Southern Oregon True Health

Now celebrating 5 years of service here in Ashland, Dr. Casey Frieder is excited to invite you to his clinic’s Spring Open House Celebration on Sat, April 15th. Everyone is welcome to stop by and hear Dr. Casey perform with his marimba band Rutendo, while enjoying good food, company and...

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Accord and Satisfaction

On the advice of PeeWee, the little indoor cat next door, the cats consulted the Jack Rabbit’s attorney in Portland, who recommended that the cats attempt to settle with Bowser, who had obtained a default judgment against the cats.  The only problem with this advice is that the cats don’t...

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Regular Maintenance and Oil Changes

People often ask me if there an advantage to having our shop perform their oil changes. The answer is “Absolutely!” Having your oil changed by your regular mechanic is one of the best things you can do for your car, and your peace of mind! Quick lube establishments are wonderful...

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Electric Bikes For Greater Health

It’s obvious that bicycling is great for your health as well as the health of the planet, but what about these new electric bikes that you’re seeing more and more of around town? Do they offer any health benefits to the rider? Absolutely! The notion that e-bikes are ‘cheating’ or...

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Celebrate Earth Month with the Co-op

Zero-Waste Hero FREE CLASS Wednesday, April 5, 6:30-8:30pm Co-op Classroom, 300 N. Pioneer St. Save money, reduce packaging, and help conserve the Earth’s limited natural resources in your kitchen and beyond. Improve your conservation practices with tips and tricks for a zero-waste kitchen while enjoying recipes designed to reduce your...

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Ashland Parks & Recreation Commission (APRC)

View all of our SPRING programs at AshlandParksandRec.org. Our easy-to-use digital guide has direct registration links for ALL classes that require registration. If you would like to receive a hardcopy of the next guide, complete our online request form at ashland.or.us/MailMyGuide or call us at 541.488.5340. We would also be...

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April at Branson’s Chocolates

We are featuring English toffee this month at Branson’s Chocolates. Our Old-Fashioned English Toffee is cooked in a copper kettle and poured onto a table to cool, then each piece is hand-dipped in creamy milk chocolate or rich semi-sweet 58% (dark) chocolate and topped with bits of roasted, salted, almonds....

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A License to Kill…

Can you name any occupation where a “licensed” professional can intentionally perform shoddy or substandard work with nary a peep from the entity that licensed them in the first place? An attorney, for example, would be under fire and risk disbarment. A medical doctor would be in trouble with the...

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Roasted Sweet Onion with Lamb

March has come in like a lion with more snow and rain, rain, and more rain.  When the weather is like this, comfort food still reigns supreme in our home.  The following is an easy recipe that uses ground lamb and sweet onions.  Adding a pre-prepared lamb demi-glace makes it...

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Use of ART® to Treat Knee Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is a common condition that causes pain in the knee joint. This is a degenerative condition where the articular (surrounding) cartilage of the knee joint gradually breaks down. Osteoarthritis of the knee is characterized by: • Morning stiffness • Swelling • Pain • Decreased range of motion In addition,...

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About Dr. Erin

As a Chiropractor: I have been studying Network Spinal Analysis and Somato Respiratory Integration for 20 years and practicing for 17.  It is a burning passion of mine to assist people in being able to be with their pain in a new way so that they can hear its message...

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A Little Grace Goes A Long Way

I can’t think of a time where showing a little grace was ever a bad idea. The last few weeks have been downright brutal in the real world, at least from our perspective. Escrows are falling for reasons that simply don’t make sense. Appraisals are coming in at 15-25% under...

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The Tipping Point

We just posted four articles to our blog (expertprops.com/blog) from major publications – all focused on Southern Oregon. One article has Ashland listed, and another has Jacksonville listed, as the top towns in the US to visit. The other two both talk about our wine industry – one noting the...

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Building Climate Resilience in our Drinking Watersheds

Water is ground zero for climate change in the West. From more frequent and intense winter rainstorms to drier summers, extreme flooding and drought are often how we first experience the impacts of climate change. The good news is that we can reduce risks to people and wildlife by strengthening...

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WE DID IT!

In the last issue of the LocalsGuide, I announced our plan to combine my 34-year-old shop, Flower Tyme on the Plaza, with my 4 year old shop, Manzanita on Main, and I am happy to report that the remodel of Flower Tyme is complete!  The response to the new shop...

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Spring into a New Life…

Spring bursts forth with vibrant colors everywhere and with spring comes new life.  The trees are forming bright green new buds and the flowering cherry trees are breaking forth in all their glory.  Spring makes us smile and puts a song in our hearts as we come out of the...

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Acupuncture: What’s the Point?

I’ve discussed the importance of eating foods rich in vitamins, minerals, amino acids and good fats to nourish and heal the body. I’ve written about the necessity not only to ingest nutritious foods but to make sure your digestive system is able to break down your food, filter out the...

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Charity of the Year

As many of you know, last year Today’s Dentistry participated in a Charity of the Month.  Each month we provided a donation to a randomly-drawn organization in the community.  Over the course of twelve months, we were privileged to contribute to a variety of worthy causes that are actively striving...

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“How’d You Find Us?”

I try very hard to ask the question of every new patient I see early on in our first visit. My favorite answer (just a smidge past “I read about you in the LocalsGuide”) is that a friend or neighbor recommended you. Isn’t that amazing? I make choices off recommendations...

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Spring into Wellness with Magnesium!

Sunny days, emerging blossoms, and afternoon showers signal us that spring is the perfect season for renewal of health and wellness! Magnesium is one of the most common mineral deficiencies, that some experts estimate up to 80% of the population is suffering from. We are deficient for several reasons, including...

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Burning the White House

The last time the British got really annoyed with us, they burned down the White House. At least the issues behind the unfortunate War of 1812 were real. Our government objected to British insults like the impressment, i.e. kidnapping, of American seamen. In the spring of 1814, U.S. forces burned...

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Ashland Design Studio is Celebrating!

As Ashland’s first and only Design Resource Center we are proud to be an established part of the local and professional building community. Our doors have officially been open for THREE full years with more to come. It’s been quite the journey and we want to share it! Ashland Design...

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Humanity at a Crossroads – Free Lecture

Talk & Lecture Sunday, April 2 2017 @ 2:00 pm Ashland Branch Library – Free Admission The world is witnessing the awakening of humanity at this most critical time. Millions of people across the globe are voicing their concerns for the health of our planet; demanding change and transformation of...

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Bullhorn Conversation

An early morning snowfall was melting along the roadside around mid-day one Saturday in February when a man with an orange bullhorn started talking through a bullhorn. He said something about a ‘land grab.’ To be honest, I did not pay much attention to his words. Phil, a neighbor and...

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March Recipes

Palm oils have been in the news lately. Palm oils are said to be bad for your health, the environment and are costly to both.  A very popular spread is Nutella and it has palm oil as one of its ingredients.  If you are a big fan but want to...

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Life is About Choices

Maintaining your lifestyle when you retire is on the hearts and minds of most of us.  We want to continue to enjoy life the way we have come to know and love it.  For many people, the retirement years may be a frightening and uncertain spot on the horizon and...

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Are You Tired of Being Stuck?

Does it ever feel like you are living in that movie “Groundhog Day,” where you wake up and have to live the same day over and over?  Do you feel stuck in your body – unable to shift the pain or tension that you feel?  Are you stuck financially –...

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Earl Grey Tea Squares at Branson’s Chocolates

Maybe you’ve heard the story about a gift of black tea and bergamot oranges being sent from China, only to have the tea accidentally absorb the orange’s flavor during shipping. Or the one about how a friend of the Earl Charles Grey blended bergamot oil into the Earl’s tea because...

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WHEN STRETCHING DOESN’T WORK

You feel stiff and sore so you stretch. That should make you feel better right? If you can solve your pain or stiffness with stretching, then congratulations, you have applied the right “tool” to the problem. But what if the pain or stiffness does not go away with stretching? Then...

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Start with a TOUGH Plant

As we head into spring, I think it is important to go over the importance of hardening off a plant and what that entails. Hardening off is a common term we use in the nursery industry, especially from now through May. It basically means acclimating a plant to its outdoor...

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