Entries by Shields Bialasik

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 builds a challenging environment that […]

Maria LiPuma – Noble Being Modern Stress Management, Live Your Most Extraordinary Life!

Maria LiPuma is a Health & Wellness Practitioner who teaches heart-centered Modern Stress Management techniques here in Ashland. She specializes in helping people who are struggling with addictive behaviors, weight and negative body image, chronic stress and anxiety. Now in her eighth year in private practice and her third here in the Rogue Valley, Maria teaches a variety of […]

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 generic design of the day. Now […]

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 three-part harmony. With a concert […]

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 handles includes divorce, custody, parenting […]

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 in 1862 to “natatorium and […]

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 Ashland Creek, this picturesque venue […]

2Yoke Design – Wellness Design For Home & Workplace

2Yoke Design is a multidisciplinary design firm specializing in Architectural Interiors that emphasize Wellness Design for both the Home and Workplace. 2Yoke design believes that timeless design is rooted in the expression of natural materials and organic, place-based design solutions. 2Yoke’s innate understanding of programmatic and spatial needs enables them to create space plans and […]

Case Coffee Roasters Celebrates 10 years!

Hi Tim and Kati, thanks for doing this interview with us today. You guys have been doing a ton of travel recently. Every time I check your Instagram page you’re exploring a new part of the world! Over the last year and a half we have been to Ethiopia, Kenya, Guatemala twice, and Colombia to […]

Melanie Miller- Hair Stylist and Colorist

For the past 23 years, she has supported her clients in looking and feeling great. She has a nuanced eye for coloring and enjoys all aspects of her profession. An appointment with Melanie is not just another trip to the hair salon. Melanie takes pride in taking the time to listen to her clients. Stepping […]

Carla David – Enjoy Wild Wines

After graduating from college on the East Coast, future winemaker Carla David was torn between pursuing work in her field of study and apprenticing at an organic farm. She chose farming and to pursue her love of plants and herbalism. When she and a friend made their first batch of plum wine together, the idea […]

106.3 The Valley – A New Radio Station True to the Music

The Valley 106.3 can be heard over the air from Grants Pass to Ashland, Jacksonville to Butte Falls. You can also stream The Valley live worldwide at their website www.thevalley.fm. Playing a steady and diverse stream of music, The Valley takes pride in offering the best of your favorite lifestyle tunes with less repetition. Listeners […]

The Leela School For Advanced Clinical Hypnosis – Waking Up From the Trance of Suffering

Located in Ashland, Oregon, The Leela School for Advanced Clinical Hypnosis is an educational non-profit (501c3) dedicated to world peace and freedom through universal self-realization. The school is the training arm of the Leela Foundation started by Ashland resident Eli Jaxon-Bear in 1996. The foundation offers retreats and trainings locally as well as in Europe, […]

Ashland Electric Bikes – Nine Years in Ashland!

You see their customers cruising all around town on sleek electric bikes, beaming big grins as they zip past downtown traffic. Finding a parking space is of no concern to an ebiker. Electric bikes are not only great for the environment, they are also good clean healthy fun. Besides that, who wouldn’t want to get […]

Banyan Tree Landscape Construction

Banyan Tree has spread roots in Ashland and is showing up across town, leaving behind their signature of high-quality craftsmanship blended with a level of artistry that is few and far between. A premier landscape and masonry business here in Ashland, Banyan Tree specializes in jobs from commercial to residential from fine stone masonry, decorative […]

Eco Nest – Living Sanctuaries of Clay, Straw, Timber

EcoNest is the name given by Paula Baker-Laporte and Robert Laporte to describe their holistically designed and hand-crafted natural homes. An EcoNest incorporates timber-frame, straw-clay walls, earth plasters and natural and non-toxic finishes. This combination of time-honored building traditions with modern innovations results in a home of unsurpassed health and comfort. The EcoNest Company was […]

Rogue Jet Boat Adventures – Unplug- Reset- Discover

Looking for something new and exciting to do this summer? Want to unplug and connect with loved ones? Take an opportunity this summer to learn more about the amazing history of the Upper Rogue River and Table Rocks with Emily and Taylor Grimes, owners of Rogue Jet Boat Adventures. Rogue Jet Boat Adventures combines thrilling […]

True South Solar – Rooftop Revolution 2016

For the past six years we have followed the phenomenal growth and success story of local company True South Solar. On a mission to place solar on every roof in Southern Oregon, the company has the wind in their sails and is on course to make their dream a big reality. As happy customers abounded […]

Snikwah Motor Werks

German car enthusiasts and local business owners David and Sue Hawkins appear to be having a lot of fun with snikwah motor werks!  With a fan base of over 128,000 German car lovers worldwide, the couple is not alone in their passion for these fine machines. Located near Dagoba Chocolate at 1000 Benson Way, Suite […]

Loren Fogelman – Reveals Strategic Moves to Succeed

Loren Fogelman is the founder of Business Success Solution and an internationally-recognized success expert who helps business owners turn their passion for helping others into a profitable lifestyle business. Results-focused and strengths-based, she motivates her clients to achieve business success without sacrificing their lifestyle. Loren is the author of The Winning Point – How to […]

Casey Frieder, DC – Southern Oregon Active Health

Located at 233 4th Street, Southern Oregon Active Health is the clinic of Dr. Casey Frieder, DC. Dr. Frieder has been providing quality health care in the Rogue Valley for the past 4 years. He believes that good health is a blessing and a responsibility that can be nurtured through wise choices and smart actions. […]

All in the Family – Callahan’s Ready for the Future and More…

After 70 years, Callahan’s Lodge has emerged as Southern Oregon’s landmark destination resort. This is a true family-owned and operated lodge, restaurant and events facility. Cut literally into the side of the mountain and spring water-fed, Callahan’s Lodge offers sincere hospitality and a reputation that keeps guests, hikers, skiers and visitors coming back year after year. With nineteen […]

Ben Hummell MFT, LPC – Summoning Genius

Introducing Ben Hummell MFT, LPC, a licensed psychotherapist and author of Summoning Genius: A Midlife Guide to Discovering Identity, Purpose, and Meaning. Newly relocated to Ashland, Oregon, Ben has opened his counseling practice here in Ashland and is now accepting new clients. Clinically trained as a Depth Psychotherapist and having spent the past 35 years […]

Ashland Outdoor Store – 22 Years of Excellence

For the past 22 years locals and visitors to Ashland have relied upon and trusted The Ashland Outdoor Store as their go-to source for outdoor clothing, equipment and local guide information. Looking for the best local hike, backcountry ski report, wildflowers on Mt. Ashland or wondering how the new line of Marmot, Patagonia and Arc’teryx […]

Inner Guide Expeditions – Get Ready For Your Summer Adventure

Targeted towards youth ages 14 to 18, Inner Guide Expeditions offers an awesome selection of upcoming summer adventure trips that will have you wishing that you yourself could enroll. These once in a lifetime trips are not your run-of-the-mill, but are highly complex wilderness adventures, designed to inspire, awaken, and rekindle one’s deeper sense of […]

Happy 2nd Birthday White Dental Studio! Exceptional Dentistry – Environmentally Friendly

White Dental Studio recently celebrated their second year in Ashland! Over the past two years Dr. Brandon White and his staff have gone above and beyond to exceed their tagline: “Exceptional Dentistry – Environmentally Friendly.” Not only do customers report that Dr. White and his staff have exceeded their expectations, but they also appreciate the […]

3rd Annual Southern Oregon Grape Fair- You’re Invited!

You’re invited to the 3rd annual Southern Oregon Grape Fair on Sunday June 5th, in Downtown Talent. ?Brought to you by the Talent Chamber, Toys for Tots, and The Organic Alcohol Company, this event plays an important part of supporting the Talent Chamber and local business community. We spoke with Gretchen Hartrick, Co-Chair, SOGF and […]

Dr. Erin Pollinger- Doctor of Chiropractic & Life Mastery Mentor

Now entering her 17th year as a Network Chiropractor utilizing Network Care (Network Spinal Analysis (NSA) and SomatoRespiratory Integration (SRI)) to help patients of all kinds, Dr. Erin Pollinger of Soulwave Chiropractic Studio is expanding her practice in exciting new ways.  For starters, she has developed the Ultimate Alignment Coaching program offering women a 90-day […]

Ashland Supportive Housing- Serving People with Developmental Disabilities Since 1981

Formed in 1981 by a small group of local parents looking for a better life for their adult children with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD), Ashland Supportive Housing and Community Outreach (ASH) has always been based on the principles of respect, dignity, and compassion for all people regardless of their abilities.  ASH operates three residences, […]