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  1. Red Buttes Wilderness unlike any otherRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 9 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    But in the middle of all this remains one sizeable wild section, valuable for its own great beauty, doubly valuable because it is the last.” Ready to escape the freezing fog here in valley by getting up and out to some of the most beautiful mountains in the region? Well, you're in luck! The wild places of the Red Buttes are a perfect antidote to cabin fever. The Red Buttes Wilderness has it all, old-growth forests, towering mountain peaks, stunning vistas, clear wild rivers, alpine lakes and meadows and a plethora of hiking trails for every season of the year.

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  2. Senior Center specialist will oversee referralsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 9 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    A senior center referral specialist, whose services will be available on site once a week, will cost Ashland Parks and Recreation more than $58 an hour for a six-month contract totaling just over $12,500. The referral specialist, Katie Merola, is on staff at the Rogue Valley Council of Government, in the Senior & Disability Services Department.

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  3. Thru-soaking the WestRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 8 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Listening to Aria Zoner talk about his proudest creation, the Hot Springs Trail, is like being doused - make that soaked - in the marvels and therapeutic benefits of hot springs. "It was a selfish thing," said Zoner, 42, a dual-certified health counselor and nutrition coach, of his inspiration for creating the trail.

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  4. Six spots to find fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 5 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    The Ashland Police Department can go ahead and hire an additional two police officers on top of two recent hires, the City Council decided at its meeting Jan. 2, but exactly where the final piece of needed funding will come from remains unsettled. The City Council unanimously approved the hiring of five more officers last March at an estimated cost of about $110,000 each and later approved funding sources for two of the officers, but failed to come to a consensus of how to fund another two positions.

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  5. City to hire new spokespersonRead the original story

    Friday Jan 5 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    The city of Ashland is looking for a successor for its longtime spokeswoman and management analyst, Ann Seltzer, as she will soon retire from her post. The job, posted on the city's website Jan. 4 and open until Jan. 19, will be an upper management position.

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  6. Controlled burns expected FridayRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 4 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    With the return of rain, crews from the U.S. Forest Service and Lomakatsi Restoration Project will burn piles in two locations on Friday, Jan. 5. Lomakatsi will continue to burn in the upper Wagner Creek area building on work completed Thursday, and the Forest Service will manage a 16-acre burn along the 2080 road between the Eastview Trailhead and Four Corners. Controlled burns under the right conditions, AFR says, reduce the risk of severe summer wildfires and dense smoke while protecting forests, water supply, the economy and the community.

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  7. Mt. Ashland opens Friday afternoon for 'Midwinter Jam'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 4 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Mt. Ashland will open to the public for its first "Midwinter Jam" of the season from 3 to 9 p.m. Friday. New for 2018, the Midwinter Jams will feature free ski and snowboard tuning, "Rail Jams" on the Sonnet slope, free Moose Munch and s'mores, and gear and prizes from Sierra Nevada Brewing.

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  8. Five things to do Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 4 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    The Bad Film Society has rounded up brain-frying tributes, rip-offs, cross-promotions gone wrong, vintage toy and foreign commercials, fan films, comedy sketches, found footage, outtakes, political references, news clips and more related to "Star Wars" to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the film franchise. The clips create a kind of documentary about the ubiquitous sensation that "Star Wars" has become.

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  9. New exhibits open for Ashland's First Friday art walkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 4 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    The Ashland Gallery Association organizes art walks the first Friday of every month in downtown Ashland, the Railroad District and surrounding areas. On Friday, Jan. 5, participating galleries and studios will be open until 8 p.m. to unveil new exhibits and host artists' receptions.

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  10. Police hiring can proceedRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 3 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    A new temporary utility surcharge will help fund two more police officers as the Ashland City Council vowed to continue working to find a substantial funding source at its regular meeting Tuesday, Jan. 2. The vote is a victory for Ashland Police Department since Police Chief Tighe O'Meara first asked nine months ago for additional officers on his force. “What we are trying to get to is have one more police on each shift and to re-enage with the schools,” O'Meara said of his force of 28 officers.

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  11. 'It's OK to be white' flyers posted in AshlandRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 3 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    A social media post of a photo of a man allegedly putting up flyers saying “It's OK to be white” outside of Ashland's Shop'n Kart has roused some backlash on an Ashland community Facebook page this week. Ashland Police Chief Tighe O'Meara said the department hasn't gotten any direct report about the particular incident, besides several inquiries via social media.

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  12. Aging Happens: Three options for 'prepare to care'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 2 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    My back “went out” recently. I've had back problems over many years, so I'm familiar with this painful event.

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  13. Kids, adults ring in the New Year Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 2 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    A crowd of kids and adults counted down from 10 to one, and after several tugs on a rope, two overhead nets opened up, dumping more than 1,000 balloons on the revelers heads. Kids grabbed for the medium-sized multi-colored balloons, while the crowd bounced other balloons as large as beach balls from hand to hand, as if they were at a concert.

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  14. End of the roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 2 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    When he accepted a contract to deliver mail to the rural Greensprings area along Highway 66, Michael Gutman was a bright-eyed 28-year-old “living in a commune, growing pot and occasionally participating in tree-planting gigs." More than three and a half decades later, he delivered his final batch of mail, to the 143 mailboxes, on Saturday morning.

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  15. Police seek help finding alleged sexual assailantRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 2 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Ashland police are searching for a man who witnesses say sexually assaulted a female employee in the kitchen of The Loft Restaurant Friday evening, then punched a male employee in the face when the worker confronted the man. Ashland Police Chief Tighe O'Meara said the assailant "grabbed the butt" of a female staff member, then assaulted the co-worker and fled.

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  16. Mocha Musings: Time for an end to violence on womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 2 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    With all the recent take-downs of powerful men due to sexual harassment accusations, it made me wonder - why have I found it entirely commonplace to go through my purse on any given day and find the following: pepper spray , a whistle and, sometimes, even a mini-stun gun . Why, I further ask myself, has it felt totally natural to carry these items with me since I was in my late teens? Simple.

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  17. Plunging in to the new yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 1 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    It's a painful but soul-stirring adventure, but for the last 19 years, about a hundred people have welcomed the new year by screaming and running into the bone-chilling waters of Ashland's Granite Street Reservoir at the upstream, south end of Lithia Park. Why? The "Polar Bear Plunge" is some kind of strange, but thrilling ritual, they say, that seems to wipe clean the slate of the old year and boost spirits for the challenges of the new year.

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  18. Plan to reverse global warming introducedRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 31 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Response to presentation of a plan to reverse global warming was so positive, the Southern Oregon Pachamama Alliance is offering a repeat of the introduction to Project Drawdown, the most comprehensive plan ever proposed to reverse global warming. The free reprise is set for 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 3, at the Bellview Grange, 1050 Tolman Creek Road in Ashland.

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  19. Police funding issue back before councilRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 31 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    How to pay for additional police officers is up for discussion Tuesday, Jan. 2, by the Ashland City Council. The issue was due for discussion at the council's Dec. 19 meeting, but with Councilors Rich Rosenthal and Stefani Seffinger absent, it was continued to this week's meeting, when all councilors are expected to be present.

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  20. A walking meditation in SpainRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 29 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Unstructured spiritual paths, meandering as they tend to be, often prove most meaningful for many of us as we flee the strictures of doctrinaire religions in a spiritual quest for understanding, and perhaps a bit of wisdom. Just one week after returning from the Camino de Santiago, I found myself at Breitenbush Retreat Center in Oregon's north Cascades, a place I'd visited only as a child decades before.

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