Setting the Record Straight

If you’re like a lot of folks we know, you’re probably wondering what’s going…

Hostile Takeover Attempt of Ashland City Council

Ashland voters voted to change our city government from a strong mayor to a…

Campaign of Bitter Public Attacks by Jensen & Graham

Last November, Ashland voters had an opportunity to weigh in on the legacy of…

Our Mayor Speaks Out

Democracy has certain elements that must be in place in order to rightly…

What Crisis in Ashland?

Despite the hand-wringing of Ashland City Council member Steve “Chicken Little”…

An Opportunity to Re-staff City Hall With Professionals

And then there were three. First City Attorney Dave Lohman retired. Then City…

Key Information Missing

As a concerned citizen and taxpayer, I have been attempting to look into the…

Cost Benefit Analysis – Waste Water Treatment

I’m trying to find out why there has been no cost-benefit analysis of…

Are PACs Inherently Bad?

It’s become apparent that there are some Ashlanders who feel that PACs…

More Rosenthal Rebuttle

Mail Tribune: Publish More Investigative Reporting

Gratifying to read that the Mail Tribune intends to further emphasize and…

The Real Reasons Ashlanders Rejected City Manager Contract

After reading an article on Thursday by Joe Zavala, entitled “Ashland City…

Utility Bill Outrageous

Ashlander Joins the Whiners on Utility Charges

I have lived in Ashland for 18 years and I never paid much attention to my…

Diversify or Economic Ecosystem

On May 19, the Ashland City Council approved a modified resolution that removes…

Bloated, Over-Compensated Ashland City Staff

A number of elected city officials and others have taken issue with the…

Group Demands City Tighten its Belt to Save the Town

Saying that Ashland is on the brink of collapse as a tourist magnet, ACES, a…

Ashland Needs Sound Fiscal Management

The corona virus pandemic necessitates immediate revision of Ashland’s current…

$8.2 Million Ashland City Hall Bond Goes Down

Ashland voters Tuesday rejected an $8.2 million general obligation bond to fund…

ACES Favors the Prioritizing of City Spending

As decision day nears on the proposed Ashland $8.2 million City Hall…

Council Ignored Warnings by Budget Committee

City Councilor Stephen Jensen, in a recent letter attempting to persuade voters…

Stromberg Supports Raising Your Taxes (again)

I read with interest Mayor John Stromberg’s letter regarding the facilities…

You Can’t Get Something for Nothing

In an anonymous mailer sent to all Ashland residences, an incredible claim is…

Acting Like Spoiled Teenagers

The Ashland City Council approved placing the $8.2 million City Hall retrofit…

City Hall Bond is Poorly Timed

As a citizen of Ashland I am thoroughly bewildered by the city’s ability to ask…

If Virus Doesn’t Kill City, Council Will

Astonishingly, during his time of painful business losses and skyrocketing…

City Hall Bond – Another Slap in the Face

My daughter has attended Ashland schools all her life and I’ve been happy to…

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