Ashland

An abundance of swaps as gifts for others

ASHLAND, Ore.–  Hundreds of people looking for that special gift for holidays took part in a unique experience on Sunday. It was the 18th annual Abundance Swap. Held at the Historic Ashland Armory, the idea was created as a counter to the Black …

Mt. Ashland Ski Area opens for the season

MT. ASHLAND, Ore.– The winter sports season has finally arrived. With enough snow over the past couple of weeks, about 27 inches at the base, Mt. Ashland Ski Area officially opened its doors on Sunday. To celebrate day one, skiers and snowboarders …

Two-vehicle collision kills one in Ashland

ASHLAND, Ore.– One person is dead after a two-vehicle collision on Eagle Mill Road in Ashland Saturday night. Jackson County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed the crash but said it was still under investigation. The vehicles were identified as a truck and a …

Prescribed burns begin in Ashland

ASHLAND, Ore. — Starting Monday, prescribed burns will be done as weather allows through spring of 2020.  It’s all in an effort to prevent wildfires from getting out of control. The burns will be on Frank Hill, just west of town and …

Warming shelter opens in Ashland for Thanksgiving week

ASHLAND, Ore. — A warming shelter opened its doors on Tuesday night in Ashland for our most vulnerable population. According to Ashland-based organization, ‘Southern Oregon Jobs with Justice,’ it’s the only low-barrier, warming shelter open right now in Jackson County. Organizers say …

ODOT tries to keep drivers safe on the pass

ASHLAND, Ore. — Snow plows have hit the roads to keep drivers safe on the pass. With the first taste of winter, ODOT is ready and armed with salt and sand. Every morning ODOT Transportation and Maintenance Specialist Bobby James clocks into …