Oregon Officials Reevaluate Pot Edibles

ASHLAND, Ore. — Oregon officials have taken a step back in their proposal to ban marijuana infused edibles after receiving backlash from the public. In the original proposal, marijuana edibles like cookies, cake, candy, and gum could not have been sold to patients at all. This created problems for medical marijuana cardholders who could not … Continue reading »

AIFF Kicks Off Opening Day

ASHLAND, Ore. — Today, NewsWatch 12 This Morning got to speak with Anne Ashbey, Executive Director for the Ashland Independent Film Festival, and hear about all the events and shows planned for this weekend. The Festival opened today at 12 noon at the Varsity Theater in Ashland. The Opening night party will be held at … Continue reading »

Ashland Evaluates Dispensary Regulations

ASHLAND, Ore. — One neighborhood in Ashland is relieved after the city passed a temporary marijuana dispensary moratorium at the city council meeting last night. Several residents on Williamson Way were concerned with talks of a medical marijuana dispensary opening just yards away from their homes. Since the building that was requested falls in a … Continue reading »

Karen Greenstein Remembered by AIFF

MEDFORD, Ore. — Local organizations are remembering Karen Greenstein this week. Greenstein was killed in a deadly crash when her car was hit by a wrong-way driver on I-5 early Thursday morning. The Ashland Independent Film Festival is making its final preparations for the event to begin this Thursday. Those who run the event are … Continue reading »

AIFF Is Right Around the Corner

ASHLAND, Ore. — The Ashland Independent Film Festival runs April 3-7 and tickets are now on sale to the general public. We spoke with Wendy Conner of AIFF on NewsWatch 12 This Morning and she gave us some insiders information on what you need to know if you’re planning to attend the festival this year. … Continue reading »

Ashland Film Festival a Month Away

ASHLAND, Ore. — The Thirteenth Annual Ashland Independent Film Festival released its complete program today for festival being held in the heart of historic downtown Ashland on April 3-7. Over 7, 500 film fans are expected to stay for five days of world-class independent film at the Varsity Theatre, the Historic Ashland Armory, the Ashland … Continue reading »

Round Ball Wrap, February 21st

The final Friday of the regular season for the 4A-6A featured a pair of high-profile rivalries. South Medford owned the “Black and Blue” series. Both the Panthers girls and the Panthers boys beat the Black Tornado. In Eagle Point, the Eagles boys outlasted Ashland while the Grizzly girls beat the Lady Eagles. Also in the … Continue reading »

Hotel Donates to Local Pet Organization

MEDFORD, Ore. — A local organization which aims to help homeless dogs and their owners got a big donation, thanks to a hotel’s re-model. The Comfort Inn in Medfrod donated bedding from 52 rooms to Tail Waggers Rescue. The donation is so large, the organization’s founder, who works out of her car, has only made … Continue reading »

Warming Shelters Seek Volunteers

ASHLAND, Ore. — A standing room only crowd gathered at the Ashland Fire Station Wednesday evening to get more information and training on how to become a volunteer for Ashland’s warming shelters. Guests at Ashland’s Wednesday warming shelter settled in before the doors were locked for the night. Two volunteers also spend the night with … Continue reading »

SOU Tops Corban in Ashland

Courtesy: Southern Oregon University Athletics ASHLAND, Ore. – The Corban men’s basketball couldn’t keep up the 3-point pace it set early Saturday night. Southern Oregon University did. The result was SOU’s 84-64 Cascade Conference win at Bob Riehm Arena, sparked by 14 makes out of 31 tries from downtown. Eric Thompson┬áhit four of them on … Continue reading »

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