Big Donation to Walker Elementary

ASHLAND, Ore. — A big donation is doubling the number of interactive smart boards in an Ashland elementary school. Smart boards allow teachers to interaction with students via the internet. The Ashland Rotary gave $14,000 to Walker Elementary, which was used to equip 6 classrooms with smart boards. “I think this is just the beginning. … Continue reading »

New Resource Center Opening in Ashland

ASHLAND, Ore. — A new center is opening in Ashland, offering additional resources to residents in need. Ashland previously only offered residents in need a few meals and a place to stay. The Ashland Community Resource Center will close up the gap of needed resources by offering service referrals, backpack storage, Internet access, hygiene supplies, … 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 »

CERT Training for Local Businesses

ASHLAND, Ore. – On Thursday, a national emergency report card reveals the state of Oregon is not making the grade in preparedness. The city of Ashland is trying to do its part is getting Rogue Valley residents ready, including local businesses like Standing Stone Brewing Company. This week the Ashland Fire & Rescue and Ashland … Continue reading »

Alex’s Restaurant Closed

ASHLAND, Ore. — A popular restaurant and bar in Ashland is now closed. Alex’s Restaurant locked its doors Saturday after the landlords placed a lien on the property and retook possession. According to the original owner of the restaurant, Alex Reid, the restaurant had been struggling for some time. Reid, who is still the namesake … Continue reading »

Warming Shelters Seek Volunteers

ASHLAND, Ore. — A standing room only crowd gathered at the Ashland Fire Station Wednesday evening to get more information and training on how to become a volunteer for Ashland’s warming shelters. Guests at Ashland’s Wednesday warming shelter settled in before the doors were locked for the night. Two volunteers also spend the night with … Continue reading »

Former Ashland Club Owner Arrested

ASHLAND, Ore. — A former club owner in Ashland appeared in court for reportedly using drugs to solicit sex from minors. Christopher Iverson faces 28 charges of sexual abuse and drug delivery, and that list is growing. Iverson was arrested this month after a three-year long investigation into illegal activity that apparently happened at his … Continue reading »

Hundreds Turn Out For Annual Dinner

ASHLAND, Ore. — For 34 years, the Ashland Christian Fellowship has served up Christmas dinner for anyone looking for company. This Christmas, Dezeria made her way to the old Ashland Armory from Eagle Point. “I woke up this morning feeling a little bit lonely because I live by myself with my dog,” she said. She … Continue reading »

Ashland PD Host Shop With A Cop Event

ASHLAND, Ore. — Ashland Police officers spent the morning searching through the aisles for gifts at the top of 16 kids’ wish lists. Saturday marked the 4th Annual “Shop with a Cop” Event. Each child got to spend a 100 dollar gift card at Walmart. Ashland Police officers helped the kids pick out their favorite … Continue reading »

Military Man Home for the Holidays

ASHLAND, Ore. — This holiday season, some members of the military are returning home for the first time in more than a year. One Ashland man left for the Navy in October of last year, and on Friday he surprised his sister at school. Students at Ashland High School were anxious for the bell to … Continue reading »

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