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  1. Behind the city scenesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2017 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    By applying to Team Ashland, 19 residents of the city can closely learn about local government departments, community associations and current community issues. Team members will experience all of the city departments by demonstrations, presentations, and tours and, in some cases, have the opportunity to learn equipment and machinery often used in those departments.

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  2. Big book sale this weekendRead the original story

    Jul 21, 2017 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    The Ashland Public Library's summer blowout book sale is set for noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 22, and noon to 2 p.m., Sunday, July 23 in the library's Gresham Room. Thousands of new and near mint condition books will be available for $1 to $2, including collections of history, spirituality, art, hyper-modern firsts, cook books and more that have not been sorted or selected, improving chances to serendipitously stumble upon a great bargain.

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  3. Harriet Rex Smith, 96, died ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Harriett Rex Smith, a well-noted valley artist, cosmic-minded philosopher and environmental activist, died Thursday, surrounded by her children at home in the Greensprings. She was 96. Smith was noted for blazing her own trails as an artist, not painting what was in vogue and not seeking gallery showings and marketing.

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  4. Two down, three to goRead the original story

    Jul 20, 2017 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Ashland is on track to add another two police officers as soon as they can be hired, trained and sworn in, but another another three positions will have to wait until city councilors nail down where the money will come from to pay for them. The Ashland City Council on Tuesday passed an ordinance to raise fees on utility meters by 50 cents per customer per month, which will raise roughly $75,000, according to Councilor Rich Rosenthal, who proposed the ordinance.

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  5. Wilderness advocate communes with the West's mystiqueRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Robert Leonard Reid is a writer and composer who has combined 19 selected essays in a new work entitled "Because It Is So Beautiful: Unraveling the Mystique of the American West." He will be at Bloomsbury Books in Ashland on Aug. 22 to read from and discuss his celebration of the splendor of the West.

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  6. When is it time for dementia care?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Should I stay or should I go? In this case, the question refers to the right time to move a loved one with dementia into a facility that can care for them. Almost all families want to keep their person at home as long as possible.

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  7. Council seeks options to comply with 10-by-20Read the original story

    Jul 19, 2017 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    The Ashland City Council remains interested in the possibility of a solar farm on the Imperatrice Ranch Property as one of the possibilities to move forward and meet the goals of their adopted “10 by 20” program which calls for Ashland to get 10 percent of its power from renewable local energy sources by the year 2020. City staff has been asked to bring possibilities forward for the property many times since its purchase in 1996.

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  8. Board votes in Pruda hommeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    The Ashland School Board on Tuesday voted unanimously to appoint Southern Oregon University Board of Trustees secretary Sabrina Prud'homme to fill the school board's position No. 2 vacancy, concluding a five-week search that began after John Williams resigned from the board June 12. Prud'Homme's term will begin Aug. 1 and she'll be up for re-election, should she decide to run, in May 2019.

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  9. Near totalityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    But many in the Rogue Valley may not realize that, despite not being in the path of totality that carves a crescent across the country from northern Oregon to South Carolina, local viewers will experience a 94 percent solar "obscuration" in Medford and 93 percent in Ashland. That means that percentage of the sun's diameter will be blocked by the moon at the time of maximum eclipse, when only a small sliver of the sun will be visible.

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  10. Chamber Communique: Chamber to honor Rotary Clubs and Rotarians at annual dinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Last fall, the Ashland Chamber of Commerce gave awards to businesses, individuals and organizations in recognition of their valuable impact on our community. For the Volunteer of the Year award, the chamber recognized Rotary - the two clubs in Ashland that currently represent more than 150 service-minded business and community leaders and volunteers - for 100 years of service to Ashland and the world.

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  11. Ashland to get much-needed boost to housing stockRead the original story

    Jul 12, 2017 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    The Ashland Planning Commission has unanimously approved a new townhouse development of 29 units which promise to be affordable, workforce housing on the southwest corner of East Main Street and South Mountain Avenue. The commission spent several hours asking questions and looking at plans on Tuesday night before approving the project presented by longtime Ashland developer Mark Knox.

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  12. A Broadway junkie gets his musical fixRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Oregon Cabaret Theatre's "The Drowsy Chaperone" is an interesting musical, a parody piece set almost entirely in the imagination of an aging Broadway junkie, who lives alone in a small flat somewhere in Manhattan - a space with just a Murphy bed, a chair, and his memories, which are illustrated here by multiple black and white photos that festoon the walls of the tiny studio - each one depicting a different golden age star of the stage or screen. The aptly named Man in Chair is played by John Stadelman, who anchors the show as a sort of pathos-laden, possibly closeted, Jack Lemmon-esque everyman in a fading cardigan.

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  13. Schneider Museuma s summer exhibition: A surveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2017 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    In evaluating the Schneider Museum of Art summer exhibition, it's clear that the curators were not going for any sort of continuity in theme - the artwork ranges from classical works of SUMI-E brush and ink works on paper to lush, contemporary, heavily patterned oil paintings. Somehow, though, the show works well.

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  14. Parental kidnapping reported in AshlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    The Ashland Police Department is investigating a complaint of parental kidnapping. This incident was reported to the police department at about 6 a.m. Wednesday, July 5. Shelley Sue Dahlstrom, 43, is wanted for custodial interference, burglary in the first degree and contempt of court in connection with an incident in the 1000 block of South Mountain Avenue in the city of Ashland.

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  15. Ashland controlled fire burns too hot, kills legacy treesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    A reddish patch of forestland high above Ashland is a scarlet example that, when it comes to burning, foresters still have some learning to do. The 65-acre patch intentionally set off June 6 as part of the Ashland Forest Resiliency Stewardship Project burned hotter than intended, resulting in scorched portions of the forest canopy and an unknown number of dead or dying trees that the controlled burn was supposed to enhance, authorities said.

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  16. Police reports, July 5-6Read the original story

    Jul 6, 2017 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Wednesday, 10:13 a.m. - Police arrested a man on several warrants in the 100 block of Will Dodge Way.  Wednesday, 1:46 a.m. - Police placed an adult female in protective custody in the first block of North Main Street.  Wednesday, 5:57 a.m. - Police took a report of custodial interference in the 1100 block of South Mountain Avenue.  Wednesday, 8:24 a.m. - Police took a report of identity theft in the 600 block of Pracht Street. Wednesday, 5:17 p.m. - Police arrested a man in the 200 block of Water Street for giving false information to a police officer and cited for not wearing a helmet while skateboarding.

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  17. 20,000 revelers celebrate patriotic resistance in AshlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2017 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Under the theme "Together we sing," an estimated 20,000 people of all walks, along with local political groups and apolitical community organizations enjoyed a holiday of freedom and camaraderie Tuesday at Ashland's Old-Fashioned 4th of July Celebration. Instead of a traditional parade grand marshal, all active military and retired veterans were invited to march together according to Kelsey Frantz, Projects and Special Events Coordinator for the Ashland Chamber of Commerce, which produces the event.

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  18. Court dismisses Ashland exclusion zone suitRead the original story

    Jul 6, 2017 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    A lawsuit claiming Ashland's so-called "exclusion zone" laws are unconstitutional was dismissed in Jackson County Circuit court June 26, but its backers say they will re-file. The lawsuit was not dismissed based on its merits, according to the filing attorney, Bill Mansfield, but instead on a decision that the plaintiffs lacked standing - that is to say, they were not personally affected by the exclusion zone.

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  19. Black Sheep wona t close after allRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Marching in Ashland's Fourth of July parade was something unexpected - a float with the present and future owners of Black Sheep Pub & Restaurant, announcing the popular spot will not be closing. It has sold to Clarinda and Jon Merripen, new arrivals in Ashland and refugees from the stress and bustle of Silicon Valley.

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  20. Protest, patriotism abound at Ashland 4th of July paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2017 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Under the theme "Together we sing," people of all walks, local political groups and apolitical community organizations enjoyed a clear holiday morning of freedom and camaraderie Tuesday at Ashland's Old-Fashioned 4th of July Celebration. Politics played a more prominent role at the parade this year, though parade participants largely kept their messages uplifting.

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