Local Grocery Stores Part of Sell Off

ASHLAND, Ore. — Several local Safeway and Albertsons locations are about to go through a sell off, and name change. In order to obtain permission from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to allow the companies to merge, the two chains have agreed to sell 168 stores to several buyers – including 20 Oregon locations – … Continue reading »

Paper or Plastic? Options Could Change

ASHLAND, Ore. — Paper or plastic? The age old question asked at check out lanes in supermarkets across the county. In Ashland, however, one organization, Environment Oregon, is hoping the city will consider banning “plastic.” Ashland resident Ray Scaife made the switch to reusable bags a couple years ago after seeing how ineffective and how … Continue reading »