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  1. Bonfire by Shop'n Kart parking lot leads to fence, cutting off short-cut Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Because of “homesteading” by the homeless, illegal activity, drugs, extended parking and other problems, the big empty lot next to Shop'n Kart has been fenced off. The six-foot, chain link fence was erected recently by Summit Investments of Medford, which owns the lot as well as the buildings housing Shop'n Kart and Bi-Mart, said Eric Chaddock, manager of Shop'n Kart.

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  2. Lions stop taking paper for recyclingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    The low price now fetched by recycled newspaper has caused the Ashland Lions to discontinue the club's long-running collection bin program. Proceeds have gone to support the Southern Oregon Lions Sight and Hearing Center in Medford.

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  3. Local school a leader in conflict resolution learningRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Two elementary school boys are in Principal Deidre Pearson's office at John Muir Elementary School in Ashland. They may not be aware of it but they are part of a beta testing program designed to resolve conflict borrowed from the court system called Restorative Justice.

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  4. Our View: Strosser, Thomas for commissionerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    The race for Jackson County commissioner Position 2 is an interesting one this year because incumbent Doug Breidenthal is facing criticism for his extensive travel and an ethics investigation regarding his campaign for a leadership position in a national counties organization. As a result, he's drawn two challengers in the Republican primary as well as a Democrat who will face the winner of the three-way GOP race.

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  5. Levy would restore bus servicesRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 26 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    The Rogue Valley Transportation District is asking voters to approve a five-year property tax levy to expand and improve services. If passed in the May 17 primary election, Measure 15-141 would tax Jackson County property owners 13 cents per $1,000 of assessed value, or about $26 a year on a $200,000 house.

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  6. As It Was: The Ruch family tragedy overcome by town's founderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Ruch is a thriving little community in Southern Oregon's Applegate Valley. It is named for Casper "Cap" Ruch , who established a post office and store there in the 1890s.

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  7. Cotton leads AHS at Centennial Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Ginny Cotton shot an 87 to lead the Ashland High girls golf team to a second-place performance in an 11-team meet at Centennial Golf Club in Medford on Monday. Cotton placed fourth overall, while Staesha Flock of St. Mary's shot a 79 to win medalist honors and edge teammate Kaylee Wu by one stroke.

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  8. Our View: Vote yes for RVTDRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    The Rogue Valley Transportation District is back with a request for a five-year levy that would help it restore Saturday and evening service and prevent further cuts, which could include the most popular route: between Ashland and Medford. RVTD is back because its previous levy request failed at the polls in November 2014.

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  9. Ashland woman trying to save family in Kenya Updated atRead the original story

    Friday Apr 22 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    A group of pro-bono lawyers here is working to gain refugee status for the family of Ashlander Naomi Kerongo, so family members can come to the U.S. before they are killed for speaking out against the government of Kenya. Another son, niece and granddaughter remain there waiting, she says, for the State Department to OK their immigration, something they only do for about 1 percent of such applicants, says Talent resident Laura Lindley-Gutierrez of the Center for Non-Profit Legal Services in Medford, which is organizing the effort.

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  10. Lithia sees solid first quarter despite flat sales in some markets Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 21 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Two elements are cutting into Lithia Motors' bottom line: economic decline in the energy states and waiting for manufacturers to produce parts for recall repairs. Nonetheless, the Medford auto retailer's first-quarter revenue of $1.98 billion topped analysts' $1.95 billion estimate, with net earnings of $40.3 million, or $1.55 per share, versus $40.7 million, or $1.53 per share, a year earlier.

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  11. Lithia sees solid first quarter despite plateauing sales in some markets Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 21 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Two elements are cutting into Lithia Motors' bottom line: economic decline in the energy states and waiting for manufacturers to produce parts for recall repairs. Nonetheless, the Medford auto retailer's first-quarter revenue of $1.98 billion topped analysts' $1.95 billion estimations, with net earnings of $40.3 million, or $1.55 per share, versus $40.7 million, or $1.53 per share, a year earlier.

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  12. Ashland Karate Academy fares will in tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 20 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Daisy Barnard was named the underbelt grand champion and placed first in the 9-10-year-old advanced traditional forms to highlight a successful day for Ashland Karate Academy at the Chip Wright Champion Karate spring tournament Saturday in Medford. Barnard also placed second in 9-10 advanced sparring and third in 9-12 advanced traditional weapons for AKA, which is led by Hanshi Jerry Piddington, a grand master.

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  13. Class planned on Alzheimer's warning signs Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 20 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Alzheimer's Association Southern Oregon Regional Coordinator Lori Stanton will lead a free class about the 10 warning signs of Alzheimer's disease on Friday. The class is from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Large Community Meeting Room in the Medford Public Library, 205 S. Central Ave. Reservations are required.

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  14. End of life is the beginning of a lot of paperworkRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2016 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    When Robert died after a long illness, his wife, Rose, a former college professor, was left to handle the myriad details. She was physically and emotionally overcome by months of caregiving for her husband.

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  15. Republicans back Strosser for commissioner Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Major Republican leaders have thrown their support behind former Medford City Councilor Bob Strosser in his bid for the Jackson County commissioner seat now held by Doug Breidenthal. Former commissioners John Rachor and Don Skundrick have endorsed Strosser, as have state Rep. Sal Esquivel and his wife, Jan, who both live in Medford.

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  16. Real talk about raceRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2016 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    There were boxes of tissues near seats as over 200 people filled the Grand Ballroom at Medford's Inn at the Commons to hear seven community members share personal stories about race, and to engage in discussion afterward Wednesday. “I'm so excited this topic has come to the area,” said Marika Mooyman of Ashland.

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  17. Exhibit tells history of Chinese in Southern Oregon Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Wah Chung, the owner of a grocery store on A Street in Ashland and a labor contractor, helped marshal the small army of Chinese workers who worked to build a railroad line connecting Oregon and California in the 1880s. He often let workers stay at his house next to the store, feeding them fish and eels he raised in a pond near his home.

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  18. 5 picks for live entertainmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    In "Dealing Dreams," playwright Jeffrey Lo's story follows go-getters Zoe and Trey as they strive to stay afloat in today's economy. They've graduated from elite schools only to face unemployment and low-paying "McJobs."

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  19. Human Bean will be reborn Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2016 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Ashland's Human Bean coffee drive-up will get an entirely new modular home at mid-month, with more space for faster service. The old drive-up was demolished about a week ago.

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  20. Quills & Queues: Stories spark conversation on race Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2016 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Meaningful conversations about race can be difficult, but personal stories engage people on a variety of levels, offering a way for people of different backgrounds to connect and understand one another. With this in mind, several Jackson County organizations are teaming to get the community talking about race with “Seeing Color,” a community storytelling event.

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