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The Kerby Water District (KWD) will hold its monthly board meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022 at 1 p.m. at the Kerby Belt Building, 24353 Redwood Hwy. The meeting will include but not be limited to monthly business and financial reports. This is a public meeting and both the public[Read More…]

Tee Tattler

Happy almost-winter from the Illinois Valley Country Club golf course!This week has been fairly quiet at the course due to the wintery weather, so I will be giving a small report on golf course news and then describe one of the most popular holes at Bandon Dunes Golf Course, where[Read More…]

Valley youths lose mentor

Ursal Loyd “Jay” Miller, 70, of Selma, died Nov. 15, 2022 at his home.Jay was the second oldest of 13 children. After residing in Kansas, California and Alaska, the Miller family relocated to the Draper Valley Farm in Selma, Oregon in the mid 1960s.Jay enlisted in the United States Navy[Read More…]

Code changes fail due to fencing rule

The second reading and adoption of an ordinance to amend the Rural Land Development Code of Josephine County was held Wednesday, Nov. 16 at Anne G. Basker Auditorium by the JoCo Board of Commissioners, which failed to approve the ordinance. The first reading was held Nov. 9, and the board[Read More…]

Crawlies with Cri: The Inchworm

This week we’re going to meet a group of crawlies with a singular name. Meet the inchworm (Family Geometridae).Inchworms aren’t worms; they are caterpillars of geometridae (AKA geometrid) moths. The family got their name from the caterpillars. “Geometridae” is from the Greek geo, meaning earth, and metron, meaning measure because[Read More…]

Save the Date

Dec. 3 & 4**Shop local for the holidays AND help ensure the Class of 2023 has a safe & sober graduation! Join the community for shopping & socializing at the Illinois Valley High School Holiday Bazaar, held over the weekend Dec. 3 and 4.To sell your wares, the booth fee[Read More…]