Time Ticking For Business to Open

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Dave Griess talked things over with his contractor Friday afternoon, with only a few weeks left before his business must open. He and his family finally have the green light to open after months of uncertainty and a change of location. “About January they knew we were interested and they called … Continue reading »

Part of Spring Break Spent in School

MEDFORD, Ore. — There’s about two months left before graduation in the Medford School District, and some students at South Medford High School are using this second week of spring break to make sure they’ll be ready to go. The calendar says spring break, but seniors at South Medford high school are anxious to graduate. … Continue reading »

Part of Engine Falls Through Bridge

NEAR RUCH, Ore. – Just after 10:30p.m. Tuesday night, Applegate Fire District 9 responded to a fire just off Highway 238. The first engine on scene was going over the only bridge over the Applegate River leading to the home when the front passenger side tire fell through the bridge. The firefighters immediately stopped and … Continue reading »

Bracket Challenge Brings Slim Odds

MEDFORD, Ore. — If you entered billionaire Warren Buffett’s challenge and selected the winners of all 63 March Madness games correctly, you will win one billion dollars. Tuesday night a Mega Millions jackpot of 400 million dollars is up for grabs, but which one is more likely depends on who you ask. Tuesday afternoon, Jeff … Continue reading »

New App from Oregon Wine Symposium

PORTLAND, Ore. — The wine industry is going high tech as wine makers from all over the world gathered to share the latest wine techniques and technology. The annual Oregon Wine Symposium in Portland brings over 170 companies who feature everything needed to make wine. One of the hottest features at this year’s show is … Continue reading »

Wednesday’s Child: Andrew

MEDFORD Ore. — This week’s Wednesday’s Child is about an entertaining boy with a curious smile, and no shortage of conversation topics. Talking with Andrew is pretty entertaining, not just because of what he says, but how he says it. Andrew is full of personality and big on dancing, but if you think you’re funny, … Continue reading »

NewsWatch12 Marks 30th Anniversary

MEDFORD, Ore. — Wednesday marked the 30th Anniversary for KDRV.  A lot has changed over the last three decades, and many faces have come and gone. One of those who have been here the longest, Ron Brown, takes a look back at what it took to bring channel 12 to life. In his package, he … Continue reading »

Parents Awaiting Details on Strike Plans

MEDFORD, Ore. — If a strike goes into effect, about half of Medford’s schools will be closed and the ones that remain open will run two shifts — a morning and afternoon session. Which schools would close and how bus routes would run have not yet been released, which has some parents waiting to find … Continue reading »

Dredging Underway For 1st Time in Years

PORT ORFORD, Ore. — The day’s catch was hoisted up for one Port Orford fisherman, who beat the high tide rush that has become the norm at the port of Port Orford. The port hasn’t received its needed annual dredging since federal funding stopped in 2010, leaving high tide the only time the dozens of … Continue reading »

Police Train in Freezing Temperatures

WHITE CITY, Ore. – Shell casings fell to the snow as Medford Police officers spent hours training in 20 degree weather in an effort to gain experience in winter conditions. “Manual dexterity, it diminishes quite a bit the colder and colder it gets,” said Officer Paul Mellgren. Ice and sub-freezing temperatures impact everything from the … Continue reading »

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