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Ashland News – December 4th, 2014

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Ashland News – December 4th, 2014

By Andy Harris

Welcome to our weekly blog feature – the Ashland Oregon 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.

*Missing Ashland teen, Hannah Thomas-Garner, has been missing for days, and her mother speaks to the Daily Tidings and offers her daughter unconditional support. Anyone with knowledge of her whereabouts can call the Ashland Police Department at 541-482-5211.*

*Despite last year’s unfortunate lack of snow and Mt. Ashland Ski Area not opening for the first time in its history for the entire ski season, seasonal workers have returned for the upcoming season.*

*Brian Self of Oregon Ground Works shares tips on how to manage your garden based on its unique ecology.

*The movie Wild, which was partially filmed in Ashland, will be released on December 5th. You can view a trailer for the movie here.

*If you’d like to catch up on all of our listed calendar events, you can do so by visiting our calendar page.

*Insight to Ashland is asking for you to send in your favorite photos of Ashland for us to share with the community in a new, occasional photo slideshow for our website! Please email any photos to us at info@insighttoashland.com.

*We recently posted a series four short poems by William Parker.

*Editorial piece argues that it’s time to put a price on carbon.*

*SOU Sports Update:
-The volleyball team, ranked #17 in the country, outlasted #8 Columbia at nationals in Iowa.
-The volleyball team subsequently lost to 4th ranked Texas at Brownsville.
-The SOU football team plays this Saturday in Chicago and is inviting parents, boosters and fans to join the team for the playoff experience.

*Take a peek at some of the recent Insight to Ashland articles – providing you Ashland Oregon news you can use:

Ashland City Council voted to divest from fossil fuel investments.

There is a proposed liquid gas pipeline that would run through Jackson County and would end at Coos Bay.

Writer Chris Robideaux shares a poetry piece he wrote about the Rogue Valley, entitled “In the Rain of Roguish Kingdoms”.

On sailing at Lake of the Woods in the Cascade Mountains. 

We recently wrote up a piece on camping at Mt. Ashlandso if you are interested, please take a peek. 

Interested in taking a hike right from downtown Ashland? The Bandersnatch trail is the hike to take, in our estimation.

Here is a late summer update the Ashland Oregon restaurant scene and the new hotspots to visit.

Click here for access to all of our Ashland Oregon blog articles, covering various topics like the outdoors, businesses, theater, music, calendar events, nature, shopping, health and wellness, art, films and movies and more! 

*Do you have news you’d like to share in this blog feature? Please email your news to Andy at info@insighttoashland.com.

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