Ashland Fountain’s Future Becomes Solid

  ASHLAND, Ore., — Neither the City of Ashland nor the Oregon Shakespeare Festival wanted the leaky fountain which used to stand in front of the Black Swan Theatre. The marble fountain was constructed which was created about 25 years ago. The city asked for bids but no one seemed interested. In the last hour … Continue reading »

Communities Evaluate Summer Water Usage

MEDFORD, Ore. — After a summer plagued by drought, the Medford Water Commission is taking a first look at summer water usage for this year. The agency says the city used noticeably less water than average, after highlighting drought conditions in notices and newsletters. The commission says it expected the community to use more than … Continue reading »

Drought Sparks Water Sale Scam

ASHLAND, Ore. — The City of Ashland is warning residents of a water sale scam going around. According to the city’s press release, a company is trying to sell bottled water to local households claiming Ashland’s water is unsuitable for drinking. The city advises that this is not true. The city said, “Ashland’s water quality … Continue reading »

People Claim Spots Early for Parade

  ASHLAND, Ore. — The Fourth of July parade in Ashland is still a day away, but residents and visitors are already gearing up for the celebration. People have already reserved their spots by either laying down blankets, setting up chairs, taping off, or any combination of the three. People were out on the parade … Continue reading »

Ashland Restaurants Conserve Water

ASHLAND, Ore. — Southern Oregon remains in a severe drought as a forecasted hot, dry summer approaches. The city of Ashland is urging people to conserve water, and restaurants are already starting to put restrictions in place. Caldera brewery said it started making guests request water two months ago. ┬áSince then it has seen about … Continue reading »

City of Ashland Warns of Phone Scam

ASHLAND, Ore. — The City of Ashland is warning residents and business owners of a phone scam. The City of Ashland says a number of Ashland businesses and households have received phone calls from people claiming to be calling from the City of Ashland or a collection agency on behalf of the City. The caller … Continue reading »