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Name: Newswatch 12 Staff
Date registered: April 24, 2012

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The Newswatch 12 Staff login is run by our wonderful producers and web staff. Articles from this author are written by various members of our staff.

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  1. People’s Climate March Worldwide — September 21, 2014
  2. Man Accused of Robbery With Toy Gun — September 20, 2014
  3. Glacier Breaks Off Mt. Shasta — September 20, 2014
  4. Scoggins Creek Fire 200-350 Acres — September 20, 2014
  5. Boles Fire Now 100% Contained — September 20, 2014

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Scott Valley Bank Donates to Weed Fund

MEDFORD, Ore. — In response to the Boles Fire disaster, Scott Valley Bank is donating $10,000 to the Community Disaster Relief Fund administered by the Shasta Regional Community Foundation (SRCF). In addition to the $10,000 donation, Scott Valley Bank is making all of its branches available to receive cash donations to the SRCF Community Disaster … Continue reading »

Weed Residents Return Home

WEED, Calif. — Weed residents are about to get a first-hand look at the damage done to their community. At 10 a.m. they will be let back in to their neighborhoods for the first time since the Boles Fire broke out. The Boles Fire is holding at 479 acres, and so far crews have managed … Continue reading »

Out & About: September 19-21, 2014

Art and Sound Festival This is the official last weekend of summer, but the fall events are already pushing their way through. After this weekend, downtown Medford may never be the same. The streets are set to be lined with artists and live bands, with the two-day “Downtown Art and Sound” event. It kicks off … Continue reading »

Northern California Communities Pitch In

WEED, Calif. — Northern California communities pitch in. More than a thousand homes were initially threatened by the Boles Fire. Now Northern California communities nearby Weed are banding together to help close to 150 families who have nothing left to return to. Some students say from the moment they heard the boles fire destroyed more … Continue reading »

Boles Fire at 479 Acres

WEED, Calif. — Despite the dangers of the Boles Fire, firefighters say they are making progress. Rains last night helped with containment and mop up efforts. The fire is at 479 acres, but is now 85% contained. More than 100 homes were damaged or destroyed, and 1,100 are still being threatened. A $10,000 reward remains … Continue reading »

Fire Donations Overwhelming

WEED, Calif. — There has been an out-pour of donations for victims of the Boles Fire, but now the amount of donated supplies is overflowing beyond the walls of the storage space available. A church in Medford drove truck loads full of clothes, food and other supplies to help out people who are displaced, but … Continue reading »

RCC Receives Excellence Award

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — For the 11th consecutive year, Rogue Community College has received a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting. RCC President Peter Angstadt presented the award September 16 at the Board of Education meeting, to the RCC Budget and Financial Services, Human Resources, Information Technology and Purchasing departments. The award is … Continue reading »

Industrial Fire Prevention Level Lowered

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — The Industrial Fire Prevention Level (IFPL) in forests and wildlands protected by the Oregon Department of Forestry in southwest Oregon lowered from level 3 to level 2 this morning. This affects the 1.8 million acres of state, county, private and Bureau of Land Management lands protected by ODF’s Southwest Oregon District … Continue reading »

Property Crime Unit Needs Volunteers

Grants Pass, OR – Due to limited resources of the Josephine County Sheriff’s Office during the last 28 months property crime investigations have consequently fallen to the wayside. Sheriff Gilbertson, working in concert with the District Attorney’s Office, formed a team of vetted and well-trained Volunteers and Reserves to assume this function. These teams will … Continue reading »

Clean Up Extends Past the Fire

  WEED, Calif. — Hot spots aren’t the only thing fire crews are trying to clean up today. They are also trying to clean up the fire retardant dropped by air tankers. Fire officials say, several parts of the town are covered in the red substance, as firefighters tried to save as many homes as … Continue reading »

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