ODHS Emergency Cooling Center brings relief

With triple-digit heat outside, Sylvia Ceron and her team from the Office of Resilience and Emergency Management, which works under Oregon Department of Human Services, traveled to Cave Junction to help cool the heat with a bang on the Fourth of July. Ceron organized a cooling center July 4 through[Read More…]

800 plants on Crooks Creek destroyed

On July 2, the Josephine Marijuana Enforcement Team with the assistance of Josephine County Public Health & Building Safety, executed a search warrant in the 1000 Block of Crooks Creek Road, Selma, regarding an illegal marijuana grow site. During the execution of the warrant, approximately 800 marijuana plants were seized[Read More…]

Commissioner games deal blow to Pipe Fork sale

The purchase agreement between Josephine County and The Conservation Fund was immediately tabled at the July 3 weekly business session of the Josephine County Board of Commissioners, two weeks after it was initially delayed following a 2-1 vote.Anne G. Basker Auditorium in Grants Pass was the setting for the July[Read More…]

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…]