EVENTS 7-18-17

EVENTS 7-18-17     EAGLE POINT   Wood House 4th Annual Harvest Festival 12988 Highway 62, 1.4 miles north of Eagle Point. September 16, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. September 17, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Antique tractors, antiques, farm displays, craft vendors, jewelry, misc. and food vendors.  Free Parking!  Free tours of the Wood…

EP Council Recognizes Successful Fourth

EP Council Recognizes Successful Fourth By Lynn Leissler For the Independent At its July 11 meeting, Eagle Point City Council complimented the Eagle Point and Upper Rogue Chamber of Commerce, city staff and workers for a splendid job on the recent Fourth of July celebration, calling it one of the best ever, and noting record…

Editorial

For far too long, we, here in Jackson County, have heard the woes of the Board of Commissioners about the financial state of the Jackson County Fair.  

DFD successful year

 Dogs for the Deaf, Inc. concluded their 2016-17 fiscal year at the end of June, having placed 82 dogs nationally, twenty-three of which were Assistance Dogs (Hearing – 20, Program – 2, and Autism – 1). This was no small feat considering not every dog that goes through the organization’s cutting-edge and rigorous 4-6 month…

Creepy Crawlies with Christy 071217

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Creepy Crawlies with Christy 071217 By Christy Pitto For The Independent  

CLASSIFIEDS

CLASSIFIEDS   For Sale:  1980 Red Corvette – 4 speed – excellent condition – show ready – must see!  Call:  541-821-5247

America the Trashy

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America the Beautiful Trashy By Lynn Leissler For the Independent Last week I sipped from my half-full glass made of glass. On the Fourth of July, most folks sipped from plastic cups and plastic water bottles, which can’t all be recycled, and many people don’t bother anyway. American summers are a time for picnics, festivals,…

Letters

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…

SHERIFF Report

SHERIFF   6/29 Terence Allen Buttram, 44, Hwy 62, EP.  Forgery 1 x 2.  Released on own recognizance. Richard William Griffiths, 62, Rogue River Hwy, GH.  Driving while suspended.  Released on own recognizance. Jose Ramon Quezada-Rios, 33, Falcon St, WC.  Possession of a controlled substance/meth, attempted burglary 1, and disorderly conduct. 6/30 Ernest Alan Goessling,…

Shady Cove City Council Meeting 070617

Shady Cove City Council Meeting 070617 By Christy Pitto For the Independent   The July 6 Shady Cove City Council Meeting began with a report from Deputy McGrath. On the downside burglaries are up, on the upside so are calls on suspicious activities. If you see such, call the non-emergency dispatch number 541 776-7206. Also…