Ask the Meteorologist: Hurricanes

ASK THE METEOROLOGIST “Is it possible for a really small hurricane to be happening and for nobody to know about it?” Marcus, Mae Richardson Love this question Marcus! In this day and age, it would be very unlikely that a hurricane would develop and it would remain unknown. There are many resources available to meteorologists … Continue reading »

Rain to Continue Through Today

  WEATHER DISCUSSION Rain has been falling since Wednesday  night across Northern California and Southern Oregon. Rain totals have been steep along the coast, exceeding 2″ in many locations as of 8:30am. Across West Side Valleys rain amounts have ranged from less than 0.10″-1.” The higher amounts have been to the north and west …around … Continue reading »

Law Enforcement Train in Traffic Stops

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — The Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training is working with a wide variety of agencies from all over, trying to make traffic stops safer for police in a three day workshop in Southern Oregon. When police pull someone over, that person may be cooperative, in a medical crisis, or … Continue reading »

Spartans Hockey Team Delivers Coats

MEDFORD, Ore. — The Southern Oregon Spartans Hockey team delivered hundreds of coats to NewsWatch 12 Wednesday for the Coats For Kids campaign. 18 players boarded the Spartans team bus Tuesday morning and traveled to Southern Oregon Linen Service in White City to pick up and transport coats to the news station. New Head Coach … Continue reading »

Gutches Invited to NWCA All-Star Classic

ASHLAND, Ore. — SOU’s Brock Gutches is putting together one of the most dominant wrestling careers in NAIA history. He’s a three-time national champion, with a 15-9 record against NCAA DI wrestlers. On November 1st, Gutches will get his chance to compete on one of the biggest stages in college wrestling. Gutches was invited to … Continue reading »

Baby Bear Cub in Ashland Pharmacy

[UPDATE] The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife said they hope to let the baby bear back into the wild by next spring. It is being cared for at PAWS Wildlife Center in Washington State. ASHLAND, Ore. — Some Ashland Rite Aid customers saw a rare site when they went to the store on Sunday.  A one-month-old, … Continue reading »

Mt. Ashland Celebrates Next 50 Years

ASHLAND, Ore. — Skiers and riders celebrated 50 years of Mt. Ashland, and are hoping for another 50 years to come. The mountain held its anniversary celebration Saturday. Many of the attendees saw the mountain for the first time in a while given the lack of snow last season. Community members celebrated in the Mt. … Continue reading »

Jackson County Talks Water Management

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. — Jackson County is looking to the state of Colorado as a model for a sustainable water project called the WISE project. Southern Oregon WISE stands for Water for Irrigation, Streams and Economy. Jackson County is currently working on finding funding to bring this project to Southern Oregon. The WISE Project in … Continue reading »

Inches of Rain to Fall by Week’s End

  WEATHER DISCUSSION The cold front that came through Monday has pushed off to our east. Skies cleared overnight and this allowed for temperatures to drop this morning. More clouds have moved in and skies will remain partly cloudy today in all locations. Showers are likely throughout the morning at the coast and along the … Continue reading »

Web Extra: Riley, Villamin and Brennan

CORVALLIS, Ore.–Oregon State’s Mike Riley, Sean Mannion, Jordan Villamin and Brent Brennan discussed the injuries plaguing the Beavers, the tough challenge that is Stanford’s defense as well as Villamin’s breakout performance against Utah. Oregon State Head Coach Mike Riley: Oregon State Wide Receiver Jordan Villamin: Oregon State Wide Receivers Coach Brent Brennan: Oregon State Quarterback … Continue reading »

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