The Lost Villages of Lost Creek Lake

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  The Lost Villages of Lost Creek Lake Photos from the Hand Drawn Map Dennis Ellingson Last time I told you about the hand drawn map that includes 27 color photographs. 26 of these photos show life along the Rogue River and the Laurelhurst and McLeod area before the dam. The photographs seem to be taken…

Sheriff report

SHERIFF   7/6 Bruce James Birdwell, 32, Terr-mont St, WC.   Failure to appear for DUII/alcohol. 7/7 Joe Randall Thompson, 24, 2nd St, GH.  Failure to appear for possession of a controlled substance/meth.  Released due to overcrowding. 7/8 Michael Sean Padilla, 30, Elder Mill Rd, Trail.  Failure to appear for theft 1.  Does not meet lodging…

Racing July 8

Bailey Hibbard won the 25 lap Kendall Oil Winged Sprint Car Main Event Saturday night at Southern Oregon Speedway.  It was the second win of the season for B. Hibbard, and it nearly got away at the end.  After winning the four-lap Scramble to earn the pole for the feature, B. Hibbard sped into the…

Racing Friday July 7

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Trevor Grimes won the 20 lap Box Stock Main Event Friday night at the Southern Oregon Speedway Outlaw Kart track.  The two time reigning champion won the race ahead of Keaton Augustine and Vinny DeBenedetti.  The race had a red flag when Yreka champion Taylor Fuller flipped his kart in Turn 4.  Fuller was okay,…

POLICE

POLICE   6/26 Mindy Alizabeth Harrison, 24, EP.   Arrested on a Medford Municipal Court warrant for failure to appear/theft 3.  Cited and released 6/27 Nicolas Jason Roberts, 32, EP.  Arrested for domestic harassment.  Lodged JCJ. 6/28 Allen Larell Stansell, 29, EP.  Arrested on two Jackson County Circuit Court warrants:  Failure to appear for escape and…

Obituaries

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Kathleen Louise (Kirby) McKenzie, 80, passed away at her home in Henderson, Nevada, on May 24, 2017, after a long and courageous battle with cancer. She was born on November 18, 1936 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. She married the love of her life, Larry McKenzie, in 1959 in Sioux Falls where they began their…

Letters

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July 14th: Increased Fire Restrictions Will Take Effect on the Rogue National Wild and Scenic River

July 14th: Increased Fire Restrictions Will Take Effect on the Rogue National Wild and Scenic River   The Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest, Oregon Department of Forestry, and the Medford Bureau of Land Management are increasing fire restrictions effective 12:01 a.m. on Friday, July 14, on those lands located within the boundaries of the Wild section…

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…