Chocolate Fest is a Treat for Businesses

ASHLAND, Ore., — In it’s 90th year the historic Ashland Springs Hotel is hosting its 11th Annual Oregon Chocolate Festival. The event brings in hundreds of people with all a variety of chocolate themed events and various vendors. One of those vendors is Ginger Johnson. Her business Women Enjoying Beer is one of the most … Continue reading »

Oregon Trails: Murder Trial

JACKSONVILLE, Ore. — A recent donation by a Rogue Valley family to the Southern Oregon Historical Society is shedding new light on a murder case that captured the attention of Southern Oregon residents exactly a hundred years ago. A small stone marker between the Jackson County Jail and Justice Center contains the names of seven … Continue reading »

HealthWatch: Oxygen for Cancer

Researchers at Northeastern University say they may have found a way to dramatically increase the survival rate of patients with cancer. Researchers found that having a patient inhale supplemental oxygen can weaken immuno-suppression and “wake up” a person’s sleepy anti-tumor cells. That, in turn, could improve cancer immunotherapy and actually shrink tumors by unleashing anti-tumor … Continue reading »

Consumer Reports: C-T Scans and Kids

The number of children rushed to the emergency room because of head injuries has increased dramatically in recent years, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Often children undergo a C-T scan, also known as a CAT scan. But Consumer Reports cautions in many cases the test isn’t needed and can lead to … Continue reading »

Pets of the Week: Waldo and Felix

PETS OF THE WEEK It’s Friday and that means it’s time to meet our Pets of the Week. Today, we get to hang out with Waldo and Felix. They are brothers and best friends who would love to be adopted together. They are both grey tabby cats and are a little over three months old. … Continue reading »

Taking Flight: Funding the Flight

MEDFORD, Ore. — Two businesses are celebrating their grand openings this weekend with fundraisers for Sparrow Clubs.  That includes a family-owned and family-operated restaurant, Los Buffalitos and Lithia Medford Volkswagen. Los Buffalitos opens its doors Saturday at 2 p.m.  10% of its sales from both Saturday and Sunday will go to Sparrow Clubs.  The Banuelos … Continue reading »

Anchor Mom: Practicing Patience

In true three-year-old style when something goes wrong for my son – he throws his head back and yells “AHH!” You know, really serious problems like having to wait until dinner is done to eat it or wait until he washes his hand for snack. As his meltdown begins I tell him “practice patience.”  He … Continue reading »

Oregon Trails: OSF’s 80th Anniversary

  ASHLAND, Ore.–For eight decades, drama lovers have flocked to the stages of the Oregon Shakespearean Festival in Ashland. From the first Fourth of July weekend in 1935, the festival has exceeded expectations.  Festival spokeswoman Debra Griffith says, “we started at three days and two plays, and now we’re up to three theatres and 9-1/2 … Continue reading »

HealthWatch: Who’s More Narcissistic?

HealthWatch — Decades of data show that men tend to be more narcissistic than women. That’s according to researchers at the University of Buffalo School of Management. Researchers analyzed three decades worth of studies, articles, dissertations and technical manuals involving more than 475,000 individuals. They were looking for gender differences in narcissistic behavior, typically defined … Continue reading »

HealthWatch: Harmonica Therapy for COPD

More than 11-million Americans suffer from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease – or COPD. That includes actor Leonard Nimoy….who died from COPD last week. One group of people in Aurora, Colorado has found a way to fight back – and it involves making music. They are called the Harmonicats. The members of the group suffer from … Continue reading »

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