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 »

Firefighters Open Door to Help Aquarium

GOLD HILL, Ore. — With ice on the interstate and chains on their tires, the weather proved to be much colder than two men coming from southern California anticipated. “We were coming down and we had to chain up and we were going really slow at that point, trying to find a warm place that … Continue reading »

Icy Roads Cause Medford Streets to Close

MEDFORD, Ore. — While cars were sliding down East Main Street, Jeremy Withrow and his friend stepped up to lend a push to those who needed it. About a quarter inch of ice built up and some cars were trying to take a chance and drive down the hill. The slick roads caused cars to … Continue reading »

Frigid Temperatures Threaten Pipes

MEDFORD, Ore. — With frigid temperatures settling in and ice forming on windshields overnight, garden hoses may out of sight and out of mind for homeowners. Something as simple as unscrewing the hose from the faucet during the winter could mean the difference in hundreds of dollars of plumbing repairs. Garden hoses are one of … Continue reading »

Police Keep Close Eye On Ashland

ASHLAND, Ore. — Costumes of all types were seen at the Ashland Plaza, and so were police. They wanted to make their presence known to make sure no super heroes were needed if things got out of hand. Halloween is a tradition in Ashland, but one that has had a rocky past. “We had some … Continue reading »

Friday Night Blitz, October 4th

The 6A Southwestern League and the 4A Skyline Conference both entered the day with multiple undefeated teams. By the end of the day, there was only one undefeated in each conference. Games include Roseburg/South Medford, North Medford/Thurston, Grants Pass/South Eugene, Sheldon/Crater, Ashland/North Eugene, Klamath Union/North Valley, Mazama/Phoenix, Hidden Valley/Henley, North Lake/Butte Falls.

Thieves Target Family’s Craigslist Ad

WHITE CITY, Ore. — As the final boxes were moved out of Oscar Millan’s home, he was still hard at work checking chores off a to-do list. “We’re moving into a smaller house, we’re moving in with my stepsister because my mom has cancer and it’s just me and her here so we’re all going … Continue reading »

GP’s Drake Brennan Talks Discus

Grants Pass junior Drake Brennan is one of the top throwers in the state in the discus. Drake chats with Newswatch 12′s Chris Leone about the form that has helped him become one of the top contenders for a state championship.

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