25 for 25: 2009

November 24, 2010 To mark NewsWatch 12′s 25th anniversary, we are taking a look back into our archives at some of the stories that made major headlines in Southern Oregon and Northern California. In 2009, hundreds of Southern Oregon National Guard troops prepared to leave friends and family for a year-long deployment to Iraq. They … Continue reading »

25 for 25: 2007

November 22, 2010 To mark NewsWatch 12′s 25th anniversary, we are taking a look back into our archives at some of the stories that made major headlines in Southern Oregon and Northern California. In 2007, a debate swirled around the future of Jackson County Library Services. Jackson County libraries were closed for six months and … Continue reading »

25 for 25: 2005

November 19, 2010 To mark NewsWatch 12′s 25th anniversary, we are taking a look back into our archives at some of the stories that made major headlines in Southern Oregon and Northern California. In 2005, three years after the massive Biscuit Fire, environmental groups reacted to the work being done to salvage some of the … Continue reading »

25 for 25: 2004

November 18, 2010 To mark NewsWatch 12′s 25th anniversary, we are taking a look back into our archives at some of the stories that made major headlines in Southern Oregon and Northern California. In 2004, presidential and vice-presidential candidates from both major parties brought their campaigns to Southern Oregon. Vice President Dick Cheney visited in … Continue reading »

25 for 25: 2003

November 30, 2010 To mark NewsWatch 12′s 25th anniversary, we are taking a look back into our archives at some of the stories that made major headlines in Southern Oregon and Northern California. In the summer of 2003 the Wimer Covered Bridge, a Southern Oregon landmark, came crashing down, nearly killing three people.

25 for 25: 2002

November 30, 2010 To mark NewsWatch 12′s 25th anniversary, we are taking a look back into our archives at some of the stories that made major headlines in Southern Oregon and Northern California. The giant Biscuit Fire in the summer of 2002 blackened more than half-a-million acres in Southwest Oregon.

25 for 25: 2001

November 15, 2010 To mark NewsWatch 12′s 25th anniversary, we are taking a look back into our archives at some of the stories that made major headlines in Southern Oregon and Northern California. In 2001, a story in the Klamath Basin received national attention. It was the shutoff of water to basin irrigators in the … Continue reading »

25 for 25: 2000

November 14, 2010 To mark NewsWatch 12′s 25th anniversary, we are taking a look back into our archives at some of the stories that made major headlines in Southern Oregon and Northern California. In 2000, three Erickson Air-Crane employees were kidnapped in Ecuador. For months, the story challenged family members hoping to get word that … Continue reading »

25 for 25: 1999

November 12, 2010 To mark NewsWatch 12′s 25th anniversary, we are taking a look back into our archives at some of the stories that made major headlines in Southern Oregon and Northern California. In 1999, the event that weighed on everybody’s minds for months was the New Year and a new millennium.

25 for 25: 1998

November 11, 2010 To mark NewsWatch 12′s 25th anniversary, we are taking a look back into our archives at some of the stories that made major headlines in Southern Oregon and Northern California. On the eve of Labor Day in 1998, a massive fire destroyed the Boise Cascade Mill in North Medford.

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