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April 21**Friday, April 21 Illinois Valley Garden Club will have a fun talk about Painting Rocks & Yard Art, presented by member, Donelle Kemmer. Meetings are at Immanuel Methodist Church, 200 W. Watkins, Cave Junction, with a social time at 12:30, and meeting at 1:00 PM. May 6**Come see us[Read More…]


Selma resident Derick L. Williams, 39, died April 10 as the result of an automobile accident. A Celebration of Life will be held Wednesday, April 19 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Lost Camp Bar and Grill in Kerby. Derick was born March 1, 1984 in Anchorage, Ala.[Read More…]

A happy Easter indeed

Ava, 6, was all smiles during the annual Lions Club Easter Egg Hunt Sunday, April 9 at Jubilee Park. See story and more photos on A-11. (Photo by Laura Mancuso, Illinois Valley News)

Nifty Tidbits:

Originally printed in the March 3, 2004 edition of the Illinois Valley News Recently it was announced by the news media that large sections of Oregon’s beaches may be closed to some human activities during the spring and summer to protect an endangered species. The animal needing protection is Western[Read More…]

Volunteer Fair deemed great success!

More than 35 nonprofit agencies showed up to pass out information at display tables for the first Volunteer Fair Saturday, April 8 at the I.V. High School.This event was sponsored by IVCanDo, Four Way Community Foundation, I.V. Wellness Resources, Main Street Cave Junction, AllCare Health, Pacific Power and Community Volunteer[Read More…]


ORA MAY MEYER “Daughter of the King”Nov. 18, 1928 – March 28, 2023Ora Mae Meyer was born in Stickney, South Dakota in November 1928. She moved to Oregon during the Great Depression at the age of seven. She met her husband, Joseph, while he was on leave from the service.[Read More…]

Public Notices

DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY Proposed Flood Hazard Determinations for the Unincorporated Areas of Josephine County, Oregon, and Case No. 22-10-0743P. The Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) solicits technical information or comments on proposed flood hazard determinations for the Flood Insurance Rate Map[Read More…]