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Grand Terrace takes another swing at annexation with 230-unit development

The Ashland City Council is preparing to annex 17 acres along Highway 99 for a proposed 230-unit apartment complex after a similar proposal was scuttled by state regulators last year. During the council business meeting Tuesday, Dec. 20, officials are scheduled to hold a second and final vote to annex property for the Grand Terrace housing development after unanimous approval during a first reading Dec. 6.

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City Government

Emergency shelter will be open through Thursday night

An emergency severe weather shelter that opened Saturday, Dec. 10, downstairs at the Ashland Public Library, will be open there again tonight, then move to Pioneer Hall Monday night through the morning of Friday, Dec. 16, the city of Ashland has announced.

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City Government

Newcomer Hansen embraces pragmatic agenda for council

Local businessman Eric Hansen wants to lead with a pragmatic approach when sworn into the Ashland City Council in January. He campaigned on a platform of economic and ecological sustainability and vitality but, for starters, suggests starting council meetings at 4 p.m.

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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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City Government

Ashland emergency winter shelter needs volunteers

Ashland’s emergency winter warming center needs volunteers, and agency officials are hosting a training event for anyone interested in helping at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, at Pioneer Hall, 73 Winburn Way, according to a news release.

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Rogue Valley Tribune mailing introductory edition to 93,000 addresses

Mailboxes throughout Jackson County will be filled this week with a 12-page broadsheet newspaper introducing the Rogue Valley Tribune to prospective readers. EO Media Group is getting the word out about its Medford-based news site and three-times a week printed paper with a saturation mailing to 93,000 area addresses.

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Free environment, chemistry talk coming to SOU

How can chemistry be utilized to understand human impacts on the environment? That question will be answered during a Friday science seminar hosted by Southern Oregon University assistant professor Chris Babayco, Ph.D., organizers have announced.

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Inner Peace: It’s all concept

Jim Hatton: “I have come to respect and honor them all. I am not here to say they are right or wrong. It is right for all individuals to seek their own path, what is right for them, and what inspires them.”

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