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Posted Sep 15, 2014 at 11:01 PM

Ralph Temple came to Ashland in 1996 to retire. Ha, not likely. "Retire" is not a word anyone would associate with Temple, who after his "retirement" took on local cause after local cause, often with positive effect.Temple died in 2011 but lives on through his legacy of fighting for social justice. He also lives on in a memoir, published by his son Johnny, and appropriately titled "Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness."Temple's years of service to social justice began...

Posted Sep 12, 2014 at 11:01 PM

Congratulations are in order for the completion of a new water line from Talent to Ashland in time to supplement drinking water supplies should the city run short.The job was done, start to finish, in five and half months, and it came in...

Posted Sep 11, 2014 at 11:01 PM

Ashland is rightly celebrated — by us as well as others — for its high level of civic involvement. People who live here take an active interest in what happens in their town, and are not shy about expressing their opinions about...

Posted Sep 10, 2014 at 11:01 PM

Monica Wehby, the Oregon Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, raised some eyebrows earlier this week when she released an ad supporting gay marriage. While the stance is no longer considered a bold in most circles, it is rare in the conservative...

Posted Sep 8, 2014 at 11:01 PM

Saturday's Southern Oregon Electric and Hybrid Car Show at ScienceWorks Hands-On Museum offered a glimpse into what should be bright future for the electric vehicle industry in Southern Oregon. All the components appear to be in place for growth...

Posted Sep 4, 2014 at 11:01 PM

The Downtown Beautification Improvement Committee's proposals to the City Council may not appease all critics of the Plaza renovation, but they indicate that complaints have been heard, and the recommended changes should allow everyone to move...

Posted Sep 3, 2014 at 11:01 PM

It may not seem like much, but Southern Oregon University's sale of carbon credits to Chevrolet is a glimpse of things to come as SOU — and, perhaps, other public and private institutions — tries to become as energy-efficient as...

Posted Aug 27, 2014 at 11:01 PM

Don't be fooled by the back-to-school ads and preseason football. The 2014 fire season is far from over.So far this summer, we've been fortunate. Despite record drought and plenty of lightning, intrepid fire crews have managed to keep a...

Updated Aug 28, 2014 at 8:03 AM

It remains astonishing to us that so many people continue to either look the other way or outright deny the existence of climate change.

Posted Aug 25, 2014 at 11:01 PM

Anyone who has spent even a short time in the Rogue Valley and enjoys eating good food knows August is one of the best months of the year.August is when the corn shows up at the Growers Market. August is when the tomatoes are plump and...

Posted Aug 22, 2014 at 11:01 PM

Today's Voices section features two takes on the current direction of Ashland's Oregon Shakespeare Festival — one written by a lifelong festival attendee, one by Los Angeles Times theater critic Charles McNulty.Noah Bopp is the...

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