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Ashland Oregon News, May 14th, 2014

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Ashland Oregon News, May 14th, 2014

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.

*In bucking a recent survey that previously had Ashland named as one of the most dog-unfriendly towns on the West Coast, Ashland has decided to continue to relax restrictions on our feline friends. This time, it has announced that dogs are now allowed to accompany diners at restaurants along Calle GuanajuatoLINK*

*Ashland Parks and Recreation has released their Summer 2014 Recreation Guide, full of an amazing variety of classes, events and opportunities, which can be viewed here: LINK

*We have highlighted calendar events for Ashland this week, including theatre, music, hiking, walking, writing, art, museums, shopping, picnicking, and educational opportunities: LINK

*If you’d like to catch up on all of our listed events for this week, you can do so by visiting our calendar pageLINK

*Animal, wolf and nature lovers will all be happy to hear that Oregon wolf known as OR-7 has likely finally found a female companion. After 3 years of searching for a counterpart over thousands of miles, they have been located in the same area and are expected to have offspring soon. LINK*

*Britt Festivals has announced a new, smaller stage at its Jacksonville property, which will seat up to 150 people and will see performances by local bands , hands-on events, and free concerts. LINK*

*Springtime is here and so is the pollen and allergies and hay fever for many folks. Why are so may people afflicted with these allergies? And what can you do about them? Greg Gillette – local nutritionist, herbalist and health coach – shares his insights on springtime allergies: LINK

*We recently shared an article on SOU President Mary Cullinan being a finalist for the same job at Youngstown State. She was passed over for the job, so for now she remains at the helm of Southern Oregon University. LINK*

*Neighbors share their concerns for the “Normal Neighborhood Plan”, which could add up to 500 homes in the area of East Main St. and Clay St. by the Ashland Middle School. Primary concerns include worsening traffic, wildlife habitat reduction, and inadequate water, sewer and storm drain systems. LINK

*The Rogue Valley Messenger share their top 6 concerts of the summer in the Rogue Valley. LINK

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

Here’s an Ashland restaurant update:LINK

We present 5 fun activities to partake in in Ashland this spring: LINK

We preview the Britt Festivals 2014 season here: LINK

Oregon Ground Works on gardening within the four seasons: LINK

Our Q&A with the Pacific Crest Trail AssociationLINK

Lake of the Woods hiking, camping, fishing: LINK
Lake of the Woods and Fish Lake hiking, camping, fishing: LINK

Insight to Ashland’s top coffee shops in town: LINK

2014 Oregon Shakespeare Festival show previews: 
The Elizabethan Theatre shows: LINK
The Bowmer Theatre shows: LINK
The Thomas Theatre shows: LINK

For access to all of our Ashland, Oregon blog articles, covering the outdoors, businesses, theater, music, calendar events, nature, shopping, health and wellness, art, films and movies and more! LINK

Do you have news you’d like shared in this blog feature? Please email Andy at info@insighttoashland.com for more information.

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