DWTRVS: Mike Jacobson

MEDFORD, Ore.– By day he monitors the destruction of the Rogue Valleys most top secret documents; but after hours, Mike Jacobson has been mastering the night club two step, in preparation for this weekend’s dancing with the Rogue Valley Stars. Karen: mike and I are doing the dance night club 2 step. Mike: what compelled … Continue reading »

DWTRVS: Robin Rasmussen

MEDFORD, Ore.– This Saturday, one local star is taking a moment from making others look great, and allowing herself to shine. Tonight we meet Robin Rasmussen; a make up artist at The Nest Salon and Day Spa as she prepares to strut her stuff at this weekend’s Dancing with the Rogue Valley Stars. Robin: I … Continue reading »

DWTRVS: Jani Rollins

MEDFORD, ORE.– Sparrow Clubs will soon get thousands to benefit local kids with our upcoming Dancing with the Rogue Valley Stars. Every night we have been getting a sneak peak at the dances and the local contestants up for the “Shining Star Award”. Tonight we meet Jani Rollins who says it’s fun to participate because … Continue reading »

Coats For Kids Handed Out At Schools

MEDFORD, Ore. —  This year, thousands of coats were collected at nearly 80 locations across Jackson, Josephine, and Klamath counties for NewsWatch 12’s Coats For Kids Campaign. Those coats were then washed, sorted, and bundled. Now they are headed out to local schools. Jackson Elementary administrators work with hundreds of kids and families who rely on … Continue reading »

DWTRVS: Daniel Corbett

MEDFORD, Ore.– Dances are being polished and costumes finalized in preparation of Dancing with the Rogue Valley Stars. Several local community members are dedicating many hours to practice for the show that debuts next Saturday. The annul competition benefits local Sparrow clubs every year, helping sick kids who need help. Daniel Corbett said he was … Continue reading »

Coats for Kids Wraps Up

MEDFORD, Ore. — Over the last four weeks, NewsWatch 12’s Coats for Kids Campaign has collected thousands of coats for local kids in need. The donated coats were collected, cleaned, sorted, and bundled. On Friday, the first rounds of coats headed out to schools. Windermere employees have been in charge of transporting the coats to the … Continue reading »

Coats For Kids Final Donation Day

MEDFORD, Ore. — Several volunteers from Windermere and other organizations sorted the first coats for the Coats for Kids Campaign. Over the last month, Newswatch 12 has collected thousands of new and gently used kids coats that have been washed, and are ready to head out to the kids. The remainder of the coats that are … Continue reading »

2014 Dancing with the RV Stars!

  KDRV NewsWatch 12 proudly presents the 6th Annual Dancing with the Rogue Valley Stars, a benefit for Southern Oregon Sparrow Clubs!   Saturday, November 8th at North Medford High School Shows 2pm & 7pm To purchase tickets you can click here or at any People’s Bank of Commerce branch location!   Don’t wait…the show … Continue reading »

Every Kid Needs a Warm Coat

MEDFORD, Ore. — Being cold not only affects your outer body, but it can also affect your brain. Children can get colder quicker than adults because their body temperature doesn’t regulate as well, said Dr. Mona McArdle M.D., with Valley Immediate Care. However, besides the risk of hypothermia, cold kids don’t concentrate as well as … Continue reading »

Follow Coats For Kids After the Barrel

MEDFORD, Ore. — Every kid needs to stay warm in the winter, but not every child has access to a proper coat. NewsWatch 12 hosts the Coats for Kids campaign every year so children all across Southern Oregon have something to wear. After coats are dropped at one of the nearly 80 locations in Jackson, … Continue reading »

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