Southern Oregon welcome center not we...

Southern Oregon welcome center not welcomed by all

There are 1 comment on the The Associated Press story from Mar 30, 2008, titled Southern Oregon welcome center not welcomed by all . In it, The Associated Press reports that:

“This is a landmark project for our state”

The state of Oregon hopes to welcome visitors to its southwestern portal with an 18-acre center at Ashland _ at a cost of up to $6.5 million.

But some Oregonians aren't welcoming the welcome center, saying it violates land-use rules, could jeopardize drivers and may be noisy and attract criminals.

'This project is expensive, ill-conceived and a bad investment,' said Ashland resident Kay Stein, who was among 60 people who showed up last week at a Jackson County Planning Commission hearing. Read more

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#1 Mar 30, 2008
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