Author: Iris Chinook

Unsupervised DJ has a show from below

“The Show From Below” with DJ Unsupervised said he named his radio program after the belief, “Meaningful change will only come from below.”A first time DJ, Unsupervised, a.k.a., Garland Williams, became involved with KXCJ by way of the Illinois Valley News and the Cave Junction Farmers’ Market in May 2022[Read More…]

City sends evacuees to Red Cross at RCC in GP

The city of Cave Junction has made the decision to prohibit the use of Jubilee Park as an evacuation site for Valley residents. The official evacuation center for the Smith River Complex wildfire is Rogue Community College’s gym on their Redwood Campus in Grants Pass. The American Red Cross is[Read More…]

Pop up public health services at Jubilee Park

The flow of traffic between Grants Pass and Cave Junction gets a little bit busier on Wednesdays. Josephine County organizations, largely centered in Grants Pass, pack up and drive to the Illinois Valley to do their important work for the Pop Up Public Health Wednesdays project. A similar effort began[Read More…]

KXCJ new DJ Deep Field interview

KXCJ-LP, the Valley’s very own community radio station, has a new DJ. Rob Lark, under the name DJ Deep Fields, hosts his show “Exploratorium” every Tuesday night from 8-10 p.m.Lark, talking about the inspiration for his alias, said, “In astronomy, a Deep Field image is captured when a telescope focuses[Read More…]

Healthy U gets a new executive director

The recently hired executive director of Healthy U is excited to share her ideas for new programs, as well as for the revitalization of a few older ones.Sarah Kitting moved to the Valley in 2020 with her husband and their one-year-old child. Kitting grew up in central Pennsylvania and moved[Read More…]