A Dry and Sunny Sunday

WEATHER DISCUSSION Rain, snow, hail, and wind made up the forecast for Friday. A cold pool of air moved overhead allowing for instability to strengthen. This, along with daytime heating allowed for pop-up storms to form and strengthen through the day. Hail was reported in Grants Pass and Medford, among other places. The showers dissipated over the evening … 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 »

Round Ball Wrap, February 27th

The final Round Ball Wrap of the season features the Rogue River boys trying to make their first state tournament since 1968, the SOU & OIT women in a tight Cascade Conference semifinal game and play-in matchups from the 4A boys and girls.

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 »

Girls Rock! Saturday Grants Pass Event

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — The 7th annual Girls Rock! event will be held at Grants Pass High School on Saturday, Feb 28th from 8:30 – 3:00.  It is a free event for girls ages 9 – 13, who must attend with an adult.They get to share a day together, without the distraction of cell phones … Continue reading »

The Dress Debacle

A photo of a dress started circulating online Thursday evening that has people questioning their eyesight. NewsWatch12 asked viewers to weigh in on what colors they see, blue and black, or white and gold. Some of the responses were aired live on NewsWatch12 Midday.

Pet of the Week: Saturn

Today is Friday, and that means it’s time to meet our Pet of the Week! This week’s pet is Saturn, a five month-old brown tabby cat. Saturn is fun and playful and loves to cuddle. When she’s happy, she turns into a purr machine! Any family would mesh well with Saturn, as she can be adventurous … Continue reading »

OSF: Behind the Curtain – Backstage Tour

    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 premiers and … Continue reading »

Light Rain and Snow Today

WEATHER DISCUSSION A weak cold front has been pushing through the area today allowing for showers to pick up across the region. Snow levels started low, near about 5,000′ and will be lowering dramatically through Saturday. Levels will bottom out near 4,500′ for the Cascades, 3,500′ for the Siskiyous, and 3,400′ for the Basin. Snow … Continue reading »

Amateur Athlete: OSF

ASHLAND, Ore. — There are eleven plays this season at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. An actor typically performs in one, maybe two, shows per season. A director usually only directs one, but there is someone at OSF that has a hand in every show. For 24 year, Jon Toppo has roamed the many stages of … Continue reading »

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