Ashland Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Bringing nightmarish 'Seven Dreams' to lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2017 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Obed Medina is the director of the absurdist comedy, “Seven Dreams of Falling,” by C. Scott Wilkerson, now playing through September at the Collaborative Theatre Project in Medford. The play is a re-imagining of the Icarus myth.

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  2. Sculptor Jeffrey Bernard, 69, died Aug. 20Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2017 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Sculptor Jeffrey Bernard is being remembered as a major contributor to Ashland's art and history over the past four decades, with much fanfare for his restoration of Lithia Park's Perozzi Fountain and the Abraham Lincoln statue. After a short decline, Bernard, 69, died of on Aug. 20 of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis , Lou Gehrig's disease.

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  3. With flying colorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2017 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Ashland students, particularly the last cohort tested before college, were well prepared for year-end reading, writing, math and science tests, according to results released by the Oregon Department of Education Thursday. According to the ODE report, 85.8 percent of the high school juniors in Ashland who participated were proficient - that is, scored a Level 3 or 4 on a four-level scale - in English language arts, while 69.3 percent were proficient in science and 61.1 percent in math.

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  4. Hungry? Come HitherRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2017 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Hither, a new cafe-lunch spot on Main Street across Gresham Street from the Ashland Public Library, is offering all organic coffee, wine and foods, house-made bread and pastries and dishes with a refined urban accent that are a big step beyond the eggs-and-hashbrown fare of many favored Ashland eateries. Hither has the kitchen in plain view behind the counter, lots of seating inside and on the two familiar patios , and an engaging central “larder shelf,” packed with goodies they use in cooking: olive oils, cheeses, honey, creme fraiche and house-made butter.

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  5. Mt. Ashland lodge regains inner beautyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2017 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Not a single old skiing artifact was found when workers tore into the 53-year-old Mt. Ashland ski lodge for renovation, but the work has uncovered beautiful old-growth wood and views of the soaring interior that will greet guests next winter.

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  6. District most likely will divest from Briscoe SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2017 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    The fate of Briscoe Elementary is unlikely to be determined anytime soon, but at least one option will probably be scratched off the short list of local possibilities when the Ashland School Board reconvenes in October. During the school board meeting on Monday, Ashland superintendent Kelly Raymond announced that the district agrees with the recommendation by the facilities committee that it stop investing resources into the 34,000-square foot building and work toward unloading the 3.74-acre property, which has been closed to students since 2004.

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  7. Solar panel product follows sun through skyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2017 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Ashland's own Stracker, Inc. has created a solar tracker it says is 40 percent more effective than rooftop solar panels, kindling hopes they can change the use of solar energy by being the first company to commercialize a product so innovative. The S1 model uses GPS control technology and dual-axis tracking to follow the sun, checking and adjusting its position every 7.5 minutes to keep the solar panels perpendicular to the sun at all times.

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  8. Whooping cough in Ashland considered an outbreakRead the original story

    Sep 14, 2017 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Multiple cases of pertussis, commonly known as whooping cough, are prompting health officials to declare an outbreak in the Ashland School District. "We now have 2 confirmed and 1 suspect case, all with contact to each other, and that would imply an outbreak," Jackson County Medical Director Dr. Jim Shames said in an email.

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  9. Free salt cave sessions offered to help with smoke fatigueRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2017 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Ashland has a salt cave on Main Street, walled up with Himalayan salt bricks, a place where you can go and sit, meditate, lay down or just read a book, subject yourself to an infusion of “negative ions,” which are thought to lift spirits, dispel stress and wash out toxins that we accumulate in our busy, unhealthy lives. It's called Zagorska Oasis and, to celebrate one year in business and to offer relief from our siege of toxin-rich smoke, owner Michele Zagorski is offering locals free sessions, including herbal neck wrap and sound therapy, normally $30 per half-hour.

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  10. Repertory Singers to launch New Works FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2017 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Dr. Paul French is something of an Ashland institution. Having helmed Southern Oregon Repertory Singers for 26 years, he is looking ahead to the next season of this august company.

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  11. Monster Dash set for Oct. 28Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2017 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    The 10-kilometer run begins at 8:30 a.m., the 1-mile Fun Run/Walk at 10 a.m. and the 5K Run/Walk at 10:45 a.m. Top finishers for each receive cash prizes and age-group winners receive gift cards from local merchants. The Monster Ball Pasta Party from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27, at the Historic Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., precedes the running events.

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  12. Bloomsbury's Coffee House's gem of a garden Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2017 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    There is a gem of a garden at the Bloomsbury Coffee House, above the Bloomsbury Book Store at 290 E. Main St., or directly off Enders Alley between First and Second streets. Bloomsbury's hidden garden in downtown Ashland is the Ashland Garden Club's Garden of the Month for September.

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  13. OLCC office in Medford will crack down on illegal potRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2017 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    A crackdown on black-market marijuana operations in Southern Oregon will shift into high gear next year with more investigators checking tips and tracking leads with local law enforcement.  The Oregon Liquor Control Commission plans to move into a building in the Medford area next February that will house OLCC investigators, along with officers from Oregon State Police, which could include at least three investigators and a supervisor. "We're going to be looking at all tips on illegal activity," OLCC Director Steve Marks said.

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  14. 'Fantasticks' works its magic a " againRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2017 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    There's a reason why "The Fantasticks" has become the longest running production of any kind in the history of American theater. Since making its debut in a Greenwich Village playhouse off-Broadway nearly 60 years ago, the show - with its peculiar but endearing characters and offbeat romantic charm - has long been a staple of theateRs around the country.

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  15. Network this fall at Ashland Chamber GreetersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2017 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    The Ashland Chamber of Commerce is a membership organization providing educational and promotional opportunities for businesses in the Ashland and greater southern Oregon area. One of the best and most fun benefits of Ashland Chamber membership is attending weekly Greeters meetings with 50-60 additional business and community leaders.

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  16. There is one escape from smoke: Mt. AshlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2017 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    With her dogs Blue and Tia leading the way, Sherril Mortensen jogs down the road into the Mount Ashland Ski Area parking lot with clean air in her lungs and a smile on her face. Down the mountain in Ashland, the air is so thick with wildfire smoke that she can barely last 10 minutes strolling through town without wincing.

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  17. OCT cracks 'Baskerville: A Sherlock Mystery'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2017 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Ken Ludwig's fast-paced comedic whodunit with Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson on the case pushes all the perfect buttons, says Rick Robinson, who directs Oregon Cabaret Theater's fall production of “Baskerville: A Sherlock Homes Mystery.” "I love Ken's work, and as an aficionado of Holmes, I jumped right on it when the rights to the play were released," he says. "Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery” previews Thursday, Sept.

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  18. ACHF awards record $100K in nursing scholarshipsRead the original story

    Sep 10, 2017 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Ashland Community Hospital Foundation has announced that 16 candidates have been awarded scholarships for the 2017-18 academic year from The William G. and Ruth T. Evans Endowed Nursing Scholarship fund: Luis Ayala Rangel, Michelle Benitez, Mary Krishna Phoebe Blanco, Bruce Booker, Jonathan Caringella, Katherine Carlson, Brittany Jones, Summer Kniveton, Connie Koenig, Lindsay McCreedy, Isaac Park, Zachary Phillips, Tiffany Stone, Makena Totushek, Amber Wolf and Alison Wren. Eligible applicants are students pursuing nursing degrees at Oregon Health Science University at Southern Oregon University or at Rogue Community College , and intend to work in the Rogue Valley after graduation.

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  19. Pinehurst: Tiny school enjoys big community supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2017 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Banon Tarrant, 9, was standing in his new back-to-school clothes beside his mom while 15 of his new classmates started to follow one another in harmony to the "Happy Birthday" song in the school's yard during recess. It's not typical for a school to celebrate the birthday of one of its students - even on the first day.

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  20. Music says 'We Choose Love' Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2017 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    A music and poetry concert tonight, Sept. 9, at Rogue Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship in Ashland will honor the late Ashland native Taliesin Myrddin Namkai-Meche, killed on Portland commuter train while defending two teen girls - one wearing a Muslim head scarf - against a racist attack.

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