Peaceful Divorce?

Mention the word divorce and images of heated courtroom battles come to mind: lawyers butchering issues, cutting deals, and bargaining away the things that matter most. You may fear that divorce would bankrupt you, give you a nervous breakdown, or both. The truth?  Divorce is often a painful transition that...

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Did You Know…

– that the founder of Chiropractic, D.D. Palmer was a magnetic healer who said that his purpose for starting the chiropractic profession was “to unite man the physical to man the spiritual”? -t hat Chiropractic is more about healing the nervous system, which is your brain, spinal cord and all...

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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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All A Matter of Perspective

Sometimes when we are so determined and focused on an aspect of our lives we operate more like a horse with blinders on and less like humans.  There can be the most magnificent sunset but when we sit inside in our living room that beauty isn’t as clear or breathtaking....

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Estate Planning

Estate Planning: often avoided because, “Estate planning is too confusing” or “I don’t have anything to leave behind.”  By having an estate plan, however, one offers one’s family members peace of mind during a difficult period. The four main documents in an estate plan are: Will, Trust, Durable Power of...

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Dog Days of Summer…

This time of year, I get inundated with calls about dying Incense Cedars, Coast Redwoods, Manzanitas and Pacific Madrones. Assuming that these trees are healthy, they are just doing their normal summer thing. Mid-summer is shedding time for a lot of evergreens, both conifers, and broad leafed trees as well....

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Ashland Parks & Recreation Commission (APRC)

View all of our SUMMER programs at AshlandParksandRec.org. Our easy-to-use digital guide has direct registration links for ALL classes that require registration. If you didn’t receive a Rec Guide in the mail and you would like to receive a hard copy of the next guide, complete our online request form...

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Fall is Coming

Believe it or not August is a great time to start thinking about replanting some of those cool season vegetable crops that you had in early spring.  Lettuces, broccoli, kale, cabbage, onions and more are often planted this time of year so that you can enjoy them in the coming...

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We’re Proud to Be Local

The Co-op has been part of the fabric of our local community for 45 years. Local is a part of our DNA. Sourcing from our local community is good for our economy and good for our health. As a cooperative business that is mutually owned by thousands of local people,...

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Its All About the Battery

An electric bike’s performance is based on three items – the motor, the controller, and the battery. The battery pack is the single most expensive component of an ebike and as such it impacts the overall experience of owning and riding an ebike. Let’s take a closer look at this...

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Automotive Air Conditioning

People often wonder how much it costs to fix the AC in their car. This is a great question, and I’d like to offer a bit of information to help everyone out. Let’s start with a bit of background information. In the past vehicles used the refrigerant R-12, which was...

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Aaron’s Autowerks – Celebrating 11 Years!

Back in the days when LocalsGuide was a mere sixteen pages I would run around town snapping photos of luxury sports cars. I would then share these with Aaron Bloch who would write a monthly Car of the Month column. It was one of the original and most followed local...

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She Likes It, She Really Does!

I ran across another article, this one by Julie Kraus at GrindTV.com, that I would like to share in part with you this month. She presents some great statistics regarding electric bikes around the world as well as her own personal experience riding one for the first time. Her story...

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JOIN US FOR OUR 2017 CO-OP FARM TOUR

Saturday, August 5th 7:30 am to 4:30 pm Experience your food in a new way: straight from the source. Here’s your chance to knock elbows with some of the local dedicated farmers that bring food to your table everyday. Explore behind the scenes and shake the hands that grow your...

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At the Greenhouse

Perennials, for mid-late summer, are typically overlooked when people are choosing plants in the early spring.  Russian Sage, Coreopsis, Erysimum, Salvia, Agastache, and Rudbeckias, which we grow for our summer season, happen to be some of my favorites primarily because they are the plants I notice in my own landscape...

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Could life “Stuckness” be Brain-based?

Since receiving Neurofeedback with the customized approaches we use at Ashland Neurofeedback & Therapy, many clients have realized that the source of their difficulties was poor brain function. If you think about it, everything is processed and mediated through the brain, so why not consider the brain first to solve...

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Ashland Parks & Recreation Commission

View all of our SUMMER programs at AshlandParksandRec.org. Our easy-to-use digital guide has direct registration links for ALL classes that require registration. If you didn’t receive a Rec Guide in the mail and you would like to receive a hardcopy of the next guide, complete our online request form at...

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Cyberspace and Your Case

In divorce and child custody cases these days, it is becoming routine to use email communications and Facebook posts as evidence in court. That being said, it is crucial that anyone headed to court is aware that when it comes to the internet, almost anything is fair game. So, what...

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Marzipan Creams

Marzipan Creams are our Item of the Month at Branson’s Chocolates in July. Marzipan is a sweet paste made of finely ground almonds and sugar or honey, and often flavored with vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg, orange, or lemon. It is a traditional European treat eaten like candy, often molded into fruit...

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What Really is our Work?

We’ve all been asked the question, “So what do you do for a living?” and we have all jumped right into what we do to make a living. After all, it’s a pretty harmless question and most definitely a conversation starter.  “Oh, I sell real estate, I’m an accountant, I...

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What Season Are You In?

Just as we have seasons in nature, we have seasons in our lives. At Soulwave Chiropractic Studio we offer Network Care, which consists of Network Spinal Analysis and The 12 Stages of Healing.  Within the 12 Stages there are 4 Seasons. In which Season do you spend the most time...

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What doesn’t sell in a hot market?

Southern Oregon, as well as most of the nation, is experiencing a record low inventory of homes for sale. Matched with strong demand, prices are being driven up. One would think that all properties on the market are faring well, but it always goes back to supply and demand –...

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Cheri Elson Sperber, Drescher Elson Sperber, P.C.

After over 40 years of practice, Allen Drescher is retiring July 1st.  Allen has chosen Cheri Elson Sperber to take over his practice and continue serving his clients as he did for so many years.  Cheri and her husband relocated to Ashland from Southern California in 2014, where Cheri had...

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JoAnn Lewis – Family Massage Education Center

Now celebrating their 7th anniversary here in Ashland, the Family Massage Education Center is truly a one-of-a-kind place for anyone to learn home health massage in couples, singles, pregnancy and parent-baby classes. The general public can have great fun and use these techniques easily at home. JoAnn Lewis and her experienced team...

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Welcome to your national monument!

Cascade Siskiyou National Monument (CSNM) is located just 17 miles south and east of Ashland. Originally designated in June of 2000 for its unparalleled biodiversity, the monument has something for everyone — whether you like to hike, fish, horseback ride, hunt or take Sunday afternoon drives on historic Highway 66....

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Removing Barriers to Care: The Cost of Dentistry

I’ve written this before but there are three things that are barriers to care for patients today. The common barriers are fear, time, and finances. We at Jones Family Dental have solutions for the phobic patients where we utilize various techniques including sedation to improve patient experience. We offer modified...

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Leave Your Mark

Working in the landscape industry, folks are always very inspired and determined to do things themselves. We love that! On Saturday, Cheryl came into Leave Your Mark determined to gather up materials and have some questions answered to build several garden beds for her front yard. This was her first...

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Hormone Disruptors

Hormones comprise the communication network of the body. They regulate temperature, glucose assimilation, calcium uptake, bone mass, water metabolism, immune and digestive systems, weight, and energy, to name just a few of their functions. If your hormones aren’t working properly its like having your internet and phone connections malfunction. It...

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Implant Complications

Years ago I used to climb mountains.  A friend and I had planned to climb Denali by the original ascent route.  In preparation for this, I obtained a copy of accident reports so that I could study what others had had trouble with.  There are a lot of things that...

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