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New general manager named for Mt. Ashland Ski Area

Andrew Gast, a lifetime skier and outdoors person who lives in Ashland, will take over duties as general manager for the Mt. Ashland Ski Area. He succeeds Hiram Towle, who accepted a position as general manager of the Bridger Bowl Ski Area in Montana.

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Ashland looks toward economic diversification suggested by Chamber study

Community leaders are partnering with city officials in Ashland to craft an economic revitalization plan after the recent completion of an economic diversification study commissioned by the Ashland Chamber of Commerce. Chamber representatives and members of ECONorthwest presented their findings and recommended next steps at the Oct. 3 City Council study session.

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Ashland Tesla Supercharger station proposal survives appeal

The Ashland Planning Commission has allowed a planned Tesla Supercharger station to move forward after a citizen appeal brought forward concerns about strain on the city’s electrical grid. On Tuesday night, Oct. 11, a month after hearing the appeal on Sept. 13, commissioners denied an appeal against a 24-unit charging station planned for an undeveloped lot at 580 Clover Lane.

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OSF revamps 2023 plans, will produce fewer plays in a shorter season

In a cost-cutting measure to cope with declining attendance in 2022, the Oregon Shakespeare Festival announced Friday it has revamped its plans for 2023, trimming the length of its season and number of plays produced. The company will produce two fewer live plays next season, which will run from April 18 to Oct. 15, about two weeks fewer on each end than originally planned.

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OHRA mission: Moving people from crisis to stability

Options for Helping Residents of Ashland purchased an underutilized Ashland motel and transformed it into The OHRA Center: a year-round low-barrier shelter with 52 rooms for guests; a resource center with a professional staff of six to assist anyone seeking help with rent, jobs, utilities, benefits and more; and a permanent home for the shower trailer.

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