Oregon’s “Aid in Dying” Law One of Five

MEDFORD, Ore., — Oregon is one of just five states which have a “Death with Dignity” law. The law which was established in 1997 legally protects a patient’s right to end their own life.  However, the process to get to that point is purposely very specific and includes several qualifications.  A doctor must determine the … Continue reading »

OSF: 2015 Sneak Preview

ASHLAND, Ore., — The behind the scenes talent at The Oregon Shakespeare Festival specialize in multitasking. As they close the 2014 season, sets and costumes are already in the works for the 2015 season. OSF’s directors are also choosing scripts for the 2016 season. While they won’t yet divulge what’s in store for the future … Continue reading »

Healthy Holiday Eating Habits

MEDFORD, Ore. –The holiday season is a time to celebrate with family and friends. Unfortunately, for many it also becomes a time for over-eating and weight gain. According to the National Institutes of Health, holiday eating can result in an extra pound or two every year. NewsWatch12’s Kirstin O’Connor talks with Clinical dietitian Sherri Sexton … Continue reading »

Oregon Trails: 1973 Gas Crisis

Recent drops in gas prices have many people thinking these are some of the lowest prices they’ve seen in years. It was at this time 41 years ago, when fuel prices were a tenth of what they are today, that the OPEC oil embargo kicked-in, and drivers began to go into sticker shock at the … Continue reading »

HealthWatch: Healthy Sleep Habits

(Wexner Medical Center) — Most Americans who spend part of the year on daylight saving time look forward to the extra hour of sleep when it’s time to “fall back” to standard time. We are a nation of sleep-deprived people, and experts at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center say all ages suffer in … Continue reading »

Consumer Reports: Top Juicers

(Consumer Reports) — You’ve heard it before you need at least five servings of fruits and veggies a day! Juicing offers a way to up that number.  More Americans are catching on; sales of juicers are up 25 percent in the past year. Consumer Reports tested 13 juicers, both augers and extractors. Extractors spin very … Continue reading »

DWTRVS: Jani Rollins

MEDFORD, ORE.– Sparrow Clubs will soon get thousands to benefit local kids with our upcoming Dancing with the Rogue Valley Stars. Every night we have been getting a sneak peak at the dances and the local contestants up for the “Shining Star Award”. Tonight we meet Jani Rollins who says it’s fun to participate because … Continue reading »

Out & About: Halloween and OSF

This weekend is your last chance to see a performance at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. There are plenty of seats still available to the remaining plays – including Coconuts, Comedy of Errors, The Tempest, Water by the Spoonful and a Wrinkle in Time. If you were hoping to catch “The Great Society” you’ll have to … Continue reading »

High Demand for OSF Plays

ASHLAND, Ore. — “All the world’s a stage” at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. The plays produced on OSF’s stages are captivating audiences across the country, and while the demand is increasing, it really comes as no surprise to the cast and crews who call OSF home. “Really exciting time for the work that we’re doing. … Continue reading »

Consumer Reports: Outlet Malls

(CONSUMER REPORTS) — Americans spending more money than ever at outlet malls. Sales are expected to top 42 billion dollars this year, according to the trade publication, value retail news. Consumer reports has rated 53 of the biggest outlet stores for value and quality, based on a survey of nearly 16,000 subscribers, and can help … Continue reading »

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