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2016 City Council Race is On!

August 25th, 2016|0 Comments

In the November General Election, Jacksonville voters will elect three City Councilors and a Mayor. Three candidates have filed to run for City Council. Just […]

Jacksonville is the Perfect Canvas to Paint the Town

August 25th, 2016|0 Comments

Well-known and celebrated artist Gabriel Mark Lipper will be holding the first in a series of Plein Air workshops, using Jacksonville’s historic core as his […]

Life Comes Full Circle at the Farmers Market

August 25th, 2016|0 Comments

A change is coming to the Jacksonville Farmer’s Market as former market founder and owner Ken Snoke retakes the reigns of the market he founded […]

Jacksonville’s “Crowning Glory” Once Again – by Whitman Parker

August 25th, 2016|0 Comments

The Jackson County Courthouse which stands proudly at 206 N. 5th Street was constructed in 1883-1884 and served as the seat of county government until […]

It’s Rotary Salmon Bake Time!

August 25th, 2016|0 Comments

The Jacksonville Applegate Rotary Club will hold its 7th-Annual Salmon Bake at beautiful Hanley Farm on September 18, 2016. This event has turned into a […]

2016 Oregon Wine Competition Winners Announced

August 25th, 2016|0 Comments

JACKSONVILLE, OREGON–The Oregon Wine Competition awards were announced Wednesday, August 24 at 6 p.m. at the Oregon Wine Experience in Jacksonville, Oregon, with Best of […]

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Silas Johnson Day: A “First Comer” to Southern Oregon – by Carolyn Kingsnorth

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Pioneer Profiles – September 2016

With the move of Jacksonville’s City offices into Jackson County’s historic courthouse building on North 5th Street, it seems appropriate to […]

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Jacksonville’s Historic Cemetery News, September 2016 – by Dirk Siedlecki

August 25th, 2016|0 Comments

It’s hard to believe that summer is coming to an end and that fall is just around the corner. It was a busy summer with […]

Focus on Hanley Farm, September 2016 – by Rion Glynn

August 25th, 2016|0 Comments

Are you looking for a fun excuse to get outside with the family this summer? How about a beautiful location that explores the rich history […]

Ray’s Joins Jacksonville Community Center to Help Build the Dream – by David Doi

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Community Center Communiqué – September 2016

The Jacksonville Community Center train is leaving the station: The City Planning Commission and HARC have given their unanimous approval […]

State of the Art Presence, September 2016 – Hannah West

August 25th, 2016|0 Comments

Out of the Mouths of Babes—“Okay, let me get this straight. The arts are part of the humanities which encourage us to develop our potential […]

The Television Show on the Edge of Forever – by Paula & Terry Erdmann

August 25th, 2016|1 Comment

The Unfettered Critic – September 2016

Brace yourself. The cultural phenomenon known as Star Trek is about to turn 50. In the coming weeks, you’ll likely […]

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Vote YES to Prohibit Pot Shops – by Whitman Parker

My View - September 2016 This month, let me get right to the point—please join me in voting YES on two ballot measures to ban marijuana shops in the city limits. On page 18, you’ll [...]

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