Web Extra:Oregon Candidates for Governor

Medford, Ore.– In just about two weeks we will find out the results of the 2014, November Election. Incumbent John Kitzhaber is up against Representative Dennis Richardson for the governor’s seat. Both Candidates talked with Newswatch 12 about some of the key issues for the state including the botched health exchange and Southern Oregon’s economy.

Oregon Trails-1864 Treaty

FT. KLAMATH, Ore.–For what may be the first time in decades, Klamath tribal leaders and those interested in Klamath Basin history trekked to what is widely believed to be the grove of pines called “council grove.” This is the place where, on October 14th, 1864, U.S. government officials and chiefs from the Klamath, Modoc and … Continue reading »

Oregon Trails: 1864 Treaty

(OREGON TRAILS) – It was 150 years ago today that a treaty was signed with Indians in what is now known as the Klamath Basin, impacting politics and relations to this day. Todd Kepple, manager of the Klamath County Museum, explains, “When the government first asked the Klamath tribes what land they felt they were entitled to, … Continue reading »

Consumer Reports: Space Heaters

(CONSUMER REPORTS) — Space heaters account for 1/3 of all home-heating fires each year, and more than 80% of home-heating deaths. Consumer reports has just tested more than two dozen space heaters, which are much safer. Consumer Reports checked a variety of space heaters to see how well they work and if they have the … Continue reading »

Pet of the Week: Lovely

Meet Lovely, this week’s Pet of the Week! She is a 1-year old brown haired tabby, and as you’ve probably guessed her name matches her personality. She had kittens not too long ago and they were all adopted, and now it’s time for Lovely to find a good home. If you would like to adopt … Continue reading »

Out and About: Oct. 17-19th

Here is what you can do for the weekend of October 17th through 19th, when you head out and about. Zombies, monsters, and other creatures are starting to come out to play just a couple weeks before Halloween. Pyramid-head, the ghoulish janitor, creepy nurses and plenty of barbed wire. If you are familiar with these … Continue reading »

Providence Offers Employee Mammograms

MEDFORD, Ore. — October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and medical professionals are making a push for all women to get regular mammograms this month and year round. At Providence Medford Medical’s Breast Center, administrators are encouraging staff to lead by example to get mammograms by offering free exams for all employees all day. The … Continue reading »

In The Garden: Rotating Perennial Pots

MEDFORD, Ore., — Containers of potted flowers can help decorate a patio or deck.  Which is better to use in the containers: annuals or perennials?  Annuals bloom for a long time but die when summer ends so have to be replaced every year. Perennials live from year to year so don’t have to be replaced … Continue reading »

In The Garden: Winter Dreams

MEDFORD, Ore., — Winter Dreams, Summer Gardens is an annual full day seminar with lectures for everyone interested in gardening, from Backyard Gardeners through Master Gardeners.   This is a wonderful opportunity to gain information on gardening in the areas which are of interest to everyone.  You pre-select four lecture topics from nearly 40 available … Continue reading »

In The Garden: Composting

MEDFORD, Ore., — OSU Extension Office Master Gardener Chris Hjerrild explains the benefits of composting and how it can dramatically impact your garden without much effort. 

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