Federal energy regulators have denied the certificate needed to build Jordan Cove Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Export Terminal and Pacific Connector Pipeline in Southern Oregon. Regulators say the public benefit of the pipeline does not outweigh the adverse effects on landowners in its path.
Over one hundred Bernie Sanders supporters showed their solidarity and energy on Friday in the Ashland Plaza. They were joined by members of the American Postal Workers Union who are in town for their convention. APWU’s National Executive Board has endorsed Sanders.
Wellness for Everyone (WE) is a non-denominational grassroots group that began in November 2015 as a response to the needs in our community. Hundreds of people in Jackson County are homeless and many of them live in Ashland, hiding along the Greenway and deep in the forested areas of our community. Although many area churches and other groups work diligently on this issue, we could see examples of people who were falling through the cracks and not receiving the services they needed. We wanted to do something about that.