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New Housing Development Budding at Stage Pass – by Whitman Parker

August 19th, 2016|1 Comment


A new upscale housing development at the entrance to historic Jacksonville now presents a unique opportunity for those […]

Do You Have a Spare Christmas Tree?

July 21st, 2016|0 Comments

Has that outdoor “Christmas tree” you planted years ago suddenly started taking over your house or yard? If you are willing to wait until mid-November […]

Miller House Has New Owner

August 3rd, 2016|0 Comments

After serving as Jacksonville City Offices for 26 years, the Miller House is now privately owned. The house closed escrow on July 28 for $410,000, […]

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DANCIN Vineyards Names Tim Keller as Chef

August 2nd, 2016|0 Comments

MEDFORD, ORE – August 1, 2016: DANCIN Vineyards, an ultra-premium producer of Pinot noir, Chardonnay, Syrah, Barbera and Port in Southern Oregon, announces the appointment […]

The Artists Workshop 32nd Annual Art Show and Sale is August 5-28!

July 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

The Artists Workshop 2016 Show and Sale will fill the walls of the Art Presence Art Center in Jacksonville for their 32nd Annual Art Exhibit […]

Jacksonville Community Center: Help Build the Dream – by David Doi

July 28th, 2016|0 Comments

For years, you’ve heard us talk about a Community Center for Jacksonville. You have seen the painting by Anne Brooke (above) depicting the […]

Featured Columns

Sustainable Food Systems – by Sandy J. Brown

July 26th, 2016|0 Comments

One of the things I love most about the Rogue Valley is the abundance of fresh, local produce and other goods grown on our surrounding […]

To Own or Not to Own: That is the Question! – by Graham Farran

July 26th, 2016|0 Comments

Let’s Talk Real Estate – August 2016

Rental Market—The rental market has gone crazy in the past few years with three inter-related trends that have impacted […]

On Volunteers in the Trenches and Town – by Mayor Paul Becker

July 26th, 2016|0 Comments

A Few Minutes with the Mayor – August 2016

East Side, West Side, all around the town…
Boys and girls together, me and Mamie O’Rourke
Tripped the light […]

Coins – by Marjorie and Kevin Akin

July 26th, 2016|0 Comments

Digging Jacksonville – August 2016

Excavations at Jacksonville’s Chinese Quarter resulted in a small assemblage of coins that burned with the house in the fall of […]

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

July 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

Before telling you about this month’s events and activities, I would like to take a moment to acknowledge the passing of a very special lady […]

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The McCullys Part 2: The Next Chapter… – by Carolyn Kingsnorth

July 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

Pioneer Profiles – August 2016

When John McCully took the stage out of Jacksonville in the winter of 1861, he closed the door on the town, […]

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Politics… at a Very Local Level – by Whitman Parker

My View - August 2016 Unless you’re living under a rock, you can’t help but notice this is “political” season in America! In the coming weeks, the mass media barrage will be in full-force as [...]

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