The Ashland Chronicle
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TID Canal Pollution: Video

Civic Action, Local Activism

Heavy sediment is flowing into the TID canal just south of Ashland. It is located at the Cannabis grow on the hog/chicken slaughter facility property. This run off is erosion from their property where they cleared the land for their Cannabis grow that was halted by the county. Take a look. https://www.dropbox.com/sh/ojw7tyclorbgx0e/AABIoeMeqdp9vg5ofQkgKF6Da/Photos/Videos?dl=0&preview=IMG_5416.m4v&subfolder_nav_tracking=1

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Keep the Canal

Civic Action, Local Activism

How many Ashlanders would support waking up one day to find that our city had decided to put a new road through their property. Before you answer let me assure you that yes, it's possible.  Just ask the 87 Ashland property owners along the Ashland TID Canal.  Such is the crazy saga around Ashland Public Works’ push to pipe 2 miles of …

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Listen to Both Sides on the Hog/Chicken Slaughter Facility

Civic Action

Go to the link below - Jefferson Public Radio. Scroll down to the two interviews. The first is the interview against the slaughter facility on March 5; the second is the interview of the owners of the facility on February 26. Why Opponents Appealed Ashland Hog/Chicken Farm Hog-And-Chicken Farm Raises Controversy With Animals

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You Can Farm, But Do No Harm

Civic Action, Local Activism

The ‘rest of the story’ It is laudable that Steve Fry (letter, Feb. 19) would visit Uproot’s commercial CAFO on Siskiyou and try to help the owners who are attempting to farm in the Rogue Valley. I agree with his sentiments generally. In an ideal world, Uproot’s owners’ “heart and spirit” might eventually overcome “problems” and “challenges” to successfully establish …

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Climate Protector: Report from Addie Greene

Civic Action, Local Activism

Becoming a Master Climate Protector I by Addie Greene I joined the Master Climate Protector class to help mitigate global warming. The course, sponsored by Southern Oregon Climate Action Now (SOCAN), will continue through April 15 at Rogue Community College.             One of our assignments is to reduce our carbon footprints—the amount of greenhouse gases we release based on size …

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