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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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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...

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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,...

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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...

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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...

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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,...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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