The Ashland Chronicle
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Still Waiting for the City to Get Back to Us on the Grandview Access to the TID Trail

Council Watch, Local Activism

Neither the Parks commission nor the city council have made a decision.  We are still WAITING patiently!

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Upcoming Volunteer Training for Ashand Winter Homeless Shelters: Wednesday, November 8, 6:30-8:30pm - Make a Difference

Civic Action

Upcoming Volunteer Training for Ashand Winter Homeless Shelters From: Heidi Parker-Shames Subject: Ashland Winter Shelter Training: Save the Date! To: Heidi Parker <parkershames@gmail.com> As the season begins to change from Fall to Winter, and the nights get cooler, we are once again preparing to open the winter overnight shelters for the most vulnerable, unhoused members of our community. We will …

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Speaking Truth to Power - A Citizen Corrects APRC Statements - Facts Matter!

Civic Action

Dear Editor: This is in response to the editorial, “Bridging the Divide” 10/10/17, which states, “Seniors who have been using the center on Homes Avenue are legitimately saddened by the dismissal of longtime Senior Center Director Chris Dodson, and the loss of volunteers who resigned in solidarity is being felt. While reasons for the staff change aren’t clear, it is …

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Wild & Scenic Film Festival On Tour Friday November 10th, 2017 - Ashland Historic Armory

Civic Action

Oct 10 at 6:04 PM Join us on November 10th for the 5th Annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival! We're going bigger and better for our 5th Annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival this year at the Historic Ashland Armory. Wild & Scenic Film Festival On Tour Friday November 10th, 2017 Happy Hour & Silent Auction 5 - 6PM, Presentations …

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Provide Shelter to Those Who Have None; Provide Food to Those Who Have None -- You Can Make a Difference

Civic Action

  ASHLAND, ORE  -- As nights grow darker and colder, Options for Homeless Residents of Ashland (OHRA) is holding back-to-back fundraisers to help those in homes stay in homes and to help those without homes  find comfort.  Together, the events are called “Weekend of Hope. “ Activities consist of: Pasta with a Purpose on Nov. 3 – An all-you-can-eat pasta …

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A Letter to the Ashland City Council That Deserves Some Answers From Them! - Senior Center Questions

Civic Action, Council Watch

While I thank Councilors Seffinger and Darrow for responding to my concerns for Ashland’s now and future seniors and elders, I remain without much hope that an ad hoc committee can undo what is essentially a transformation of a cost, staff, and user-efficient, successful, goal-effective Senior Center into a problematic Senior Recreation Program. This transformation was begun with the drastic …

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Neighborhood Leaders Program (NLP) training on Thursday, October 19th, from 6:30 to 8:30 pm Jackson County Democrats Hosting

Civic Action

This is non-ORD2 Indivisible sponsored event. Become a Neighborhood Leader! Our friends at Jackson County Democrats are hosting another . . . Neighborhood Leaders Program (NLP) training on Thursday, October 19th, from 6:30 to 8:30 pm at the Oregon Education Association building, 2495 So Pacific Hwy in Medford.   The NLP is creating a progressive grassroots Get-Out-the-Vote network---one neighbor at …

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