SHERIFF 2-21-17

SHERIFF  2-21-17   2/7 Alvaro Haro Jr, 28, Rocio Dr, WC.  Harassment. 2/9 Ryan James Baxter, 26, Onyx St, EP.  DUII/alcohol and reckless driving.  Released on own recognizance. Dylan Keith Hewlett, 25, Lampman Rd, GH.   Theft 1.  Released due to overcrowding. Cortney Diane Gibson, 21, Lampman Rd, GH.   Theft 1.  Released due to overcrowding. 2/10…

Seniors Get Big Minutes in Girls 44-23 Loss

Seniors Get Big Minutes in Girls 44-23 Loss By Tim O’Sullivan For the Independent   With the Lady Eagles largely focused on the future, playing time for the Seniors became scarce, as most minutes had gone to underclassmen.

Remember Linus, that little guy who appeared in the Snoopy cartoon, walking around sucking his thumb and holding a blanket over his shoulder?  Now this little guy is currently the logo for a national nonprofit organization that knits, crochets and quilts blankets for seriously ill and traumatized children from age birth to 18 years.  …

O & C counties file complaint

The Association of O&C Counties (AOCC) yesterday filed a complaint in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, claiming the Obama Administration’s inclusion of Oregon & California (“O&C”) lands within the newly-expanded Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument violates the O&C Act, and exceeds the scope of presidential authority under the Antiquities Act.  

Senator Linthicum newsletter

In 1946, Henry Hazlitt wrote a wonderful book, Economics in One Lesson < >. This small, easy to read book is still widely available and ought to be read and contemplated by all. The reason is simple. Hazlitt uses easy to understand stories to gently eviscerate the public policy mistakes that the know-it-alls and…

Let’s do lunch

pizza with garbanzo crust

By Ralph McKechnie Of the Independent I have always liked pizza.

Picking successors for office

House Republican Leader Mike McLane (R-Powell Butte) today introduced legislation intended to prevent incumbent lawmakers from

Hiking the Appalachian Trail Part two #23

app trail #23

Hiking the Appalachian Trail Part two #23 By David Christian for the Independent In “Hiking the Appalachian Trail Part two #22”  I began to tell of an encounter with a complete stranger named Jason who took me and another hiker named Sarge off trail and into the town of Buena Vista in Virginia for a…

Julie Kate Buchanan

HAYS, Kan. — Julie Kate Buchanan, Eagle Point (97524), graduated from Fort Hays State University, Hays, Kan., in the fall 2016 semester with a Bachelor of General Studies (human services).   FHSU does not release the lists of undergraduate and graduate degrees until transcripts have been verified as having met all requirements for graduation.  …


Color, whimsy and strong lines help Claire Harkins celebrate color.