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Posted Nov 24, 2014 at 11:01 PM

Not everyone should go to college.There, I said it.I said it in a nation where upper middle-class families believe that a four-year college degree is a birthright.I said it in a state that has set the goal of ensuring 40 percent of all adults will possess a bachelor’s degree or higher by 2025.And I said it in town that has one of the highest concentration of advanced degrees in Oregon and where many parents have been grooming their children to attend elite...

Updated Nov 24, 2014 at 3:57 PM

Local reportsForty-seven students from the Honors College at Southern Oregon University traveled to Portland recently, where they — along with approximately 1,000 other volunteers — participated in the Table...

Posted Nov 22, 2014 at 4:19 PM

The Ashland Kiwanis Club will expand on its program of placing U.S. flags in front of community businesses by asking area fifth-graders to participate in an essay contest about the flag.On national holidays, the Kiwanis club places flags...

Posted Nov 21, 2014 at 11:01 PM

Ashland High’s Global Citizen Corps Club raised 935 cans for the Ashland Emergency Food Bank and expects to surpass its goal of 1,000 on Monday, club co-president and AHS senior Ann Kim said on Friday.Kim and her fellow co-president...

Updated Nov 23, 2014 at 12:20 PM

As a catcher for the Ashland High baseball team, Jett Hamik has plenty of experience performing under pressure. Likely, more experience than most of his peers.But on Thursday in the Ashland High commons, Hamik was confronted with another...

Updated Nov 20, 2014 at 7:18 PM

A massive $29 million remodeling of Southern Oregon University’s McNeal Pavilion will dramatically change the school’s athletic complex. Some of that change will come from subtraction, as the architects’ current model...

Updated Nov 20, 2014 at 6:34 PM

Gov. John Kitzhaber has recommended that former Congressman Les AuCoin and student Jeremy Nootenboom be confirmed as members of the Southern Oregon University Board of Trustees. Once confirmed by the Oregon Senate, they would complete the...

Updated Nov 18, 2014 at 7:55 PM

In an effort to combat absenteeism, Bellview Elementary School will hold two Parent's Night Out events this school year.Those parents whose children have been to school on time every day will receive an invitation for "a couple hours" of...

Updated Nov 18, 2014 at 7:52 PM

Willow Wind Community Learning Center is seeking volunteers for Computer Science Education Week, Dec. 8-14.The school is hosting an "Hour of Code" event, during which all students will have the opportunity to try out computer science and...

Updated Nov 14, 2014 at 7:37 PM

Christopher Miller, 67, daily can be found clowning around in elaborate costumes, blasting rock music from his car and welcoming children by name as he helps them across the busy cross-walks at Walker and Homes...

Posted Nov 13, 2014 at 2:00 AM

Caitlin Campbell didn’t expect much when Ashland High School’s new Distributive Education Clubs of America team, back from the dead after a 10-year hiatus, traveled to Klamath Falls two weeks ago for its baptism into the high-stress...

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