July 18, 2024

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Update: Woman missing in downtown area found

Ashland police have asked the public in the downtown and Lithia Park areas of Ashland to be on the lookout for a 71-year-old white female with gray hair, a pink shirt and teal shorts who went missing Sunday morning.

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Fire & Smoke

Red flag warnings issued for much of Southern Oregon

Owing to a combination of wind gusts, high temperatures and low relative humidity, the National Weather Service is issuing red flag warnings for Friday evening and Saturday for large swaths of southwestern Oregon and a fire weather watch through the weekend in portions of Southern Oregon and Northern California.

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Huge crowd turns out for Ashland Fourth of July parade

Ashland’s population doubled in size for a few hours Thursday as a huge crowd turned out to cheer on Ashland’s Fourth of July parade featuring more than 70 entries, including horses, despite temperatures reaching nearly 90 degrees by the parade’s pre-noon finish. 

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Council agrees: A denser Ashland would make more city more ‘liveable’

In just an hour and half on Monday night, the Ashland City Council strongly affirmed that the city’s future will include major swaths of taller, denser development designed to reduce our dependency on automobiles, adapt to climate change, and provide a greater amount of multi-family and affordable housing, while striving to provide spaces for commercial and small-scale industrial uses.

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Chris Honoré: A debate narrative

Chris Honoré: Donald Trump simply cannot win the presidency. He must not return to the White House. Perhaps he can last four more years, but our Democracy won’t. With a mixture of regret and urgency, the number of elected Democrats calling for President Biden to step down grows.

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Obituary: Jed D. Meese

Obituary: Jed Meese died on June 24 at the age of 86. Jed started several successful companies, each with a physician partner in Japan, Sweden, Turkey, and the UK, which designed and developed both prescription and over-the-counter drugs. Jed was extremely generous and philanthropic to our community and nationally. He served on Boards of Directors and Foundations for Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Southern Oregon University, Ashland Community Hospital, Asante, Ashland Family YMCA, and many others.

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Obituary: Joyce Theresa (Brenner) Epstein

Obituary: Joyce Theresa (Breener) Epstein, 96, of Ashland died March 26. Her work has been dramatized by college and university theater arts departments, and she is the author of the chapbook, “A Journey Through Life Unguarded, The Book,” and “The Stars Gave Us Names.”

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