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Ashland OR News, October 16th, 2013

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Ashland OR News, October 16th, 2013

Welcome to our weekly Wednesday blog feature – the Ashland OR news round-up! Simply read the Twitter-like tidbits for a quick review of what’s happening in town, or click on the links for access to the full articles. Without further ado…

The first story today is regarding a large $3 million donation from the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation to the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. The money will support a variety of items, including stage work, marketing and maintenance and restoration. LINK

KDRV reports on an archaeological dig that has been recently resumed in Jacksonville. The dig is searching for items from an old Chinese Quarter from Chinese workers in, likely, the late 1800’s. LINK

KDRV also updates us the status of The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife’s fish stocking program in the lakes and rivers of the region. Find out which waterways have been stocked already and which are still planned to be stocked. LINK

Here at Insight to Ashland, we have posted blogs recently on the new digs at Belle Fiore Winery and also our weekly Monday morning feature on what’s happening in town this week. LINK

The Ashland Police Department is out to curb bicycle theft by installing a new, creative program to catch thieves in the act. In the first week of the program, 5 individuals have already been arrested. LINK

Be aware that next Tuesday, October 22nd, a variety of streets will be closed for the filming of “Wild”. Click on the link for more details and a map of the street closures. LINK

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