Merger stabilizes Ashland hospital's finances
ASHLAND, Ore. (AP) - After years of hemorrhaging millions of dollars, Ashland's hospital is turning around its finances and boosting services after a merger with Asante Health System. The struggling independent hospital had been on the brink of closure before it merged to create Asante Ashland Community Hospital ...
Opening Day At Mt. Ashland
MT. ASHLAND, Ore. ? Skiers and snowboarders were able to load the ski lifts for the first time in 20 months. The last time was in April of 2013. ?We are open,? said Mt. Ashland General Manager Hiram Towle. Mt. Ashland administrators started the day on Friday with 16 to 24 inches of snow, depending ? Continue reading »
Chicken Pox and Pertussis Concerns
ASHLAND, Ore. ? There are currently 20 cases of chicken pox among school age children in Ashland. 16 of those are in kids at the Willow Wind Alternative Program. Of the 10 cases of pertussis in the county, only one is in Ashland. To stop the spread of these diseases, the district is looking into ? Continue reading »
Christmas tradition returns to Ashland year after canceled by storm
ASHLAND ? It was a chilly evening on Saturday for Old Fashioned Christmas, but the just above freezing temperature did not seem to bother those who visited for some holiday fun. Ashland Downtown Inc. sponsored the event for the 10th time in the last 11 years, with last year canceled due to a winter storm. The event was held at the Ashland Mini Park at Centre and Fifth streets from 5 to 8 p.m ...
Ashland completes previously announced sale of elastomers business to Lion Copolymer Holdings, LLC
December 1, 2014 COVINGTON, Ky. - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today announced it has completed the sale of its elastomers business, based in Port Neches, Texas, to Lion Copolymer Holdings, LLC. Financial ...
Will This Ratings Upgrade Help Ashland (ASH) Stock Today?
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Ashland Inc. was upgraded to "buy" from "hold" at Jefferies Group on Monday. The firm said it raised its rating on the global specialty chemical company as "the recent downfall in oil prices implies a flatter petrochemical cost curve, a downshift in energy infrastructure capex, and a margin tailwind for downstream chemicals." Jefferies added that "tailwinds to Valvoline ...
Ashland Ice Skating Rink Opens
ASHLAND, Ore. ? The annual First Frost event kicked off tonight from 6 to 10 pm. That was originally scheduled to happen in late November, but warm conditions forced them to delay. The event started off with some rec skating and beats courtesy of DJ Hope. The Southern Oregon Figure Skating Club also performed. The ? Continue reading »
Vigil held for missing Ashland teenager
Ashland, Ore. -- Hannah Garner's dad, Jeff Garner, said if his daughter were home she would be decorating the Christmas tree and making gifts for her five brothers and sisters. But the Ashland teen has been missing for 18 days and police said they have no new leads on her whereabouts. Friends and family gathered in the Ashland Plaze Wednesday night to bring awareness to Hannah's case. Police are ...
OSP investigating multiple crashes on IR-71
Troopers from the Ashland Post are investigating two crashes that occurred Saturday evening just before 6:30 p.m. The crashes occurred in the southbound lanes of IR 71, in the area of the US 250 exit at milepost 186.
Couple sues county officials for putting down donkey
A Wisconsin couple is suing Ashland County officials for putting down their mammoth donkey named Jethro. The Daily Press of Ashland reports Patricia and Dwight Westmore have filed a lawsuit in federal court alleging the county unfairly seized Jethro and four horses from their property last year after a report of maltreatment. The complaint alleges Ashland County euthanized Jethro over the couple ...