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A Tale of Two Cities, Part II -- Ashland and Klamath Falls -- Public Works

Council Watch

A Tale of Two Cities, Part II What should we, as Ashland citizens, do to correct the projected $2.5-million shortfall in the 2017-2019 Ashland budget? As a beginning, let’s analyze the budgets of the city’s departments and compare them with their counterparts in Klamath Falls. Let’s start with the Public Works Department, Ashland’s largest with 68 full-time employees. Public Works …

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Gender Equity Possible? City Council Appointment

Council Watch

Gender Equity Possible   On March 20, 2018, the City Council voted to fill a vacancy on the Ashland Council with Jackie Bachman, one of three finalists considered. I am sure that all the finalists were qualified but the Council decided that Jackie was the most qualified. With her addition, we have 2 women councilors of the five councilors now …

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Let’s Set the Record Straight

Civic Action

Let’s Set the Record Straight   During the final days before the election recall, I posted a thoughtful article written by a friend and respected member of the Ashland community.  The article, “Why Recall Parks Commissioners?”   by Sandra Sawyer was published in the Ashland Daily Tidings. The article was well received by many who read it. However one individual decided …

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Sign the petition: Stop GOP power grab in Pennsylvania to impeach supreme court justices

Source: Sign the petition: Stop GOP power grab in Pennsylvania to impeach supreme court justices

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