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 »

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 »

Cooking Together for a Healthy Family

MEDFORD, Ore. — Creating a healthy home can be as easy as bringing your kids into the kitchen.  Everyone from toddlers to teenagers can help with the cooking. Sherri Sexton, a clinical dietitian at Rogue Regional Medical Center said, “It helps you to be able to spend more time with your kids.  It’s a good … Continue reading »

Family Hit with Fake Money Scam

MEDFORD, Ore. — A Craig’s List scam leaves one family without a Christmas this year. A woman named Sue spoke to NewsWatch 12 about the incident. She posted an ad on the website to sell her I-pad for 5 hundred dollars. A man contacted the family and purchased the device. Sue didn’t know anything was … Continue reading »

Family Recovering After House Fire

MEDFORD, Ore. — A southern Oregon school is stepping up to help a family who lost their home to a fire Thanksgiving night. The fire happened on the 3 thousand block of Mallard Lane in Medford. The McFarland family escaped safely with their pet. Since then, Madrone Trail Public Charter School set up a fund to help … Continue reading »

Woman Trying to Contact Family

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Since Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines last week, the only thing on the mind of Dorina Bates- Dereus is her family. “I’ve been checking my Facebook, I’ve been calling I stay up until 1a.m. to try to figure out. I’ve called the Philippines, all the numbers I have in my phone … Continue reading »

Habitat For Heroes House Is First In OR

MEDFORD, Ore. — Dozens were on hand Saturday morning to watch a military veteran and his family receive the keys to the first “Habitat for Heroes” house built in Oregon. “I don’t know. Scream for joy or cry for joy. It’s super exciting just knowing that my family is going to have a stable house … Continue reading »