Author: admin

Tee Tattler

Greetings from the Illinois Valley Country Club Golf Course!Well, we finally have some scores up for Men’s Twilight League:1-Taylor’s Sausage-1172-D&B-1153-Bud Bros-114.54-Kerby Electric-1145-True Value #2-1136-Cascade Auto-67-Valley Fab-957- Pacific Ridgeline-959-Jake, Casey, Jason,Jesse-91.510-Jerry’s Towing-84.510-Second SecondHand-84.512-True Value #1-8313-Graham, Chris,James, Rylan-82.514-Moe, Aaron, Rowdy,Skylar-7615-Maddog Logging-7416-Mark, Tanner, Jesse,Tristan-72*Tuesday, 13 guys showed up on time, then Poke and[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…]

Letters to the editor

Illinois Valley News welcomes letters to the editor.Please e-mail them to POLICY ON LETTERS:‘Illinois Valley News’ encourages letters to the editor provided they are legible and not libelous or scurrilous. All letters must be signed, including name, address and telephone number. The latter need not be published, but will[Read More…]

New construction on homes in CJ going strong

Anita SavioIVN Contributing Writer Cave Junction continues to expand its housing construction sector. Since 2017, 117 new homes have been built here. But the recent increase in mortgage interest rates may have started to cool things down.Economists differ on the effect of interest rates on the housing market. Nadia Evangelou,[Read More…]

Public Notices

_________________________________________________________________ JOSEPHINE COUNTY NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGBEFORE THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERSSUBJECT: The JOSEPHINE COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS will hold a public hearing regarding fee proposals for the following County programs:Clerk, Community Development, Corrections, Public Health, Sheriff, Surveyor.TIME: 9 a.m., WEDNESDAY, June 21, 2023PLACE: Anne Basker Auditorium, Courthouse Annex, 600[Read More…]


SERVICES FREE high speed internet for those that qualify. Government program for recipients of select programs incl. Medicaid, SNAP, Housing Assistance, WIC, Veterans Pension, Survivor Benefits, Lifeline, Tribal. 15 GB internet service. Bonus offer: Android tablet FREE with one-time $20 copay. Free shipping & handling. Call Maxsip Telecom today! 1-877-390-0458.[Read More…]


David Ray Gentry, 69, of O’Brien, died June 5, 2023 at his home. Arrangements with Illinois Valley Funeral Directors Jeff Winters, 80, of Selma, died June 11, 2023 at Asante Three Rivers Medical Center. Jeff was an avid sports fan and former basketball coach at Illinois Valley high School for[Read More…]

Save the date

June 17**Free Basic Disaster Training Class, Saturdays June 10, 17, 24 and July 8. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., I.V. Fire Station One Admin Bldg. Sign up: Call 541-415-9102 or email Put on by IVFD-Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) June 19**Aglow CJ Lighthouse meeting, June 19 Monday 10:30, Guest[Read More…]