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 »

Master Gardener and Food Bank Info

For full information on OSU Master Gardener Extension Programs, click here. You can also consult the OSU Master Gardeners Hotlines: Jackson County: 541-776-7371 Josephine County: 541-476-6613 Klamath County: 541-883-7131 Curry County: 541-247-6672 Need food assistance? ACCESS has a pantry or mealsite list for emergency food near you. For more information please call ACCESS at 541-774-4321 … Continue reading »

Forest Fire Update for August 24, 2013

Douglas Complex: 48,679 acres, 86% contained Starting Monday evening, management of the Douglas Complex will be returned to the Douglas Forest Protective Association. Eighteen crews and 21 engines will remain to finish mopping up the perimeter of the fires. At night, engines will patrol the perimeter. Helicopters and additional fire suppression resources will be available … Continue reading »

Miss Oregon Visits WCL Game

MEDFORD, Ore. – Allison Cook was crowned Miss Oregon three weeks ago, and the Oregon Tech student is already making the rounds. Her latest stop was at Harry and David Field during a West Coast League matchup between Klamath Falls and Medford. Cook was there to raise money for the Children’s Miracle Network. She encourages … Continue reading »

DWTRVS: Darcey Mann-Self

MEDFORD, Ore. — Darcey Mann-Self has been the president of the Pear Blossom Festival for the last 17 years. Born and raised in Southern Oregon, Darcey attended Southern Oregon State College and now works at Insurance Marketplace, Inc. as the boss’s right hand man. She is thrilled to be hitting the dance floor again, 21 … Continue reading »

Coats For Kids: Final Day To Donate

MEDFORD, Ore. – The clock is winding down to the end of the Coats For Kids Campaign. There are just hours left to donate a new or gently coat to keep a local child warm this winter. Even the smallest donation from a small person can make a big difference. Coats of all sizes are … Continue reading »

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 »

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