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Local Music Calendar, Jan. 19 – 31.

Thursday, Jan. 19 Mark Tuttle (celtic violin), 6 – 8 p.m. @ The Playwright. Gayle Wilson, Donna Bishop, and Gary Creek, 8 p.m. @ The Wild Goose. Spotlight on the USO, 8 p.m. @ Camelot Theatre, ticket info, 535-5250. Scoggin – Vannice Quartet, 8 p.m. @ Avalon Bar & Grill, $5. Tyler Fortier, 9 p.m. […]

Siskiyou FilmFest preview show hits Ashland tomorrow

Siskiyou FilmFest preview show hits Ashland tomorrow

The popular Siskiyou FilmFest has been featuring environmental films in the Southern Oregon area for 11 years.

MLK Day Events

With Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day fast approaching, the Ashland community is once again gearing up for another weekend of events and celebrations honoring and inspired by the achievements of one of the great leaders of the civil rights movement. There are many events happening in the community during the coming week, and we […]

SOU starts the year off with civility

Southern Oregon University will be hosting the first civility lecture of the term on Thursday, a panel discussion on civility between three SOU professors entitled “Celebrating Dissent and Nonviolent Civil Protest: Exploring the Role of Nonviolent Action and Civil Disobedience in the Emergence of Civility,” in the Meese Room of the Hannon Library from 3:30 […]

Occupy the Courtyard: Rally held at the Stevenson Union

Students and community activists occupied the Stevenson Union courtyard on Wednesday, Nov. 30, as part of the months-old Occupy Wall Street movement, a massive protest against corporate greed which has left encampments of protesters in cities across the nation, from New York City to Los Angeles. The protesters formed a semicircle around an open microphone […]

SOU student dies in car crash on Hwy. 199

Kiana Rechberg, an athletic and creative Southern Oregon University freshman, died in a car crash on November 23rd. Rechberg, a 19-year-old Cascade Christian High School graduate, was traveling southbound on Highway 199 just below the Oregon and California border on her way to visit family for the holidays when she lost control of her vehicle […]

Man murdered on bike path in Hunter Park Saturday evening

Man murdered on bike path in Hunter Park Saturday evening

A 23-year-old man was found murdered on the bike path in Hunter Park on Saturday, making this the first murder in Ashland in more than seven years. The Ashland Police Department said that David Michael Grubbs was found dead on the Bear Creek Greenway between Walker Avenue and Normal Avenue on Nov. 19 around 5:30 […]

Larry’s takes the cake: creative confectioner crafts crazy cupcakes

With the establishment of Larry’s Cakes, a revolutionary phenomenon has taken the local cupcake industry by storm: using the humble cupcake as a unique and creative art form, a showcase of the creator’s talent and ingenuity. Larry’s Cakes, located at 66 N. Pioneer St. in the heart of Ashland, offers over 50 flavors of cupcakes, […]

Caldera Brewing Company constructing new brewery

The Caldera Tap House has been a popular music venue and social hub for Southern Oregon University students for years, producing widely-distributed award-winning beers and specializing in locally made products. As a result of their success, the company has decided to take the next big step, vamping up production through the construction of a new […]

“I Heart Ashland” day of service draws thousands

“I Heart Ashland” day of service draws thousands

People in red shirts with white hearts filled the streets and parks of Ashland on Saturday during the “I Heart Ashland” event, a day of community service organized by local Christian churches. After months of coordination and planning, the “I Heart Ashland” movement kicked off at Ashland GracePoint Nazerene church with internationally recognized evangelical speaker […]