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Tales of 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.) *Publisher’s Note: For decades, Illinois Valley News has published our unique version of the log entries from[Read More…]


Abbigail Jones and Dane DeSoto are proud to annouce the arival of their son, Maverick Wayne O’Neal DeSoto on Nov. 1, 2023. Master DeSoto weighed 8.07 lbs and 21.5” long.

Classifieds – Nov. 29, 2023

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Mary Louise Blanchfield Tury, 75, of Cave Junction, died Sept. 13, 2023 at Asante Three Rivers Medical Center.Mary was born Oct. 21, 1947 in Los Angeles, Calif. to Robert Blanchfield and Mina Loos Blanchfield.She was the third sister out of five daughters.Mary attended school in Grand Junction, Colo. and graduated[Read More…]

Save the date

DEC. 1 & 2** Please join us for the 24th annual Grants Pass Community Nativity Festival hosted by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. 1969 Williams Hwy, Grants Pass Friday, Dec 1, 5-9 p.m. and Saturday, Dec 2, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Hundreds of Nativities from around[Read More…]

Public Notice – Nov. 22, 2023

_______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ STATE vs Predator 9000 Generator/Predator 1400 Generator/Honda EV2000 Generator/Generac/$9,216.00 US Currency/$3,680.00 US Currency PERSON FROM WHOM PROPERTY WAS SEIZED: Vincent Russel Lopez-Avendano/Pavel Vladimirovich Grigoryev/Richard Vladimir GrigoryevNOTICE OF SEIZURE FOR FORFEITUREYou must “claim” an interest in the above-described seized property or you will automatically lose any interest you may have.[Read More…]