Medford Fire Fighters Hold Open House

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford fire fighters opened their doors to community members today to kick off fire prevention week. Kids got to run around the training area at Fire Station 4, learning everything from how to use the fire house to crawling and running through obstacles. Fire fighters taught kids about fitness, fire safety and … Continue reading »

Impact of Marijuana on Youth

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — The effects of marijuana on kids and teens was the center of a community discussion Thursday. This is the third forum held in Grants Pass for parents and other members of the public to ask questions and receive answers from national experts about marijuana use among the youth. The biggest concerns … Continue reading »

Schools Without AC Struggle to Stay Cool

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — The hot weather is making it difficult for kids to stay cool during outdoor recess but for some southern Oregon schools they face that challenge inside the classroom. Several schools with the Grants Pass School District do not have air-conditioning systems. Highland Elementary School is one of five schools in the district that are … Continue reading »

Salon Gives Students Fresh New Look

MEDFORD, Ore. — A fresh cut, a new style and a new frame of mind–that’s what Jimy Angel with Salon Vivid hoped the 30 students from VIBES Charter School would walk away with after stopping in Monday afternoon. The salon and its employees volunteered their time on what is typically a day off to pick … Continue reading »

Boys and Girls Club Raising Money

GRANTS PASS, Ore. —  One southern Oregon organization is hoping to raise thousands of dollars in one day so it can continue to help hundreds of kids. The Boys and Girls Club is kicking off its third annual phone-a-thon. Staff members are hoping to raise 20 thousand dollars in three hours. This year, staff had … Continue reading »

Suspect Sought in Hit and Run of Kids

MEDFORD, Ore. — A driver hits three kids along the streets of West Medford and takes off on Friday. Deputies are still searching for that suspect and said they did not find any skid marks on the road or signs that the vehicle sped or slowed down. An eyewitness, Shelsea Harden, spoke with Newswatch 12.  She … Continue reading »