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Emergency warming shelters open in Ashland

ASHLAND, Ore.— A winter weather storm is forcing emergency warming shelters to open in Ashland this week. According to the non-profit, Jobs with Justice, the current warming shelter in Ashland houses 45 people, which means roughly the same amount of people are …

Medford Police surprise homeless man with new wheelchair

MEDFORD, Ore. — On the streets of downtown Medford, you’ll find an unconventional friendship. “He’s a great guy, very intelligent. He has a great story,” said Officer Jennifer Newell, Medford Police Department. Soft-spoken, reserved, kind, are just some of the ways Officer Newell …

Ashland shelter provides beds for 5 months

ASHLAND, Ore. — An Ashland shelter has opened its doors on Monday for the winter months, but it doesn’t accept walk-ins. The OHRA Winter Shelter is run by the non-profit, “Options for Helping Residents of Ashland” or OHRA. It’s not an emergency …