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

    Friday Sep 8 | 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.


  2. Resources, safety concerns hamper firefighting efforts Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 30 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    If officials could summon twice the number of firefighters, it might help corral the expanding Chetco Bar fire, the largest wildfire in Oregon and also the biggest generator of smoke in the region. "If we had additional resources now, say 3,200 firefighters instead of 1,600, we could build a more indirect line and do it faster," said Jim Whittington, public information officer with Joint Information Command in Medford.


  3. Air quality drops across Southern OregonRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 29 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    The fires have repeatedly put the Rogue Valley's air quality into the "unhealthy" category over the past week. Cities from Grants Pass to Shady Cove and Ashland registered unhealthy air in a 24-hour period ending at noon Tuesday.


  4. Missing no more: Remains of WWII soldier found on GuadalcanalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 22 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    The story of Dale W. Ross has been told in the family for 75 years, ever since he was declared missing in action Jan. 14, 1943, in World War II's fiercely fought battle of Guadalcanal. A graduate of Ashland High School, like his three brothers, he was only 24 when, serving as a runner between command posts, he was killed by Japanese forces.


  5. Valley's air pushed to unhealthful levelsRead the original story

    Monday Aug 21 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Smoke drifting in from Chetco Bar fire in Curry County pushed Medford's air quality into the unhealthy category over the past 24 hours, according to the National Weather Service.  The 24-hour air-quality reading updated at 1 p.m. from the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality showed Medford's air quality at the "unhealthy" level; the 1-hour reading lists its air quality in the "moderate" category. Readings in Ashland, Talent and Grants Pass had improved to "good" as of Monday morning.


  6. Car created campground demandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    The invention of the automobile required the building of better roads and highways as the number of cars in America increased from 8,000 in 1900 to 40 million by 1930. Touring motorists packed food, camping gear and their families in the car and began enjoying the freedom of camping anywhere along the roads.


  7. As It Was: Josephine County grows hops for beer Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    When early pioneers settled in Southern Oregon they missed their beer. They needed hops for the brew, so they planted them.


  8. Grants Pass racetrack will feature a marijuana mileaRead the original story

    Jun 21, 2017 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    In another "sign of the times" moment, the most lucrative thoroughbred race at Grants Pass Downs, the Grants Pass Mile, is sponsored by a marijuana grower. Two years after recreational marijuana became legal in Oregon, BJS A-Grade, an OLCC-licensed, 40,000-square-foot growing operation outside Ashland, ponied up $6,000 of the $10,000 purse for the July 9 horse race.


  9. Medford police arrest 20 in sex stingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Medford police arrested 11 men who allegedly sought sex from prostitutes, two men accused of promoting prostitution and seven women during an undercover sex-trafficking sting. Police said they posted online ads on known sex-trafficking websites and apps, and also responded to ads posted by others on the same platforms.


  10. A 100-year dashRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    There's nothing particularly noteworthy about that. A masters track champion for three decades, he collected medals as routinely as a cabinet collects dusts.


  11. A horror puppet musical for adultsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2017 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Puppeteers for Fears are currently touring their latest extravaganza, “The Trilogy of Terror” written by Artistic Director Josh Gross. I saw a technical rehearsal of the first play of the Trilogy, “The Mummy's Purse.” It features a rock band, extraordinary puppets, projections, and profound hilarity.


  12. Good coffee comes to the Rogue ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    It used to be hard to get a good cup of coffee in the Rogue Valley and the rest of Oregon. That's all changed.


  13. About 22,000 Oregonians still without powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2017 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Winds that pummeled the region last night and today left nearly 97,000 Pacific Power customers in the dark, and the power company reports that about 22,214 customers remain without power Friday afternoon because of down power lines and lines damaged by fallen trees. In Jackson County, affected cities included Eagle Point, Gold Hill, Rogue River and White City, according to the Pacific Power website.


  14. About 60,000 Oregonians still without powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2017 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Winds that pummeled parts of Oregon overnight Thursday into early today left nearly 97,000 Pacific Power customers in the dark. By mid-morning, the power company reported about 60,000 customers remained without power because of fallen power lines and lines damaged by fallen trees.


  15. Merkley plans Saturday town halls in Medford, Grants PassRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2017 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., will hold town hall meetings in Medford and Grants Pass Saturday as part of a five-county set of meetings. The first local meeting will be at 2:30 p.m. in the Grants Pass High School Commons, 830 N.E. Ninth Street.


  16. Proposed Trump cuts would hit AshlandRead the original story

    Mar 22, 2017 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Local officials are bracing for the possible end of a federal grant program that has helped communities, including Ashland, enhance programs for everything from homeless teens to local parks. "The community is very anxious, waiting to find out what will happen," said Linda Reid, housing program specialist with the city of Ashland.


  17. Medforda s soggy, but Ashlanda s soggierRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2017 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    From the Crater Lake rim to Mount Ashland and ridges above the region's waterways, it's been a wet year. Snowpack numbers range from 120 inches at Crater Lake to 175 inches at Mount Ashland, while precipitation figures are well above norms.


  18. Breaking trailRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2017 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    JACKSONVILLE - Dave Calahan pauses Tuesday atop a ridge overlooking Bishop Creek and the town of Ruch, then kicks aside a white ribbon denoting the route of the long-awaited East Applegate Ridge Trail in the hills outside of town. He grips his brand-new Green Grubber trail shovel and swings it overhead, its downward momentum slicing the grubber's metal blade smoothly into the moist dirt.


  19. Players chosen for MT All-Star gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    The 10th annual Mail Tribune All-Star Basketball Classic features one significant change from the norm, but it won't be in the talent level of the teams or in the expectation of entertaining basketball. Teams have been chosen for the boys and girls contests Friday, March 17, that showcase the best players in southern Oregon, from Class 6A to 1A.


  20. Rogue Valley Symphony announces 50th seasonRead the original story

    Mar 1, 2017 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Rogue Valley Symphony will celebrate its 50th season with five commissioned works, world-renowned soloists such as Grammy winner Peter Serkin and masterworks by famous composers. The five commissions for the 2017-18 season were made possible by a grant from the Oregon Community Foundation's Creative Heights Initiative.


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