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As Oregon proposes new groundwater rules, some agricultural groups push back

The Oregon Water Resources Department is looking for public input on major changes to the state’s groundwater policy Alejandro Figueroa,Oregon Public Broadcasting Oregon is one of many Western states dealing with rapid groundwater depletion. In some parts of the state, over-pumped groundwater aquifers are resulting in dry wells, affecting residential[Read More…]

Eggtastic time!

Kristoff (center) breaks into the open field during the annual Lions Club Easter Egg Hunt, Sunday, March 31, at Jubilee Park. Read more about the event and view more photos on A-11.

Public Notice – Apr. 3, 2024

_______________________________________________________________________________________ NOTICE TO DEFENDANT:(AVISO AL DEMANDADO):Carolina Aitken and Does 1-10 You are being sued by plantiff: (LO ESTÁ DEMANDANDO EL DEMANDANTJ2):Christopher Coffel NOTICE! You have been sued. The court may decide against you without your being heard unless you respond within 30 days. Read the information below.You have 30 CALENDAR[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.) *Publisher’s Note: For decades, Illinois Valley News has published our unique version of the log entries from[Read More…]

Good Shepherd Lutheran

He Is Risen Indeed!Jesus trafficked in the impossible. He redefined what possibility is and what it means! When he said, “All things are possible,” but he wasn’t just talking the talk. He walked the walk.During his ministry he turned water into wine, changed weather patterns and calmed storms. He walked[Read More…]

Heroic Health – Michelle Le Comte

Slow and Steady Does It Let’s say you resolve to improve your fitness level and lose 10 pounds. The thought of this may be daunting, but you’ve been on this train going nowhere fast for awhile, and you’re ready to turn the train around! Your tendency is to go to[Read More…]

Just my cup of tea

Originally ran in the Dec. 22, 1971 edition of the Illinois Valley News Two proud grandmothers have reported grandchildren born in December, one a boy, and the other a girl.Danny Joel, son of Marlan and Opal Deaton, live in Portoles, New Mexico, was born Dec. 12. He weighed 9 lbs.[Read More…]

Save the date

April 6**April 6 at 11:00 a.m. the Kerbyville Museum will reopen for the season. April to October. Admission is free. Come and enjoy the local history items and changes in exhibits.April 8C. J. Aglow Lighthouse guest speaker for April 8 10:30 is Skip Tyler. He is very knowledgeable about our[Read More…]


Merrilee (Boucher) Wyatt died March 21, 2024, at age 90 in Santa Rosa, Calif. Merrilee was born Aug. 11, 1933, in Bristow, Oklah. to Douglas and Marguerite (Ault) Boucher. She was the oldest daughter in a family of four children and a self-proclaimed “tomboy” as a child. She loved to[Read More…]