Brian Morton

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Name: Brian Morton
Date registered: May 4, 2012


Brian Morton has anchored NewsWatch 12 at 5:00, 6:00 and 11:00 for 15 years. He is a happily married father of three. He graduated from Cal-Berkley. Brian makes his home in Medford and says he never wants to leave the Rogue Valley

Latest posts

  1. Wednesday’s Child: Trinity — November 13, 2014
  2. Two People Injured in Biddle Rd. Crash — November 5, 2014
  3. Consumer Reports: Space Heaters — October 17, 2014
  4. Codeword Of The Day Will Air At 11 — October 6, 2014
  5. Interstate 5 Closed — September 12, 2014

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Wednesday’s Child: Trinity

ASHLAND, Ore.– Trinity can throw a mean fastball. She says it’s pretty impressive for a nine year old. Softball is just one sport she enjoys. She also says she is the second best tetherball player at her school. When she’s not playing, she’s reading some of her favorite books, like Goosebumps or good mysteries. For … Continue reading »

Two People Injured in Biddle Rd. Crash

MEDFORD, Ore. — Two people are recovering from injuries sustained in a crash Wednesday night. At about 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Medford Police and emergency personnel responded to the corner of Biddle and Morrow Rd. in Medford for a reported crash. Police found two cars involved, one with an uninjured driver and the other with two … Continue reading »

Consumer Reports: Space Heaters

(CONSUMER REPORTS) — Space heaters account for 1/3 of all home-heating fires each year, and more than 80% of home-heating deaths. Consumer reports has just tested more than two dozen space heaters, which are much safer. Consumer Reports checked a variety of space heaters to see how well they work and if they have the … Continue reading »

Codeword Of The Day Will Air At 11

Medford, Ore — A technical problem kept the code word of the day from airing. I will air tonight in the first commercial break in Newswatch 12 at 11.

Interstate 5 Closed

Medford, Ore. – Southbound Inerstatey 5 is under a full closure two miles north of Medford exit 30, following a crash. Law enforcement, emergency services and ODOT are on scene. Motorists are advised to use alternate routes. Traffic is being detoured at exit 33 to Pine Street to Oregon 99. Motorists are advised to use extreme … Continue reading »

More Evacuations On Happy Camp Complex

Medford, Ore. — Due to increased fire activity with long-range spotting of the Faulkstein Fire to the northeast, Incident Commanders have advised the Siskiyou County Sheriff and Siskiyou Office of Emergency Services of the need to initiate evacuations.   Effective immediately, the following areas will be under evacuation orders: Mandatory Evacuation are in place for: … Continue reading »

Additional Beaver Fire Evacuation

NEAR KLAMATH RIVER, Calif. — There are additional evacuations for people near the Beaver Fire. A mandatory evacuation is in effect for residents of Horse Creek, Middle Creek, Brown Bear, and Kohl Creek. This is for residents along Highway 96 from Doggett Creek to Horse Creek Road. All previously issued evacuation advisories, that includes Lumgrey Creek … Continue reading »

Rogue River Drive Fire Doubles in Size

Medford, Ore. — The fire burning on Rogue River Drive is now 100 acres. It has doubled in size in the last hour. While the sun was up, 2 air tankers and 5 helicopters as well as hand crews and engines were on the fire. There is currently no containment but 5 threatened homes in the … Continue reading »

Rogue River Drive Fire 100 Acres

NEAR SHADY COVE, Ore. — Fire crews are working on a 100 acre fire burning on Rogue River Road between Eagle Point and Shady Cove. Crews have taken a defensive position around 5 homes in the path of the fire. Fire officials say 15 to 20 homes are threatened total. The public information officer on the fire says … Continue reading »

New Evacuation Orders From July Complex

SISKIYOU COUNTY, Ca. —  July Complex Incident Commander has requested an Evacuation Order be issued by the Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office for residents of the Music Creek, South Russian Creek and Rainbow Mine areas. This notice is for all residents east of Sawyers Bar Road on the 40N54 Road. Once you leave, you may not be able to reenter the evacuation area … Continue reading »

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