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Tee Tattler

Hello and greetings from a very hot Illinois Valley Country Club golf course!This weekend we had the annual lllinois Valley High School Alumni Golf Tournament. We had 13 four person teams play for a total of 52 players. Players came from as far away as Utah, Washington and Northern Oregon.[Read More…]

Just my cup of tea

Originally ran in the Feb. 10, 1972 edition of the Illinois Valley News George and Opal Martin have just returned from a Holstein seminar. This is George’s report of the two-day trip: “Approximately 60 people attended in Salt Lake City, January 27 and 28, for the purpose of planning and[Read More…]

Today in History: Associated Press

Today is Wednesday, July 10, the 192nd day of 2024. There are 174 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On July 10, 1940, during World War II, the Battle of Britain began as the German Luftwaffe launched attacks on southern England. (The Royal Air Force was ultimately victorious.)Also on[Read More…]

Seventh Day Adventist

A New Kind of IndependenceYou have heard of off-grid houses, but did you know there is an off-grid town not far from Josephine County?Forks of Salmon, California is a small community with 126 residents, located halfway between Arcata and Mt. Shasta. It got its name because it lies at the[Read More…]

Good Shepherd Lutheran

Go! – Mark 6:7-13You know you’ve heard about Jesus over and over, and it occurs to you that maybe, on some level, you’ve become just a little too familiar with him. Maybe you’ve heard the Gospel message so often that you’ve kind of become immune. It’s kind of like getting[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.) June 28*Nothing to report today June 29*A deputy recognized a man sitting in front of Priority Fitness[Read More…]

To save spotted owls, US officials plan to kill hundreds of thousands of barred owls

Matthew BrownAssociated Press To save the imperiled spotted owl from potential extinction, U.S. wildlife officials are embracing a contentious plan to deploy trained shooters into dense West Coast forests to kill almost a half-million barred owls that are crowding out their cousins.The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service strategy released Wednesday[Read More…]