Author Archives: LocalsGuide

Ashland Parks & Recreation Commission

Our Autumn PlayGuide, formerly the Rec Guide, is out and we are sporting a new look! The NEW PlayGuide is now called the “Community PlayGuide… What to Do!” We hope you have the opportunity to check it out at AshlandParksandRec.org. Our easy-to-use digital PlayGuide has direct registration links for ALL...

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Celebrate National Physical Therapy Month

October is National Physical Therapy Month.  In order to help us celebrate this month of national recognition, it may be helpful to understand what a physical therapist does and how a physical therapist can help you achieve optimal health. All physical therapists are required to receive a graduate degree –...

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Dr. Sylvia Chatroux & Tara Frazier-Rice FNP, NP

Hersey Health Care offers compassionate, knowledgeable medical care to patients of all backgrounds and ages in Ashland, Oregon. Originally founded by Dr. Sylvia Chatroux, the clinic has served Ashlanders for more than 20 years. Along with her outstanding team, Dr. Sylvia was joined 4 years ago by Tara Frazier Rice...

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Be a Super Hero Graduate from the Ashland Institute of Massage

Have you ever considered a career as a massage therapist? Here’s your chance!  Ashland Institute of Massage has opened 2017 – 18 enrollment for new students with big changes to their program hours and schedule . As they enter their thirtieth year, this innovative massage school continues to enhance their...

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Alissa Arp Arp – Upholstery Services

Introducing Alissa Arp, a local upholsterer, world traveler and Southern Oregon University (SOU) Environmental Science professor. Based in Ashland Oregon, Alissa has a passion for finding and restoring vintage furniture pieces with a special focus on the clean lines and high quality of the Mid Century Modern period. She is...

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Gary Einhorn – The Entrepreneurial Ear

Gary Einhorn has been a life long entrepreneur with thirty-five years of experience. Born in Brooklyn but raised in Rockaway Beach, New York, Gary has lived in the Rogue Valley for twenty-eight years. Gary was exposed at a very young age to the entrepreneurial lifestyle by his father and uncles...

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Oregon Cabaret Announces its 2018 Season

Get ready for another great season of all new performances, fresh energy and excitement brought to you by the Oregon Cabaret Theatre! In this interview, we speak with Managing Director Rick Robinson and Artistic Director Valerie Rachelle about their successes in 2017 and the upcoming 2018 season lineup. Hi Rick...

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Illume Aesthetics

Illume Aesthetics is offering the latest technologies in advanced laser and medical aesthetics. Illume offers a wide range of services to enhance and compliment your natural radiance. Illume’s friendly staff is highly trained holding both advanced medical and laser certifications. Medical director and owner Jennifer Bullock, FNP works within the...

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Mountain Meadows

Mountain Meadows is an award-winning 55+ community in beautiful Ashland, Oregon.  This community has won numerous awards including “Best Small Active Retirement Community in America” by the National Council on Senior Housing.  Mountain Meadows is thoughtfully designed, solidly constructed, and on 27 acres of mature trees, well-maintained landscaping and year...

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Klamath Independent Film Festival

As the owner of LocalsGuide I am continually on the hunt for exploring new and exciting opportunities -interesting hiking trails, swim holes, cultural and social events. Local culture has a richness and diversity that invites continual exploration and emersion. This month I am proud to announce the LocalsGuide sponsorship of...

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Natural Earth Paints

Ashland has a truly global economy that is not always visible at first glance. One such example is Natural Earth Paint which has set its roots here in Southern Oregon. Founded in 2011 by professional artist, mom, and environmentalist Leah Fanning, Natural Earth Paint is a world-leading manufacturer of eco-friendly...

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Schneider Museum

This past June marked the completion of 30 years of art at the Schneider Museum of Art here in Ashland Oregon. LocalsGuide was pleased to help sponsor the fundraiser gala which turned out to be an enormous success!This month I had the opportunity to speak with museum director, Scott Malbaurn...

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Introducing Dr. Mark Force DC.

Practicing the healing art is incredibly rewarding. It’s beautiful to be present with a patient in the process of healing physically and emotionally. The experience is at some level magical and mystical, yet to be the catalyst I’m committed to being I have an obligation to be grounded in the...

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Wellness Pet Supplies – All Natural Pet Supplies In Ashland

Conveniently located downtown in the railroad district, Wellness Pet Supplies is owned by Billie-Jo Vinson and Doug Strain. Wellness Pet supplies is a provider of homeopathic, herbal, vitamin based, organic, hypoallergenic food, toys and beds with a core passion for the wellbeing and longevity of animals. We are excited to...

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Terra Firma Home Fine Furniture & Interior Design

Terra Firma Home is an 7000 square foot upscale home store offering fines lines such as Lee, American Leather,Vanguard and more. Local fabric from Henry Calvin as well as Kravet, Ralph Lauren, Robert Allen, Duralee and more. Antiques, lighting, rugs and accessories. Located at 309 E Main St, Medford, Terra...

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Wellsprings Swim, Soak, Steam, Sauna and Spirit

Healing Qualities of Naturally Alkaline WellSprings Water Water is the breath of life. The WellSprings property is blessed with an abundance of water sources, each unique in their healing qualities and features. Water is a community resource and, as such, water is meant to be shared, and experienced. The benefits...

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HeartSong Nutrition A New Paradigm For Health

Heartsong Nutrition is the seventh health food store opened and operated by the Spencer family. They have been in the nutrition field for 22 years. Their store, located in the Market of Choice Shopping Center, is now beginning their 6th year of operation. In addition to their extensive nutrition supplement...

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Escape Ashland – A Live Escape Game

Escape Ashland is Southern Oregon’s unique escape room game located in beautiful and historic downtown, just two blocks from the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Escape games are live-action entertainment that involve observation, problem solving and teamwork to solve puzzles and challenges to “escape” from the room. Part scavenger hunt, part puzzle...

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Aaron’s Autowerks – Celebrating 11 Years!

Back in the days when LocalsGuide was a mere sixteen pages I would run around town snapping photos of luxury sports cars. I would then share these with Aaron Bloch who would write a monthly Car of the Month column. It was one of the original and most followed local...

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Cheri Elson Sperber, Drescher Elson Sperber, P.C.

After over 40 years of practice, Allen Drescher is retiring July 1st.  Allen has chosen Cheri Elson Sperber to take over his practice and continue serving his clients as he did for so many years.  Cheri and her husband relocated to Ashland from Southern California in 2014, where Cheri had...

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JoAnn Lewis – Family Massage Education Center

Now celebrating their 7th anniversary here in Ashland, the Family Massage Education Center is truly a one-of-a-kind place for anyone to learn home health massage in couples, singles, pregnancy and parent-baby classes. The general public can have great fun and use these techniques easily at home. JoAnn Lewis and her experienced team...

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Welcome to your national monument!

Cascade Siskiyou National Monument (CSNM) is located just 17 miles south and east of Ashland. Originally designated in June of 2000 for its unparalleled biodiversity, the monument has something for everyone — whether you like to hike, fish, horseback ride, hunt or take Sunday afternoon drives on historic Highway 66....

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Humanity at a Crossroads – Free Lecture

Talk & Lecture Sunday, April 2 2017 @ 2:00 pm Ashland Branch Library – Free Admission The world is witnessing the awakening of humanity at this most critical time. Millions of people across the globe are voicing their concerns for the health of our planet; demanding change and transformation of...

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AirHop – Vacation Reservation Management

Do you own a vacation rental, cottage, cabin, mother-in-law’s quarters, or second home that you are renting? Are you running at 90% occupancy? Are you either too busy or simply unable to navigate the required steps to fully optimize your reservation booking? Introducing AirHop LLC, a locally-owned company owned by...

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