Author: Daniel Mancuso

Life in the Valley of Riches

Over the past few months, I have had a number of people approach me asking if or why I have a problem with cannabis growers. A few times it has become physical because I don’t back down from anything. I think the fact that I am all fight and no[Read More…]

2 dead in weekend shootings

A Nov. 18 robbery at an OLCC recreational grow resulted in two deaths – the 15-year-old son and 23-year-old nephew of the owner of the grow on White Schoolhouse Rd.The robbers fled the scene in two vehicles, a black Nisson Altima and a U-Hall truck.Both were pulled over on Redwood[Read More…]

Life in the Valley of Riches

Last week in the Valley, parents again took to Facebook to rage against Illinois Valley High School over alleged improper actions and removal of a teacher.Rumors ran wild, but no one was willing to speak on record. One father showed photos of what appeared to be hazing at best, and[Read More…]

Veterans Plaza brought out the crowds

Cave Junction celebrated Veterans Day with a new Veterans Plaza dedication at Jubilee Park.The new plaza came to fruition, due in part, to a World War 1 memorial that was on private property. The property was originally the home of the local WW1 Barracks that was recently sold. The Barracks[Read More…]

IVHS football gets playoff win on the road

The Illinois Valley High School football team had its first football playoff game since 2011.In a muddy contest in Gaston, Oregon Nov. 3, the Cougars came out on top 16-12.According to first year head coach, Jonathan Reece, “The field conditions were decent to start which helped our offense move the[Read More…]

Life in the Valley of Riches

I had known Jim Frick was dealing with health issues, but like many of you, news of his death left me stunned.When I first moved here, I frequently ate lunch at Michelle’s which is now Caves Pharmacy. There was an older couple that would sit on the same side of[Read More…]

Redwood Highway paving begins Sunday night south of Cave Junction August 10, 2023 CAVE JUNCTION – Motorists should expect congestion and delays along Redwood Highway (U.S. 199) between Cave Junction and the California border the next three weeks as paving work begins Sunday night, August 13. Construction will require lane[Read More…]

Garcia loses lawsuit to city

After years of legal wrangling and court battles between the city of Cave Junction and Siskiyou Pines Development, LLC, owned by David and Nancy Garcia, Judge Robert S. Bain ruled July 18 that it’s finally over, dismissing Garcia’s case with prejudice.In 2022 Garcia and his wife filed a lawsuit against[Read More…]