Grants Pass Business Grapevine

September 2012

September 2012

The Livin’ Is Easy at Westlake Village

When it comes to manufactured home communities, Westlake Village (just outside Grants Pass at 936 Kings Way) is a success story. Owner Paul Brewer is a home-town boy who learned the business in Southern California after graduating from Southern Oregon College in 1975.

He returned to Grants Pass in 1986, and two years later bought a large parcel of land next to Rogue Lea Estates, including a 5-acre lake. "At the time there was no clubhouse, no manager's home, no gazebo/water features, and only basic and limited amenities," Paul said. "Local contractor Bob Repine built the clubhouse in 1994/95, and the manager's home was built by Dave Adams in 2004.

August 2012

August 2012

The Best in Flooring & Window Coverings at Colonial

When it comes to buying the exact right flooring or window covering for your home, it sometimes pays to consult with a professional. At Colonial Decorators (545 Westbrook Way), owners Tim and Kerry Prulhiere have many years of experience, learning the business from their father Leonard, who had the same type of business in Akron, Ohio, before moving the family to the Rogue Valley in 1958.

"My parents moved here for the outdoor activities, beautiful scenery, and friendly people," Tim said. "Kerry and I installed flooring for approximately fifteen years. We purchased Colonial Decorators from our father when he retired in 1978. It is a family run business. My wife Joan manages bookkeeping, while the accounting is taken over by my daughter Crissy King. The sales and management end is handled by Kerry's son Scott."

July 2012

July 2012

Our apologies for misspelling the name of the Pescadero Project in the headline of a letter to the editor in the June issue. The Project helps homeless teens help themselves, and anyone wishing to help out with donations or time can call 541-342-5754 or e-mail at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Your Local TV and Internet Connection

We’ve all been there: sitting on hold for over ten minutes only to be told we called the wrong department. After another ten minutes of automated directions we finally find out that in order to make the change we want, we’ll have to sign another two-year contract. No Wires Media, a local retailer for Century Link, DirecTV, Dish Network, Wild Blue Hughes Net and Charter, can help you avoid the headache of having to use far away call centers.

June 2012

June 2012

Our apologies to The Cleaning Crew, a housecleaning service that cleans both homes and offices. Apparently, the phone number on their ad has been wrong for the last four months. The correct number is 541-476-1702.

Great Outdoor Fun at Grants Pass Golf Club

With 52 years of experience under my belt, I can attest that golf is challenging, frustrating and rewarding all at the same time. Just when you think you’ve mastered the sport, your mind goes south, and it’s almost like starting over. Then the next day, BAM, it’s all working again.
Whatever your level of expertise, a great place locally to enjoy this sport is Grants Pass Golf Club, a beautifully-manicured 18-hole course located at 230 Espey Road, just south of Grants Pass.

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