While many parts of our rivers are best suited for some invigorating whitewater rafting, in late summer we seek out swimming holes gentle enough for a refreshing dip. Here’s a few of our favorites… Read MoreRead More
This last Saturday, June 4th, my husband, Jim Batzer, and I attended the Southern Oregon Land Conservancy Heart of the Rogue project. It was a fun group of people who share a passion for preserving the natural elements that make our Rogue Valley so beautiful and a great place to live… Read MoreRead More
Chances are when you mention Ashland to someone who has never been here, they will still know about the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. When we refer to it as “world famous,” we aren’t exaggerating. And while it is certainly a great thing to be known for, the OSF is not, by any means, the only show in town… Read MoreRead More
There are countless reasons we choose to live where we do. Maybe you’re interested in the quality of schools or the availability of jobs. Perhaps proximity to family is your priority, or you’re seeking specific lifestyle opportunities. If you’ve decided to live in Oregon, you’re in good company. According to the most recent national study by United Van Lines, for the third consecutive year more people moved to Oregon in 2015 than to any other state.
The reasons for this migration reveal the essence of what living in Oregon looks like… Read MoreRead More
You don’t have to be a fan of the fermented grape to recognize the positive impact the Southern Oregon wine industry has on the local economy. More than 100 wineries operate in the region, producing a wide variety of wine varietals and offering diverse winetasting experiences for visitors and local residents… Read MoreRead More