Kids Stay off Streets and On Track

GRANTS PASS, Ore. —  At the Josephine County Fairgrounds Sunday were the BMX bike races. The River City BMX just got a new President, Bill Silva, and he said he is looking to organize future events to benefit the community. “We’re trying to do fundraisers for both the track and for the community, because it … Continue reading »

Ashland Film Festival a Month Away

ASHLAND, Ore. — The Thirteenth Annual Ashland Independent Film Festival released its complete program today for festival being held in the heart of historic downtown Ashland on April 3-7. Over 7, 500 film fans are expected to stay for five days of world-class independent film at the Varsity Theatre, the Historic Ashland Armory, the Ashland … Continue reading »

Children’s Miracle Network Selects Local

Medford, Ore. —  Children’s Miracle Network’s 2014 Champion Child for Oregon is from our region. Chloe Staten was selected to represent the CMN hospitals program.  The Phoenix High School student is not only a cancer survivor, but has returned to the pediatric department at Rogue Regional Medical Center to encourage other kids. She has also … Continue reading »

Weather-Related Scheduling Changes

MEDFORD, Ore. — Some events throughout the weekend are being canceled due to the poor road conditions. Here’s a running list of event changes (and non-changes), delays, and cancellations. CHANGED: Festival of Trees is open 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM Saturday and 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM Sunday. The families from Evening of Giving are … Continue reading »

Fire District 3 Opens Warming Centers

Medford, Ore. — Fire District 3 in White City has opened all of its 7 stations as warming centers for the public starting at 7 AM today. This is meant to be a short term stay and they will help you find a more long term solution, if needed. Blankets and other supplies will be … Continue reading »

Dancing With The Rogue Valley Stars

Next month is the 5th Annual Dancing With The Rogue Valley Stars! Eleven local celebrities and personalities will take to the stage and dance to raise money for Southern Oregon Sparrow Clubs and USA Dance. One of those stars is C.H. Chou. C.H. Chou is no stranger to the stage, having already performed at the … Continue reading »

Monster Dash in Ashland This Weekend

ASHLAND, Ore. — Monsters are getting ready to take over the streets of Ashland. It’s all part of the 5th Annual Monster Dash. The events start Friday with a pasta party and silent auction at 5 p.m. at the Historic Ashland Armory. Then on Saturday, the Monster Dash morning kicks off with a 9:30 a.m. … Continue reading »

Danielle Craig Visits Nightmare Chamber

MEDFORD, Ore. — If you’re looking for some good old family fun that’ll frighten your socks off, you’re in luck. Freddy Krueger, Jason, Leather-Face, and Pinhead are joining forces in the halls of The Titans of Terror Nightmare Chamber Haunted House at the Randall Theatre in Medford. The scares will cost you $10 at the … Continue reading »

Providence Donating Coats for Kids

MEDFORD, Ore. — As the cold weather moves in, Providence Medical Center is helping to keep kids warm. The medical center is contributing to NewsWatch 12′s Coats For Kids Drive with a donation bin on every floor of their hospital. Social workers with the hospital say warm clothing can have a big impact on the … Continue reading »

Schools Express Need for Coats

MEDFORD, Ore. — NewsWatch 12 is working with its partners all over Southern Oregon to collect coats for the Coats for Kids Drive. The need for the coats is high again this year. Roosevelt School is one of the many schools and agencies that receive donated coats. The principal says the school received more than … Continue reading »

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