25 For 25: 1986

October 28, 2010

To mark NewsWatch 12’s 25th anniversary, we are taking a look back into our archives at some of the stories that made major headlines in Southern Oregon and Northern California.

One of the big stories in 1986 was the opening of the Rogue Valley Mall following nearly 20 years of debate and planning.

On the eve of its opening, former NewsWatch 12 Reporter Geoffrey Riley looked at the impact the mall was expected to have on Medford.