Ashland Business Grapevine

Callahan’s Still Going Strong

March 2016

Callahan’s Still Going Strong

No trip to Ashland would be complete without a visit to Mt. Ashland, and no visit to Mt. Ashland would be complete without a stop at Callahan’s Mountain Lodge, right east of the Mt. Ashland Exit 6.

Whether you’re looking for a hearty meal after a day of skiing or snowboarding, drinks on the outdoor deck after a summer hike on the nearby Pacific Crest Trail, or just want a great place to spend a few hours or a few days, Callahan’s is your place.

Making That Move as Painless as Possible

March 2016

Making That Move as Painless as Possible

A couple of years ago my wife’s family moved their elderly parents from Gold Beach to Madras, and it was a stressful time for everyone. What they needed was someone like Linda Farland, a Rogue Valley resident who opened Southern Oregon Relocation Specialists in 2013.“

When we were helping my mom get ready to move to the Manor in Medford, after living in her home for 30+ years, I saw the emotional side of moving a senior and downsizing all those years of memories,”

Thirty-six Years at Ashland Homes

February 2016

Thirty-six Years at Ashland Homes

Marie Donovan and Stephanie Pollard, principal brokers and owners of Ashland Homes Real Estate (150 E. Main), had both been in real estate for 3-7 years in 1991, when they met with Ted Banke, the original owner of Ashland Homes, who opened the office in 1980.

“The timing was right,” Marie said. “We were looking to open our own firm, and Ted was ready to shift from ownership.

Smart Water Use at Rogue Water Solutions

February 2016

Smart Water Use at Rogue Water Solutions

Although El Niño has brought the Rogue Valley some relief from the drought conditions of last summer, warmer temperatures and long dry spells are undoubtedly in our future.

Local environmen-talist Andy Fischer created Rogue Water Solutions with this in mind. The landscape company focuses on land and farmscapes that work with the changing needs of our environment.

New Owners at Café 116

January 2016

New Owners at Café 116

Take three women, add solid experience, longstanding friendship, and a love of fresh, wholesome food, and you’ve got the perfect recipe for a great restaurant.

It’s a recipe that is already proving to be a winner for Bonnie Chirrick, Dena VanCantfort and Tiffany Kaae. The three took over ownership of Cafe 116, at 116 Lithia Way, just last month.
The cafe has been in its current location since 2012. When it became available in December 2015, Bonnie, Dena and Tiffany jumped at the opportunity.

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