Wednesday’s Child: Trinity

ASHLAND, Ore.– Trinity can throw a mean fastball. She says it’s pretty impressive for a nine year old. Softball is just one sport she enjoys. She also says she is the second best tetherball player at her school. When she’s not playing, she’s reading some of her favorite books, like Goosebumps or good mysteries. For … Continue reading »

Consumer Reports: Great Tech Toys

Electronic toys are a favorite gift. But don’t think that children have to just sit glued to a screen. Consumer Reports ShopSmart magazine found four great tech toys that are loaded with creativity and will really engage the young ones on your list. The $40 Leapfrog Leapband features “pets” that give kids activity challenges. It … Continue reading »

Dancing With The Rogue Valley Stars 2014

MEDFORD, Ore. — Hundreds of people filled seats at the North Medford High School Auditorium on Saturday night for Dancing With The Rogue Valley Stars. Though they came for the entertainment, they also helped to raise tens of thousands of dollars for local kids in our area, and the local celebrities had quite a journey … Continue reading »

DWTRVS: Seth Phillips

Seth and his dancing partner, Kristen, will be dancing the Viennese waltz. “It’s a very graceful dance, very tech he is doing, lot of spotting so a bunch of spins,” says Kristen. When asked to do DWTRVS, Seth says: “I was sent the email asking if I wanted to participate I probably responded right back … Continue reading »

DWTRVS: Kirstin O’Connor

Kirstin O’Connor currently is anchoring NewsWatch 12 This Morning and Midday. When away from the anchor desk, she has been learning the East Coast Swing. “It’s a very happy, upbeat dance…its peppy,” explained Kirstin’s dancing partner, Emmett. “I always wanted to do scenes, I saw the performance last year, it looked like so much fun … Continue reading »

Local Artist Paints Kim’s Before Demo

MEDFORD, Ore. — An iconic Medford building will be demolished next week, and a local artist capture one of its last days. Phoenix Painter Sarah F. Burns spent hours on Friday painting several portraits of Kim’s Chinese restaurant in South Medford. Demolition of the building is scheduled for Monday. This is the third time burns has … Continue reading »

Pet of the Week: Clyde

Clyde is a 9-year-old Queensland Heeler. He was surrendered to the shelter because he chases livestock. He is an outdoorsy dog and enjoys hikes and camping. Clyde is very people-oriented but would do best with older children, Clyde is looking for a quiet home to spend his golden years. If you’re interested in this dog … Continue reading »

Out & About: Dancing With the Stars

This weekend is one to satisfy our taste buds, from classic demonstrations to culinary competitions there will also be ways to pick up tips for your own holiday meals. Ashland Culinary Festival This is the 9th year for the Ashland Culinary Festival. This three day event has 12 local chefs in a showdown competition. The … Continue reading »

Consumer Reports: Saving on Eyeglasses

(CONSUMER REPORTS) — If you’ve got your eye on prescription eyeglasses, be prepared for sticker shock! Frames, lenses, and protective coatings can add up to 500 dollars or more. Consumer Reports finds that you can save up to 40%on the cost of eyeglasses without sacrificing fashion. Eyeglasses are high fashion, and can come at high … Continue reading »

DWTRVS: Bryon Higinbotham

A local soon-to-be celebrity is putting down his fists and kicking up his heels for local Sparrow Clubs. Bryon Higinbotham is the owner of “Higs Gym Martial Arts and Parkour”, but as a longtime friend of a Sparrow Club organizer, he is practicing the cha-cha for Dancing With The Rogue Valley Stars. “We will doing … Continue reading »

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