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Redwood Highway paving begins Sunday night south of Cave Junction August 10, 2023 CAVE JUNCTION – Motorists should expect congestion and delays along Redwood Highway (U.S. 199) between Cave Junction and the California border the next three weeks as paving work begins Sunday night, August 13. Construction will require lane[Read More…]

JMET have been busy beavers in the Valley

*** The Josephine Marijuana Enforcement Team with the assistance of Josephine County Public Health & Building Safety, executed a search warrant in the 800 Block of Jackadel Lane, Cave Junction, regarding an illegal marijuana grow site Aug. 1, 2023.During the execution of the warrant, over 2,600 marijuana plants and 1,500[Read More…]

Sheriff urges service district

Valley residents speak out about funding sheriff The Board of Josephine County Commissioners unanimously voted to send the proposed law enforcement service district to the November ballot with the full support of Sheriff Dave Daniel Wednesday, Aug. 2 at their weekly business session, held at Anne G. Basker Auditorium in[Read More…]

Just my cup of tea

Just My Cup Of Tea was a column that ran in the ‘70s.Originally ran in the June 24, 1971 edition of the Illinois Valley News Late Spring and early Summer is just the right time for out of state visitors to see the Illinois Valley, and many of our residents[Read More…]

Tee Tattler

Hello from the Illinois Valley Country Club!In this week’s Men’s Club action:1-Kerby Electric 272 2- Taylor’s Sausage 269.5 3- Bud Bros 268 4- D&B 260 5- True Value #2 252 6- Valley Fab 242.5 7- Pacific Ridgeline 235.5 8- Cascade Auto 234 9- Selma Second Hand 229.5 10- Jake White[Read More…]

Letters to the editor

Illinois Valley News welcomes letters to the editor.Please e-mail them to’s Note: Views and commentary, including statements made as fact are strictly those of the letter writers.) Dear Editor:We cannot grow the economy by providing safety for the citizens and businesses in Josephine County without a stable source of[Read More…]