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  1. Near totalityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 12 | 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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  2. Court dismisses Ashland exclusion zone suitRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 6 | 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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  3. Police reports, June 29-30Read the original story

    Friday Jun 30 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Thursday, 1:10 p.m. - Police responded to a hit and run at the intersection of Garfield Street and Siskiyou Boulevard. Thursday, 3:35 p.m. - Police cited a man for shoplifting in the 200 block of North First Street.

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  4. RVTD stacks up awards for excellenceRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 28 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Innovative technology has helped the Rogue Valley Transportation District earn national and regional awards for excellence in services, sustainability and financial reporting. “It's a big honor that people are believing in our effort,” RVTD General Manager Julie Brown says.

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  5. Police reports, June 27-28Read the original story

    Wednesday Jun 28 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Tuesday, 1:15 a.m. - Police arrested a man in the 2500 block of Ashland Street on charges of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, possession of methamphetamine and a warrant out of California. He was lodged in the Jackson County jail.

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  6. Installing fire sprinklers at senior homes could save livesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 26 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Installing a fire-suppressing sprinkler system in a senior care home - where people can be slow to get on their feet and get out - can save a lot of lives. With a $110,000 grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency , Ashland Fire & Rescue did just that at Oxford Gardens Senior Care Home on Glendale Avenue in south Ashland.

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  7. Hams to the rescueRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    If a major catastrophe occurs and the power grid goes down, it'll be ham radio operators to the rescue. They know they'll have to be able to set up their systems in the field, in chaos and amid injured survivors, using batteries , generators and solar and wind power to keep vital communications working for emergency responders, hospitals, police and the public.

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  8. Thiry remembered not far from where he diedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    About a half dozen people gathered Monday afternoon to remember the sad and perplexing life of John Thiry, an Ashland transient accused of setting the devastating Oak Knoll fire and who died early Monday morning at a Medford hospital. Police responding to a welfare check at about 3 p.m. Sunday found Thiry on a bench on Ashland Street near Clover Lane, not far from Exit 14 on the south end of Ashland.

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  9. As It Was: Eric Allen, Jr. a " Southern Oregon JournalistRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    In 1985, Eric Allen, Jr., the prize-winning editor of Medford, Oregon's Mail Tribune, retired. His journalism career spanned 44 years, earning him the title, “Dean of Oregon Editors.” Allen's career has been compared to that of his father, Eric Allen, Sr., who founded and served as dean of the University of Oregon's School of Journalism.

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  10. Police reports, June 16-19Read the original story

    Jun 19, 2017 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Friday, 12:29 a.m. - Police arrested a man in the 500 block of Siskiyou Boulevard on a Klamath County warrant and lodged him at the Jackson County Jail. Friday, 2:01 a.m. - Police arrested a woman on a charge of disorderly conduct in the 100 block of East main Street and lodged her in the Jackson County jail.

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  11. John Thiry, accused of starting Oak Knoll fire, has diedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    The man accused of starting the Oak Knoll Fire, a 2010 blaze that destroyed 11 Ashland homes and led to the death of a firefighter, has died. John Thiry, 47, a transient well known to Rogue Valley police, mental health workers and courts officials, was found by Ashland Fire & Rescue near the intersection of Ashland Street and Clover Lane at 3 p.m. Sunday, according to police and fire officials.

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  12. FERC wona t hold pipeline meeting in Jackson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    The Jackson County Board of Commissioners and opponents of a proposed natural gas pipeline through southwestern Oregon are asking the federal agency overseeing the project to schedule a public meeting here in the county. Commissioners and opponents also want a longer public comment period than the 30 days recently announced by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

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  13. East Main Band delivers hits from the a 60s and a 70sRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    East Main Band delivers energetic '60s and '70s rock, along with a few choice favorites, and solid lead vocals and harmonies. Formed on New Year's Eve in 2007, the Ashland band's original lineup was Mike Gardiner on keys and harmonica, Dave Bernard on rhythm and slide guitar, Larry Addington on lead guitar and Mike Dadaos on drums and accordion.

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  14. 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.

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  15. OSF to celebrate JuneteenthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    The Oregon Shakespeare Festival will host its annual Juneteenth celebration on Monday, June 19, at noon on the Courtyard Stage, site of the Green Shows. The event is free, though donations will be accepted for the Juneteenth Scholarship Fund.

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  16. Home sales decline, but prices continue upRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2017 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    For the three-month period ending May 31, the median single-family residential sales price rose 10.7 percent year-over-year to $258,500 from $233,500. During that span, the number of existing houses sold through the Southern Oregon Multiple Listing Service declined 6.6 percent to 637 from 682 a year ago.

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  17. As It Was: Hotel Medford met fiery endRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    The date of Aug. 8, 1988, may ring a bell for those people living in or near Medford, Oregon, for that day is remembered as the day a fire destroyed the Hotel Medford. Built in 1911, the hotel was designed by architect Frank C. Clark and stood an impressive five stories tall in downtown Medford.

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  18. No injuries reported in house fire near AshlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    The fire destroyed more than 50 percent of a house at 594 S. Valley View Road, according to Jackson County Fire District  5 Chief Charles Hanley, but the home's occupants and pets had escaped safely by the time rescuers arrived on scene. Ashland police called in the fire at about 12:40 p.m., according to Hanley.

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  19. Talent backs away, for now, on exclusion zonesRead the original story

    May 24, 2017 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Faced with opposition in public testimony and the threat of a lawsuit, Talent City Council last week backed away from an ordinance that would exclude troublemakers from city parks. That doesn't mean the idea is dead, however.

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  20. Envelope in Wednesdaya s paper can help ACCESS fill a hunger gapRead the original story

    May 23, 2017 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Envelopes inserted into Wednesday's Daily Tidings mark the kickoff to an annual donation drive that organizers hope will bolster the coffers of the region's biggest food provider. It's a recurring reality for ACCESS: Donations drop during the same time each year, even as the need rises for people who rely on area food pantries.

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