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HERE’S WHO YOU VOTE FOR in JACKSON AND JOSEPHINE COUNTY
BTW – JACKSON COUNTY LIBRARY CANDIDATES YOU SHOULD VOTE FOR INCLUDE:
REPUBLICANS in OTHER LOCAL RACES
SOUTHERN OREGON EDUCATION SERVICE BOARD
- Zone 3: Robert “Bob” Moore
- Zone 4: Jesse Hecocta
ASHLAND SCHOOL DISTRICT
- Position 5: Toria Clason
BUTTE FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT
- Position 3: Bonnie Freeman
- Position 4: Kristen White
CENTRAL POINT SCHOOL DISTRICT
- Position 3: Richard “Rick” Thomas
EAGLE POINT SCHOOL DISTRICT
- Position 1: Matthew Stone
- Position 4: Cheylene Stritenberg
MEDFORD 549c SCHOOL DISTRICT
- Position 7: Curt Akenberg
PROSPECT SCHOOL DISTRICT
- Position 1: Josh Wetzel
ROGUE RIVER SCHOOL DISTRICT
- Position 3: Heather Friend
APPLEGATE FIRE DISTRICT #9
- Position 3: Jeff Hoxey
- Position 4: Michael Blaschka
EVANS VALLEY FIRE DISTRICT #6
- Position 4: Kathryn Henning
GREENSPRINGS RURAL FIRE DISTRICT
- Position 1: Ron Garfas-Knowles
JACKSON COUNTY FIRE DISTRICT #3
- Position 1: Harvey Tonn
- Position 3: William “Bill” Leavens
- Position 5: John Dimick III
JACKSON COUNTY FIRE DISTRICT #4
- Position 5: Michael “Mike” Krutsch
JACKSON COUNTY FIRE DISTRICT #5
- Position 1: Kevin George
- Position 2: Cary Halligan
- Position 2: James “Jim” Snyder
LAKE CREEK RURAL FIRE DISTRICT #8
- Position 1: Stacey Mavilla
PROSPECT FIRE DISTRICT
- Position 2: Joyce Dierking
- Position 2: Paul White
- Position 2: Julie Moss
- Position 5: Clay Thomas
ROGUE RIVER FIRE DISTRICT #1
- Position 1: Richard Oldham Jr.
- Position 1: William “Randy” Cort
- Position 2: John Ellis
- Position 5: Mark Reagles
- Position 5: Craig Berry
ELK CITY WATER DISTRICT
- Gene Crawford
- John Love
- Starla Norman
ROGUE VALLEY SEWER SERVICE DISTRICT
- Kay Harrison
- John H. Quinn
- Michael Parsons
- James “Jim” Snyder
ROGUE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
- Zone 4: Jonathan Bilden
- Zone 4: Patricia Ashley
THREE RIVERS SCHOOL DISTRICT (PRECINCT 45 ONLY)
- Zone 2: Patrick Kelly
- Zone 2: Susan Fisher-Maki
- Zone 4: Nancy Reese
- Jamie Wright
Monday 5-15-23 Bill Meyer Show Guest Information
(Podcasts on www.BillMeyerShow.com)
6:35 Nathan Seable, candidte for Grans Pass School District 7 Director, Position 6
6:50 Greg Roberts, Mr. Outdoors www.RogueWeather.com who has resigned from the Jac Co Wolf Committee, and he discusses why the quit.
7:10 Dr. Naomi Wolf PhD, author of The Bodies of Others: The New Authoritarians, Covid-19 and the War Against the Human
Dr. Wolf and I discuss how the UK censored and called out a conversation Naomi had about dangers of the Pfizer Covid vaccine on the Mark Steyn Show on GB News. They were using PFIZERS OWN DOCUMENTS. Wow, just wow.
BIO: One of the world’s most influential feminists, Dr. Naomi Wolf doesn’t just comment on the world’s most pervasive problems, she aims to solve them. Dr. Wolf is a bestselling author, columnist and professor. She is a graduate of Yale University and received a doctorate from Oxford. She is co-founder and CEO of DailyClout.io, a successful civic tech company. A charismatic personality with a passion for activism, Dr. Wolf has long challenged conventional narratives on gender, foreign policy, economics, and journalism. In her speeches and seminars, she exposes the threats to liberty and democracy, providing audiences with the tools to fight back against powerful institutional forces. Wolf has written eight bestselling works of nonfiction, including The Beauty Myth, Give Me Liberty and The End of America.
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7:35 Mark Hutto of J. Austin and Companies – a deeper dive into the likely rise of Central Bank Digital Currencies.
8:10 Dr. Dennis Powers, www.DennisPowersBooks.com and today’s “Where Past Meets Present”
By Dennis Powers
Orin Palmerton was a veteran of the Spanish-American War, who came to the city of Rogue River in the 1920s and purchased five acres of land from the Skevington family. Located off West Evans Creek Road and a five-minute drive from the city’s downtown, Evans Creek runs through the property before emptying into the Rogue River, west of the Depot Street Bridge.
Palmerton conducted a plant and tree nursery at the property for years; during this time he also planted many domestic and exotic trees from around the world. Orin sold the pristine acreage to Jackson County in 1960, and the City of Rogue River in 1994 acquired it from the county. It is part of the city’s park system, which maintains the park and continues to expand the diversity of the different trees and shrubs.
Palmerton Park is an arboretum—defined as a place for the study and exhibit of trees—with 96 distinct tree specimens found around the world, including pines from Japan, cedars from the Mediterranean, and large coastal redwoods native to the Pacific Northwest. Numerous trees in Ashland’s Lithia Park are also represented here: from different maples, monkey puzzle, and sassafras to the ginkgo, tulip tree, and mimosa.
A large black locust tree jutting into the parking lot greets visitors. The most impressive gathering is just beyond the rest rooms: arborvitae, Arizona cypress, weeping hemlock and deodar cedar. Exhibiting also azaleas, rhododendrons, and other plants and shrubs, the park has meandering paths throughout, a duck pond, playground, and picnic area. The paths are paved with looping walkways that lead to all of the trees, as well as to picnic tables, grills, and playground equipment.
Linking the arboretum to the Anna Classick Bicentennial Park, the bridge over Evans Creek washed away in the New Year’s Day flood of 1997. In its place, an impressive suspension foot-bridge (like a miniature Golden Gate Bridge in one sense) was constructed in its place.
Born in 1924 on the property before Orin Palmerton’s purchase, Dick Skevington not only designed the original crossing over Evans Creek in the late 1980s, he nailed in the last plank into the replacement bridge in 2001. Skevington had built bridges for the National Parks Service for 28 years, before returning to Rogue River at retirement and being elected to the city council and later as its mayor.
Palmerton Park and Arboretum is one of these jewels that tie us into the past with a presence today—and it is a beautiful setting. The little-known park is on five-acres and an easy drive for the experience.
Sources: Dennis M. Powers, “Orin Palmerton Sells His Arboretum to Preserve,”
Jefferson Public Radio, October 24, 2004, at Orin Palmerton; John Darling, “Shhh! One of the county’s best-kept secrets,” Mail Tribune, November 20, 2005; Sanne Specht, “Rogue River Mayor Dick Skevington dies at 84,” Mail Tribune, September 20, 2008; see also “YouTube: Palmerton Park at Rogue River, Oregon” at Video of Park.