Author: Gwen Barringer

IVHS varsity volleyball loses but learns

Illinois Valley Cougs volleyball team lost to Bandon at home Tuesday, Sept. 27, 3 sets to 0. The Illinois Valley High School varsity volleyball team faced off against the Bandon Tigers Sept. 27, bringing an abundance of energy and teamwork to the court. Athletic Director Erica Butler was the girls’[Read More…]

Productive but short city session

The Cave Junction City Council’s last meeting for the month took place Sept. 26 at City Hall and several important decisions were made within the 35-minute meeting.Council members Ethan Lane, Tina Casey-Jones, and Jean Ann Miles were in attendance, with Miles leading the three-person quorum in the absence of Mayor[Read More…]

City approves RV park in city limits

The Cave Junction City Council held its first meeting of the month Sept. 12, and while it was a lengthy one that included two public hearings, things progressed smoothly. The council was able to tentatively give the green light to the previously discussed RV park, and renewed the expired approval[Read More…]

RV park the main topic of city meeting

The Cave Junction City Council gathered Aug. 22 for its second meeting of the month at City Hall. Although Councilors Jean Ann Miles and Jesse Dugas were unable to attend, the remaining members- Mayor Meadow Martell and Councilors Ethan Lane and Tina Casey Jones- were still able to form a[Read More…]

City Council considers new RV park

On Aug. 8, the city council meeting gave way to a scheduled public hearing. This hearing was designed to openly discuss plans that had been brought forward regarding the construction of a new RV park at 25401 Redwood Highway.The property in question spans over 9 acres of land, and the[Read More…]

City approves possible mushroom ban

The Cave Junction City Council reconvened Aug. 8 for their first meeting of the month at City Hall. Mayor Meadow Martell and the four Councilors Ethan Lane, Tina Casey-Jones, Jean Ann Miles, and Jesse Dugas were present and ready to tackle the lengthy itinerary that had been placed before them.Public[Read More…]

IVCDO gives local parks some love

“We Love Our Parks” was the event hosted by the Illinois Valley Community Development Organization July 30 at the Forks State Park. The purpose of the event was to bring community members together to support parks within the Illinois Valley on both a state and local level.The event was held[Read More…]

City makes decision on golf course and mushrooms

The Cave Junction City Council convened for their second July meeting on the 25th at City Hall. Although the meeting only ran for about 45 minutes, during that time many things were discussed, and several important decisions were made.Mayor Meadow Martell, city recorder Rebecca Patton and Councilors Tina Casey Jones,[Read More…]

Garcia vs. city continues

In the ongoing issues between planned housing development Siskiyou Pines owners David and Nancy Garcia and the city of Cave Junction, the development was declared a nuisance property during the July 11 council meeting at City Hall. Siskiyou Pines and the city are currently at odds over a locked gate[Read More…]

Council hears sales tax proposal

Hot topics were presented when the Cave Junction City Council convened July 11 before a packed room at City Hall.The most pressing topic of the meeting was Josephine County Commissioner Dan DeYoung’s presentation about funding local law enforcement. DeYoung started out strong, pointing out that the Josephine County Sheriff’s Office[Read More…]