Kirstin O'Connor

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Name: Kirstin O'Connor
Date registered: September 12, 2013

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  1. Cancer-Fighting Salad Ingredients — January 22, 2015
  2. HEALTHWATCH: Take Off Pounds Sensibly — January 22, 2015
  3. MasterChef Junior Winner Shares Recipes — January 19, 2015
  4. Klamath County Library: Flannel Story — January 19, 2015
  5. Curing a Holiday Spending Hangover — January 12, 2015

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Cancer-Fighting Salad Ingredients

MEDFORD, Ore. -Building a healthy lifestyle starts with a healthy diet. NewsWatch12’s Kirstin O’Connor joined “Cooking For Wellness” Chef Pablo Aguilar in the kitchen to demonstrate how to create a salad with cancer-fighting ingredients.

HEALTHWATCH: Take Off Pounds Sensibly

MEDFORD, Ore. – “Take Off Pounds Sensibly” is a program designed to help people make positive life choices, in order to reach their weight-loss goals. NewsWatch12’s Danielle Craig spoke with Shelia Jones, a program representative, about how health isn’t just about the number on the scale, but how you feel, inside and out.

MasterChef Junior Winner Shares Recipes

MEDFORD, Ore. – The start the year is a good time to explore in the kitchen. NewsWatch12’s Kirstin O’Connor talked with the Season One winner of “Masterchef Junior” Alexander Weiss, to demonstrate some healthy options for the whole family to enjoy.

Klamath County Library: Flannel Story

MEDFORD, Ore. – One of the best ways to encourage early literacy skills is by practicing repetition. NewsWatch12’s Kirstin O’Connor speaks with Drucilla Curtis, the Klamath County Library Department Supervisor of Youth Services about learning to retell stories through a “flannel story” activity.

Curing a Holiday Spending Hangover

MEDFORD, Ore. – A recent poll says improving the family finances is second only to losing weight as the top New Year’s Resolution. Each year, consumer counseling agencies see a 25 percent increase in the number of people seeking help in January and February, and most of that traffic is propelled to their doors by holiday … Continue reading »

Klamath County Library: Stories & Crafts

MEDFORD, Ore. – Spending time with your kids with hands-on activities can help improve their literacy skills. NewsWatch12’s Kirstin O’Connor speaks with Drucilla Curtis, the Klamath County Library Department Supervisor of Youth Services about the different library crafts kids can make in the month of January. Klamath County Library: Stories & Crafts When: Every Friday during … Continue reading »

Kirstie Alley: Life in the Rogue Valley

MEDFORD, Ore. – Many people focus their New Year’s resolutions on losing weight, but experts say what’s more important than the number on the scale is feeling like your best self. NewsWatch12’s Kirstin O’Connor spoke with someone who knows about that better than most, television personality Kirstie Alley. The actress shared why she bought a ranch in … Continue reading »

Eat Juicy With Green Smoothie Recipe

MEDFORD – Ore. – Green drinks are a popular choice for many people trying to keep up a healthy diet. NewsWatch12’s Kirstin O’Connor spoke with Petra, the Chief Creative Officer of Green Smoothie Gangster who’s been touring all over the West Coast with her recipes. You can find more recipes from Petra here. Petra has … Continue reading »

Medford Police Investigate Shots Fired

MEDFORD, Ore. – NewsWatch12’s Kirstin O’Connor talked with Lt. Mike Budreau with the Medford Police Department about recent reports of shots fired in nearby Medford neighborhoods. Lt. Budreau said officers received several reports of shots being heard Tuesday night around 9:00 P.M. in the area of Manzanita and Beatty. This is very close to the Boardman Street shooting … Continue reading »

Sweet Gingerbread Secrets: Part II

MEDFORD, Ore. — Just in time for this year’s GingerBread Jubilee, a veteran gingerbread baker shared her secrets to scoring well with the judges. In the second part in this series NewsWatch12’s Kirstin O’Connor joined Vickie Eastwood in the kitchen, who explained how to make candy stained glass windows, marshmallow treat trees, and roofing tile dusted in snow.

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