New Mt. Ashland Ski Area General Manager Andrew Gast won’t have far to go to his new job, as he’s currently director of finance and administration at Southern Oregon University in Ashland.
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.
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.
Birds’-Eye View: KSON partners plan to restore 2,480 acres of oak habitat within the Little Butte Creek Watershed and Table Rocks using ecological thinning, prescribed fire, noxious weed abatement and native understory planting.
KS Wild Side: “(The Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument) contains an extraordinary array of plants, animals, and distinct ecoregions, all with increasing needs for protection.”
Janai “Grandma Boom” Mestrovich: “Play is said to be active meditation for being in the present moment.”