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Tee Tattler

by Terry Taylor Hello from the golf course at the Illinois Valley Country Club.In this week’s action for Men’s Twilight just about everyone showed up finally! KPs were won by Dave Scott who got closer than newcomer Graham Osburn, and third shot KP on 9 was won by Jim Losey.[Read More…]

Some medical debt is being removed from US credit

Tom Murphy – AP Health Writer Help is coming for many people with medical debt on their credit reports.Starting Friday, the three major U.S. credit reporting companies will stop counting paid medical debt on the reports that banks, potential landlords and others use to judge creditworthiness. The companies also will[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, June 26*A silver-colored Honda was smoking as the driver tried to outrun Josephine County Sheriff’s Office[Read More…]

9 ways to protect your heart and brain from the summer heat

by Michael Merschel,American HeartAssociation News Your favorite summertime playlist probably has more songs about surfing than about potential health risks. But with much of the nation having already sweated out a historic heat wave in June, health experts would like to add a note of caution to the mix.Hot weather[Read More…]

Save the date

July 10**Illinois Valley Historic Laurel Cemetery Reminder: The next IVHLC board meeting will be Sunday July 10, 2022, at 1 p.m., at the chapel. July 11 & 18**Aglow 2nd & 3rd Mondays, The 11th ‘How God See You.’’ the 18th guest speaker is Mark Sola, who is also our anointed[Read More…]


Alleia Marie “Sis” Collins, 59, of Grants Pass, died on June 21, 2022 at her own home.Arrangements with Illinois Valley Funeral Directors. Please join us to Celebrate the Life of Skye Dillon July 24, 2 p.m. The celebration will be held at the Illinois Valley Senior Center. Bring your smile,[Read More…]

IVFD had busy weekend

On July 2, 7:52 p.m., Illinois Valley Fire District, American Medical Response, ODF Southwest Oregon District responded to a fully involved shop/barn at the block of 6400 Lakeshore Drive. There was some flames that spread to the wildland.Marty Hertler, a wildland contractor was first on scene and was able to[Read More…]