Ashley Hall

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Name: Ashley Hall
Date registered: May 4, 2012

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  1. Ultimate Thanksgiving Dinner: Dessert — November 21, 2014
  2. Jacksonville Abduction Suspect Search — November 21, 2014
  3. Ultimate Thanksgiving Dinner: Casserole — November 20, 2014
  4. Ultimate Thanksgiving Dinner: Stuffing — November 19, 2014
  5. Ultimate Thanksgiving Dinner: Sides — November 18, 2014

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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 »

HealthWatch: Hookah Smoking and Kids

(CNN) — A new study in the journal Pediatrics shows hookah smoking is gaining popularity among high school seniors. The study say nearly one out of five used the water pipe device sometime within the last year. Researchers studied more than 55-hundred high school seniors between 2010 and 2012. The study also says that living … Continue reading »

AnchorMom: PreK to College in Warp Speed

Wasn’t it just yesterday that I was budgeting for diapers? Apparently that’s when I should have started budgeting for my child’s college, too.  Better late than never, right? My family has taken the step of opening an Oregon College Savings account for our kids, and we are putting away some money each month.  But looking … Continue reading »

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