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  • Hannah Thomas-Garner
    Missing Oregon teen spotted hitchhiking on I-5
    Police are actively investigating the disappearance of Ashland High School junior Hannah Thomas-Garner. Hannah, who went missing over the weekend, left little clues and a family devastated.New evidence from credible witnesses show that Hannah may...
  • Ashland Springs Hotel
    Three Great Surprises in Ashland, Oregon this Year
    ASHLAND SPRINGS HOTELEach summer a friend and I drive 5-1/2 hours to Ashland, Oregon to enjoy several plays at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival.Our favorite lodging in the center of town is the charming Ashland Springs Hotel, a beloved historic...
  • Bald eagles in Nebraska
    See the bald eagles at Wildlife Safari park
    It wasn't so long ago that bald eagles were an endangered species, declared so in 1967 due to dwindling numbers from hunting and DDT poisoning as the largest suspects in their deaths and a low fertilization and birth rate. Permits are required...
  • Big Town Hero
    A hero can be a sandwich or a person
    According definitions a hero can be someone who is greatly admired, or it can refer to a sandwich. Big Town Hero sandwich shops in Ashland and Central Point combine the two definitions with very satisfactory results. Customers are invited to...
  • Jazz in the Canyon
    Dunsmuir festival offers jazz in the shadow of Mt. Shasta
    Dunsmuir is one of my favorite Northern California – and I mean way Northern California – destinations.Conveniently located right on Interstate 5 north of Redding, it’s a delightful small town straddling the Sacramento River and...
  • Trails across Virginia
    Trails across Virginia
    So far this summer, the weather here in Virginia has been alternating between oppressive heat and humidity, and stretches of pleasantly mild weather. During the milder periods, there are plenty of places to hike throughout the Old Dominion. Right...
  • Ohio companies showcase products,services in Anaheim for Windpower 2011
    Ohio companies showcase products,services in Anaheim for Windpower 2011
    Over 35 Ohio companies involved in the wind energy industry were in Anaheim this week for the American Wind Energy Association Windpower 2011 Conference and Exhibition, with one company - Timken - making a major announcement with positive impacts...
  • Ashland
    Ashland Trolley Line
    To the southeast of downtown Ashland, a short stretch of the former Ashland-Richmond Trolley Line has been converted into a rail trail. The Ashland Trolley Line trail enables you to tale a short but enjoyable hike through a stretch of pristine...
  • Dead Indian Memorial Road sign vandalized
    Political vandal "unofficially" alters Dead Indian Memorial Road signs
    The road signs for Dead Indian Memorial Road outside of Ashland, Oregon have been "unoffically altered" in an apparent act of political vandalism. In a letter to local media, a person has taken responsibility for painting the road signs...
  • Holiday gift seekers find spirit at Abundance Swap
    Abundance Swap continues tradition of community giving
    The 9th annual Abundance Swap celebrating giving and receiving will be held this next weekend in Ashland, Oregon. The Abundance Swap is a community gathering to celebrate our abundance and offer an alternative to the holiday shopping season. Folks...
  • Homeless protest for camping options in Ashland Oregon
    Ashland Oregon homeless protest for solutions in city standoff
    At the edge of the community plaza in Ashland Oregon, a group of homeless people have come together to try to raise awareness about the growing problem of poverty, homelessness and the need for a safe campground within the city limits. Ashland is...
  • Book 'em Dano
    Ashland Parks employee arrested for theft of city property
    An Ashland Parks and Recreation Department employee was arrested as a result of a month-long investigation of thefts of city property. Harold Ross Straub was arrested and lodged into Jackson County Jail on several charges of theft after a search...
  • Star Trek IV Producer Harve Bennett Q & A
    Honoring the man who killed then saved Star Trek
    When asked what a producer does, Harve Bennett repeats the phrase "I cause things to happen". Bennett was honored recently at a special showing of Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, a movie that he produced. At a packed Varsity Theater in...
  • Tribute Performer Clint Ingbretson Headlines KSKQ Community Radio Fundraiser
    Tribute performer Clint Ingbretson headlines KSKQ community radio fundraiser
    Community Radio Station KSKQ 94.9 FM is holding a fundraising event this Saturday October 16th, at the Rogue Valley Country Club, featuring Tribute Artist Clint Ingbretson. The event will also recognize radio station producers who donate their...
  • Pine to Palm 100-Mile Endurance Run in Ashland, Oregon
    Pine to Palm 100-Mile Endurance Run in Ashland, Oregon
    Weather conditions made the inaugural Pine to Palm 100-mile Endurance Run on September 18-19 in southwest Oregon especially difficult. Of the 131 runners that started, only 71 were able to complete the race.The point-to-point race from Williams to...