A Heart for Fostering: The Process

  GRANTS PASS, Ore., — Hundreds of children in Josephine County are currently in foster care.  According to the Department of Human Services 1 in 55 children in the county are in the foster care system. DHS says it has an urgent need for more foster parents.  In Josephine County, DHS statistics show 76% of … Continue reading »

A Heart for Fostering: The Parents

  GRANTS PASS, Ore., — Hundreds of children in Josephine County are currently in foster care.  According to the Department of Human Services 1 in 55 children in the county are in the foster care system. DHS says it has an urgent need for more foster parents. The goal of foster care is always to … Continue reading »

Sandy Hook Families Planning Lawsuit

CNN – The families of victims killed in the Sandy Hook School Shooting will sue the maker of the gun used by shooter Adam Lanza. Sunday marked two years since the deadly shooting in Newtown, Connecticut that left 20 children and six adults dead. Relatives of the victims have secured high-profile legal representation, including one … Continue reading »

A Heart for Fostering: The Children

GRANTS PASS, Ore., — Hundreds of children in Josephine County are currently in foster care.  According to the Department of Human Services 1 in 55 children in the county are in the foster care system. DHS says it has an urgent need for more foster parents. “Many families want young children and there is no … Continue reading »

Firefighters Standing By For Assistance

WEED, Calif. — Dozens of Cal Fire personnel are assisting those residents today as they are let back into the devastated neighborhoods. Hundreds of firefighters have been staged for hours this morning, preparing for what’s expected to be a very emotional day for many weed families. Cal Fire officials say they have been over the … Continue reading »

Habitat for Humanity Helps Families

MEDFORD, Ore. — More than 16% of Jackson County residents live in poverty, and Habitat for Humanity is working to improve the living conditions of those families. In the past year, the organization began building their 50th and 51st home in the Rogue Valley, and it seems the kids of those families are as thankful … Continue reading »

Red Cross On Set With NewsWatch 12

MEDFORD, Ore. — There are organizations in place to not only help people cope with the immediate shock of devastations, but to make a plan for the future which can sometimes be hard to even think about at first. The Southern Oregon chapter of Red Cross is helping the family in Medford whose home burned … Continue reading »

Rodeo Honors Cancer Survivors

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — In addition to the roping and riding at the Wild Rogue Pro Rodeo in Central Point, on Friday night, there was special recognition cancer patients, survivors, and their families. The goal is to honor anyone who has dealt with the disease. Asante handed out 250 tickets to cancer survivors over the last … Continue reading »