The Ashland Chronicle
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Ashland Leader Speaks Out about the New Proposed County Jail

Civic Action, Local Activism

Follow the Money I recently looked at the Jackson County Jail list of inmates to help me understand the request of Sheriff Sickler to triple the Jackson County Jail into an 800 bed facility to be located in the northern part of the county. The ask is huge, 166 million dollars, which is now quickly rising to 170 million, according …

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Roundup And The Talent Irrigation District: Citizens Voice Their Concern

Civic Action

November 1, 2019 Board Members/Officers of the Talent Irrigation District: I recently sent a letter regarding the need to update the system of communication and designation of NO SPRAY zones, between property owners bordering the canal and TID. The issue arose out of discovering almost none of my neighbors knew of TID’s use of Roundup by the canal, or of …

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Ashland Community Solar Newsletter

Civic Action, Local Activism

Welcome to the FIRST Ashland Community Solar newsletter.Community Solar is shared solar.  By developing larger commercial solar projects together and distributing the power to many individuals and business in the community, Ashland citizens: Maximize the use of clean, local, renewable powerReduce carbon emissionsKeep dollars revolving in the local community IN THIS NEWSLETTER: Ashland Solar Cooperative UpdateAshland Community Solar 1 at ScienceWorks …

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Former Senior Center Director's Good Reputation Restored

Civic Action, Local Activism

Ms Christine Dodson's statement: "Unfounded, false, and hurtful claims were made about the senior program, the staff, and me. It appeared that the city and parks upper level staff and elected officials failed to fully recognize the complexities, effectiveness, and success of the former senior program and the skills of the former staff. The program looked deceptively simple because it …

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Exclusive Opinion: The Real Reason for Piping the Ashland Canal

Civic Action, Local Activism

Piping the Ashland Canal - A Reason You’ve Never Heard Of by Craig Anderson In order to gain a relatively quick appreciation for the City of Ashland’s inimitable form of governance, there is no better way than to volunteer for one of the multitudinous committees and commissions that the City has on offer. The last time I checked, Ashland had …

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