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June 14, 2024

Food

Food

Hunger on the rise in Oregon after downward trend before the pandemic

A quarter of a century ago, Oregon had one of the highest rates of food insecurity and hunger in the country. By 2019, rates in the state dipped below the U.S. average. Then the pandemic hit, and rates rose again. With hunger growing, food advocates and a group of lawmakers on the Oregon Hunger Task Force called last week for the Legislature to enact in the upcoming session a number of measures to address hunger and the plight of low-income residents.

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Business

Reinvented Pump House in Talent expected to open in March

Pump House 2.0 is expected to open in March, combining elements of both the original Pump House which closed last fall and the short-lived Rogue Taqueria at the corner of Talent Avenue and East Main Street in downtown Talent. Owners Jeven Showers and Garth Evey say they hope customers will agree it is the best of both worlds. 

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Brothers' Restaurant
Business

Brothers’ Restaurant is sold — to brothers

Brothers’ Restaurant, an Ashland institution for nearly a half century, has been sold to — wait for it — brothers. Dan Durant and his partner, David Newton, sold the popular 95 N. Main St. eatery to José and Miguel de la Cruz, effective Jan. 1.

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City Government

Dine-out demonstration planned Monday on Ashland Plaza

Frustrated at having to host free community meals outdoors instead of inside Pioneer Hall as in past years, organizers of the free meals are inviting others unhappy that those who need the free food have no alternative but to eat outdoors in the cold to join in a demonstration of solidarity by dining together outside Monday afternoon, Dec. 11.

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Business

Latte Art Throwdown draws large crowd to Noble Coffee Roasting

A large crowd gathered Friday evening at Noble Coffee in Ashland to participate in the Latte Art Throwdown, hosted by Noble and La Marzocco, an Italian espresso machine manufacturer. Jared Rennie, Noble founder and CEO, created the event to celebrate the State of Jefferson coffee community and prove there are only friendly rivalries among baristas.

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Events

Volunteers needed to help with free Community Thanksgiving Peace Meal

Community volunteers are needed to help with the eighth annual Community Thanksgiving Peace Meal hosted by Southern Oregon Jobs with Justice on Thursday, Nov. 23, at First Presbyterian Church of Ashland, 1615 Clark Ave. The traditional dinner menu includes turkey, mashed potatoes, yams and much more, as well as vegetarian options.

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Latest posts

Service Notice: Celebration of life for Rick Bevel

Service Notice: Rick Bevel lived on the streets of Ashland for the final years of his life, forming relationships with many. Any who wish to remember him are welcome to attend a celebration of life from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 18 at Triangle Park at the corner of Siskiyou Boulevard and Liberty Street, according to an event announcement. 

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Garden of the Month: A labor of love

Garden of the Month: There is an extraordinary garden at 891 Beswick Way, home of Scott Allison. Scott is a naturalist, forester, orchardist and apiarist. This is the Ashland Garden Club’s Garden of the Month for June 2024.

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