Ashland Business Gets Emergency Award

ASHLAND, Ore. — An Ashland business is being recognized for its efforts to prepare for an earthquake or other natural disaster. Standing Stone Brewing Company received an “emergency prepared business” designation by Ashland Fire and Rescue. It is the first Ashland business to receive the honor. Employees at the brewery took part in classes that … Continue reading »

Ashland Trains for Flu Outbreak

ASHLAND, Ore. — Emergency responders and city leaders in Ashland are preparing now and practicing how to respond to a large-scale flu pandemic. Those crews trained on how to set up an emergency operations center in Ashland and coordinate with police, fire, health officials, and others. Wednesday, the teams set up a simulation about what … Continue reading »

Fire Hydrant Test in Ashland

ASHLAND, Ore. — For those living in the Ashland area, don’t be surprised if your water color changes in the next few hours. Ashland Fire & Rescue, along with the Ashland Water Department, will be doing a fire hydrant flow test this afternoon. It’s happening near Hersey Street at 1:45 p.m. During the test, people … Continue reading »