Legal Marijuana In the Workplace

COLORADO — Oregon is looking for ways to regulate its soon to be legal recreational marijuana industry, and one of the issues that could come up is marijuana in the workplace. That issue is becoming a topic of conversation in Colorado, where recreational marijuana is already legal. Under state law, employers do not need to … Continue reading »

Victim in Deadly Crash Identified

NEAR HUGO, Ore. — Investigators are releasing new information regarding a deadly crash in Josephine County. The crash happened Monday night on the 1,500 block of Three Pines Rd., near Hugo. Investigators said they received reports of a woman who had been run over by a vehicle. When they arrived, troopers found 52-year old Cheryle … Continue reading »

Oregon is a Concern for Measles Outbreak

Medford, Ore. – ABC’s Chief Health and Medical Editor Dr. Richard Besser said he is concerned about Oregon as the measles outbreak continues. He said living in a state with low vaccination rates does increase the chance of contracting measles saying, “Oregon is one of the states that really has me worried.” Dr. Besser said he … Continue reading »

Second Trial for Murder Suspect

MEDFORD, Ore. — A man accused of murdering his girlfriend over a year ago is expected to appear before a jury Monday morning. The trial for Jose Valencia-Gaona’s trial is scheduled to begin at 9 A.M. before a twelve person jury. His trial originally began last June, but just two days into the trial, the … Continue reading »

Web Extra: Ducks Blow out UCLA

EUGENE, Oregon – Oregon men’s basketball coach Dana Altman and players talk about their 82-64 win against UCLA at Matthew Knight Arena. Oregon head coach Dana Altman: Players Jalil Abdul-Bassit & Dwayne Benjamin:

HEALTHWATCH: How Stress Impacts The Body

MEDFORD, Ore. — In anticipation of the 5th Annual Rogue Valley Health Fair on Saturday, January 24th, we were joined on NewsWatch 12 This Morning by a specialist to talk about how stress impacts our bodies. Mark Rich is from the Alphabiotic Brain Balance Center in Ashland. He gives tips on ways to identify the … Continue reading »

Web Extra: Ducks hoops prepare for USC

EUGENE, Oregon – Oregon basketball coach Dana Altman and several players speak to the media before hosting USC on Thursday. Oregon head coach Dana Altman: Oregon guard Ahmaad Rorie: Oregon guard Jalil Abdul-Bassit:

MLK Day Celebration in Ashland

ASHLAND, Ore. — People across the country are coming out to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. today. In Ashland, people are planning their own way of honoring the legendary civil rights leader. It is the 26th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. celebration at the Historic Ashland Armory. The event is from 12:00 to 1:30 p.m. … Continue reading »

Changes Coming for Transgender Community

ASHLAND, Ore. — The Oregon Health Plan is making big changes to support transgender patients, covering gender reassignment surgery and hormone therapy for the first time. The change in coverage, which is expected to cost about $150,000 out of the program’s $12 billion annual budget, could be life-saving according to many in the transgender community. … Continue reading »

Web Extra: Helfrich, Meyer Final Presser

DALLAS – Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich and Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer field questions one last time before the two teams play for the first-ever College Football Playoff national title. Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich & Ohio St. head coach Urban Meyer:

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