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Delaine Due – Second Generation Shaklee 2017

  Last year we interviewed Delaine Due, owner of Second Generation, to learn more about her family’s unique 45 year history with Shaklee. The interview was a break from the norm as prior to Delaine’s interview all advertising had been based on word-of-mouth referral and personal networking. The interview proved...

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Direct Physical Therapy Celebrates 5 Years in Ashland!

A regular contributor and long term member of Locals Guide, Lance Cooper is the owner of Direct Physical Therapy in Ashland. Located at the corner of Hersey and Oak Street, Direct Physical Therapy assists clients with all physical therapy needs ranging from postoperative rehabilitation to sports performance. Lance’s personal specialty...

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Geos Institute – Creating Climate Change Solutions

Located in Ashland, Oregon the Geos Institute works to make human and natural communities whole in the face of climate change. They create science-based climate change solutions through three initiatives focused on forests, rivers, and communities. Climate Wise® helps local leaders and communities, Forest Legacies focuses on forest and land...

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Tech Savvy Sofia Delivers Solutions – Makes You Smile

Providing on-site and remote computer support, training, and education, Sofia Roper offers a three-in-one computer support service that delivers solutions and puts a smile on her clients’ face. From setting up and synchronizing your computer with a Smartphone, connecting a printer, email setup, backup routines, iPads and basic computer navigation....

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The Culinarium – Gourmet Provisions & Fine Kitchenware

Husband and wife team Constance and David Jesser are off to a dashing success with their new kitchenware and gourmet provisions store here in Ashland, Oregon. Named The Culinarium – meaning (Lat. Def: pertaining to culinary, kitchen) is a food lover’s paradise. This is the store for the kitchen aficionado,...

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Sari Telpner – Whole Health Educator™ & Reiki Master

Are you dealing with any of the following conditions? Anxiety, arthritis, cancer, depression, digestive issues, fatigue, heart disease, energetically or environmentally sensitive, hypertension, Meniere’s, migraine, poor immune function, pain, sleep problems, stress, vertigo or weight issues? Introducing Sari Telpner, a Whole Health Educator™ and Holy Fire Reiki Master. Over the past 22...

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Dr. Ed McCullough – Wellspring Centre For Body Balance

If you are suffering and struggling with a health condition that is not resolving you may want to consider visiting Dr. Ed McCullough. Located at the Wellspring Centre for Body Balance, Dr. McCullough is a NUCCA upper cervical chiropractor that has helped thousands of people get their lives back. This...

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Christine Savory – Healing Beyond Hypnosis

Christine Savory LOVES her job. She is the owner of Healing Beyond Hypnosis and Abba-Father Counseling in Medford and is a certified transpersonal hypnotherapist. She created her own system of healing utilizing EFT, EMR “Emotional Meridian Release”. Ho’oponopono “ancient Hawaiian healing systems”, hypnosis, gratitude therapy, guided visualization therapy, life coaching,...

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J. Austin Coin and Jewelry Celebrating Six Years in Ashland!

Now celebrating their 6th year in Ashland, J. Austin & Company have distinguished themselves as Ashland’s Premier Gold and Silver Bullion dealers. Offering competitive pricing with a vast depth of numismatic knowledge, the company works with locals from all around the region. They are an internationally renowned diamond brokerage registered...

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31 Years and Counting, The Best is Yet to Come!

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 the success of their 2016 season, and what’s in store for audiences...

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How to be Unreasonably Happy

Founder of The Breathe Center, Reneé Miereanu began her private practice on the Big Island, Hawaii, living there for 14 years, after studying at university in Los Angeles, CA. She continued her education, personal counseling and coaching in Seattle for another 14 years before moving to Ashland, Oregon. She is...

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Stronger Together

Ashland Food Co-op is the region’s only Certified Organic Retailer. With a mission of being a socially responsible business, the Co-op offers a full selection of natural and organic products, including many that are locally grown or produced. Their Co-op Basics products make healthy organic food more accessible to every...

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New Obamacare Enrollment Center at Ashland Insurance

Sue Carney, of Carney Insurance, is celebrating her 4th year as a healthcare enrollment specialist in Ashland, and has assisted with nearly 2,000 applications to date. She is Ashland’s go-to agent for Obamacare, and Carney Insurance has been specifically created and designed to tackle the unique challenges of both Obamacare...

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The Care of Trees

Canopy is committed to delivering skilled and passionate care of trees to the communities of Southern Oregon. Our aim is to provide your home with increased safety, health, and beauty. Whether your trees are in need of pruning, have pest or disease issues, or requires removal, Canopy offers a complete...

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Celebrating 30 Years in Ashland

Now celebrating their 30th year in Ashland, Ashland Auto Parts Inc. is owned by Sherman and Jami Peters. Over the past three decades Ashland Auto Parts has gone above and beyond to find all those hard to find auto parts and more. Not only do they know nearly everyone in town who...

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Interior & Building Designer

Conveniently located on bustling 4th Street, next to Noble Coffee, the Ashland Design Studio has been created as a resource space for new home design, remodeling and renovation. Opened by building and interior designer Julie O’Dywer, the space provides valuable access to local building, craft, and trade resources. From choosing...

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Wild Fern Natural Health

For the past six years, Dr. Brigid Crowe’s practice has grown steadily and Wild Fern Natural Health in Ashland has become a household name. Although at times, she can be booked out weeks in advance, spaces are always available because one thing is perfectly clear – her patients get well....

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Zagorska Oasis Express Spa & Apothecary

Introducing Zagorska Oasis. A world class eco-luxe spa in the heart of Ashland. Offering customized treatments designed to connect you with nature and leave the stress of the world behind! Offering only the best in restorative skin care with exclusively formulated in-house products. Michele Zagorski and her staff have gone out of...

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Scott Malbaurn Schneider Museum of Art

The Schneider Museum of Art, part of the Oregon Center for the Arts at Southern Oregon University, is a vital force in the intellectual life of Southern Oregon University that promotes an understanding of the visual arts within a liberal arts education. Serving both an academic and community audience, it...

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Drs. Kimberly & Michael Hoyt Artisans Eyeworks

Dr. Kimberly & Michael Hoyt combine more than 20 years of optometry experience in the Rogue Valley with a boutique eye care setting in Ashland’s Historic Railroad District. Artisans Eyeworks offers artisanal eyeglass lines, where patients can find pieces uniquely suited to their personality and style rather than having to conform to the...

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Making “Wild Honey” from the Music of the World

Megan Danforth, Cyrise Schacter, and Peia Luzzi have a passion world folk music—songs that have been sung for hundreds of years in villages all over the world. As the vocal trio Wild Honey, they gather songs from the far corners of the earth and give them new life in captivating...

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Robert W. Good Attorney at Law

An attorney here in Ashland, Oregon, Robert (a.k.a Bob) Good has practiced law for over twenty years. His firm’s focus is on resolving the legal issues that arise in people’s personal and professional lives, with an emphasis on serving the Rogue Valley community. Family law matters that the firm commonly...

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Wellsprings, Oregon – Swim, Spa, Soak, Steam, Sauna

WellSprings is a hot springs development situated immediately north of Ashland, Oregon. The property’s warm, mineral springs on the shores of Bear Creek were revered for centuries by First Nation tribes as a ceremonial and birthing site. Widely recognized for its healing properties, Eugenia Jackson dedicated the hot, artesian water...

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What’s New at the Lithia Artisans Market?

Lithia Artisans Market of Ashland (LAMA) is a collective of regional artists and craftspeople from the Ashland area exhibiting and selling their own work. This festive open-air market runs weekends from mid-March through October, Saturdays from 10 – 6 and Sundays from 11 – 5. Located on Calle Guanajuato along...

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