RCC seeks to develop new training programs

JACKSON & JOSEPHINE COUNTIES – Rogue Community College (RCC) has received $300,000 in state support from the Future Ready Oregon Workforce Ready Grant Program. RCC’s grant, announced Jan. 24, is among many given across the state in this first round of funding, and will allow the college to increase its[Read More…]

Valenzuela gives credit to Lorna Byrne Middle School staff

Superintendent Dave Valenzuela praised Lorna Byrne Middle School personnel at the Dec. 14 Three Rivers School District Board of Directors meeting, held at 3:30 p.m. at Southern Oregon Success Academy in Merlin.The weekend after Thanksgiving, Valenzuela was informed there was a burst pipe at the middle school.“Saturday of that weekend[Read More…]

High School Wrestling – Win with a pin

Varsity wrestler Talen Schaffer pins his way to victory during the Wednesday, Dec 14. home wrestling match. IVHS’ heartfelt tribute to long-time coach Jay Miller included a slideshow and poem before the match. (Photo by Lindsay Martinho for the Illinois Valley News . . . You’ve reached subscriber-only content Register[Read More…]

Redwood Foundation scholarship is open

GRANTS PASS, Ore. – The Redwood Foundation for Education is excited to announce they are now accepting applications for the Redwood Local Scholarship Program. Graduating high school seniors living in Josephine County or attending one of the following high schools: Grants Pass, Hidden Valley, North Valley, Illinois Valley, Rogue River,[Read More…]

Lions set sights on Evergreen Elementary

Shawn Jewett sitting next to I.V. Lions Club President Rick Morgan (right) at Evergreen Elementary School Thursday, Oct. 27 performing sight screenings. Steve Trommes from Roseburg Lions Club was also in attendance. The Illinois Valley Lions Club was at Evergreen Elementary School Oct. 27 doing their annual sight screenings.They screened[Read More…]

TRSD board hears safety report

The Three Rivers School District Board of Directors convened for its monthly meeting Wednesday, Oct. 19. This month’s meeting was held at Hidden Valley High School in Murphy.TRSD Superintendent Dave Valenzuela gave a school safety report during the meeting.“We walk every campus with an eye on security,” Valenzuela explained. “Like[Read More…]