ASHLAND, Ore.– The Oregon Shakespeare Festival is restructuring, laying people off, furloughing others and much more. It’s executive director has also resigned. Many businesses around Ashland rely on summer tourism and the people OSF brings in to stay afloat. But ...

ASHLAND, Ore. – Tickets go on sale Wednesday for the Oregon Shakespeare Festival’s 2023 season. OSF says the season has plenty of offerings, from Shakespearean classics like Romeo and Juliet and Twelfth Night, to more modern favorites like Rent and The Three ...

ASHLAND, Ore. – The new general manager of the Mt. Ashland Ski Area has been revealed. On November 15, it was announced that Andrew Gast will be filling the shoes of former General Manager Hiram Towle, who recently left the ...

ASHLAND, Ore. — As summer wraps us, the Ashland business community is celebrating another successful tourism summer. The Ashland Chamber of Commerce says June and July were the strongest months across the board from restaurants to lodging to retail. It says ...

MULTNOMAH FALLS, Ore. – Your summer plans at the Columbia Gorge might include a fee this year. ODOT has a new pilot program that charges for trips in personal vehicles in certain parts of the historic Columbia Gorge Waterfall Corridor ...

MEDFORD, Ore. – Travel overall is still down in the Rogue Valley. However, compared to the national scale we’re above average. Rogue Valley International Airport told NBC5 News it’s taking it as a win. While the airport said the year ...

ASHLAND, Ore. – With Oregon Shakespeare Festival announcing its 2021 season, Ashland businesses told NBC5 News a return to normalcy can’t come soon enough. Retail and restaurants rely on tourism dollars, with COVID-19 restrictions, last year was a roller coaster ...

ROSEBURG, Ore. – Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Roseburg is suspending its Tourism Grant Program for this fall and winter. The program will be re-evaluated in Spring 2021, after which City staff will make a determination on ...

ASHLAND Ore. – Ashland businesses and residents have been concerned with a drop in tourism this summer. However, in August, which traditionally is a slower month due to wildfires, has seen tourism pick up recently. “I see parking lots on ...

ASHLAND, Ore.— Restaurant owners and chefs in Ashland are trying to find a way to bring more business to Ashland during the pandemic. They created the website: Ashland on a Plate. It allows businesses to create small, COVID-19 friendly events, ...

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