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Judge partially dismisses suit against Ashland Parks & Recreation

A workplace discrimination lawsuit against the Ashland Parks and Recreation Department has been partially dismissed, with claims outside the statute of limitations to be removed. The judge ruled plaintiff Laura Chancellor, who worked for the department for 18 years, may refile an amended suit.

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Economy

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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Emergency shelter to open in Ashland Monday

An emergency severe weather shelter will be open Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday nights, the city of Ashland has announced. The shelter at Pioneer Hall, 73 Winburn Way, opens each night at 5 p.m. starting Monday, Nov. 28, with lights out at 10 p.m.

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Latest news

Food bank faces dramatic increase in demand

Ashland Emergency Food Bank, founded 50 years ago by a coalition of local faith-based communities, has seen a huge uptick in clients over the past few months, after a downturn during the COVID-19 pandemic. More than 250 households signed up in the last four months, pushing the list the Food Bank serves to about 525 households each month.

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Obituaries

Obituary: Petey Young

Petey Young died on October 31, 2022, in Vancouver BC, having relocated there after being a long-time Ashland resident.

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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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