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Letters to the editor

Illinois Valley News welcomes letters to the editor.Please e-mail them POLICY ON LETTERS:‘Illinois Valley News’ encourages letters to the editor provided they are legible and not libelous or scurrilous. We will also not allow publishing of opinions which are not based in fact, defamatory, or intended solely to mislead[Read More…]

Tee Tattler

by Terry Taylor Happy Summer days are finally here at the Illinois Valley Country Club Golf Course!In Men’s Club League this week- full standings:1st Tie-Taylor’s Sausage1, Taylor’s2/Valley Fabrication—922nd Kerby Electric—883rd Jerry’s Towing—844th Robbins Brothers–805th Selma Second Hand—766th FLA—707th John L Scott Realty—698th KALA Seafood—679th BUD BROS—6610th Valley Boyz—5011th True Value—4812th[Read More…]

Today in History: The Associated Press

Today is Wednesday, July 13, the 194th day of 2022. There are 171 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On July 13, 2013, a jury in Sanford, Florida, cleared neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman of all charges in the shooting of Trayvon Martin, the Black teenager whose killing unleashed[Read More…]

Good Shepherd Lutheran

Our Good SamaritanA lawyer asked Jesus, “Teacher, what do I have to do to inherit eternal life? Jesus’ surprising response was essentially, “You’re the expert. You tell me.” The lawyer knew the Law, so he stated the bottom-line: “Love God with your whole being and love your neighbor as yourself.”[Read More…]


Mary L. Paul, 74, died Jan. 13, 2022. She is survived by her husband Gary D. Paul Sr and three children, Heather Merrill, Gary D. Paul Jr., and Christopher Paul; and her sister Ann Crist. She has 11 grandchildren and three-great grandchildren. Mary was born in California and moved to[Read More…]

Josephine County commissioner to host law enforcement forums

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. — Josephine County Commissioner Herman Baertschiger will host a series of law enforcement forums throughout the county beginning July 11. The first forum will take place at 6 p.m. July 11 at Wild River Pizza, 249 North Redwood Highway in Cave Junction. The second will be 6[Read More…]