SHERIFF   3/2 Kyle Eugene Coleman Ramsey, 25, Galls Creek Rd, GH.  Theft 3. 3/8 Casey Ryan Helmka, 29, 28th St, WC.  Contempt violation of a restraining order x 2.  Released on own recognizance. 3/9 Mack Lee Ceideburg, 52, Antelope Rd, WC.  Parole violation for possession of a controlled substance/meth, manufacture of a controlled substance/meth,…

http://www.urindependent.com/2017/03/185559/

SHERIFF   3/2 Kyle Eugene Coleman Ramsey, 25, Galls Creek Rd, GH.  Theft 3. 3/8 Casey Ryan Helmka, 29, 28th St, WC.  Contempt violation of a restraining order x 2.  Released on own recognizance. 3/9 Mack Lee Ceideburg, 52, Antelope Rd, WC.  Parole violation for possession of a controlled substance/meth, manufacture of a controlled substance/meth,…

http://www.urindependent.com/2017/03/185557/

SHERIFF   3/2 Kyle Eugene Coleman Ramsey, 25, Galls Creek Rd, GH.  Theft 3. 3/8 Casey Ryan Helmka, 29, 28th St, WC.  Contempt violation of a restraining order x 2.  Released on own recognizance. 3/9 Mack Lee Ceideburg, 52, Antelope Rd, WC.  Parole violation for possession of a controlled substance/meth, manufacture of a controlled substance/meth,…

http://www.urindependent.com/2017/03/185555/

EPID meeting news

By Ralph McKechnie Of the Independent The EPID board authorized manager David Ford’s signing of a contract to install piping on the south lateral at a cost of $190,000.

OBITUARIES

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OBITUARIES   Edward R. Paxton JR, 77, of Prospect, OR passed away March 1, 2017 at his home.  Arrangements are in care of Conger-Morris Central Point Chapel.   Mona Mae Bishop, 88, of Prospect, OR passed away March 3, 2017 at her home.  Arrangements are in care of Abbey Funeral.   Lloyd (Bud) Breeding, 88,…

OBITUARIES

Patsy A 'Myers' Guches

OBITUARIES   Patsy A. “Myers” Guches Patsy ‘Myers’ Guches, died peacefully at age 78. Services will be held, Saturday, March 11, 2017 at Real Life Church, 2417 Avenue A. in White City, Oregon; at 1:30pm. Officiated by Pastor Shane Wallis. Reception to follow… Patsy was born July 4, 1938 in Shady Cove, Oregon. The daughter…

  Transportation All of the Western states face impediments to commerce, jobs and economic vitality that are closely tied to distance and the efficient transportation of goods, services and people. Certainly, the Mid-western states have rural landscapes which mimic Oregon’s but their proximity to other shipping lanes and larger metropolitan areas mitigates the size of…

http://www.urindependent.com/2017/02/185391/

around the house

Fickle February By Lynn Leissler For the Independent Renee and I ate lunch on the patio last Monday, a day warm enough for shirtsleeves. Later we walked in and out of bright light as the sun periodically ducked behind ominous clouds. Once home, we cut rings for the planet Uranus on dry concrete (her project…

Around the House

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School Days By Lynn Leissler For the Independent While I don’t hail from the school days of reading, ‘riting, ‘rithmetic, and hickory sticks, my elementary school days belong to a different era. That fact gained emphasis when I spent a day in my granddaughter Renee’s classroom. There are chairs, but she prefers sitting on an…

Whitsett newsletter

The latest round of legislative committee days was just completed at the state capitol in Salem. It also happened to be my final set of official meetings in office, as I am set to retire at the end of my current term in early January. On Monday, December 12, the Senate Interim Committee on Environment…

SHERIFF 12-20-16

SHERIFF  12-20-16   12/9 Timothy Andrew Reimer, 32, Ball Rd, EP.  Parole violation for possession of a controlled substance/marijuana, possession of a controlled substance/heroin, and failure to appear for possession of controlled substances/meth and heroin. Jessica Ann Fenn, 31, Hwy 62, Trail.  Burglary 1, burglary 2, unlawful use of a motor vehicle, theft 1, and…