Friday Night Blitz Preseason Special

The NewsWatch 12 Sports team previews the 2013 high school football season. Stories include: how the smoke from nearby fires has and will affect the teams in Grants Pass, an up-and-coming star at South Medford, why Crater is so successful at sending players to Division I schools, Danial White’s learning experience at Ashland, the merry-go-round … Continue reading »

Suspects Escape High-Speed Chase

WHITE CITY, Ore. – Three suspects are on the loose after a car chase in White City. The nearly hour-long chase happened around 10:30 Friday night. Jackson County Sheriff’s deputies tried to stop a speeding white Cadillac on Route 62 near Avenue G. They say the car started to pull over and then sped off. … Continue reading »

Fire Burns Butte Falls Forestland

NEAR BUTTE FALLS, Ore. — Around 1 p.m. on Sunday, the Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF) crews responded to a fire east of Butte Falls. The fire started in a remote, wooded area on Bureau of Land Management grounds. ODF completed a fire line around the 32-acre blaze before sundown on Sunday. ODF Spokesman Brian Ballou … Continue reading »

Web Extra: Butte Falls Loggers

Butte Falls Assistant Coach Scott Thompson