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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.) June 28*Nothing to report today June 29*A deputy recognized a man sitting in front of Priority Fitness[Read More…]

Good Shepherd Lutheran

Go! – Mark 6:7-13You know you’ve heard about Jesus over and over, and it occurs to you that maybe, on some level, you’ve become just a little too familiar with him. Maybe you’ve heard the Gospel message so often that you’ve kind of become immune. It’s kind of like getting[Read More…]

Seventh Day Adventist

A New Kind of IndependenceYou have heard of off-grid houses, but did you know there is an off-grid town not far from Josephine County?Forks of Salmon, California is a small community with 126 residents, located halfway between Arcata and Mt. Shasta. It got its name because it lies at the[Read More…]

Just my cup of tea

Originally ran in the Feb. 10, 1972 edition of the Illinois Valley News George and Opal Martin have just returned from a Holstein seminar. This is George’s report of the two-day trip: “Approximately 60 people attended in Salt Lake City, January 27 and 28, for the purpose of planning and[Read More…]

Tee Tattler

Hello and greetings from a very hot Illinois Valley Country Club golf course!This weekend we had the annual lllinois Valley High School Alumni Golf Tournament. We had 13 four person teams play for a total of 52 players. Players came from as far away as Utah, Washington and Northern Oregon.[Read More…]

Supreme Court rules outdoor sleeping bans are OK

Lindsay WhitehurstAssociated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court cleared the way for cities to enforce bans on homeless people sleeping outside in public places on Friday, overturning a ruling from a California-based appeals court that found such laws amount to cruel and unusual punishment when shelter space is lacking.The[Read More…]

Fire level moved to high July 1

The fire danger level on lands protected by the Oregon Department of Forestry Southwest Oregon District increased to “high” (yellow) and the Industrial Fire Precaution Level (IFPL) will increase to Level 2 (two) also.This affects 1.8 million acres of state, private, county and Bureau of Land Management lands in Jackson[Read More…]