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Posted Dec 17, 2014 at 11:01 PM

Ashland is a highly educated community with a long and admirable record of being progressive. That makes its occasional anti-science approach to issues all the more puzzling — and sometimes infuriating, as in the case of the community's low vaccination rates, which put children at risk.Jackson County health officials have issued a warning that incidents of chicken pox and pertussis (whooping cough) are on the rise in the county, particularly in areas with low vaccination rates.

Updated Dec 17, 2014 at 12:20 PM

Dave Granlund cartoon about Christmas season.

Updated Dec 17, 2014 at 12:06 PM

The last 12 months may well mark the beginning of the end for the death penalty in America.This has been an inauspicious year for state-sponsored death. For the first time in recent history, a state other than Texas executed...

Updated Dec 17, 2014 at 12:02 PM

According to Fox News talking head Bill O’Reilly, some Americans have declared war on Christmas. Special interest groups such as the American Civil Liberties Union and the American Humanist Association are “seeking to...

Posted Dec 16, 2014 at 11:01 PM

Don't create urban canyon In September I sent the following to the editor of the Daily Tidings regarding "urban canyon effect" created by the new and proposed building on Lithia Way: Although the City Council is only...

Posted Dec 16, 2014 at 11:01 PM

If you asked a dozen people in Baker County to list the popular local hobbies, we'd wager at least eight would mention hunting.Baker County has more options for hunters than just about any of Oregon's 35 other counties. Besides large...

Updated Dec 16, 2014 at 9:36 AM

Dave Granlund cartoon about Dick Cheney and waterboarding.

Posted Dec 15, 2014 at 11:01 PM

Not about infillLook at downtown. Look at every privately owned parking lot, every vacant lot, every gas station (or converted gas station), every “underutilized” lot and picture a 55-foot building going...

Posted Dec 15, 2014 at 11:01 PM

It's hard to believe that only two  years ago, Ashland Community Hospital was sinking fast. Years of losing money had left it facing certain closure if a merger could not be worked out with a larger health care organization.A...

Posted Dec 15, 2014 at 11:01 PM

Every beekeeper will tell you that a successful hive is much greater than the sum of its parts. The same can also be said of every successful city.And Ashland is about to become even greater, because it is recognizing, acknowledging, and...

Updated Dec 15, 2014 at 12:09 PM

Dave Granlund cartoon on abandoned pets.

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