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Disaster Preparedness – by Gayle Lewis

September 28th, 2017|1 Comment

This summer’s fires that required evacuations so close to home are a stark reminder of our vulnerability here in Southern Oregon. With fires still smoldering […]

Victorian Mourning Customs at Jacksonville’s Historic Beekman House Museum

September 29th, 2017|0 Comments

JACKSONVILLE, OR – The Victorians created elaborate rituals around the passing of a loved one. Death was considered part of life’s texture, giving it essential […]

15th Annual Gingerbread Jubilee Invites Design/Baking Contest Entries

October 6th, 2017|0 Comments

Architects of all ages are invited to create imaginative wonders and fantastical objects using gingerbread and other edible materials for this year’s GingerBread Jubilee, a […]

Belles & Beaus Third Annual Victorian Ball

October 6th, 2017|0 Comments

On Saturday, November 4, 2017, the Belles & Beaus Old West/Victorian Society will hold their Third Annual Ball in the US Hotel Ballroom in downtown […]

Explore the Wild Side of Oregon: Del Rio Vineyard Estate Re-Brands Rock Point Wines

October 6th, 2017|0 Comments

GOLD HILL, OR – 10/6/2017 – Early fall is the perfect time for exploring in the Pacific Northwest and that is exactly what Del Rio […]

Help Jacksonville Elementary PTO Reach Goal!

October 4th, 2017|0 Comments

The students of Jacksonville Elementary School ran hard on September 29th for the Jog-a-thon! We would love your support! The Jog-a-thon is the main fundraiser […]

Featured Columns

Shooting Star Nursery October 2017 Class Schedule

September 28th, 2017|0 Comments

All classes begin at 10:00am and are located at the nursery unless indicated otherwise. Space is limited so please be sure to register on our […]

Plant Life is in the Roots – by Adam Haynes

September 28th, 2017|0 Comments

Love Your Landscape – October 2017

Fall is the best time to plant trees, shrubs & perennials. Take a look around your yard—if […]

Regulating Marijuana in Jackson County – by Sandy J. Brown

September 28th, 2017|0 Comments

On Real Estate & More – October 2017

The approval of Ballot Measure 91 in 2015 to allow the sale and use of recreational marijuana has […]

Coming Home – by Michael Kell

September 28th, 2017|0 Comments

A Cup of Conversation – October 2017

Life was not a valuable gift, but death was. Life was a fever-dream made up of joys embittered by […]

To Rent or to Buy – That is the Question! – by Graham Farran

September 28th, 2017|0 Comments

Let’s Talk Real Estate – October 2017

Rental prices have been increasing since the real estate crash in 2007, but home prices didn’t begin to rebound […]

Colonel John England Ross: Indian Fighter, Part 3 – by Carolyn Kingsnorth

September 28th, 2017|0 Comments

Pioneer Profiles – October 2017

The previous two installments of Pioneer Profiles recounted Col. John England Ross’ exploits as Indian fighter, treasure seeker, and entrepreneur. We […]

Publisher Unplugged

My View, October 2017 – by Whitman Parker

With Halloween upon us, I thought I'd share a scary story. It starts with a clap of thunder and a flash of light in the sky…this story ends depending upon how you want it to [...]

September 27th, 2017|