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County to create Fairgrounds Permanent Fund

The Board of Josephine County Commissioners held a first reading for an ordinance that would establish the Fairgrounds Permanent Fund during their May 22 weekly business session at Anne G. Basker Auditorium in Grants Pass.It was recently announced that the expensive county-owned building near the Fairgrounds known as the Flying[Read More…]

Just my cup of tea

Originally ran in the March 2, 1972 edition of the Illinois Valley News I have been reading a gift book entitled “The Nineties” and found some interesting statements about bicycles. There were cycling clubs, but they were only for the rich. To quote a few lines from one paragraph; “Such[Read More…]

Today in History: The Associated Press

Today is Wednesday, May 29, the 150th day of 2024. There are 216 days left in the year. This is Memorial Day.Today’s Highlight in History:On May 29, 1988, President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail S. Gorbachev opened their historic summit in Moscow.On this date:In 1765, Patrick Henry denounced the[Read More…]

Mythbusting about the unhoused

Myth: 90% of the homelessness is due to drug addiction.Fact: The housing shortage is the No. 1 reason that individuals and families are unhoused.Here are the facts:During a continuing education presentation sponsored by the Oregon State Bar’s Professional Liability Fund Nov. 8, 2023, an attorney, Jill R. Mallery, from the[Read More…]

Wholesome Foods: by Laura Mancuso

Plant-Based Diets An analysis of data from almost 50 studies showed that plant-based diets were associated with a reduced risk of ischemic heart disease (heart problems caused by narrowed arteries) and cancer, particularly prostate cancer and gastrointestinal cancers. The study, published in PLOS ONE, examined the health effects of either[Read More…]

Seventh Day Adventist

“If you listen carefully to the Lord your God,” the Bible says, “and…if you pay attention to his commands…I will not bring on you any of the diseases I brought on the Egyptians, for I am the Lord, who heals you” (Exodus 15.26).This is an amazing promise. The Bible has[Read More…]