Entries by Shields Bialasik

Share a Dream Mountain Meadows 55+ Community

Mountain Meadows is an award-winning 55+ retirement community in Ashland. Voted the “Best Small Active Retirement Community in America” by the National Council on Senior Housing and the National Association of Home Builders, Mountain Meadows is thoughtfully designed, solidly constructed and located on 27 acres of beautifully manicured lawns, trees and landscaping. The residents of […]

Moving Forward With Direct Physical Therapy

Newly relocated to the corner of Oak and Hersey, Direct Physical Therapy, LLP is one of Ashland’s favorite outpatient physical therapy clinics. Direct Physical Therapy is owned and operated by Ashland native, Scott Brown, PT, and Lance Cooper, DPT, ART. Together Scott and Lance offer their clients quality and individualized care with a wide range […]

Nancy Burton, L.Ac. – Helps You Reclaim Your Health

Nancy Burton, L.Ac. has spent the last seventeen years of her career helping patients achieve extraordinary healing from issues of chronic pain and fatigue to other hard to define maladies. Nancy has a knack for being able to look at the whole picture to determine the root issues. She then draws from her extensive knowledge […]

Spirit of Shakti – More Than A Yoga Store

Spirit of Shakti is in its 9th year of business here in Ashland. Located in the Ashland Yoga Center at the corner of 4th and A Street, Spirit of Shakti is one of the communities best kept secrets for finding all the cutest yoga and lifestyle apparel. Recently, the store has changed ownership with Sabrina […]

Celebrating New Beginnings for Agave

By Carol Brown Agave has thrived for ten years in the Ashland restaurant scene, mostly in small quarters on North Main Street.  Now this amazing Mexican restaurant has relocated to a new location on Granite Street. The seating is three times as large as the prior location and there is a great outdoor screened-in patio. […]

People’s Art – Delaine Due, Art Therapist

When I met with Delaine Due recently to catch up and hear about the exciting new developments in her thriving art therapy practice here in Ashland, she was busy studying for a Board Certification exam.  By the time this interview goes to print she will have taken the exam and certainly will have passed with […]

BrainJoy – The Rogue Valley’s First Neuro Wellness Center

In 2011, along with her husband Mark, Kathleen Kellenbeck co-founded BrainJoy, offering NeurOptimal® Sessions and Neuro Nutrition coaching to clients overcoming addictions, stress, sleeplessness, eating issues, chronic pain, deep sadness, post-traumatic stress, anxiousness, learning challenges, brain injury, struggling with memory loss and other life challenges. Clients also come to BrainJoy to improve their cognitive abilities, […]

Thirty Years at Willow-Witt Ranch

Willow-Witt Ranch is located on 440 acres in the Cascade Mountains 12 miles east of Ashland.  Nestled in a magical hidden valley, the farm provides a wide variety of agritourism and farm stay opportunities that have achieved national recognition. Settle down any season in the Farm House Studio or the Meadow House. Camp out in […]

Call Rhonda – I Specialize in People

If you have purchased or sold a home in Ashland within the last 30 years then it goes without saying that you have probably heard of Rhonda Lewis. She is one of the town’s most recognizable and long term realtors. When it comes to real estate everyone knows to “Call Rhonda”.  In today’s interview we […]

J. Austin Coin & Jewelry – Andrea & Mark Hutto

It takes many years of hard work, dedication and customer care to build a successful business. Running a coin and jewelry store here in Ashland, Oregon has been no exception for local owners Andrea and Mark Hutto. With a key emphasis placed upon building trust as well as careful and considerate expert attention, Andrea and […]

IKUSA – SEO & Marketing Strategy

If you think hiring an expert is expensive, wait until you hire an amateur! WARNING – READ THIS INTERVIEW: – If you are the owner of a medium to large business with an important online presence. – If you work for the company described above and can share this interview with your boss (Brownie Points). […]

Raven Wood Works – Jake Hayes & Jud Olsen

For those looking for high-quality, custom woodwork for furniture, building and remodel typically only found in places such as Portland or San Francisco look no further.  With decades of experience between them, Jake Hayes and Judd Olsen of Raven Wood Works pride themselves on excellent craftsmanship and unique design not easily found elsewhere. Jake and […]

Juliet Butters Doty – Unwind the Soul

Last year we introduced readers to Juliet Butters Doty, a Spiritual Body Trainer who is now an important member of our Ashland community. Juliet previously discussed her experiences of being involved in the ‘Daystar Mystery School.’  Trained and mentored by Reverend Medina Varley, a seemingly ordinary woman with extraordinary knowing, Juliet’s interview with the LocalsGuide […]

Trevor Hayes – Tile & Stone Design Center

Conveniently located at 552 “A” Street in the Historic Railroad District, The Tile & Stone Design Center is your one-stop shop for all your tile and stone needs.  Owned and operated by Trevor Hayes, the Tile & Stone Design Center has served the Rogue Valley for more than 25 years. We headed downtown recently to […]

Don Taber – Taber Electric – Connecting The Community

Don Taber has been providing residential and commercial electrical contractor services up and down the West Coast for decades. He has been involved in projects big and small from large corporations such as Mattel, Helix Electric, Boise Cascade, to small residential jobs right here in Ashland. Don loves what he does for a living, but […]