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Ashland OR News, December 18th, 2013

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Ashland OR News, December 18th, 2013

By Andy Harris

Welcome to our weekly blog feature – the Ashland OR news round-up! Simply read the short tidbits of information for a quick review of what’s happening in town, or click on the links for access to the full articles. 

After many days of winter hibernation due to the snow and cold, shoppers are back out and searching for gifts for their loved ones. LINK*

Ashland Parks & Recreation came out with their Winter/Spring 2014 Recreation Guide last week, and it includes a wonderful medley of information and class offerings…including “Music & Dance”, “Nature, Science & Cultural History”, “Foreign Language”, “Sports & Fitness” and much more. LINK

When contemplating ideas of what to do in Ashland in any given week, your go to should always be our “What to Do in Ashland OR this Week” blog post. Here is this week’s list. LINK

If you are a parent considering moving to Ashland and would like to know why it’s a great community to raise children, read our article “Why Ashland is a Parent’s Paradise”. LINK

The Daily Tidings reports of a black bear being seen multiple times in town recently. It’s apparently shown no aggressive behavior and has done no damage to any property. LINK*

Last week we completed our series reviewing the Oregon Shakespeare Festival shows of 2013. Here are the three articles, in the event you missed them:
The Elizabethan Theater shows: LINK
The Thomas Theater shows: LINK
The Bowmer Theater shows: LINK

If you are in the mood for a holiday show, you should consider “Scrooge the Musical”, playing in Grants Pass until December 29th. The review of the show by the Rogue Valley Messenger follows. LINK

The second edition of our “Ashland Art” blog post is available for your reading pleasure, and includes three poems. LINK

*Daily Tidings and Mail Tribune articles allow 3 article views/month, all views beyond that require a paid subscription.

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