Family Surprised with Car by Community

  GRANTS PASS, Ore. —  The picture of a six-year-old Grants Pass boy who was put in detention for being tardy to school has had thousands of shares, likes, and comments. The family said one of the reasons Hunter was late for school so many times was a car that needed to be repaired. On Tuesday, … Continue reading »

Tips for Protecting Pets in Fires

MEDFORD, Ore. — Four dogs were killed in three different house fires in the Rogue Valley in the past week. Animal experts say losing animals in fires sometimes cannot be avoided, but there are some steps pet owners can take to give pets the best chance. First, try to not cage the animals if possible … Continue reading »

Residential Debris Burning Season Starts

MEDFORD, Ore. — Starting Sunday. March 1st, residential burning of yard trimmings, leaves and brush is allowed outside of city limits. Fire officials say burns must happen on declared burn days, and people must have a permit on hand.  Anyone who wishes to burn must also make sure it is a designated burn day. That can … Continue reading »

Community Supported Agriculture Sign Ups

TALENT, Ore. — Farms from around the country are celebrating National Community Supported Agriculture or CSA Sign-Up Day on February 28. The day encourages food consumers to buy a share of their local farm’s harvest for the 2015 season. Farmers say there are many advantages to participating in CSA. First, farmers receive payment early in the … Continue reading »

OSF: Behind the Curtain – Opening Night

  ASHLAND, Ore., — The Oregon Shakespeare Festival is celebrating its 80th year. OSF and NewsWatch 12 have teamed up to bring you further behind the scenes than ever before. This year there are 11 plays, three of which are Shakespearean. Among the other eight, two are musicals, three are world premieres and one is … Continue reading »

Mt. A Looks to Diversify Activities

MT. ASHLAND, Ore. —  In about a week, people will have one more thing to do at Mt. Ashland on Saturdays. Starting March 7th, Mt. Ashland will have the Live on Mt. Ashland concert series every Saturday afternoon for five weeks. Administrators at the ski area are taking an aggressive approach to offering more activities for … Continue reading »

OSF: Behind the Curtain – Backstage Tour

    ASHLAND, Ore., — The Oregon Shakespeare Festival is celebrating its 80th year. OSF and NewsWatch 12 have teamed up to bring you further behind the scenes than ever before.   This year there are 11 plays, three of which are Shakespearean. Among the other eight, two are musicals, three are world premiers and … Continue reading »

OSF: Behind the Curtain – Costumes

ASHLAND, Ore. — The Oregon Shakespeare Festival is celebrating its 80th year. OSF and NewsWatch 12 have teamed up to bring you further behind the scenes than ever before. This year there are 11 plays, three of which are Shakespearean. Among the other eight, two are musicals, three are world premiers and one is a … Continue reading »

Ashland Fountain’s Future Becomes Solid

  ASHLAND, Ore., — Neither the City of Ashland nor the Oregon Shakespeare Festival wanted the leaky fountain which used to stand in front of the Black Swan Theatre. The marble fountain was constructed which was created about 25 years ago. The city asked for bids but no one seemed interested. In the last hour … Continue reading »

New Undersheriff Position in Jackson Co.

WHITE CITY, Ore. — Five candidates are in the running to become the new undersheriff at the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office.  The addition of the position is one of the many changes being made since Sheriff Corey Falls took office. Of the five applicants, three are internal candidates. The other two are outside candidates, but currently work … Continue reading »

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