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Updated Mar 27, 2015 at 8:46 PM

As one of its first acts, the newly minted Southern Oregon University Board of Trustees Friday voted to endorse a tuition hike of almost 5 percent. The new self-governing body, comprised of community luminaries, including former Congressman Les AuCoin, will have a big role in shaping the school’s direction with minimal influence from the state Board of Higher Education. Friday's decision, shaped by a commission of SOU students, faculty and staff, now goes to...

Updated Mar 27, 2015 at 7:31 PM

When I arrived in Southern Oregon in May 2013, I found myself alone and lonely for the first time in my life. It was not a good feeling! A widow after 36 years of marriage, I missed the extensive network of family and friends I’d enjoyed...

Updated Mar 24, 2015 at 5:06 PM

Southern Oregon University has announced that Nicolle Aleman will join the University’s staff as director of marketing. Aleman, a 2001 graduate of SOU, brings with her a decade of marketing experience, most recently at the Bishop Ranch...

Updated Mar 24, 2015 at 8:25 AM

When I was a senior in high school, I posed one of the cruelest questions ever to my parents.“So,” I asked, one night at the dinner table. “How much money have you saved for my college education?”...

Updated Mar 23, 2015 at 7:59 PM

The Rotary Club of Ashland has announced its selection for the Student of the Month for March. Riley O'Sullivan, a senior at St. Mary's School, has been nominated by the faculty at the school as confirmed by Upper School Head Jim Meyer. Lesley...

Updated Mar 23, 2015 at 11:19 AM

Who gets to teach history?It’s a simple question and most people would say the answer is simple: “The history teacher.”Unfortunately, teaching history — particularly American history — is far more...

Updated Mar 19, 2015 at 4:40 PM

Northwest Pizza & Pasta Company will donate 10 percent of its sales from the first Wednesday of every month to the Ashland Schools Foundation for grants for Ashland's public schools.Northwest Pizza, at 1585 Siskiyou Blvd. behind...

Updated Mar 18, 2015 at 8:05 PM

Los Angeles, 1942. A teenage girl returns home from school one day to find her mother screaming at her father. "Pack your suitcase," mom says. "We all have to leave."Soon they’re dragging their bags down a dirt path alongside other...

Updated Mar 18, 2015 at 6:37 PM

Plan a meal out at Louie's of Ashland between now and Saturday and all proceeds will go to the Helman Hug Fund.The Helman Hug Fund is an emergency fund established by the Helman Elementary Parent Teachers Association that's designed to...

Updated Mar 18, 2015 at 6:29 PM

The Ashland High School Drama Club hosts its annual Showcase Night on Thursday at the Mountain Avenue Theatre.The event is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. and will include a pasta dinner and a show. Tickets cost $15 for adults (18 and over)...

Posted Mar 18, 2015 at 2:00 AM

Ashland Kiwanis named Samara (“Sam”) Diab as its February Student of the Month.Sam keeps busy with an assortment of classes (including AP Literature and Creative Writing), work as a tutor in helping students with their math...

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