Oregon Trails: Prohibition

  Grants Pass, Ore.–The passage earlier this month of a statewide ballot measure legalizing recreational marijuana comes almost exactly a hundred years since the prohibition of alcohol.  Oregon was one of the first states to outlaw alcohol. But by the time Oregon voters got a chance to vote whether to outlaw alcoholic beverages, some southern … Continue reading »

Quiet Today but A Wet Holiday Weekend

  WEATHER DISCUSSION High pressure is in control of our weather today, keeping the storm track off to our north. Morning clouds will gradually burn off across the region and make way for mostly sunny skies by the afternoon. Highs are going to trend warmer today than Monday. We’ll be a good 5-8 degrees above … Continue reading »

ER Visits Reach All-Time High

MEDFORD, Ore. – Emergency room visits are at an all-time high. New data from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention shows there have been 140 million in the past year, and that number is expected to increase. Hospitals in the area said the main reason for the increase in patients visiting the emergency room … Continue reading »

District Attorney Vacancy in JoCo

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Oregon’s governor is searching for the next district attorney for Josephine County. With only a few months left until the current District Attorney Stephen Campbell leaves office, time is running out to find a replacement. Two years into his third term, Campbell said “I just decided it was time” to step … Continue reading »

Counties Fighting for Fire Season Funds

MEDFORD, Ore. – County commissioners in Oregon are fighting for awareness about a law in place that does not allow money to be pumped back into counties after timber is burned during fire seasons. Currently, 16 U.S.C. § 579c does not allow or address the fact that when timber is burned or destroyed by fire, and … Continue reading »

Pretty Quiet Before the Holiday

  WEATHER DISCUSSION A weak front is going to move through the Northwest today. This will bring light rain to the coast this afternoon and spotty showers to inland locations. This front will lack upper level support and will struggle to bring measurable rainfall to the ground inland. Snow levels will be around 5,500′ but … Continue reading »

Web Extra: Beavers After Loss to Huskies

Oregon State Head Coach Mike Riley: Oregon Quarterback Sean Mannion: Oregon Safety Ryan Murphy: Oregon State wide receiver Jordan Villamin:

Web Extra: Ducks After Beating Colorado

Oregon Head Coach Mark Helfrich: Oregon Quarterback Marcus Mariota: Oregon Offensive Coordinator Scott Frost: Oregon Defensive Coordinator Don Pellum: Oregon Running Back Royce Freeman: Oregon Cornerback Ifo Ekpre-Olomu: Oregon Center Hroniss Grasu: Oregon Wide Receiver Keanon Lowe: Oregon Wide Receiver Charles Nelson: Oregon Offensive Lineman Doug Brenner: Oregon Quarterback Jeff Lockie:

Raiders Advance to NAIA Quarterfinals

ASHLAND, Ore. — The seesaw affair at Raider Stadium tipped fully in Southern Oregon’s favor in the 2nd half of a 44-26 win over MidAmerica Nazarene in the First Round of the NAIA Football Championship Series on Saturday. It started strong for SOU. After a 85-yard kickoff return touchdown by JJ Latu shortly before the … Continue reading »

Friday Night Blitz, November 21st

The last Friday Night Blitz of the 2014 season features only one Southern Oregon team in action. The Grants Pass Cavemen try to fight off West Salem in the 6A quarterfinals. Meanwhile, the NewsWatch 12 Sports team previews a busy day of football on Saturday.

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