medford….

Oregon’s most affordable cities

A new study from SmartAsset ranked the most affordable places to live in Oregon. The following cities secured their ranking due to their relatively low property taxes, homeowner’s insurance fees and mortgage payments when measured against the local median income. Check out the full list below including the stats that placed the cities in the…

NOTICE OF ELECTION OF DISTRICT BOARD MEMBERS

NOTICE OF ELECTION OF DISTRICT BOARD MEMBERS Notice is hereby given that on Tuesday, May 19, 2015, an election will be held in Jackson County for the purpose of electing Board of Directors to fill the following positions and terms, including any vacancy which may exist on the board of the District.   Southern Oregon…

Ashley, Madison Cox win

Ashley Cox Earns Junior Bronze and Silver Awards Ashley Cox, Eagle Point, Ore., has earned the National Junior Angus Association’s (NJAA) Bronze and Silver awards, according to Jaclyn Upperman, education and events director of the American Angus Association® in Saint Joseph, Mo. Madison Cox Earns Junior Bronze and Silver Awards Madison Cox, Eagle Point, Ore.,…

Blake and Abby

Dogs for the Deaf’s new CEO By F. C. Blake For the Independent At the close of 2013, Dogs for the Deaf bid a poignant farewell to living Legend Robin Dickson. The daughter of Animal trainer extraordinaire, Agency Pioneer Roy Kabat, Dickson had retired after more than three decades as C.E.O. At her retirement banquet…

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lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Oregon’s Commission for the Blind has filed a federal lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for allegedly failing to comply with the Randolph-Sheppard Act. The 1936 law gives preference to blind people to run vending machines on government properties. Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum, representing the Oregon Commission for the Blind, filed the…