Illinois Valley

Fire destroys home, RV in Illinois Valley

ILLINOIS VALLEY, Ore.– Another structure fire happened this morning around 7:30 a.m. in the Illinois Valley. The Illinois Valley Fire Department says dispatch was first alerted about smoke on Airport Drive. It says the smoke investigation upgraded to a grass fire, which …

Two dead after hostage incident in Illinois Valley

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. — Two people are dead after a hostage incident in the Illinois Valley. The Josephine County Sheriff’s Office said it happened on Pinewood Way around 6:30 Monday morning. Deputies said a woman called 911 reporting her husband was threatening …

Community libraries close in Josephine County

GRANTS PASS, Ore. – Josephine County public libraries will shut down in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Josephine County Community Library said that on March 16, all four branches in Grants Pass, Illinois Valley, Williams and Wolf Creek will temporarily shut down …