Mill Production Could Expand After Fire

GLENDALE, Ore. — The Swanson Group is moving forward after losing one of their mills to a fire earlier this month in Springfield and will now absorb up to 100 of their employees to other mills, including this location in Glendale. Production will soon be ramping up at the Swanson Group’s Glendale plywood mill. 250 … Continue reading »

O.D.F. Recon Flights to Spot Smoke

MEDFORD, Ore. — It’s been two days since thunderstorms moved through southern Oregon and although time has passed, lightning strikes still smolder and sometimes the best way to get a view of the smokes, is from  6,000 feet. “They’ve got a smoke report up Tolman Creek in Ashland, and we’re going to go fly over … Continue reading »

Election Office Contact Information

Ballots mailed out Friday, May 2, 2014. Ballots must be turned in by Tuesday, May 20, 2014 by 8:00 P.M. If you haven’t received your ballot by Friday May 9, 2014, contact your county elections office with the information below. Jackson County Elections 1101 W Main St # 201 Medford, OR 97501 Phone: (541) 774-6148 … Continue reading »

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 »

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