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To the Editor: It’s great that some Republicans are accepting science.  Federally, the 50-member House Climate Solutions Caucus, half of whom are Republicans, proposes legislation.  But in Oregon, our Republican representatives still sit on their hands.   Many of them claim to accept the science, but talking the talk is totally inadequate; they must walk the…

So Grateful for Guardians of E.P. Museum

So Grateful for Guardians of E.P. Museum By Flo C. Blake For the Independent How often citizens take some of life’s finest moments and treasures for granted. Sadder yet, they sometimes overlook or ignore these, as though they neither matter nor exist. Fortunately, several dedicated, brilliant minds in our community appreciate the value of preserving…

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To the editor   The Reality of Climate Change While the US is understandably focused on the destruction by Harvey in Houston and across the Southeast, weather disasters (many attributable in part to climate change) are occurring across the world. Just a partial tally: 100,000 homeless from flooding in Nigeria, severe drought in many parts…

To the Editor: The Eagle Point Women’s Club annual picnic was set for August 13 at Tou Velle State Park.  Unfortunately due to fire in the area, the park informed us our picnic was to be cancelled as this was to be used for a staging area for the firefighters. Panic followed as we tried…

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To the Editor Upper Rogue Independent HB-3391 and the slide to the bottom of the slippery slope   Tuesday, August 15, will be remembered as an historical day in the State of Oregon’s long downhill slide of death- without -dignity for unborn babies.  With the governor’s signing of HB-3391, Oregon has moved into uncharted lawful…

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On Saturday July 15th local ranches Lee Bradshaw, Dalton Straus, Eugene Stanley and I met with Secretary Zinke and Congressman Greg Walden.  Lee gave them a tour of the deadwood allotment which is inside the expanded Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument.  It was a great opportunity for our voices to be heard and to showcase what the…

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To the Editor: Fire Angels A middle aged man speaking broken English had a problem.  His 1987 truck tire was flat and he didn’t have the tools to replace it with the spare.  It seems that the Ford Company changed the engineering around 2004, so only the jack prior to that time would hold the…

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To the Editor:   I subscribe to the Independent and read your editorial every week. I usually am in agreement with you. But with respect I feel you went over the line in the last paragraph of the July 4 edition of the paper. I was surprised or shocked to read that you feel such…

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Editor:   About little are climate scientists more confident than that global warming is happening at an alarming rate and that human-induced emissions of climate pollution is responsible.  This phenomenon poses an existential threat to humanity because climate projections suggest greenhouse gas emissions may dramatically compromise not only global natural systems and biodiversity, but also…

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To the editor:   President Trump’s Betrayal   President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement was another example of his failed leadership and his betrayal of his non-wealthy supporters.   Failed leadership because withdrawal does not “make America great again”; it undermines our future prosperity in multiple ways.   Betrayal of his…