Wildfire Season is Approaching Fast!

  Wildfire Season is Approaching Fast! Are you Prepared? There is no time like now to prepare your property and family, including pets and livestock, from the potential devastating effects of wildfire. Planning ahead can improve your survivability. Take these few important steps to be better prepared for wildfire season. Create a Defensible Space by…

Shady Cove Planning Commission Meeting 040915

Shady Cove Planning Commission Meeting 040915 By Christy Pitto For The Independent     The April 10 Shady Cove Planning Commission meeting included a public hearing regarding proposed amendments to the City Ordinances to include Medical Marijuana Facilities in the General Commercial District. Key things to take away; the proposed amendment deals

POLICE 4-14-15

POLICE 4-14-15 4/2 Frank Saenz, SC. Cited for driving while suspended, driving uninsured, speed violation, 50/25. Nancy Schuitt, EP. Cited for failure to obey a traffic control device. DuaneHamner, SC. Cited for driving uninsured. 4/4 Matthew Icenhower,CP. Cited for failure to obey a traffic control device. Kristena Binder, Gresham. Cited for driving while using a…

The Trail creek Tavern Museum

By Ralph McKechnie Of the Independent The Trail creek Tavern Museum and the Upper Rogue Historical Society will be opening their museum on April 18th, following a winter to make repairs and conserve resources. The 18th will also be the date of the annual plant sale, featuring plants and other gardening items. Summer hours will…

Shady Cove City Council Meeting 040215

Shady Cove City Council Meeting 040215 By Christy Pitto For The Independent     The April 2 Shady Cove City Council meeting began with a presentation on FD#4 given by Rural Communities Chief Rod Edwards. In between covering 37 sq. miles, 5900 residents and responding 1000 emergency calls a year, FD4 operated within budget (for…

Daniel and Zack

Rogue Technical Solutions expanding By F. C. Blake For the Independent What a delight for me recently to learn that the Chimento family had returned to Oregon. I had originally met them in 1987 when we attended the Italian-American Association’s picnics. The adorable little tot, Natalie, took an interest in out-playing me on the mandolin…

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Journey to Democracy presentation at Medford Library

Journey to Democracy presentation at Medford Library By F. C. Blake For the Independent On April 1, Medford Library saw probably the largest audience in recent history crowd its most spacious meeting room for the event. Journey to Democracy was presented by Author Joe Peterson, who taught history, political science, and education courses at Southern…

Jackson County Emergency Management Launches Redesigned Website

  Jackson County Emergency Management Launches Redesigned Website Jackson County Emergency Management is excited to announce the launch of our newly redesigned website! Please visit www.jacksoncountyor.org/emergency to see the changes. The website is intended to serve a number of purposes including: Providing timely updated information during emergencies in Jackson County, such as wildfires and floods….

Items stolen from White City cars

  Items stolen from White City cars On Friday, March 27, 2015, Jackson County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 7800 block of Jacqueline Way in White City, for the report of several thefts from different vehicles The thefts occurred between 11:00p.m. Thursday night and 8:00 a.m. Friday morning. The suspect(s) entered two different unlocked cars…

Representative McLane news release

House Republican Leader Mike McLane Calls For Thorough And Fair Discussion Of Senate Bill 941 In response to the rushing of Senate Bill 941 through the Senate, House Republican Leader Mike McLane (R-Powell Butte) today called for a thorough and extended discussion of the bill in the House to ensure that Oregonians from across the…

Prospect Community Lunches

APRIL 7TH – BURRITOS, SPANISH RICE, SALAD & DESSERT   APRIL 14TH – CHICKEN SALAD, CRUNCHY BREAD, RELISH TRAY, & DESSERT   APRIL 21ST – MACARONI & CHEESE, HOT DOGS, GREEN SALAD & DESSERT   APRIL 28TH – TUSCAN KALE SOUP, CHEESY BISCUITS & DESSERT