OSF: Behind The Curtain-Business Impact

ASHLAND, Ore. —  The Oregon Shakespeare Festival’s 2015 season kicks off with “Much Ado About Nothing” this Friday. Hotels, restaurants and bars are looking forward to more business from travelers coming in town to see the OSF shows. The Winchester Inn sees visitors return for shows year after year. Owners said people come in town … Continue reading »

LIVE at the 2015 Oscars

ABC has live coverage of the red carpet events at the 2015 Academy Awards. Tune in Tonight on NewsWatch 12 at 11 p.m. for wrap-up of Oscar Night.

Driver Asleep at Wheel Crashes Overnight

ASHLAND, Ore. — Oregon State Police and Ashland Fire and Rescue responded to a rollover crash overnight. It happened around 11:30 Saturday night on the northbound I-5 freeway near milepost 7. Ashland Fire said an elderly man in his 80’s fell asleep at the wheel. The passenger side of the vehicle is completely crushed, but … Continue reading »

Photos Released of Assault Suspects

ASHLAND, Ore. — Ashland Police release new photos of the two suspects in an assault on a transient woman. One man is in jail and another is believed to have fled the area, following an assault around midnight on Friday. Ashland Police say two transient men, later identified at Marcus Dwayne Harper and Kenneth Dale … Continue reading »

Showers Back in the Forecast This Week

WEATHER DISCUSSION Lower pressure has moved in from the northeast allowing for afternoon temperatures to get closer to average. Overnight lows have been dropping significantly as well. Areas east of the Cascade Range made it into the teens for lows and the winds overnight kept the windchill in the single digits. Now that high pressure … Continue reading »

Chieftains Rule SCL, Mustangs Move On

ROGUE RIVER, Ore. — A wild comeback lifted Rogue River to Southern Cascade League superiority on Saturday. The Chieftains trailed Cascade Christian by as many as 10 in the 4th quarter before chipping away at the Challengers. Connor Strickland knocked down a three-pointer with under 40 seconds left in the game to give Rogue River … Continue reading »

Oregon State Wins Another at Home

Courtesy: Oregon State University Athletics CORVALLIS, Ore. — Oregon State set a school record for home victories in a season and clinched a winning season record on Saturday night with a decisive 72-58 decision over Colorado before a Gill Coliseum crowd of 7,117. The Beavers (17-10, 8-7 Pac-12) held the Buffaloes (12-14, 5-9) to just … Continue reading »

NewsWatch 12 Sportsmen’s Show Continues

CENTRAL  POINT, Ore. —  Saturday marked day two at the annual NewsWatch 12 Sportsmen’s and Outdoor Recreation Show at the Jackson County Expo. The show includes everything for the outdoor enthusiast and plenty of activities for the entire family. There are exhibitors with everything you might need for your outdoor adventures along with plenty of activities … Continue reading »

Round Ball Wrap, February 20th

Conference titles are on the line in the boys 6A Southwest Conference and girls 5A Midwestern League. Plus, Lakeview and St. Mary’s girls battle to find out which team earns the #1 seed in the Southern Cascade League. Additional games include Sheldon and North Medford, Grants Pass and Thurston, Ashland and North Eugene as well … Continue reading »

Oregon Trails: Drive-Through Theatres

MEDFORD, Ore. — Since 1908, movies have flickered across the silver screen of theatres in Southern Oregon. The first known movie house in Medford was called the Bijou, and was next to what was later the Winans Furniture store on East Main Street. With movies running only a few minutes at a time on a … Continue reading »

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