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Recap of 2022’s highs and lows

January *Earth Peoples Park, a 4-acre parcel of land at the corner of Rockydale Road and Redwood Highway that at one point housed dozens of rent-free tenants, was served with a receivership lawsuit late last year. “We’re receiving basically daily complaints from neighbors… Burning garbage, dumping sewage into the river,[Read More…]

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Public Notices

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETINGThis is to give notice that on Monday, Feb. 13, 2023 at 7 p.m. the Cave Junction City Council is scheduled to conduct a meet in accordance with Land Use Hearing Rules and ORS 197.763, will hold a Public Hearing to consider a Zone Change and a[Read More…]

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KCA and other charter schools discussed by TRSD

Charter schools dominated the discussion at the Three Rivers School District Board of Directors’ Feb. 1 special work session, held at 4 p.m. at Illinois Valley High School. TRSD Superintendent Dave Valenzuela also addressed the myth busting he has spoke of at the “Coffee with the Superintendent” events.Valenzuela said that[Read More…]

Nifty Tidbits:

Originally printed in the May 20, 2003 edition of the Illinois Valley News One sure sign of spring, which some people anticipate, is the arrival of Turkey Vultures to the Illinois Valley. Though not quite so romantic, or as regular, as the swallows returning Capistrano, but still a natural indicator[Read More…]

IVHS girl wrestlers finish district, boys next

Dusty Fiske – IVN contributing writer The Illinois Valley High School girls wrestling team went to their first district tournament in Cottage Grove last weekend. They finished 32nd of 48 teams but have four of their five wrestlers back next year. The only senior, Sarah White, finished her career winning[Read More…]

Tales from the Rural Patrol

(Editor’s note: Factual information for ‘Tales’ is provided by the Josephine County Sheriff’s Office. All persons listed are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Charges can be amended or dismissed.) Sunday, Jan. 29*Loud music rattled windows in a house in the 600 block of Glendon Road at[Read More…]

Healthy Highlights: by Pat Jenkins, MSN

Social WellnessAs a nurse. I’ve seen patients tight up when friends visit or find the will to live when a loved one holds their hand. If you’ve been letting your relationships slide or feel lonely and isolated, please stop and take time to reinforce this critical part of your life.Personal[Read More…]