Coats for Kids Campaign Nears End

MEDFORD, Ore. – There is just one more week to get your donation in to help a local child stay warm this winter. All this month, we’ve been asking for your help to collect coats that can be given to kids in our communities who need them. Behind the scenes of our Coats For Kids … Continue reading »

Rogue Valley Stars Practice Dance Moves

MEDFORD, Ore. — Stars of the Rogue Valley are putting on their dancing shoes for the Fourth Annual Dancing With The Rogue Valley Stars event and tickets are now on sale. The dance showdown is less than a month away on November 10th. So far, about 12% of the tickets have been sold. Contestants like … Continue reading »

Coats For Kids Drop-Off Locations

If a child needs a coat, you don’t want to wait until the weather is cold to get it into their wardrobe, that’s why NewsWatch 12 is launching our annual Coats For Kids campaign now. The cooler temperatures are on the way and when they do arrive, we want to make sure our local kids … Continue reading »

Harry and David Donate Peaches

MEDFORD, Ore. – By the end of next week, food banks across Southern Oregon will be able to hand out 40 thousand pounds of peaches to those in need. Harry and David says this year, the company yielded more peaches than ever before. The peaches will get distributed to Jackson, Josephine, Klamath and Northern California … Continue reading »

Update: Fort Complex Fire

NEAR APPLEGATE LAKE, Ore. — The fires recently renamed “Fort Complex” are 7% contained, as of Sunday afternoon. The total area of the blaze is currently 908 acres. There are three different fires in the complex in the Rogue River Siskiyou National Forest. The three fires were previously known as the “Lick Fire”, “Goff Fire”, … Continue reading »

Farmers Market Sees More FDNP Coupons

MEDFORD, Ore. — More low-income seniors and nutritionally at-risk families enrolled in WIC will have more chances to purchase locally-produced fresh fruits and vegetables in Jackson County. The Rogue Valley Growers and Crafters Market announced that Jackson County received near quadruple increase in the amount of Farm Direct Nutrition Program (FDNP) coupons this summer, meaning … Continue reading »

Brady Adams Honored

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A Grants Pass man is being honored for decades of helping the community. Brady Adams is being celebrated by Evergreen Federal Bank this Saturday at Riverside Park. A bronze sculpture of Adams will be unveiled at the ceremony. Adams is being honored for his part in dozens of community projects that … Continue reading »

Ethan Jostad Foundation Hosts Media Kickball Event

The Newswatch 12 personalities hit the kickball field to raise money for the Ethan Jostad Foundation for Childhood Cancer. Overall, the foundation raised almost $900 dollars in a Newswatch 12 victory.

Ultimate Spring BBQ: Seasoned Rice

James Saeman from Outback Steakhouse joins us for our first segment in our Ultimate Spring BBQ. He shares his recipe for Seasoned Rice. Seasoned Rice 6 Tbsp salted butter 1/2lb (8oz) chopped yellow onion 6 Tbsp chopped celery 8 Tbsp chopped carrots 1 tsp chopped garlic 1 tsp favorite seasoning blend 2 cups parboiled rice … Continue reading »

25 for 25: 2009

November 24, 2010 To mark NewsWatch 12′s 25th anniversary, we are taking a look back into our archives at some of the stories that made major headlines in Southern Oregon and Northern California. In 2009, hundreds of Southern Oregon National Guard troops prepared to leave friends and family for a year-long deployment to Iraq. They … Continue reading »

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