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Updated Jun 24, 2016 at 8:14 AM

This week, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the exclusionary rule does not apply when an officer makes an illegal stop and finds out the “suspect” has a warrant for his arrest and searches the suspect as a result. The rationale behind the exclusionary rule was to deter police misconduct. If the police intentionally circumvented their obligation to get a search warrant, made an illegal stop or if the police were just inept, the penalty would be significant...

Posted Jun 23, 2016 at 11:01 PM

What the heck is the "Brexit", and why should Americans care? Well, we should care for a number of reasons. The Brexit, under a referendum happening in Great Britain as this column is written, is an isolationist measure designed to bring...

Updated at 11:41 AM

I recently read a candidate survey on important issues facing our local communities and found it so useful that I thought I should respond to Alan DeBoer’s guest...

Updated Jun 23, 2016 at 9:18 AM

Disputes and confrontations over portions of the Pacific Ocean continue to grow. Indonesia’s government seized a Chinese fishing vessel on June 17 off the Natuna Islands, administered by Jakarta. That nation’s Vice President, Jusuf...

Posted Jun 22, 2016 at 11:01 PM

Where religion is concerned, Donald Trump's bigotry is his biggest problem, but his ignorance comes in a close second. We already know that Trump will say whatever he thinks will appeal to the crowd he is talking to, but calling Hillary...

Posted Jun 22, 2016 at 11:01 PM

Are there or should there be limits to acts that groups organized as religions can incite or direct individuals to do? Should there be any limits on what qualifies as a religion for...

Posted Jun 21, 2016 at 11:01 PM

After spending a week on the Oregon coast, not checking emails and with limited cell service, it was quite a jolt to return to the reality and the politics of Ashland and the rest of the world. Two council meeting packets to study, agendas and...

Posted Jun 21, 2016 at 11:01 PM

Here in Southern Oregon, we live in a hot spot of evergreen tree diversity. Our forests are arguably the most diverse evergreen forests in the world, comprising 35 species of conifers alone. These forests are resilient in the face of natural...

Updated Jun 21, 2016 at 8:20 AM

After the killing of 49 innocent people dancing in an Orlando, Florida nightclub, my heart shrunk with despair. The familiarity of mass murder is paralyzing because hate cannot be legislated away when such a killer believes his murderous rage is...

Posted Jun 20, 2016 at 11:01 PM

Thanks to the generosity and community spirit of local philanthropists, the Ashland Family YMCA is on the way to offering a priceless resource to Southern Oregon. Camp Low Echo, the 32-acre Girl Scout camp at Lake of the Woods, will undergo major...

Posted Jun 20, 2016 at 11:01 PM

Most of us happily grant our elected officials, city staff and volunteers appointed to numerous city commissions the responsibility for studying myriad issues, collecting public input, preparing reports and acting as advisers to our City...

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