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For the past four years, the Rogue Valley Messenger has hosted the largest in-person Giving Tuesday event in southern Oregon, an opportunity to mix-and-mingle with local nonprofits. The irony! In a year that organizations and individuals most need support, we are not able to gather. In the weeks leading up to

For the past four years, the Rogue Valley Messenger has hosted the largest in-person Giving Tuesday event in southern Oregon, an opportunity to mix-and-mingle with local nonprofits. The irony! In a year that organizations and individuals most need support, we are not able to gather. In the weeks leading up to

For the past four years, the Rogue Valley Messenger has hosted the largest in-person Giving Tuesday event in southern Oregon, an opportunity to mix-and-mingle with local nonprofits. The irony! In a year that organizations and individuals most need support, we are not able to gather. In the weeks leading up

The Rogue Suspects truly are local celebrities for this region; they’ve been going strong for more than two decades, and they’re not bashful when it comes to listing their many credits and accolades. They’ve won several awards for their talents, opened for big names in the business such as James

2020 has been a particularly hard year and almost everyone has had to deal with a lot of changes in their everyday routines. More than ever, natural stress relief and sleep aids are popular requests at my clinic. I thought I’d share some of my go-to remedies in case you

You’ve probably come to this article wanting to learn more about some herbs that you can use in your cooking to add major flavor boosts into your food, well let me tell you, you’ve come to the correct place! Sort of. We’re going to be talking about why you need

If you’re someone who loves the outdoors, you’ve come to the right place. Spending time outdoors can be great for your health. Not only are you outside and being physically active, but it’s also beneficial for your mental health since you’re changing up your regular routine. However, there are some

Many interesting storylines come in different forms, but there is something strongly satisfying about movies based on real-life events. Now only you’ll understand their feeling but also learn about a captivating tale based on real-life events in the past. Humans have done incredible things, and making a movie about such

The culture we live in has been going through rapid transitions. The most drastic change that every demographic is experiencing is “smart” technology impacting every area of our lives.  Most working adults and school kids are required to be on a computer for longer than ever before. There are some

For the past four years, the Rogue Valley Messengerhas hosted the largest in-person Giving Tuesday event in southern Oregon, an opportunity to mix-and-mingle with local nonprofits. The irony! In a year that organizations and individuals most need support, we are not able to gather. In the weeks leading up to

On October 5, several local non-profits banded together to host a Zoom Q&A with some of the candidates running for office in Jackson County. (Archived footage of debate available.) Not surprisingly, much of the discussion focused upon the recent wildfires, as well as how to respond to the lack of

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY Week of October 22 © Copyright 2020  Rob BrezsnyARIES (March 21-April 19): “I’ve been told that nobody sings the word ‘hunger’ like I do,” testified Aries chanteuse Billie Holiday. She wasn’t suggesting that she had a stylish way of crooning about fine dining. Rather, she meant “hunger”

Countless people of all ages and backgrounds enjoy playing sports, and some of the most fun and exciting games of all – like football or hockey – tend to involve at least some contact between players. These kinds of contact sports can be thrilling to participate in, but they can

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I once knew some teenagers that admired my appreciation for hard rock or metal at loud volume levels despite my middle aged status. When one of my snarky colleagues at the time caught wind of this admiration, he told the teenagers, “That’s only because Alan is getting so old he’s

Calling Ashland their home, Impulse Control had a strong debut album in 2016 entitled Welcome to the Fold, which was straightforward guitar rock/power pop based. Now their upcoming release, Thanks for Oversharing, which will have all of its proceeds going toward a fire relief fundraiser, might prove to be their

Vikki Gilmore’s latest release “Doubt of My Mind” was written, recorded, and produced remotely in collaboration with Mathieu LeGuerrier, as a creative byproduct of the COVID-19 lockdown. This endearing indie-folk reverie was inspired by the hardship and universal loneliness of a global pandemic, mixed with the anxiety of self-doubt that

Beyond the Valley

Last week, I received an email from Ian Urbina, and it was the first I had heard of his ongoing project The Outlaw Ocean, and the outreach of The Outlaw Ocean Music Project. Read on for some more information about this exciting effort, and episode 3 of The Weekly Catch,

Within days of Ireland’s lockdown, BBC Folk Award winner and RTÉ Radio 1 Folk Awards nominee Daoirí Farrell set up a corner of his kitchen as a makeshift stage and began live streaming. There was no plan to make this a regular event but with close to 2k comments and

Ryan Montbleau & Tall Heights are no strangers to success, having collaborated together already on a cover of Tracy Chapman’s “Fast Car” that, since 2014, has been streamed over 60 million times. They are back with another beautiful reinvention of an established masterpiece, this time with a gorgeous rendition of
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