The Ashland Chronicle
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Citizens Write to the City Council about Piping the Canal Project

Civic Action, Local Activism

To the Ashland City Council, Mayor and Citizens, We know that the Council and Mayor are asked to address myriad issues; time and resources are precious and the easiest path is to rely on City Staff to provide the ‘facts’ needed to decide wisely. The Council may also realize that Ashland Citizens do not normally band together to oppose intelligent, …

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Why Won't Ashland Embrace Solar Energy?

Civic Action

10x20 Project Report                                                                June 15, 2019 A Focus on Renewable Energy, CEAP, Resiliency, and Higher Value Solar.                              Background The 10x20 steering committee summarizes here the progress made in the project over the last few months.  We offer in brief the main elements as we see them, and invite input and support in behalf of your interests in the development of …

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Hog Slaughter Farm Denied Land Use Permit Again!

Civic Action, Local Activism

Uproot Meats, located on the south end of Ashland, applied to Jackson County Development Services Planning Division for a Type 2 permit to move the existing approved homesite parcel to the location where owners had already constructed a building to be a hog/chicken slaughter facility without land use approval or building permits. Uproot was granted a tentative approval with a …

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