Articles tagged with: Ashland

25 March 2014

A change in the weather raises hopes for growers fearful of drought

Written by Jennifer Elliott, Posted in Local, Weather

Ashland, Ore. -- A fast change in the weather brings rain to the region. At the Ashland grower's market, businesses that rely on water, are glad for the sudden rain. "Anything counts," says Teri Whi ...

24 March 2014

Ashland considers temporary dispensary ban

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local, Politics, Health

Ashland, Ore. -- The city with one of the most tolerant stances on medical marijuana dispensaries will now consider a temporary ban, said Ashland City Councilor, Carol Voisin. She said it's due to c ...

24 March 2014

Risk of mudslides in the Rogue Valley

Written by Kyle Aevermann, Posted in Local, Weather

Ashland, Ore. -- The fatal mudslide in Washington over the weekend now has local geologists looking at the possibility of slides in southern Oregon and northern California. Geologist Eric Dittmer sa ...

22 March 2014

More ski options for Mt. Ashland ski pass holders

Posted in Regional, Weather, Entertainment, Sports

Ashland, Ore. -- The Mt. Ashland ski area, may not have opened this year but several regional ski resorts are hoping to make that up to Mt. Ashland pass holders.   Mt. Hood Meadows is offering disc ...

17 March 2014

Professor: "There is right now a climate of fear at SOU"

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local, Politics, Economy

Ashland, Ore. -- Faculty, staff and administration at Southern Oregon University have been tight-lipped even during a process that could result in top administrators losing their jobs. NBC 5 News ha ...

17 March 2014

Ashland's season not affecting expansion plan

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local, Economy

Ashland, Ore. -- For the first time in 50 years Mt. Ashland called it a season before even opening their lifts. The decision affected 2,500 season pass holders, but General Manager Kim Clark said i ...

16 March 2014

Callahan's Lodge feeling the hit

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local, Weather, Economy

Ashland, Ore.-- A busy Sunday morning at Callahan's Lodge is something the owner's said they want to see more of. "It's been a reckoning that we would have never projected," said owner, Donna Bergqu ...

14 March 2014

Mt. Ashland calls it a season before opening lifts

Posted in Local, Weather, Economy

Ashland, Ore. -- With less than a foot of snow on the mountain and no snow in the spring forecast managers at Mt. Ashland have made the difficult decision to call it a season. Rick Saul, Mt. Ashland ...

14 March 2014

Southern Oregon University releases final retrenchment plan

Written by Kyle Aevermann, Posted in Local, Economy

Ashland, Ore. -- Southern Oregon University released their final retrenchment plan Friday, in an effort to make up university debt. In the 29 page report, the university explains the reasoning beh ...

14 March 2014

Mt. Ashland will not open this season

Posted in Local, Weather, Economy

Ashland, Ore. --  Mt. Ashland will not open for the 2013-14 ski season due to low snow levels.  “At some point we had to face the fact that the weather was not going to cooperate,” explained ...