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The Rogue Valley Messenger publishes RogueValleyMessenger.com, Southern Oregon's daily alternative for community news and arts & entertainment. Covering Merlin to Mt. Ashland and Crater Lake to Cave Junction, RogueValleyMessenger.com delivers high-quality and engaging information to the public while providing local businesses with innovative and cost-effective marketing solutions including advertising, social media promotions, press services, and editorial search engine marketing. The Rogue Valley Messenger also offers a wide array of media services, including graphic design, start-up assistance, business strategy, branding, band bookings and press, event production, email marketing, SEO, SEM and many others.

Buying a new home is a tedious but still an exacting process. Most people would agree that you buy a house but you create a home when you make it your own and fill it up with things you own. A home is defined by all the items it holds

The recent COVID-19 pandemic has taken a toll on all businesses and jobs in the entire world, especially for small companies where they rely on continuous cash flow and profit to sustain their stability. Food establishments are taking heavy losses and taking delivery options as an alternative, other non-essential services

On its 146th renewal date, the Kentucky Derby won’t settle until September 5, 2020. The event has deviated from its usual celebration date due to the COVID-19 outbreak. That said, bettors and racehorses got an extended time to prepare before this first leg of the U.S. Triple Crown Series will

Hunting is one of the oldest human activities and it is deeply linked with survival and the evolution of society. Although today it is mostly seen as a leisure activity, it still has a bigger impact than we realize. Hunting is, at the same time, a sport, a way of

It has been a year since Donald Trump was inaugurated as the president—and it has been a constant drum beat of insults, Twitter fights and sudden reversals of policy. The news cycle has been dominated by the reality TV show broadcast from the White House, and in homes and cafes

BEST BAND First Place: The Evening Shades Second Place: Slow Corpse Southern Oregon is neither short on bands, nor on good ones. But some bring that extra something special that goes beyond just kicking out the jams; they do it in a way that audiences don’t just passively absorb as

ARIES (March 21-April 19): The Latin motto “Carpe diem” shouldn’t be translated as “Seize the day!”, says author Nicholson Baker. It’s not a battle cry exhorting you to “freaking grab the day in your fist like a burger at a fairground and take a big chomping bite out of it.”

‘What is Love,” for $500, Alex The Ashland fire marshall has set Oberon’s capacity at 63, but with 12 on the dance floor, the place can seem pretty crowded. Three-piece LA based folk group, The Battlefield, will be taking the stage in the small venue on Tuesday, July 28, but

Re: Gilbert’s Response to Our reponse to “Sterling,” Who Responded to “Bugsy” When you wrote to The Messenger asking they clarify their editorial position regarding letters, it seemed like you’re trying to pull some sort of “gotcha,” to pin them into an idealogical box of some sort. Which is really

Like Facebook IRL After using social media apps one day, teaching consultant Abram Ramal Katz was feeling as if his phone was telling him “you will be alone on a desert island crying.”  So he decided to try something new. The next day Katz went to the First Friday Artwalk