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Saturday, October 23rd Weather

Rain continues throughout Saturday, even more rain and high winds on Sunday

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Friday Night Blitz: Week 8

Tight playoff races stole the show in week 8 of the Friday Night Blitz. Next week, the final week of the regular season.

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Friday, October 22nd Evening Weather

More wet weather tomorrow but a stronger storm on Sunday will bring heavier rainfall and stronger winds to the region.

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Saturday marks National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

Multiple locations in southern Oregon will be participating in the event, designed to take unwanted, unused, and expired medications in an effort to reduce misuse.

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Missing California pilot found dead at crash site west of Dunsmuir

Siskiyou County search and rescue teams found the crash site on Friday of William Bushling, a pilot who went missing Wednesday after taking off from the airstrip in Ashland.

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Potentially 'armed and dangerous' suspect at large after Eagle Point home invasion

The Jackson County Sheriff's Office is looking for the last suspect in an armed robbery at a marijuana grow near Highway 140 east of Eagle Point on Thursday night.

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October 22nd Afternoon Weather

Several storm systems, rounds of wind and heavy rain, moving through this weekend

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Friday, October 22 morning weather

Friday, October 22 morning weather. Heavy rain this morning will give way to more showers this afternoon.

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Thursday, October 21st Overnight Weather

Scattered showers linger Friday with cool temperatures and breezy winds.

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Medford City Council will consider changes to camping ordinances

The City Council is scheduled to consider two ordinances on Thursday night that would change when and where the houseless can camp in cars, near private property, and in cemeteries.

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The COVID-19 pandemic overshadowed the opioid crisis, but overdose deaths are still happening

With fentanyl flooding the market, the opioid epidemic is just as deadly in Jackson County as ever.

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Central Medford students get on the frequency with 'Great Oregon ShakeOut'

Students got a tutorial on amateur radio and how it could become vital in the event of a disaster.

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Thursday, October 21st Evening Weather

Soggy and still pretty windy tonight with widespread moderate to heavy rain with mountain snow.

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Rep. Bentz outlines southern Oregon illegal marijuana trade for US Attorney General

During AG Garland's testimony to the House Judiciary Committee, Rep. Bentz took a detour into the region's massive black market marijuana industry.

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Wolf Creek community left without fire protection after volunteers resign en masse

Chief Steve Scruggs and all of the Wolf Creek Rural Fire Protection District's volunteer firefighters resigned last week in a dispute with the district's board of directors.

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Mutual aid keeps local fire departments going

When a 76 station in Wolf Creek burned down this week, fire departments from all over Josephine and Jackson counties stepped in.

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We're Hiring: Grants Pass Clinic

Grants Pass Clinic is hiring!

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In the Kitchen: Sausage Spaghettini Marinara With Peppers and Onion

Chef Vinny from Vinny's Italian Kitchen shows us how to make this pasta specialty

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Thursday, October 21st Afternoon Weather

Rain increases later today, wet end of week and weekend ahead

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Thursday, October 21 morning weather

Thursday, October 21 morning weather. Rain and wind will impact the region later today.

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Wednesday, October 20th Evening Weather

The next storm system will crank up the winds tonight into tomorrow. Southerly winds will be strong again, and this system will pack more of a punch when it comes to precipitation amounts.

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Ballots go out in Josephine County; jail levy's fate hangs in the balance

On the November ballot is an option to renew the same jail levy first adopted in 2017, which funds both the Josephine County adult jail and the juvenile detention center.

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Details still unclear in homicide investigation south of Ruch in the Applegate Valley

Neighbors say that the property currently being investigated by the Jackson County Sheriff's Office belonged to a nice couple. It's not currently clear what their status is.

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Sen. Merkley pushes for making large wildfires a national emergency

The US Senator said that having a national emergency designation for major fires would get FEMA funding involved more quickly, rather than draining regional Forest Service funds.

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No Wolf Creek firefighters remained for response to fire at 76 gas station

Austin Prince with Rural Metro Fire said that the entire Wolf Creek volunteer fire department left their positions last week, leaving the community without its own fire protection service.

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FireWatch: 2021 Fire Season ends for Jackson and Josephine counties

The Oregon Department of Forestry declared an end to the 2021 Fire Season on Wednesday as regular rains and cooler temperatures have significantly reduced the threat of fire spreading.

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Wednesday, October 20 afternoon weather

Wednesday, October 20 morning weather. Showers and breezy conditions today will set the stage for another very wet system tomorrow evening.

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FireWatch: 76 gas station catches fire in Wolf Creek

Multiple fire departments are at the scene of a structure fire at the 76 gas station in Wolf Creek. NewsWatch 12 has a reporter at the scene and we will provide more information as it becomes available.

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Wednesday, October 20 morning weather

Wednesday, October 20 morning weather. Spotty showers will be ongoing today with blustery winds in the region too.

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Josephine County Sheriff hopes for federal help with crackdown on illegal marijuana grows

Sheriff Dave Daniel is not holding out hope for Oregon National Guard mobilization, but he does hope to get federal attention to the issue.

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Vaccine Watch: Oregon State Police reports little fallout from vaccine mandate, unlike Washington counterparts

According to agency numbers, the vast majority of OSP employees were either fully vaccinated, received an exception, or submitted an exception that is still pending a review.

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OSP officers' union hints at legal action after state official accidentally shares state employee vaccination info

The Statesman Journal and Oregonian reported Monday that they received the COVID-19 vaccination data for 40,000 date state employees from an Oregon Dept. of Administrative Services employee.

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Tuesday, October 19th Evening Weather

Strong winds expected tonight with areas of rain and mountain snow. More wet and unsettled weather is expected through the rest of the week and this weekend.

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In the Kitchen: Blue Crab Ravioli with Cognac cream sauce

Chef Vinny shows us how to make crab ravioli in the kitchen this week

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Tuesday, October 19 afternoon weather

Tuesday, October 19 afternoon weather. Clouds will increase today with wet and windy weather this evening.

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Jackson County health officer discusses the latest on COVID-19 vaccines

Dr. Jim Shames weighed in on the news that federal officials will likely approve getting a different vaccine when seeking a booster dose.

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Tuesday, October 19 morning weather

Tuesday, October 19 morning weather. A mostly dry afternoon will turn into a damp evening.

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FBI report finds spike in incidents of law enforcement officers assaulted on duty

Special Agent in Charge Kieran Ramsey of the FBI's Oregon office outlined the latest statistics on officers assaulted in the line of duty.

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Vaccine mandate goes into effect for southern Oregon schools, hospitals, first responder agencies

Most entities reported that the vast majority of employees had proven they were fully vaccinated or got a valid exception. Asante took a novel approach of sending home all unvaccinated employees, regardless of exceptions.

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Jackson County asked for National Guard help with marijuana emergency, but it's unlikely to happen this year

In its letter to Governor Kate Brown, the Jackson County Board of Commissioners asked for National Guard mobilization to help with the crackdown on illegal marijuana.

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Monday, October 18th Evening Weather

The next storm system will move in tomorrow with winds picking up and wet weather pushing in later in the day and into tomorrow night.

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Monday, October 18 afternoon weather

Monday, October 18 afternoon weather. Mostly dry conditions will be in place today with wet weather later this week.

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Knowing the risks of breast cancer.

1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime, health officials say knowing the risks can help detect it early on.

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Monday, October 18 morning weather

Monday, October 18 morning weather. Spotty showers this morning will give way to mostly dry conditions this afternoon.

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Sunday, October 17th Weather

Rain and higher terrain snow overnight, more rain expected later in the week

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Sunday, October 17 weather

Sunday, October 17 weather. Rainy and windy conditions will be in place for the region today.

Oregon Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 357526

Reported Deaths: 4284
CountyCasesDeaths
Multnomah55810707
Washington38782324
Marion36837455
Clackamas29779309
Lane27744302
Jackson23059310
Deschutes20336125
Umatilla14492150
Linn12911131
Douglas12118243
Josephine9384196
Yamhill8715113
Klamath8020119
Polk737381
Malheur563677
Benton549431
Coos503794
Columbia382644
Jefferson376052
Lincoln319939
Union319549
Crook291846
Wasco288841
Clatsop244328
Baker203529
Tillamook196932
Hood River192837
Morrow185023
Curry180625
Harney113927
Grant100013
Lake93912
Wallowa68612
Gilliam1544
Sherman1523
Wheeler1121
Unassigned00

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 4848946

Reported Deaths: 71328
CountyCasesDeaths
Los Angeles148303126527
Riverside3716705041
San Diego3666614183
San Bernardino3586775692
Orange3242885562
Sacramento1596362309
Kern1463481648
Fresno1463182094
Santa Clara1455431897
Alameda1206921400
San Joaquin1027761721
Ventura1010381167
Contra Costa1000181008
Stanislaus862991335
Tulare80375978
San Francisco54440649
San Mateo54168623
Monterey50911586
Solano46063341
Santa Barbara45223523
Merced42422581
Sonoma40997404
Placer39435429
Imperial36071766
Kings32938325
San Luis Obispo29973333
Madera23955285
Shasta23924352
Butte23818273
Santa Cruz21034221
Yolo20397248
Marin17706244
El Dorado17207149
Sutter13937175
Napa12898100
Yuba1011582
Tehama9534110
Humboldt9269109
Nevada916790
Mendocino766787
Lassen754347
San Benito744972
Tuolumne691790
Lake6631105
Amador547364
Siskiyou451246
Glenn438433
Calaveras391481
Del Norte358742
Colusa307618
Inyo214241
Mono16723
Plumas16607
Mariposa133916
Trinity88011
Modoc6895
Sierra1880
Unassigned1460
Alpine1050
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