Author: Gwen Barringer

Cougars basketball on guard against the Irish

No. 35 Brantly Arroyo grabs the rebound while No. 0 Timothy Wood and No.15 Jackson Tincher look on. The JV boys basketball team won at home Saturday, Jan. 21. beating the Waldport Irish 54-42. (Photo by Lindsay Martinho for the Illinois Valley News) Illinois Valley High School basketball teams faced[Read More…]

Historical monument puts glitch in rezoning

Gwen Barringer – IVN contributing writer A public hearing regarding the rezoning of 435 Junction Ave. was held at the first Cave Junction City Council meeting of the year Jan. 9 at City Hall. The property discussed is next to Jubilee Park and owned by applicant Gary Price.Price wished to[Read More…]

Local Artist Looks to Help Local Youths

You may have seen Geniypher Snow’s table in the parking lot of the former Junction Inn over the summer, covered in wire-wrapped crystals and stones that are lovingly handmade by the enterprising woman for her business, Transcendental Coils. What few have the pleasure to witness is the generous heart behind[Read More…]

Winter sports event warmed the gym

IVHS Athletic Director, Ericka Butler The Illinois Valley High School Athletic Department came together to host an event Nov. 17 with the intention to bridge the gap between parents, winter sports players and coaches. Things proceeded smoothly over the course of the evening, and the parents of many winter sports[Read More…]

Cave Junction library hosts crafts on Saturdays

Since August, the Illinois Valley library has resumed its weekly storytime and craft event for kids every Saturday from 11 a.m. to noon. Children of all ages are invited to participate in an hour of themed crafts and a story, and those who can’t stay for very long are more[Read More…]