Body Found Identified as Chase Suspect

[UPDATE] The body found this afternoon is that of a high speed chase suspect named Christopher Sellars. Sellers was involved in a high speed chase on December 19th of last year. Troopers from the Klamath Falls Patrol office attempted to stop an orange Ford Expedition for a traffic violation on Highway 66 in Klamath. The driver who … Continue reading »

Search Continues for Missing Teen

ASHLAND, Ore. — As the family of Hannah Thomas-Garner tries to get DNA testing done, search and rescue crews are getting ready for another ground search. Volunteers will head to Dead Indian Memorial Road tomorrow to look for signs of the missing teen. Search crews have been down this road before, but last time the … Continue reading »

Oregon Trails-Jails

  MEDFORD, Ore.–Possibly the oldest existing city jail in southern Oregon is at the 125 year old Jacksonville city hall. A plaque on the wall says it was built in 1880 for 25-hundred dollars and included two jail cells in addition to a clerk’s office, fire station and council meeting room, still in use today. … Continue reading »

HEALTHWATCH: How Stress Impacts The Body

MEDFORD, Ore. — In anticipation of the 5th Annual Rogue Valley Health Fair on Saturday, January 24th, we were joined on NewsWatch 12 This Morning by a specialist to talk about how stress impacts our bodies. Mark Rich is from the Alphabiotic Brain Balance Center in Ashland. He gives tips on ways to identify the … Continue reading »

MLK Day Celebration in Ashland

ASHLAND, Ore. — People across the country are coming out to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. today. In Ashland, people are planning their own way of honoring the legendary civil rights leader. It is the 26th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. celebration at the Historic Ashland Armory. The event is from 12:00 to 1:30 p.m. … Continue reading »

Local Businessman Heading to Daytona

ASHLAND, OR — Derek DeBoer, the General Manager of TC Chevy in Ashland, is getting back to his dream of being a professional race car driver. According to DeBoer, he deferred his passion for racing to pursue an education, career and family. But, this week he was told that he will be driving an Aston Martin … Continue reading »

Pacific Domes Reflects on Haiti Support

ASHLAND, Ore. — Five years ago Monday, an earthquake devastated Haiti. The 7.0 magnitude quake shook the capital of Port-Au-Prince on Jan. 12, 2010. The rebuilding is continuing and local agencies are sharing how they have helped rebuild after the destruction. Pacific Domes has been in operation in Ashland since the 1980’s. The local company pooled … Continue reading »

Oregon Trails-Big Floods

MEDFORD, Ore.–For most southern Oregon residents memories of the New Year’s Day Flood of 1997 is the most recent reminder of how warm rain on heavy wet snow can cause catastrophic flooding in our region. The really big storm and floods of Christmas 1964 set the standard for measuring how bad winter weather can be … Continue reading »

Ashland Schools Respond to Chickenpox

ASHLAND, Ore. — Ashland School District is responding to several cases of chickenpox in the district since November. The district has had 26 cases since November 17th. Three of those cases were reported over the winter break. The school sent out a letter to parents on Friday outlining plans to keep students and community members … Continue reading »

Snow Plows Gear Up for Winter Weather

ASHLAND, Ore. — The recent storm system that moved through our area salted the mountains with snow, and dribbled rain across the Rogue Valley. Even though, no snow stuck to the ground in Ashland, there was a chance it could. This had snow crews on stand-by, and plows geared up and ready to go. The … Continue reading »

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