Ashley Hall

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Name: Ashley Hall
Date registered: May 4, 2012

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  1. Fund Set up for Injured Officer — August 28, 2014
  2. Anchor Mom: #LikeAKid — August 19, 2014
  3. Mom Arrested, Child Returned to Dad — August 14, 2014
  4. Consumer Reports: Laptops for Students — August 13, 2014
  5. Rogue River Rd Fire Now Six Times Larger — August 13, 2014

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AnchorMom: #BareYourBelly

Are you familiar with the recent headlines about a mom in Canada who decided to wear a bikini to a beach – and then was ridiculed by some young men for her stretchmarks and less-than-toned tummy? I think almost any mom can imagine what she is experiencing.  I remember being pregnant with Olivia, and a … Continue reading »

“Batkid Begins” Movie in-the-Making

TULELAKE, Cal. —   A northern California boy became the world-famous “batkid” last year.  Now, he is in the spotlight again. A movie producer is making a documentary about 5 year old Miles Scott, his battle with leukemia, and the world’s effort to grant his wish of becoming Batkid. Filmmaker Dana Nachman says “Batkid Begins” … Continue reading »

HealthWatch: Body Image Issues in Kids

(CNN) — Many overweight kids don’t seem to see themselves that way, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Almost a third of children and teens between the ages of  8 and 15 put themselves in the wrong weight category.  That’s a little more than 9 million young people. … Continue reading »

AnchorMom: Body Image and Kids

***Warning:  This is one of the most soul-baring things I have ever written.*** Like many women (and men), I have spent decades fighting a negative body image.  I think I was in 7th grade the first time I looked down on the school bus and noticed that my thighs looked wider while plastered against the … Continue reading »

Lightning in Southern Oregon

CAVE JUNCTION, Ore. — The owners of Rough & Ready Lumber Mill in Cave Junction say every time a thunderstorm rolls through southern Oregon during fire season, they are anxious to see if their privately owned forest land survives. Last year they lost some land due to the Douglas Complex fire. They say they manage … Continue reading »

Fire Danger Level Increasing to Extreme

MEDFORD, Ore. — Fire Danger will be increasing to Extreme Starting at Midnight July 19.  This impacts land protected by the Oregon Department of Forestry in southwest Oregon. ODF says “a long period of temperatures hovering around 100 degrees has cooked southwest Oregon vegetation into a tinder-dry condition. ” The Industrial Fire Precaution Level (IFPL) … Continue reading »

Lights Out in Rogue River

ROGUE RIVER, Ore. – About 1,100 customers in the Rogue River area will be without electricity today from 9 am – noon to allow crews to safely remove a tree that poses a hazard to an overhead electrical line. The area affected is from 4425 East Evans Creek Road. to Queens Branch Road in Rogue … Continue reading »

HealthWatch: Concussions vs. Privilege

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — Concerns about concussions are leading the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) to issue a new recommendation to it’s doctors.  They say in certain situations it’s ok to breach patient confidentiality. Specifically, in cases of young athletes who have had a head injury. So, doctors could start getting young athletes to sign waivers … Continue reading »

Power Outage Planned for Rogue River

ROGUE RIVER, Ore. – About 1,100 customers in the Rogue River area will be without electricity during the late morning of Thursday, July 10 to allow crews to safely remove a tree that poses a hazard to an overhead electrical line. The outage is expected to begin at 9 a.m. and last until 12 noon … Continue reading »

AnchorMom: Fighting Eczema

My family is very lucky – we have few health issues.  But one we struggle with pretty regularly is atopic dermatitis. My son had “the worst case” our pediatrician had ever seen when he was about 1 month old.  Since then, thanks to a steady diet of allergy medicine and pain reliever, and enough steroid … Continue reading »

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