Let’s do lunch


Let’s do lunch   By Ralph McKechnie Of the Independent Winter is coming and it is time for something warm from the stove.  We begin wrapping up a little warmer and it is also the time we begin making soups that help fight off the winter chill.  Soup can be both hardy and provide quick…

Kate Brown’s Attention Deficit Disorder

Kate Brown’s Attention Deficit Disorder By John A. Charles, Jr. The most serious problem facing Oregon right now is the exploding costs of the Public Employee Retirement System (PERS). The PERS crisis is so severe that the Oregon Legislature

Holiday Bazaars

Butte Falls Bazaar November 18, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Butte Falls Community Hall, corner of Oak and Main. The Butte Falls Scholarship Committee will be hosting a silent auction and a luncheon.  Free kids’ activities and a large variety of country crafts and gifts make this bazaar a real treat.   Hope…

EVENTS 11-14-17

EVENTS 11-14-17   EAGLE POINT   Hope for the Holidays Bazaar November 18 & 19, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. in the cafeteria at Eagle Point High School.  The event will include a 50/50 raffle, a silent auction, and professional photos with Santa for the young and old alike.  Doors open at 9 a.m. and…


The Upper Rogue is mourning the passing of Jim Ulrich.

Creepy Crawlies with Christy 092316

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Creepy Crawlies with Christy 092316 By Christy Pitto For The Independent     This week we’re revisiting a Crawly from 2016 because with our recent rains, folks are going to start finding them!  


    By Dr. Glenn Mollette Last Sunday was a day vomited up from the belly of hell itself. Satan paraded into the wide-open streets of Sutherland Springs, Texas and tried to annihilate a small God loving, Bible preaching church.

Trail man arrested

A Trail man who eluded a deputy Thursday night is lodged in the Jackson County Jail on numerous charges. On November 2, 2017, at approximately 10:22 pm, a deputy attempted to stop a blue 1995 Pontiac Firebird with no license plates on Meadow Lane near Highway 62, just north of the city of Shady Cove….

Senior Center veterans breakfast

The Senior Center will be putting on a Veterans Breakfast on November 10 starting at 8:00 am.   We will be serving Sausage Gravy & Biscuits, Ham, Scrambled Eggs, Mixed Fruit, Coffee, Juice and Milk. This is Friday, November 10 at 8:00 am. Veterans eat free. All others $5.00. 121 Loto Street. I will be happy…

POLICE   10/23 Brianna Louise Smeltz, 31, BF.  Arrested on Jackson County Circuit Court warrant for failure to appear/theft 2.  Lodged JCJ. Eric Lorenz, 30, WC.  Cited for unlawful entry into a motor vehicle and arrested and cited for theft 2. 10/24 Christopher Lee Alexander, 31, transient.  Arrested on Main St, EP on Medford Municipal…