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  1. Woman nabs burglar with mobile surveillance appRead the original story

    Oct 27, 2016 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Nancy Buffington was at a car dealership in downtown Medford getting her oil changed when her phone alerted her a man was burglarizing her Ashland home. The alert was the culmination of a carefully laid plan and detective work on Buffington's part after she grew suspicious that an employee of her Cascade Shuttle taxi company was repeatedly entering her house and stealing money.

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  2. Man gets prison for drunken attack on his ex-girlfriend and her friendRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    A former Ashland High School football player will serve more than 4½ years in prison after he admitted to attacking his former girlfriend, hitting a man with his car, erratically driving away and violating his probation. Nicholas Thomas Elliott, 26, pleaded guilty to felony assault and hit-and-run charges Thursday, admitting he drove to his ex-girlfriend's west Medford apartment Sept.

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  3. Drawing 'Wild Women'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2016 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Leia Pastizzo was waiting for a class to begin at Southern Oregon University last spring when the professor, Deborah Rosenberg, shared some exciting news: a Medford man and his wife were aiming to break into the publishing industry with an adult coloring book and they were looking for artists, ideally local student artists. Pastizzo, like other students in Rosenberg's concept art class, was both, so on a whim she decided to submit some of her artwork.

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  4. Southern Oregon women joined the NavyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2016 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    On April 16, 1917, the Home Telephone Company in Medford, Ore., printed a notice asking patrons to be patient as “one half of the operating force is gone to Naval Reserve duty at the Puget Sound navy yard.”  Seventeen Southern Oregon women, including 10 who worked for the telephone company, had enlisted in the Navy the previous month. They were the first wave of women to join the regular U.S. military service, with the same rights, ranks, and responsibilities as men.

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  5. Commissioners to hold hearing on monument expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2016 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    The Jackson County Board of Commissioners will hold its own public hearing on the proposed expansion of the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument after an earlier meeting called by U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., attracted mostly expansion supporters. The commissioners' hearing is at 6 p.m. Thursday in the North Medford High School Commons, 1900 Keene Way Drive, Medford.

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  6. Moro, DeBoer clash over ads and issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2016 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Recent attack ads against state Senate candidate Alan DeBoer sparked heated exchanges with opponent Tonia Moro Thursday at a campaign forum at Rogue Community College in Medford. "The negative ads started hitting yesterday, and I'm asking Tonia to explain," DeBoer said, addressing more than 100 people in the RCC/SOU Higher Education Center.

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  7. Police reports, Oct. 19-20Read the original story

    Oct 20, 2016 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Wednesday, 1:08 p.m. - A suspect was referred to the Jackson County Juvenile Department after allegedly shoplifting pants in the first block of Main Street.  Wednesday, 2:32 p.m. - An 18 year-old woman was taken from the 400 block of Wightman Street to Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center in Medford.  Wednesday, 4:01 p.m. - Police investigated a report of a license plate theft in the 200 block of Palm Avenue. The stolen plates were recovered later that evening.

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  8. Renters protest the high cost of a home in AshlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2016 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Protesters gathered outside a property management company in Ashland Monday to demonstrate against rental price increases that they say amount to greed. “I say greed is horrible,” said McKenna Smith, a student at Southern Oregon University who held a sign demanding an end to frequent rent increases.

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  9. Storms set rain records, but drier weather's comingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2016 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Weekend storms dropped record quantities of rain in Jackson and Josephine counties, with counts ranging from 2.5 to almost 7 inches from Thursday to midnight Sunday. Medford received 3.73 inches during the period, while parts of Ashland received as much as 3.25 inches, Central Point got 2.5 inches, and Grants Pass saw a whopping 6.85 inches.

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  10. Police reports, Oct. 14-17Read the original story

    Oct 17, 2016 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Friday, 5:35 p.m. - Police arrested two men on charges of disorderly conduct at the intersection of East Main and Third streets. Friday, 6:08 p.m. - Police responded to a single vehicle, non-injury crash at the intersection of Highway 66 and East Main Street.

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  11. Hydroflight takes off in Southern Oregon Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2016 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    The other end of the hose is attached to his cousin's personal watercraft, which doesn't fly across the lake surface like it normally does. Instead, the jet motor sends 1,000 psi of water up that hose and out near Vaughan's feet, hurtling him skyward 40 feet above the surface for a series of flips and spins.

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  12. 1909 song lampooned the Rogue River Valley RailroadRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2016 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Riders lampooned the Rogue River Valley Railroad, a 6-mile line joining Medford and Jacksonville, and its owner Bill Barnum. What follows is a song from 1909, written to the tune of “It's Just the Same Old Moon.” Source: Unattributed newspaper clipping in the Rogue River Valley Railroad Vertical File at the Southern Oregon Historical Society Research Library, Medford.

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  13. Medford moves ahead with smaller tiny-house planRead the original story

    Oct 12, 2016 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    The latest tiny-house project for the homeless may be smaller, but supporters remain hopeful about a proposed deal to place it on a west Medford property owned by the city. "We just need a piece of land," said Chad McComas of Rogue Retreat, who is also a candidate for City Council.  Rogue Retreat previously looked at putting 14 houses measuring 8 by 10 feet on a city-owned property at Third and Front streets.

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  14. Smoke alarms: Don't wait, check the date Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2016 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    It's Fire Prevention Week across the country, a week that was established in 1920 by President Woodrow Wilson and commemorates two devastating fires from the 1800s. Those two fires include the well-known Great Chicago Fire, and the lesser known, but most devastating, Peshtigo Fire which burned through 16 towns, scorched 1.2 million acres and killed 1,152 people.  Every year the National Fire Protection Association establishes the Fire Prevention Week theme.

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  15. Wind, buckets of rain in Rogue Valley forecastRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2016 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Close to 3 inches of rain is forecast to fall over a four-day period in parts of the Rogue Valley, thanks to a series of strong fronts expected to move through the region starting Thursday. The National Weather Service reported that downpour amounts "that could match those typical for the entire month of October" may be en route, according to the Weather Service website.

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  16. 'I hope he gets the help he needs'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2016 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    He had seven wounds, including a punctured lung. It happened at roughly 7:40 p.m. as he sat in the grass near the entrance of Lithia Park on Monday, Sept.

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  17. Ashland Calendar, Sept. 23Read the original story

    Sep 23, 2016 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Lithia Park Nature Walks: Naturalists lead walks through Lithia Park at 10 a.m. Fridays, Sundays and Wednesdays through Sept. 30. Meet at the park entrance on Winburn Way across from the downtown Ashland Plaza.

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  18. ScienceWorks celebrates 12th annual Brews and BoogieRead the original story

    Sep 21, 2016 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    ScienceWorks Hands-on Museum will hold its 12th annual Brews and Boogie event - a beer festival and dance party for people 21 and older, at 7 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 1, at 1500 E. Main St. The fundraiser benefits ScienceWorks education programs that serve more than 10,000 school children annually from Southern Oregon and Northern California. The party will include live music from The Rogue Suspects and Slow Corpse.

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  19. Manslaughter trial to start in dispatcher's 2014 deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2016 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    The trial of a Grants Pass man accused of driving the wrong way on Interstate 5 while intoxicated and killing an off-duty dispatcher from Ashland is set to start Tuesday, Sept. 20 - 2½ years after the head-on collision.

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  20. Public prefers keeping City Hall on PlazaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2016 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Calling it “the Mayberry Effect,” a number of Ashlanders Thursday let city leaders know they want to keep the venerable and homey, 125-year-old City Hall right where it is, on the Plaza, thus preserving the nostalgic old feel of the city - kind of like “The Andy Griffith Show” of the 1960s.  At Pioneer Hall, consultants ORW Architecture of Medford presented options, all of them downtown: expansion of the Community Development Building on Winburn Way, expansion of the old City Hall and some reconfiguration of the CDB - or a new building at Lithia Way and North Pioneer Street, now a parking lot.  The re-do is driven by the impending threat of a large earthquake and also by growth of city staff, said City Administrator Dave Kanner.

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