Arts council brings back the gates

The city of Cave Junction was incorporated 75 years ago. In recognition of that milestone, Illinois River Valley Arts Council recreated the Gateway Project as a promotion for the 2023 tourism season.The nonprofit invited 28 residents of varying backgrounds, from professional artist to young student, to decorate wooden garden gates.[Read More…]

Life in the Valley of Riches

I had known Jim Frick was dealing with health issues, but like many of you, news of his death left me stunned.When I first moved here, I frequently ate lunch at Michelle’s which is now Caves Pharmacy. There was an older couple that would sit on the same side of[Read More…]

Save the date

OCT 7**Illinois Valley Amateur Radio Club (IVARC) will be hosting a Meet-n-Greet on October 7th from 11am to 3pm at Jubilee Park in Cave Junction. Whether you are a current radio operator or an aspiring radio operator to be, come meet other operators and check out our radio display and[Read More…]

Oregon Caves Community Appreciation Day

Saturday, September 23rd, Oregon Caves National Monument and Preserve will host a Community Appreciation Day for our gateway community neighbors. Free cave tours will be offered from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Ticket availability is limited. A fun Bounce House will be on site for the kids. At 11:15 a.m.[Read More…]

Good Shepherd Lutheran

Just Ask Him – Matthew 18:21-35Christians, although forgiven themselves, sometimes refuse to be forgiving. How often do we see that today? We see people hurting each other. Failing to show mercy and quick to bring suffering to those they think have done them wrong. Sad to say, it’s a very[Read More…]

Public Notice – September 20, 2023

_______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Notice to interested persons – a hearing will be held at the Josephine County Family Courthouse at 301 NW F ST, Grants Pass on October 6, 2023, at 11:00 am regarding the forfeiture of the following animal, pursuant to ORS 167.347, seized from709 SE 12th Street, Grants Pass, Oregon:German[Read More…]

JMET harvests 2 on Garner Road

On Sept. 11, 2023, the Josephine Marijuana Enforcement Team executed search warrants in the 600 and 900 blocks of Garner Road, Cave Junction, regarding illegal marijuana grow sites. The search warrants were executed with the assistance of Homeland Security Investigations and Josephine County Public Health & Building Safety.During the execution[Read More…]

I.V. HOPE Village gets funding from HB 5019

I.V. HOPE Village Programs Manager Laura Mancuso received good news from United Community Action Network Executive Director Shaun Pritchard Sept. 12. It was announced by the Oregon Housing & Community Services Team in Salem that I.V. HOPE Village received $799,029 from House Bill 5019 that addressed “shelter funding.”It was also[Read More…]