Anchor Mom: Class Treats (Allergen Free)

With school around the corner and more kids with allergies in classrooms – I thought I’d make an allergy-free idea list for class treats!  But even with this list, as a precaution, always check labels and ask parents! I was inspired by this Facebook post I saw last week, “I need to make a treat for … Continue reading »

In the Garden: Saving Seeds

Medford, Ore. — Learning to collect and save seeds is a great way to save a favorite heirloom vegetable or flower variety. For more information on how to do that, watch this ‘In the Garden’ segment. You can also contact the OSU Extension Master Gardener near you. Jackson County – (541) 776-7371 Josephine County – … Continue reading »

Taprock Uses Fire Truck to Support ALS

Grants Pass, Ore. — A Grants Pass company decided to go big when it used a fire truck instead of a bucket to support ALS. Taprock Northwest Grill partnered with County Fire and Security to bring in a fire truck.  The truck sprayed the staff down with ice cold water.  Taprock says it’s donating to … Continue reading »

In the Garden: Hydroponic Gardening

Medford, Ore. – Hydroponic Gardens may seem complex, but it can be easy to get started.  You can purchase a system that allows you to start your vegetables in your house, on your counter. For more information watch this ‘In the Garden’ segment and contact the OSU Extension Master Gardener near you. Jackson County – … Continue reading »

Oregon Trails–Sisson Cold Case Murder

ASHLAND, Ore.–A rather simple gravestone now resting on it’s back in Ashland’s Mountain View cemetery is that of Dr. David Sisson. One of the regions first medical doctors, Sisson arrived in Ashland with his recent bride, Celeste, in 1856. He was welcomed to Ashland Mills… that’s what they called it then… by founder Abel Helman. “Abel … Continue reading »

DWTRVS 2014 Cast Announced

MEDFORD, Ore.– As teachers open up their classrooms for the new school year, some students will be getting ready to launch a new season of Sparrow Clubs. Every year students donate their time in exchange for donations to sparrow families. These families have children with serious and often life-threatening illnesses. In addition to students’ efforts, … Continue reading »

Consumer Reports: Amazon Fire

(CONSUMER REPORTS) – Consumer Reports tested Amazon’s first smart phone, the Amazon Fire. It did earn a rating of “very good,” however, experts were not wowed. The Fire boasts a 3-D display and FireFly technology, which identifies objects by scanning them and recognizing songs and movies. A series of tests were run on the phone … Continue reading »

Pet of the Week: Sweetpea

Meet Sweetpea! She’s an eight-year old Tuxedo Cat who is very sweet and loves to be petted. She was given to the C.A.T.S. by her previous owner who was going into a nursing home and could no longer care for her. She is quiet and loves to be around people. To adopt Sweetpea or any other … Continue reading »

Out and About: August 21 – 24

There are a lot of activities this weekend, one of the last before school and sports resume. If treasure hunting is your game head out to the 6th Annual Tie Days Swap Meet. Several vendors are setting up at Shady Kate’s Boutique on Highway 62 in Shady Cove to offer deals on their antiques, art, … Continue reading »

Consumer Reports: Tuna and Mercury

(CONSUMER REPORTS) – For pregnant women who eat seafood, it would be wise to note that not all fish is safe. This includes canned tuna and even sushi. These products contain high levels of mercury, which can damage the baby’s brain and nervous system. Many varieties have been known to contain high levels of mercury. … Continue reading »

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