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Posted Aug 25, 2016 at 11:01 PM

Pay attention I spoke with Judi Honoré at her bookstore today. The boycott of her business Shakespeare Books by the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, ordered by OSF Director Cynthia Rider, continues. A number of OSF actors were offended by the book "Little Black Sambo," one of the display of banned books Judi has provided for years in her window as an educational tool, and as a warning about intolerance. These books offended someone's moral or political views at...

Posted Aug 24, 2016 at 11:01 PM

Don't kill jobs Walking down the upstairs hallway of Belle Fiore Winery, one of the most striking features is the number of employees. As Ashland residents who enjoy a glass of wine and listening to live music, Belle Fiore...

Posted Aug 23, 2016 at 11:01 PM

Black lives matter My husband and I purchased two “Black Lives Matter” signs to be placed on our front yard at the corner of B and Pioneer. What better way to encourage dialogue within the community? A...

Posted Aug 19, 2016 at 11:01 PM

Opinions are not censorship There has been a lot of talk the past week about censorship, with people incorrectly claiming leadership at the Shakespeare theater is censoring a bookstore by stating their opinion on what is...

Posted Aug 18, 2016 at 11:01 PM

Rental costs rising It's true, rents are rising all over. I have an apartment building, and I've always tried to keep the rent low because I know renters struggle like everyone else. As a result, my rentals are woefully...

Updated Aug 18, 2016 at 1:21 PM

Don't fuel the fire One of the most meaningful definitions of tragedy is that it occurs when two good people/causes/ideas are in conflict and one must lose. Such a tragedy appears now to be playing out in Ashland in the...

Posted Aug 16, 2016 at 11:01 PM

Continue the discussion I have always been bothered by two racist children's books in the window of Shakespeare Books & Antiques: a book from the "Tintin" children’s book series and "Little Black Sambo." I never...

Posted Aug 15, 2016 at 11:01 PM

Plant pollinator gardens Bee City USA Ashland announced our pollinator garden award program in June, and to date we have awarded 13 gardens with a bee-autiful sign! Easy to spot with its bright yellow sunflower and a native...

Posted Aug 14, 2016 at 11:01 PM

Downtown progressing Although the downtown smoking ban is less than two months old, it appears as if it resulted in benefits because of reduced litter, less all-day bench-sitting, less intrusive behavior and, of course,...

Posted Aug 11, 2016 at 11:01 PM

Censorship is wrong As a professor and librarian with a master's degree in library science, I would like to point out that what OSF Executive Director Cynthia Rider and others have done by initiating a boycott of the...

Posted Aug 11, 2016 at 2:00 AM

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