Protest Sign Interrupts Holiday Festival

ASHLAND, Ore. – Tonight’s Festival of Light was briefly interrupted by a protest sign blasting holiday consumerism, just as Santa was addressing the crowd. The sign was unfurled from the roof of Alex’s, just as Santa was making his appearance on the balcony. Many who saw it say it wasn’t visible until the switch was … Continue reading »

20th Festival of Light Event Kicks Off

ASHLAND, Ore. – The 20th annual Festival of Light event kicked off Friday night at the Ashland Plaza. Hundreds of people gathered to countdown with Santa and light millions of lights around the city. City officials prepared for the event by prepping early. Some crew members arrived to set up  starting at 7 a.m. Friday … Continue reading »