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Multiple agencies attack fire

Illinois Valley Fire District received a report of a suspicious open burn behind the former Radio Shack and future gas station, “The Trails Store” building Jan. 31 at 7:24 p.m. First units to the scene quickly upgraded this to a “Commercial Structure Fire.”After suppression efforts were underway, a second alarm[Read More…]

Public Notices

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETINGThis is to give notice that on Monday, Feb. 13, 2023 at 7 p.m. the Cave Junction City Council is scheduled to conduct a meet in accordance with Land Use Hearing Rules and ORS 197.763, will hold a Public Hearing to consider a Zone Change and a[Read More…]

KCA and other charter schools discussed by TRSD

Charter schools dominated the discussion at the Three Rivers School District Board of Directors’ Feb. 1 special work session, held at 4 p.m. at Illinois Valley High School. TRSD Superintendent Dave Valenzuela also addressed the myth busting he has spoke of at the “Coffee with the Superintendent” events.Valenzuela said that[Read More…]

Today in History: The Associated Press

Today is Wednesday, Feb. 8, the 39th day of 2023. There are 332 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Feb. 8, 1587, Mary, Queen of Scots was beheaded at Fotheringhay Castle in England after she was implicated in a plot to murder her cousin, Queen Elizabeth I.On this[Read More…]

Nifty Tidbits:

Originally printed in the May 20, 2003 edition of the Illinois Valley News One sure sign of spring, which some people anticipate, is the arrival of Turkey Vultures to the Illinois Valley. Though not quite so romantic, or as regular, as the swallows returning Capistrano, but still a natural indicator[Read More…]

IVHS girl wrestlers finish district, boys next

Dusty Fiske – IVN contributing writer The Illinois Valley High School girls wrestling team went to their first district tournament in Cottage Grove last weekend. They finished 32nd of 48 teams but have four of their five wrestlers back next year. The only senior, Sarah White, finished her career winning[Read More…]