My View, October 2013 – by Whitman Parker

This month, the Review celebrates our local merchants and the local grape harvest with features and articles on both topics.

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Trailblazer Award Given to Local Artist Cammy Davis

Cammy Davis, local Jacksonville artist, received the 2013 Wayne Ching Trailblazer Award.

By | September 27th, 2013|About Jacksonville, News, Now|Comments Off on Trailblazer Award Given to Local Artist Cammy Davis

Oktoberfest this Weekend at Bigham Knoll!

The entire community is invited to come out to the Bigham Knoll Campus in Jacksonville for the 6th-annual Oktoberfest!

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September Origins Dinner at Hanley Farm

Enjoy a unique farm-to-table dining experience on Saturday, September 28th on the green at Hanley Farm.

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The Final “Bloom” of Summer – by Adam Haynes

No one likes the feeling that summer is winding down, but I think we can all agree there is something about the back-to-school season...

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Movie Night at Old City Hall Returns!

Join Jacksonville Mayor Paul Becker for a screening of the "The Gay Divorcee" when movie night returns on Friday, September 20th!

By | September 16th, 2013|About Jacksonville, News, Now|1 Comment

Our Summer Vacation… by Michelle Hensman

At quarter past one in the morning my boys woke up shocked and dismayed to find my husband and me aiming our flash lights...

By | September 15th, 2013|About Jacksonville, Columns, Family Views, Featured Stories|1 Comment

Preserving History: Antiques Tell a Story – by Tracy Baird

At Sterling Creek Antiques in downtown Jacksonville, we encounter stories every day.

No Strings Attached – by Kate Ingram, M.A.

I haven’t been writing much lately and boy, am I feeling it. Writing is no different than athletic training...

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“Travel in the Victorian Age” at Beekman House

On Saturday, September 14th, view antique cars and learn about the rapid changes in transportation during the late 1800s when...

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The Wilcox Garden – by Kay Faught

What a pleasure to find a very “individualistic” style of a garden. This month's garden took me on a walk through a forest garden

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“Ladies Night” at Blue Door Garden Store

Blue Door Garden Store is hosting a fun-filled 'ladies night" of demonstrations on planning and creating miniature gardens.

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To Own or Rent a Home – by Graham Farran

There are two inter-related trends that have impacted the rental market. The first is the rapidly growing number...

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Small Pond Living – by Michael Kell

I think we are all designed to live in a small pond and if not a small pond then much smaller parts of bigger ponds.

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Healing As The Smoke Clears – by Louise Lavergne

Because of the monumental fires in our area, all of us in the Rogue Valley have been exposed to toxins from smoke...

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They came; we saw; we concerted – by Paula & Terry Erdmann

By the time you read this, a decision will have been made. It will not, however, be revealed until about the time...

By | September 3rd, 2013|About Jacksonville, Columns, Featured Stories, The Unfettered Critic|Comments Off on They came; we saw; we concerted – by Paula & Terry Erdmann

City-wide Yard Sale PARKING Heads-up!

If driving/parking during the City-wide yard sale September 6-8, help make it a great event and remember these PARKING rules...

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FOJL Book Sale This Weekend!

Friends of the Jacksonville Library will hold a Book Sale September 7&8 during Jacksonville City-wide Yard Sale Weekend.

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Courthouse Conundrum – by Mayor Paul Becker

Lately, we have been hearing from a small number of citizens about their concerns over what they’ve heard...

Jacksonville’s John Bowling Saves Life with CPR

On Tuesday morning, August 13, Jacksonville resident John Bowling was driving home along South Stage Road when he noticed...

By | August 27th, 2013|Heroes and Achievers, News, Now|2 Comments

Jacksonville Celebrates the Arts Labor Day Weekend!

The 17th-annual Jacksonville Celebrates the Arts (CTA) is the place to be Labor Day Weekend.

By | August 23rd, 2013|About Jacksonville, News, Now|2 Comments

Homeworx – by Cheryl von Tress

A contemporary home takes on a multi-layered and collected look when the furnishings...

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Yoga Breath to Stay Cool – by Louise Lavergne

Yes it’s hot out there, but not too hot for yoga...

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World of Wine Festival Returns in August

This August, Southern Oregon takes center stage of the Oregon wine industry when the World of Wine Festival returns...

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Why go to WOW?

The 2013 World of Wine Festival is back in Jacksonville from August 21-24 and is a MUST for anyone who enjoys wine, food...

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No Parent Left Behind – by Michelle Hensman

This August is the start of the third year for the Family Views column…

Speaking of Antiquing – by Margaret Barnes

When it comes to heirlooms, items of value passed from one generation to the next, most people would not expect...

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Watch that First Step; It’s a Doozy – by Kate Ingram, M.A,

Yesterday I grabbed Deepak's book—I call him Deepak now—The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success off my shelf...

Victorian Music & Literature at Beekman House

Learn about the popular music and authors of the late 1800s when City of Jacksonville hosts “Victorian Music & Literature” tours...

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Where the Best Yards Begin and End – by Adam Haynes

Now that summer is here, we can truly enjoy our lawns and the outdoor areas where we’ve invested...

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My Neighbor’s Garden – by Kay Faught

Helen and Ray Forsyth live on Main Street in a home that’s tucked only 50-feet behind...

What a Picnic! – by Mayor Paul Becker

That was quite a picnic on July Fourth! Five hundred hot dogs purchased, five hundred hot dogs served...

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The Unfettered Critic – by Paula & Terry Erdmann

Return with us now to those thrilling days of yesteryear...

Humble Pie – by Michelle Hensman

A couple of years back, my son tried out for an elite, exclusive athletic team. He was the star player on his previous team...

Jacksonville – the Land of Namaste? – by Louise Lavergne

One of the most beautiful greetings I know is a Sanskrit word: “Namaste.” It means...

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Lessons in the Boat – by Michael Kell

As a young boy, I liked to sit in the bow of the small aluminum fishing boat. I liked the wind in my face and the way...

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Let Summer Travels Be Your Guide – by Adam Haynes

As the days get longer, my family is spending more and more time at the baseball field, meaning summer is definitely here!

Best of Britt Benefit on July 18th!

We have taken the best of the Britt Bash and the best of last year’s Black & White Gala and now bring you The Best of Britt Benefit...

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Rogue Saturday Nights – Live Music at Hanley Farm!

Join us July 13th for an evening of music, local craft brews and farm-fresh food at Hanley Farm!

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Beekman House Reopens July 13th!

Crazy quilt pillows made by Julia Beekman and a Victorian crazy quilt that once belonged to Ginger Rogers...

By | July 8th, 2013|History, News, News Flow, Now|1 Comment

Soul Matters – by Kate Ingram, M.A.

This is a column on why I am not writing a column this month. Well, I did write one, but ...

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And Now For Someone Completely Different – by Paula & Terry Erdmann

The 2013 Britt Classical Festival approaches, this year sporting a special format that we find enthralling...

By | July 5th, 2013|About Jacksonville, Columns, Featured Stories, News Flow, The Unfettered Critic|Comments Off on And Now For Someone Completely Different – by Paula & Terry Erdmann

A Bit of Nostalgia – by Mayor Paul Becker

This month, I ask your indulgence to wander a bit from my usual reflections over City happenings to devote some thought to…

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Lavender Farms of the Applegate Valley – by Kay Faught

We live in an amazingly beautiful area, and I am so pleased to report that our Applegate Valley neighbors have added to that beauty!

By | July 3rd, 2013|About Jacksonville, Columns, Featured Stories, Garden of the Month, News Flow|Comments Off on Lavender Farms of the Applegate Valley – by Kay Faught

Outdoor Entertaining – by Adam Haynes

Create an inviting outdoor living area perfect for summer entertaining in Jacksonville!

To Sell or Not to Sell – by Cheryl von Tress

Staging tips for selling or enjoying your home.

By | June 13th, 2013|About Jacksonville, Columns, Featured Stories, HomeWorx|Comments Off on To Sell or Not to Sell – by Cheryl von Tress

A Few Changes to Britt Schedule

Another exciting season of music and entertainment on the Britt Hill...

By | June 9th, 2013|About Jacksonville, Arts & Entertainment, Events for Kids/Family, News, Now, What To Do|Comments Off on A Few Changes to Britt Schedule

Summer Starts TODAY at Taste of Summer!

Summer starts TODAY in Jacksonville, Saturday June 8 - Fun for all ages, wine tastings, two $500 drawings...more! Don't miss it!

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Sandbox Politics – by Michael Kell

As many of us are now familiar with the blogosphere of political opinion, especially Facebook...

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Random Musings – by Mayor Paul Becker

It seems appropriate to lead off this month’s column by mentioning the successful conclusion to the MRA land swap...

By | June 2nd, 2013|A Few Minutes with the Mayor, About Jacksonville, Columns, Featured Stories|Comments Off on Random Musings – by Mayor Paul Becker