Pet of the Week – Beatrice

MEDFORD, Ore.–Beatrice is our NewsWatch 12 Pet of the Week! She is a pit-bull mix that is a little older than a year old. She is very friendly and laid-back, as you tell from the video she sits on command and loves to stretch out! She would fit well in a family that will give … Continue reading »

Eagle Scout Surprised with Combat Flag

EAGLE POINT, Ore. — For 17-year-old Bryce Thornton, getting another award certificate is nothing new. Thornton is only a high school senior but he has already made his mark on the world. The honor roll student has participated in 4H for nearly 10 years, traveled all over Europe as a student ambassador, and dedicated over … Continue reading »

Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month

By Holly Firfer (CNN) — April is Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month, and with that in mind, it’s important to note that women are at higher risk for some eye diseases than men and the overwhelming majority aren’t aware of their increased risk. Our vision may seem a little blurry with age. However, doctors … Continue reading »

Out & About: Pear Blossom Festival

MEDFORD, Ore. — It wouldn’t be springtime in Southern Oregon without the Pear Blossom Festival. The 61st annual event is full of activities for all ages and all interests. Friday, visit downtown Medford’s restaurants on the smudge pot stroll from 5:00 to 9:00. Several events span both Friday and Saturday, including the pear-a-fare, the street fare, … Continue reading »

Rob Lowe on Life

Medford, Ore. — West Wing actor, Rob Lowe, has just released his second book and he’s talking to Newswatch 12 about it. The memoir is called “Love Life” and is out this week.  Lowe said it is collected essays about 35-40 years in show business, as well as life as a husband and father. For … Continue reading »

Energy Efficiency at Home

Medford, Ore. — Later this month we’ll celebrate Earth Day.  It’s a day to think about the environment and energy efficiency.  There are ways you can go green in your home each day. Clean Energy Works’ Ben Scott said there are many ways to do that.  That includes using LED lights, faucet air raiders and … Continue reading »

Opposition – Earth, Mars & Sun Align

MEDFORD, Ore.– Tonight the Earth, Mars and Sun will all align in what is called the “Opposition.” This event happens about every two years and with clear skies in the forecast you will be able to see it all week! Look to the skies for a very bright orange dot, that’s Mars, and it’s about … Continue reading »

New Cardiology Clinic Set to Open

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Providence is expanding services to Josephine County for the first time. Patients will no longer have to commute to Medford to see a cardiologist. This May, a new cardiology clinic will open in Grants Pass on Northwest Hawthorne Street. Basic services for heart health will be offered, and some patients may … Continue reading »

HealthWatch: Expired Meds Usually OK

(CNN) – Using an expired drug is probably ok if you have a minor health issue such as a headache or sinus trouble. Many medicines, especially tablets and capsules, have a shelf life well beyond the date on the bottle, experts say. Dr. Sharon Bergquist from the Emory School of Medicine says “The reality is … Continue reading »

In the Garden: Caring for Roses

Medford, Ore. – OSU Master Gardeners say the basic rule of rose care is fertilizing every six weeks. When it comes to fertilizing, they say you can use systemic fertilizer or an organic fertilizer.  If you chose the organic fertilizer you’ll have to take an extra step to control bugs. Along with pests, you’ll be dealing with … Continue reading »

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