Shady Cove chamber meeting minutes

Shady Cove chamber meeting minutes The Chamber General Meeting this month was hosted by Matt Tartaglio, new owner of “In The Attic.” The meeting was held at 8:00 a.m. on a Wednesday rather than the normal second Tuesday due to Mr. Tartaglio’s unavailability on Tuesday the 12th. Mr. Tartaglio graciously offered hot drinks and pastries…

D9 Assistant Principal Comes Home

D9 Assistant Principal Comes Home By Lynn Leissler For the Independent “It’s like coming home,” said Jodi Salinas,  

Visiting vacationers

Visiting vacationers By F. C. Blake For the Independent. For approximately the next few weeks, two annual traditions will continue. Many local residents will travel, hoping for fun. Some distant friends or relatives will visit this valley for similar reasons.  

My Story

my story by johnny millard

My Story By Johnny Millard By Ralph McKechnie Of the Independent Johnny Millard is a very talented man that has come from a very talented family. While recuperating from heart surgery in the hospital, he wrote a book about his life called, “My Story.”

Board of commissioners meeting

For the Independent By Colleen Roberts The Commissioners approve minutes of meetings and other routine orders of business in a section of the agenda entitled: “Consent Calendar”. This week, two roads were accepted into the county road jurisdiction. Desert View Drive and Agate Meadows are now classified as County Roads.

CCB SWEEPS SOUTHERN OREGON FOR UNLICENSED CONTRACTORS

CCB SWEEPS SOUTHERN OREGON FOR UNLICENSED CONTRACTORS from Construction Contractors Board The state Construction Contractors Board (CCB) is investigating 34 potential violations of law after investigators last week showed up at 279 Southern Oregon jobsites looking for unlicensed contractors. The most common violations involved unlicensed people working as contractors and contractors who had employees but…

It isn’t only happening at the V.A.

It isn’t only happening at the V.A. By F. C. Blake For the Independent. Lately, the Veterans Administration has taken its share of pummeling for serious mistakes and cover-ups. Under Congressional scrutiny and pressure, they’ve vowed to correct their serious misdeeds and improve services to those who deserve far better care and attention.

It isn’t only happening at the V.A.

It isn’t only happening at the V.A. By F. C. Blake For the Independent. Lately, the Veterans Administration has taken its share of pummeling for serious mistakes and cover-ups. Under Congressional scrutiny and pressure, they’ve vowed to correct their serious misdeeds and improve services to those who deserve far better care and attention.

Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest Increases Fire Precaution Levels

Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest Increases Fire Precaution Levels   Very dry conditions continue to exist throughout the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest combined with the recent fire activity within the forest it is necessary to increase the Industrial Fire Precaution Level (IFPL) on forest lands. Effective Monday, August 4th, 2014 at 12:01AM the Wild Rivers Ranger…

Sheriff 8 /5/14

Sheriff 8 /5/14 7/28 Chad Alan Zerger, 46 yr old, Nick Young Rd, EP. DUII alcohol. Released own recognizance. 7/28 Ernesto Vizcarra-Rodriguez, 52 yr old, White City transient. Trespass 2, criminal mischief 3. 7/28 Mark Alan Christophe Bouteller, 24 yr old, Elk Creek Rd, SC. Probation violation possession controlled substance/meth, fail to register sex address….

A film worth seeing.

A film worth seeing. By F. C. Blake For the Independent. Even though I’ve been fortunate enough to see it, I’ve already ordered a DVD version from Evangel. This, I believe, is a movie well-worth having for many viewings. Titled A Long Way Off, it’s a modern-day version of (the New Testament Parable),“The Prodigal Son.”…