Doomsday Preppers, Part 3: Ashland Getting Prepared

By Steven Sandberg ASHLAND, Ore. — A Southern Oregon city wants to put the idea of emergency preparedness into the hands of its citizens. For some time, the city of Ashland has been finding ways to keep its services available, to help its citizens during an emergency. Now, they want to teach them to help … Continue reading »

Doomsday Preppers: Part 2, The Business of ‘Prepping’

By Steven Sandberg CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — As people begin to think about what they would do in the event of a catastrophe, it also means some companies are cashing in. Preparing for disaster is serious business; in more ways than one. Disasters and emergencies over the past year have brought a new focus on … Continue reading »

Doomsday Preppers: Part 1, Practical Prepping

By Steven Sandberg CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — Several disasters and other emergencies around the globe have helped bring to light the movement of “prepping.” In the first of a three part series, NewsWatch 12’s Steven Sandberg gives a look at some of the people preparing for emergencies. Some groups take it to extremes; but for … Continue reading »