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Updated Nov 17, 2014 at 6:03 PM

A few weeks ago I was at the YMCA when a man I didn't know approached me and asked if I was responsible for the Ashland temperatures that appeared in the Mail Tribune. I told him I didn't have anything to do with the Tribune, but that the temps there were fairly close to what I usually had.He said they were nothing like what he got and, when I told him "micro-climates" are the reason, he walked away dissatisfied. But...

Updated Nov 12, 2014 at 10:24 AM

I remember the first time I saw a salmon jump over Rainie Falls. The image is seared into my memory. If you have...

Updated Nov 11, 2014 at 10:18 AM

ASHLAND — The last time Logan Linker and his fellow Ashland High School students got their hands on the 2-foot-tall incense cedar trees growing in the ScienceWorks' shade-house nursery, they were little starter plants barely one-third...

Updated Nov 10, 2014 at 7:16 PM

Biomass or natural gas? That’s what Southern Oregon University wants the community to weigh in on on Wednesday.The school is tossing around the idea of heating the campus by way of a...

Posted Nov 5, 2014 at 11:01 PM

Environmental activist Eric Navickas has been ordered to pay the Mt. Ashland Association's court filing fees after he lost a case challenging a parking lot expansion at the Mt. Ashland Ski Area.The fees are approximately...

Updated Nov 3, 2014 at 8:32 PM

Ashland’s Watershed Art Group is commissioning a sculpture of the little-known Pacific Fisher, a weasel-like denizen of the hills above town and a symbol of the need to understand and preserve the watershed,...

Updated Oct 31, 2014 at 8:06 PM

People concerned about climate changed are backing a plan to levy a carbon tax on all fossil fuel entering the state of Oregon then, without using any as revenues for governments, refund the entire gigantic amount...

Updated Oct 24, 2014 at 12:51 PM

A bear cub that wandered into the Ashland Rite Aid on Sunday is doing well and may be released into the wild in the spring, wildlife...

Updated Oct 22, 2014 at 8:32 PM

The Clean Water Act, passed 42 years ago this week, has protected many waterways from pollution, but needs to be strengthened and applied to over 61,000 miles of streams...

Updated Oct 21, 2014 at 6:44 PM

An overturned shopping cart wasn’t too big or too small — it was just the right size to capture and hold a bear cub wandering the aisles at Rite Aid in Ashland on Sunday.The 13-pound female cub was healthy, not starving,...

Updated Oct 21, 2014 at 2:39 PM

We hit a patch of snow along the steep, winding road, making our route nearly impassable. We were determined. This was the third time my friend Zach had attempted to reach a remote river deep in the Kalmiopsis wildlands. Since we first heard this...

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