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Amendment to Japanese gardens proposed to city council

ASHLAND, Ore. – Ashland Parks and Recreation proposed an amendment to the approved Japanese garden plans in Lithia Park Monday evening at the Ashland City Council meeting. The new plan incorporates two existing Douglas fir trees. In January, those trees became a sticking point …

Grants Pass considers ‘Kitty Cap’

GRANTS PASS, Ore. – Grants Pass is considering limiting the amount of cats per households within city limits. The city says in the last decade the feral cat problem has gotten out of control. The ordinance has been nicknamed the ‘Kitty Cap.’  The …

Ashland combines key positions to save money

ASHLAND, Ore.– Ashland’s financial budget issues are causing the city administration to combine two key positions in order to save costs. Ashland City Administrator Kelly Madding is taking on the job of finance director for the remainder of this biennium. The Ashland …

City of Ashland authorizes infrared drone

ASHLAND, Ore. — The city of Ashland is looking to pilot a new program that could help firefighters during wildfires. The city is considering getting an infrared drone. It can detect heat to tell firefighters where a fire is most active especially …