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Man charged with choking girlfriend

Feb. 1—ASHLAND — An Ashland man is facing a felony charge after police said he punched his girlfriend in the face, then choked her while she was on the ground. Darnell D. Butler, 37, was booked early Monday following the domestic violence incident near the Ashland Cemetery. According...
ASHLAND, OR
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Thu 9:25 | BASE Afroscoutz display artwork at Ashland's First Friday

The Afroscoutz program of BASE Southern Oregon continues to bring in more young Black people and add to the activities in which they participate. BASE--Black Alliance and Social Empowerment--encourages the scouts to know their history and themselves, and express it. So artwork is part of the mix of activities, and...
ASHLAND, OR
centraloregondaily.com

▶️ VIDEO: Oregon barn fire reveals suspected cannabis processing lab

A barn fire in rural Medford on Monday uncovered a suspected Butane Honey Oil (BHO) cannabis concentrate laboratory, the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office said Wednesday. BHO is an extracted cannabis product similar to hash. The sheriff’s office said it was assisting the Medford Fire Department on the fire Monday...
MEDFORD, OR
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One Night Only: February 2023

2/4 TNDRGRL/The Music of Frank Ellis - The Black Sheep - Ashland. 2/24 Sunwell/Tarantula Trust Fund - Sunnyside Theatre - Redding. Josh Gross, host of One Night Only, is a writer, performer, and multimedia journalist native to Southern Oregon. After graduating from Portland State University, he worked at newspapers and radio stations throughout the west, before returning to Ashland in 2014. He is the author of five books (including the Ashland-based novel, Summer of Smoke) and more than a dozen produced plays, including multiple musicals composed for Puppeteers for Fears, the theater troupe he founded in 2015. If left unchecked, he will talk your ear off about analog synthesizers and weird guitar pedals, and is on a lifelong quest for the nation's best taco. He can most commonly be found in the front row of a local rock'n'roll show.
ASHLAND, OR
klcc.org

City of Ashland considers process to replace mayor, councilor

At a City Council meeting on Tuesday night, councilors discussed using one of their own members to serve as mayor. "I feel more comfortable personally appointing a mayor from within this body first. If there is interest of a current sitting councilor to assume the role of mayor, I feel more comfortable doing that first," said Councilor Bob Kaplan.
ASHLAND, OR
bendsource.com

Going On a Ride With Beats Antique

Beats Antique hits the Midtown Ballroom Feb. 9 for a high-energy, immersive performance. The band heads out on its Oregon/Washington tour the day prior, playing shows in Ashland, Bend, Eugene, Portland and ending in Bellingham. Bend is the band's second stop. The band has been releasing world-fusion music and performing...
BEND, OR
theashlandchronicle.com

Climate Friendly Areas Public Meeting – February 2, 6:30pm

The public is invited to join the cities of Ashland, Medford and Talent at a virtual public meeting on Thursday, February 2, 6:30 p.m. to learn about new state requirements for Climate-Friendly Areas. The meeting will include a presentation on the rules from Oregon Department of Land Conservation and Development representatives and breakout sessions to learn about what each community is doing to implement the new rules to help the State meet its climate pollution reduction goals. The meeting will be recorded and made available via each city’s project website.
ASHLAND, OR
KDRV

Stewart back at SOU as offensive coordinator

ASHLAND, Ore – Ready for a new phase of his football coaching career, Greg Stewart will return to where it all began. New SOU head coach Berk Brown announced Wednesday that Stewart, an SOU alum and member of the staff from 2008-16, is back to take over as the Raiders' offensive coordinator and offensive line coach. Stewart was at College of Idaho for the last three seasons, serving as the run-game coordinator, offensive line coach and recruiting coordinator.
ASHLAND, OR
jacksoncountyor.org

Marijuana Code Enforcement Presentation by Alicia Brown

Regulating cannabis production is a complex task, and it's up to Jackson County Code Enforcement to carry it out. At this month's meeting, Alicia Brown gave an overview of the agency.
humboldtsports.com

Youth volleyball teams place first at Ashland tournaments

It was a successful weekend for a pair of Humboldt AAU girls 14U volleyball club teams, which each placed first at the Ashland Volleyball Tournament on Sunday. The club’s Team Orange, coached by Tish Osborne, won its championship match 2-1, while Team Black, coached by Kali Cummings, won its championship showdown 2-0.
ASHLAND, OR
theashlandchronicle.com

Ashland Citizens “Vote” on Council Priorities

ASHLAND, Ore. – The Ashland City Council hosted a town hall meeting at the historic Ashland Armory Monday night. Members of the community sat down with city officials and voted on what they want to see prioritized in the upcoming biennium. “The council has invited the community out for...
ASHLAND, OR
KDRV

23-year-old killed in early morning crash in Medford

MEDFORD, Ore-- A 23-year-old is now dead after a fatal crash near the heart of Medford. According to Medford Police, around 5:15 a.m. officers and medical personnel were dispatched to a single vehicle crash near Crater Lake Ave. and E. Main St. Upon arrival, officers found the vehicle had crashed...
MEDFORD, OR
Klamath Falls News

Gusty Winds Thursday

MEDFORD, Ore. - A front will pass through the region Thursday, producing gusty winds across much of southern Oregon and far northern California. The strongest winds are expected along the coast, in the Shasta Valley, in the southern Bear Creek/Rogue Valley, and over high terrain and across the East Side.
MEDFORD, OR
KDRV

Walk Named CCC Player of the Week

ASHLAND, Ore. -- Southern Oregon's Kami Walk was voted the Rize Laboratory Cascade Conference Women's Basketball Player of the Week on Monday after leading the No. 25-ranked Raiders to three consecutive home victories. Walk, a 5-foot-11 junior forward who last year received NAIA All-America honorable mention, averaged 14 points and...
ASHLAND, OR
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Community groups to discuss Rogue River Basin water issues Saturday in Medford

The Water Action Community event is being organized by the Cave Junction-based Water League and volunteer group Southern Oregon Pachamama Alliance. The event will cover themes including water rights and water law; equity between domestic, industrial and commercial water users; indigenous perspectives about water; and legal principles like the Public Trust Doctrine and Rights of Nature.
MEDFORD, OR