Out & About: April 25th-27th

Get started on planning your weekend by checking out these fun events happening in Southern Oregon.

Does It Work: STUFZ

MEDFORD, Ore. — STUFZ is a product distributed by Idea Village and claims to make the perfect stuffed burger. The burger experts at Jasper’s in Medford helped us test out STUFZ. In the video above, NewsWatch12′s Erin Maxson shows us if STUFZ really works. If you have a product suggestion or want to test a … Continue reading »

Inside Health Inspections, Part 1

MEDFORD, Ore – It’s inspection time for a popular Medford restaurant. Over the next half hour the inspector walks unannounced and unimpeded, clipboard in hand, through every nook and cranny of the kitchen. Every date will be checked, every cook greeted, and every food item examined. The restaurant inspection is one small part of what … Continue reading »

In the Garden: Planting Peas

Medford, Ore. – During the cool spring days you may be thinking about planting some cool weather crops.  That includes peas. There are a lot of different types of peas to plant including sugar, snap and snow peas.  OSU Master Gardeners say you can get a jump start by soaking the seeds overnight.  That will … Continue reading »

New Generation of Wine Experts

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. - NewsWatch12′s Kirstin O’Connor interviews a course director at the Ledger David Cellars about Wine Tasting 101, and a new study that shows Millennials are some of the most interested buyers.

Supermom Mother’s Day Giveaway!

NewsWatch 12 wants to help you honor your Super Mom this Mother’s Day! Starting April 30th, watch NewsWatch 12 This Morning, weekdays at 6:30am for the Mother’s Day codeword. Then, just go to our Facebook page and enter it in our Click and Win App at the top of the page. One lucky mom will … Continue reading »

Local Kids Get “Inspired”

MEDFORD, Ore. — Some kids in the Rogue Valley are taking home new books this week. The “Be Inspired” campaign is giving away more than eight million books to schools across the country. NewsWatch 12′s Kirstin O’Connor spoke with the Area Manager for the local SMART program that helped get several of these books locally. … Continue reading »

In the Garden: Butterflies & Milkweed

Medford, Ore. — Monarch butterflies are beautiful, but are also important as pollinators.  Monarch butterflies depend on milkweed plants for life.  In fact, the plant is the only larval host for monarch butterflies. Milkweed is disappearing for a variety of reasons including new developments, the repeated use of glyphosate and roadside management. That’s why OSU … Continue reading »

Consumer Reports: Recycling Electronics

YONKERS, NY — You can clear out old electronics, like cell phones or computers, and make a little money at the same time. In ShopSmart’s search, a Samsung Galaxy S 2 fetched 94 dollars, and an Apple iPad 2 — 190 dollars. ShopSmart found the website “Glyde” often quoted the highest prices. Amazon proved best … Continue reading »

Consumer Reports: Smart Watches

YONKERS, NY — Consumer Reports says the next big technology trend will be smart watches, which are similar to smart phones. They connect wirelessly to your phone or tablet and run loads of apps that can monitor fitness … or control the music on your phone. They also notify you when calls, texts and instant … Continue reading »

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