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Letters to Santa

Ms Pitts’ Kindergarten Class Dear Santa,For christmas i want another toy car that is the same as my other one butin a teal color. I also want a mini toy fairy that has pink hair. I want a toy owl that looks like the owl on Duo Lingo and I[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…]

Save the date

Dec. 22 & 23**A Booth and Table Merchandise Sale to support Ascension Art and Tea House will be held on the 22nd and 23rd, at 200 A Lister St. Cave Junction from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days. Have things you want to sell or buy, call Christie at[Read More…]

From the Mayor’s Desk

This is my last letter in 2022 and the end of my second term as Mayor of Cave Junction. I hope you are having a wonderful Christmas holiday. I will be back in 2023 which is also the start of my third term as mayor. The Jan. 9, 2023, City[Read More…]

Tales from the Rural Patrol

(Editor’s note: Factual information for ‘Tales’ is provided by the Josephine County Sheriff’s Office. All persons listed are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Charges can be amended or dismissed.) Sunday, Dec. 11*A customer escorted a mouthy trespasser out of Grocery Outlet in the 300 block of[Read More…]

Public Notice

Notice of Board of Director VacancyIllinois Valley Fire DistrictIllinois Valley Rural Fire Protection District is now accepting applications to fill one (1) vacancy on the Board of Directors. We are inviting all interested persons to apply by mailing or emailing a letter of interest to Illinois Valley Fire District. Letters[Read More…]

Tee Tattler

Happy first day of winter this Dec. 21!Winter has certainly has set in upon the golf course, as most days it is either rainy or very cold with frost on the course until after 1 in the afternoon. We have had to cancel many of our skins games as the[Read More…]

CVS, Walgreens finalize $10B in settlements over opioids

Geoff MulvihillAssociated Press CVS and Walgreens have agreed to pay state and local governments a combined total of more than $10 billion to settle lawsuits over the toll of opioids and now want to know by Dec. 31 whether states are accepting the deals.States announced final details Monday of settlements[Read More…]