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Iris and Shirley Demonstrate How Friendship Endures – by Mike McClain

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Sensational Seniors – May 2017

In 2012, a college friend of mine from over 50 years ago co-authored a book on how men can achieve true […]

Thrift Store Makes Big Donation

April 25th, 2017|0 Comments

On Tuesday, April 25, the Jacksonville Thrift and Collectibles Store in downtown Jacksonville presented a check for $153,200 to Rick Patsche, the President of the […]

Mayor Becker’s Community Spirit Is Infectious – by Mike McClain

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Sensational Seniors – April 2017

Jacksonville Mayor Paul Becker’s transition from New York City to our small village is a story of finding one’s place in […]

Twist and shout about Del Rio Vineyards’ new Jolee Brand!

April 13th, 2017|0 Comments

GOLD HILL, OR – 4/13/2017 –Perennial favorites, Rose and Rouge Jolee, are stepping out in style as Del Rio Vineyards’ newly created Jolee brand.  Leading […]

Britt Announces 2017 Season

April 6th, 2017|0 Comments

JACKSONVILLE, OR — Britt Music & Arts Festival announces its full 2017 season lineup, coming to the outdoor amphitheater on the Britt hill in scenic […]

The Jackson County Library Foundation Announces New Executive Director

April 5th, 2017|0 Comments

The Jackson County Library Foundation is pleased to announce that we have hired Amy Drake as our new Executive Director. Welcome, Amy!

Please join us for […]

Featured Columns

Welcoming Our Well-Watered Woodlands – by Clayton Gillette

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Trail Talk – April 2017

Spring is finally upon us, yet those friendly white flakes of so many recent winter days […]

The Power of Intention – by Louise Lavergne

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Joyfull Living – April 2017

The power of intention is a phenomenon that has been scientifically measured in many studies, like the one Dr. Masaru Emoto […]

Making the Best of Things – by Kate Ingram M.A.

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Soul Matters – April 2017

We’ve been having an interesting adventure these past few weeks. Having sold our ginormous SUV, we are hunting for a second […]

Collecting Keys – by Margaret Barnes

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Speaking of Antiquing – April 2017

The earliest known door keys were large wooden shafts designed to lift a pin tumbler lock that held a crossbar […]

Massage Therapy and Essential Oils are Combined at Spa Jacksonville for Good Health

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For licensed massage therapist and clinical aromatherapist, Laura Jarrell, using a multi-disciplinary approach with her clients is standard practice.

In practice since 1989, Laura notes that, […]

10 Ways This Plant Can Improve Your Life – by Kenda Swartz Pepper

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Love Thy Pollineighbor – April 2017

We pull them, mow them, dig them, stomp them, spray them, shout at them, and lament how they are a […]

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May Flowers – by Whitman Parker

My View - May 2017 April showers bring May flowers,” then Jacksonville should look like a flower shop as soon as the sun comes out and stays out. After what can only be described as [...]

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