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Posted Aug 26, 2015 at 11:01 PM

 In September, the Ashland City Council will decide on whether to adopt a plan to develop a 93.3-acre parcel of land in Ashland known as the Normal Avenue Development Plan, or NNP. The plan allows for construction of 450 new homes, leading to a population increase of approximately 6 percent. The parcel is bounded on the north by East Main Street, on the east by Clay Street, on the west by Ashland Middle School and on the south by railroad tracks.Little information about...

Posted Aug 25, 2015 at 11:01 PM

Republicans in Congress and those running for the Presidency are 100 percent opposed to the Iran nuclear non-proliferation accord negotiated between our president and his staff and the Iranian government. That 100 percent figure is remarkable.

Posted Aug 24, 2015 at 11:01 PM

Events in Ferguson, Mo., last year and similar ones since are a watershed moment. Beyond questions of police procedures, basic conditions of life for many black people have to change.We can work on this problem collectively but we can also...

Updated Aug 19, 2015 at 10:47 AM

We are writing to correct inaccuracies in Tom Dimitre’s guest opinion of August 12 about the Oregon Shakespeare Festival’s project to renovate the courtyard at the center of our campus — known as “the Bricks”...

Posted Aug 17, 2015 at 11:01 PM

Residents of Ashland living near the Southern Oregon University campus have likely noticed the progress being made on the renovation of our Science Building. Those living in particularly close proximity to the building have probably noticed noise...

Posted Aug 14, 2015 at 11:01 PM

I read with interest and more than a little skepticism the Aug. 13 Tidings editorial view regarding the proposed cleanup of the Union Pacific property in the railroad district ("Just some oily dirt"). In my view, this is a vast understatement of...

Posted Aug 11, 2015 at 11:01 PM

We’ve all heard a lot recently regarding the Oregon Shakespeare Festival’s plans to “fix the Bricks” and make the grounds accessible to those with disabilities. But, the truth of the matter is that the...

Posted Aug 4, 2015 at 11:01 PM

I’ve always thought that the labels we regularly bring to describe people’s relationship to religion are problematic. The terms “atheist” and “believer” both can sound smug, as if whoever identifies with...

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