Girls Rock! Event Empowers Young Girls

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Saturday marked the seventh year for an event empowering young girls and advocating for women’s equality. Girls Rock! is a fun-filled day to increase awareness of societal issues and take action to empower women and girls. The first Girls Rock! event had an attendance of 35 girls. Over the past seven years the event … Continue reading »

2nd Annual Rogue Valley Crush Camp

MEDFORD, Ore. — Hundreds of kids came out for the second annual Crush Fundamentals Football Camp Saturday. The Southern Oregon University football team and coaches from around the Rogue Valley were out at the U.S. Cellular Fields again this year to teach kids the fundamentals and safety of football. Camp organizers said they saw a big … Continue reading »

Community Supported Agriculture Sign Ups

TALENT, Ore. — Farms from around the country are celebrating National Community Supported Agriculture or CSA Sign-Up Day on February 28. The day encourages food consumers to buy a share of their local farm’s harvest for the 2015 season. Farmers say there are many advantages to participating in CSA. First, farmers receive payment early in the … Continue reading »

Graffiti Arrests in Medford

MEDFORD, Ore. — Two people are facing felony charges after being arrested Friday night in relation to graffiti in west Medford. 27-year-old Heath Sartin and 27-year-old Jason Wilton were both arrested for their involvement in several non-gang related graffiti cases. Since the total cost of damages is more than $750, the two are facing felony … Continue reading »

Fire Destroys Trailer Home in White City

WHITE CITY, Ore. — Two people are in the hospital after a double-wide trailer home was completely engulfed in a fire Saturday morning in White City. The fire happened just before 11 a.m. at a mobile home park in the 2000 block of Falcon Street. Neighbors say it was a matter of minutes before the entire home … Continue reading »

Domestic Disturbance Lands Two in Jail

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Two parents are in police custody and their children are with DHS, following a domestic violence incident. Police first responded to a reported disturbance on NE 11th Street in the early morning hours on Saturday. There, police report Danitra R. Brown accused her boyfriend, Nathaniel Holleman, of choking her in front … Continue reading »

Attempted Deputy Elude

CENTRAL POINT, Ore — Two people are in the Jackson County Jail after attempting to elude deputies. The sheriff’s department said it happened around 4 this morning along Crater Lake Avenue, near the Army Navy Store. The driver — 32-year-old Joe Robinson– failed to dim his headlights after requested to do so by deputies. That … Continue reading »

OSF: Behind the Curtain – Opening Night

  ASHLAND, Ore., — The Oregon Shakespeare Festival is celebrating its 80th year. OSF and NewsWatch 12 have teamed up to bring you further behind the scenes than ever before.   This year there are 11 plays, three of which are Shakespearean. Among the other eight, two are musicals, three are world premieres and one … Continue reading »

Mt. A Looks to Diversify Activities

MT. ASHLAND, Ore. —  In about a week, people will have one more thing to do at Mt. Ashland on Saturdays. Starting March 7th, Mt. Ashland will have the Live on Mt. Ashland concert series every Saturday afternoon for five weeks. Administrators at the ski area are taking an aggressive approach to offering more activities for … Continue reading »

Suspect Accused of Harassing Police

ROGUE RIVER, Ore. — Rogue River Police have arrested a man who is accused of harassing the police chief at his home. Police say the suspect has a history of threatening local police. On Thursday, police report 35-year-old Aaron L. Berry allegedly called 911 to report that “someone was trespassing” at an off-duty officer’s home … Continue reading »

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