25 for 25: 1997

November 10, 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.

New Year’s Day of 1997 will long be remembered all across our region as the ‘New Year’s Flood of ’97’. The flood impacted people on both sides of the border, in Oregon and California. However, one of the hardest hit areas in Southern Oregon was Ashland.