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Posted Aug 3, 2015 at 11:01 PM

Southern Oregon University's announcement that the Schneider Children's Center will resume offering day care for the children of students, staff and the public comes as welcome news. And the partnership with the Oregon Child Development Coalition that made it possible to reopen the center offers benefits beyond just continued day care for student parents.After years of providing quality child care for students and university staff, the Children's Center ran into financial trouble last...

Posted Aug 2, 2015 at 11:01 PM

The (Albany) Democrat-HeraldOne of the bigger questions surrounding the legalization of marijuana in Oregon was how employers would react to the possibility that workers would, you know, actually smoke the stuff now that...

Posted Jul 30, 2015 at 11:01 PM

A group intent on forcing a do-over of the Ashland Plaza restoration has raised more than $9,000 to donate toward that effort, but the city is obviously reluctant to work with the group. We understand that reluctance, given the sometimes...

Posted Jul 29, 2015 at 11:01 PM

Ashland advocates for the homeless should be watching closely as two organizations work to establish a permanent camping site to address the needs of people caught in the gap between temporary emergency shelters and subsidized housing...

Posted Jul 28, 2015 at 11:01 PM

If you could get around town faster than by walking, but without the need of a car or a bus system that might not go where or when you need to, at little or no cost, would you be interested? Organizers of the county's first bike share program are...

Posted Jul 27, 2015 at 11:01 PM

Ashland School District officials are kicking around the idea of altering the synthetic turf plans for Walter A. Phillips field to accommodate a soccer pitch that is wider than 60 yards. Whether the final dimension will reach the 70-yard width...

Posted Jul 23, 2015 at 11:01 PM

The City Council did the right thing by doing nothing Tuesday night, likely leaving the door open for recreational marijuana sales to begin in the city's three medical marijuana dispensaries on Oct. 1.The Oregon Liquor Control Commission,...

Posted Jul 21, 2015 at 11:01 PM

Toward the end of every legislative budget session, Oregon lawmakers dole out bond financing for capital improvement projects. There is never enough bonding capacity available to meet all the needs — debt service is prudently capped at 5...

Posted Jul 19, 2015 at 11:01 PM

The Legislature's new law on body cameras has Bend and Prineville police thinking they may have to give them up. It's a reasonable decision.Bend police don't use body cameras now, though the department has been experimenting with them and...

Posted Jul 16, 2015 at 11:01 PM

Local Boy Scouts and former Boy Scouts celebrating Troop 112's centennial on Saturday have much to be proud of.For starters, being the oldest troop in the state, founded just five years after the Boy Scouts of America was established in...

Posted Jul 14, 2015 at 11:01 PM

When we see the growth of the Rogue wolf pack in Southern Oregon, we're reminded of a comment made by Jeff Goldblum's character, Dr. Ian Malcom, in the 1993 hit  "Jurassic Park."Informed that the dinosaurs in the park could not...

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