winter

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 …

Ashland ice rink opens next month

ASHLAND, Ore. – With the weather getting colder, it’s almost time to break out the ice skates. The Ashland Rotary Centennial Ice Rink is already setting up shop across from Lithia Park. The parking lot is once more being transformed into an ice skating …

Ashland winter shelter secures three year lease

ASHLAND, Ore. —  A winter shelter in Ashland will be available for people seven nights a week at the same location. It’s the first time the Ashland Winter Shelter has secured a single spot for the winter. Nonprofit, Options for Helping Residents of Ashland …

Mt. Ashland Ski Area closed due to high winds

ASHLAND, Ore. – The Mt. Ashland Ski Area was closed Friday due to unfavorable weather conditions. “We are seeing sustained winds that are high enough to make it unsafe to operate the lifts at this time,” representatives said. General Manager Hiram Towle …

Ski shops slide into the season with big business

MEDFORD, Ore. —  With Mount Ashland opening tomorrow, it’s a busy time for businesses like Rogue Ski Shop as people prepare to hit the slopes. Owner Bob Matthews says they’re eagerly awaiting the season’s start. Not just because it’s an exciting time of …

Mt. Ashland to open early

MT. ASHLAND, Ore. – Skiers, snowboarders and sledders can start prepping their gear, the Mt. Ashland Ski Area will open one day earlier than expected. Originally scheduled for a December 8 opening, the lifts will start running from 9 a.m. until 4 …