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Updated Feb 5, 2016 at 8:31 PM

Liam Sturgill slowly pulls a metal rod out of a mailbox-sized furnace and carefully inspects, from a safe distance, the half of the roughly 2-foot long pole that sat searing in the hot zone only moments ago. It glows a bright sunset orange but, he decides, is still not quite ready for sculpting, so Solomon, protected by a pair of massive leather gloves, slides it back into place with the other five rods. “This class is awesome,” said Sturgill, raising his voice slightly...

Updated Feb 4, 2016 at 10:20 AM

The numbers are as frightening as a haunted house and the testimonials more depressing than the evening news, but arguably the most provocative page in a joint report issued last week by Alliance for a Just Society and Oregon Action is the...

Posted Feb 3, 2016 at 2:00 AM

Adolescence is a time of huge ferment and change. You decide who you are and where you’re going in life. But you can’t learn these the most valuable life skills in class or in the stratified social system of high...

Updated Feb 1, 2016 at 8:55 PM

Southern Oregon University students are preparing for a real-time lesson in civic engagement. They are planning to ask the Ashland City Council to consider them a protected class when it comes to housing. The student leadership group, the...

Updated Feb 1, 2016 at 7:29 PM

Kelly Singleton zips around a corner, through a doorway and into the Decker Writing Studio on the second floor of Southern Oregon University’s Central Hall, where the interview she rushed here for has started without...

Updated Jan 29, 2016 at 3:40 PM

Ashland High School’s mantra that “every student matters,” community support and excellent kindergarten through eighth-grade education all factored into another Ashland High graduation rate increase, AHS Principal Erika Bare...

Updated Jan 29, 2016 at 12:44 PM

Brava! Opera Theater is giving away free tickets on a first come-first serve basis to students for a performance of "Orpheus and Eurydice" on March 3 at the Camelot Theatre in Talent. Students 21 and younger with ID who are interested in...

Posted Jan 27, 2016 at 11:01 PM

Southern Oregon University and Texas-based American Campus Communities will each pay a share of a $2.5 million settlement after the state determined they had not paid workers enough for the construction of two residence halls and a dining...

Posted Jan 28, 2016 at 2:00 AM

In the wake of its wage settlements Friday with faculty, Southern Oregon University is moving forward on a five-month search for a new president, with the Board of Trustees this week choosing a search and selection committee comprised of faculty,...

Updated Jan 26, 2016 at 8:53 PM

Fourteen kindergarten through fifth graders from the Ashland Family YMCA visited the Ashland Emergency Food Bank on Jan. 18, learning about how it operates and helps the community before spending a few hours volunteering. The children were...

Updated Jan 25, 2016 at 8:35 PM

Northwest Pizza & Pasta Company will donate 10 percent of all sales on six selected days between Wednesday and June 8 toward the Ashland School District's turf field campaign. The first day selected for the donation is Wednesday, and...

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