Hiking the Appalachian Trail Part two #31

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Hiking the Appalachian Trail Part two #31   At 11am, after a hearty breakfast on Sunday morning, my new found friends and I pulled into the parking lot of the local high school auditorium that housed the “Elevation Church” in Hidden Valley Roanoke.  The parking area was full, and cheery faced teenagers directed us to…

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Creepy Crawlies with Christy 041317 By Christy Pitto For The Independent   To bee or not to bee?

Obituaries

Lansburgh

OLIVE BOYD BEAHAM LANSBURGH Olive Boyd Beaham Lansburgh, 80, of Overland Park, KS, passed away peacefully on April 4, 2017, with her family by her side.

AFRC on monument expansion

On Friday, the American Forest Resource Council (AFRC) filed a legal challenge to Presidential Proclamation 9564, an order signed by President Obama in his final days of office nearly doubling the size of the Cascade Siskiyou National Monument in Southern Oregon and Northern California.  AFRC President, Travis Joseph, issued the following statement: “This lawsuit is…

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By Christy Pitto For The Independent   This week we meet another early spring pollinator, the Criorhina Bumblebee Mimic Fly. These savvy flies hatch at the same time bumblebee queens start buzzing about and wisely adapted that bee-ish look to keep predators at bay. Like bees these flies (in the Syrphid fly family) are expert…

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

deloris grissom

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…