School “Gets Inspired” with New Books

ROGUE RIVER, Ore. —  In March, Newswatch 12 and other ABC affiliates asked viewers to nominate schools in need of new books. Rogue River Elementary School received more nominations than any other school in the country, and were able to get new books to replace old or worn books in their library. On Tuesday, several kids … Continue reading »

Local Kids Get “Inspired”

MEDFORD, Ore. — Some kids in the Rogue Valley are taking home new books this week. The “Be Inspired” campaign is giving away more than eight million books to schools across the country. NewsWatch 12’s Kirstin O’Connor spoke with the Area Manager for the local SMART program that helped get several of these books locally. … Continue reading »

H1N1 Flu Cases Increase

Medford, Ore. — We are seeing more cases of the flu nationwide, with an expected peak to the season still weeks away.  ABC’s Chief Health Editor, Dr. Richard Besser says activity has taken a major jump.  He says last week there were six states with widespread activity, now there are 20. Oregon is just one … Continue reading »