Author: Gwen Barringer

City reviews sign ordinance

Lil Pantry signage was a tall topic at the Cave Junction City Council meeting held Dec. 11 at City Hall.During the public hearing intended to discuss the estimated size of the sign for the city’s upcoming Lil Pantry gas station and convenience store, Rogue Valley Council of Governments Associate Land[Read More…]

Toys for Tots brings joy to the Valley

Gwen BarringerIVN Contributing Writer Josephine County’s Toys for Tots program and the Illinois Valley Toy Drive are getting ready to hold their annual toy distribution events. While Toys for Tots is still seeking parents and guardians who would like to use their program to improve their family’s holiday season, they[Read More…]

Sheriff explains district to residents

Sheriff Dave Daniel gave a presentation hosted by Illinois Valley Chamber of Commerce at Wild River Pizza Oct. 20 that outlined his idea to create a Josephine County Law Enforcement Service District. If successful, this plan, which will be presented to the voters on the November ballot, would rely on[Read More…]

New game shop adds more fun for Valley

It’s time to grab your dice, get some friends together and head on down to Sabre and Cannon, Cave Junction’s new tabletop gaming store and club!Longtime Illinois Valley resident Jerry Barringer held the grand opening of his new shop, Sabre and Cannon Tabletop Games Oct. 7. This unique addition to[Read More…]

City declares Radio Shack nuisance

The Cave Junction City Council held a meeting Sept. 11 at City Hall. Council members Ethan Lane, Tina Casey Jones, and Jesse Dugas were all present, with Council President Jean Ann Miles leading the meeting in light of Mayor Meadow Martell’s excused absence.One of the larger decisions that the council[Read More…]

Park bid chosen, field officially renamed

On Aug. 14, the Cave Junction City Council gathered for their monthly meeting at City Hall. There were many updates concerning community projects, chief among them were two decisions that council members made regarding Jubilee Park.Local company Harvey’s Construction and Jacksonville-based Par-a-dice Contracting presented their bids to the city for[Read More…]