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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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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...

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Rogue Rock Gym, Creating a Foothold in The Community

Local rock climbers know the Rogue Rock Gym as the Rogue Valley’s premier indoor climbing facility and as a fabulous place to get in shape and have fun with climbers of all types. Providing professional instruction, group events and parties, kids climbing programs, fitness equipment and more, the Rogue Rock Gym...

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Lilly Baty, LMT, LFT Therapeutic Massage & Skin Care

Lilly Baty has been in the skin care profession for 31 years, and practicing therapeutic massage for 30 years. Her love for bodywork came after she was injured in a serious auto accident. She received daily bodywork treatments and believes it was the key to her complete recovery. Lilly approaches...

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Coleman Creek Construction Mini-Split Heating & Cooling Installations

For almost 16 years, Coleman Creek Construction has been taking care of all your construction and remodeling needs. In a 2013 interview we featured the ambitious restoration projects being done by Coleman Creek in Ashland’s Railroad District. In today’s interview we will learn about the ductless mini-split heating, cooling, and ventilation...

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Blue Toba

Celebrating their one-year anniversary this past October, Blue Toba is definitely here to stay! The first and only true blue authentic Indonesian food for hundreds of miles, Chef Birong Hutabarat brings the depth of unique flavor and culture to the valley, hand crafted with leaves, pods and spices only found...

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