If you missed him at Medford's library Sunday, there's another chance to talk to state Sen. Alan Bates in Ashland tonight.

If you missed him at Medford's library Sunday, there's another chance to talk to state Sen. Alan Bates in Ashland tonight.

The Ashland Democrat speaks from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Ashland Elks Lodge, 225 E. Main St. The event is free and open to the public.

Bates will give a brief update from Salem and then take questions and concerns from people who attend.