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Posted Mar 3, 2015 at 11:01 PM

Ashlanders are never shy about helping out their neighbors when help is needed, and next week, resident will have the opportunity to help now and on a recurring basis into the future, by signing up as Ashland Food Project team members.The neighborhood-based, volunteer-driven organization has taken on a life of its own, expanding into other communities in the valley and beyond. On March 14, volunteers will fan out across Ashland to fill the void that is left on Ashland Community Food...

Posted Feb 26, 2015 at 11:01 PM

City Administrator Dave Kanner's concerns about the high power usage of indoor marijuana growing are legitimate, but should be easily addressed on the local level. The larger issue is a real one, however, and is already presenting problems for...

Updated Feb 26, 2015 at 1:54 PM

The city has removed a non-working fountain and accompanying planter from what is known as Chautauqua Square, in front of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival's Black Swan Theatre. While some have decried the loss of seating space for...

Posted Feb 24, 2015 at 11:01 PM

If you were surprised to find a ballot in your mailbox recently with only one item it, here's the lowdown:You may recall local governments nearly tripping over each other last year to get marijuana tax ordinances on their books before...

Posted Feb 23, 2015 at 11:01 PM

Help us out here: Nearly everyone these days uses a cellphone, so reliable signal strength is important to nearly everyone. So why does every proposal to improve cell service meet vocal opposition?The latest proposal is for an 84-foot cell...

Posted Feb 22, 2015 at 11:01 PM

We agree with the sentiments of those who told a state committee meeting in Ashland last week that Oregon's medical marijuana system should not be overly integrated with the soon-to-be legal use of recreational marijuana. There are obviously...

Posted Feb 20, 2015 at 11:01 PM

The Ashland City Council made the right decision for the city and the region on Tuesday when it agreed to allow plans to proceed for development of an Interstate 5 rest area and welcome center just south of town.The proposed site would...

Posted Feb 18, 2015 at 11:01 PM

It is no secret that Republican legislators are opposed to a Senate-approved bill that would lock in place Oregon's low-carbon fuel standard, a law that would put Oregon in the forefront among states in the effort to reduce greenhouse...

Posted Feb 17, 2015 at 11:01 PM

Those who are quick to dismiss the Mt. Ashland Ski Area as irrelevant, or worse, as some kind of threat to livability, need only look at last weekend to see what could be.With adequate snow and nice weather, the mountain was swarmed...

Posted Feb 16, 2015 at 11:01 PM

A proposed partnership between the city and the Ashland Family YMCA could provide the best solution to the loss of the competition-sized swimming pool at Southern Oregon University.SOU is renovating McNeal Pavilion, its athletic facility,...

Posted Feb 12, 2015 at 11:01 PM

Ashland's quinquennial demonstration of support for its outstanding school district has come around again (our high school English teachers would be proud of us for looking up that word). Voters have renewed the district's Youth Activities and...

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