• A Nice End to the Work Week on the Way

    A Nice End to the Work Week on the Way

    January 29, 2015

    High pressure continues to strengthen on Friday, meaning mostly sunny skies prevail, aside from the morning fog in the valleys. High temperatures will be back above average, reaching the upper 50's and lower 60's in some locations.

    Amateur Athlete: Nevina DeLuca

    Amateur Athlete: Nevina DeLuca

    January 29, 2015

    Wrestling has been popular in Southern Oregon for years, but recently the sport has started gaining popularity with women. In fact, SOU announced the addition of a women's wrestling team earlier this month. NewsWatch 12's Brandon Kamerman shows how one girl is breaking down stereotypes in her first

    Fire at Knife River Asphalt Plant

    Fire at Knife River Asphalt Plant

    January 29, 2015

    Multiple crews responded to an explosion and fire at the Knife River Asphalt plant in Central Point. Firefighters say the tank must have reached at least 700 degrees in order for the material inside to ignite.

    Conference Highlights So. Oregon Edge

    Conference Highlights So. Oregon Edge

    January 29, 2015

    Southern Oregon’s economy is getting a boost from a new initiative created by SOREDI. The southern Oregon Edge promotes the region as a hub for high tech development, and promotes the high tech business which already call our area home.

    Update on Jackson Co. GMO Lawsuit

    Update on Jackson Co. GMO Lawsuit

    January 29, 2015

    Local farmers and supporters of a GMO-Free Jackson County are meeting tonight. This is comes before a hearing scheduled next week about a GMO lawsuit the county and family farms. The Our Family Farms Coalition and Thrive are hosting presentations tonight.

    Oregon Graduation Rates Increase

    Oregon Graduation Rates Increase

    January 29, 2015

    72% of Oregon high school students are graduating on time. This information comes from a new statewide survey revealed today. That's about a 3% increase from the year before. Graduation rates have increased, not only in affluent communities, but also in so called “at risk” communities.

    In the Kitchen: Almond Milk

    In the Kitchen: Almond Milk

    January 29, 2015

    Rachel Downing with NW RAW juice bar in Ashland demonstrates how to make almond milk with an at home blender.

    Klamath County Library: Story Kits

    Klamath County Library: Story Kits

    January 29, 2015

    Reading is a skill that doesn't come easily for all kids, but experts say any interaction parents have with their kids helps develop literacy skills. NewsWatch12's Kirstin O'Connor spoke with Drucilla Curtis about a way you can bring story time home from the library.

    Quiet into Weekend, Some Rain on the Way

    Quiet into Weekend, Some Rain on the Way

    January 29, 2015

    Fog stayed patchy this morning across the West Side, most likely due to the higher clouds blanketing much of the area. Today we'll keep those clouds around but temperatures will still climb above average.

    Ask the Meteorologist: Rain Behavior

    Ask the Meteorologist: Rain Behavior

    January 28, 2015

    This is a question we may ask ourselves when we are in desperate need of rainfall. Our neighbor across the street tells us he got two tenths of an inch, but your rain our rain gauge has gotten barely a trace! Well, know that this might be happening for a couple of reasons.

    Mild Temperatures & Dense Morning Fog

    Mild Temperatures & Dense Morning Fog

    January 28, 2015

    Wednesday began very much like Monday and Tuesday, with dense fog in our valleys and cool temperatures. By the afternoon hours, however, temperatures were not quite as warm as days past, but still above average.

    Oregon Lifeguard Welcomes New Helicopter

    Oregon Lifeguard Welcomes New Helicopter

    January 28, 2015

    The company Oregon Lifeguard is welcoming a new helicopter into the air ambulance crew. Crew members spent the day Wednesday testing out the new helicopter near the Rogue Valley International Airport.

    State of Oregon v. VA: Vending Violation

    State of Oregon v. VA: Vending Violation

    January 28, 2015

    The State of Oregon has filed a complaint in federal court against the Department of Veterans Affairs. At the center of this complaint is a struggle between the Southern Oregon Rehabilitation Center & Clinics and Oregon Commission for the Blind.

    Black Tornado Blows By Grants Pass

    Black Tornado Blows By Grants Pass

    January 28, 2015

    The North Medford boys beat Grants Pass 70-51 in Tuesday night's Round Ball Wrap Game of the Week. Check out the highlights here:

    Josephine County Backs Off Pot Ordinance

    Josephine County Backs Off Pot Ordinance

    January 28, 2015

    The Josephine County Board of Commissioners is not approving an ordinance regulating marijuana and marijuana products. It would have regulated and imposed a 10 percent tax on the production, transportation and transfer of marijuana and marijuana products.

    More Dense Fog, Possibly Rain to Come

    More Dense Fog, Possibly Rain to Come

    January 28, 2015

    Dense fog has developed overnight west of the Cascades and an advisory has been issued through 10am for poor visibilities. The fog will gradually lift into the afternoon hours, lasting longer in Grants Pass than in Medford.

    In The Kitchen: Lobster Shooters

    In The Kitchen: Lobster Shooters

    January 27, 2015

    Chef Dale Fowler of the Regency Grill in Medford shows us how to visit the coast by staying in the kitchen with a yummy recipe for Lobster Shooters.

    Morning Fog & a Stray Shower Wednesday

    Morning Fog & a Stray Shower Wednesday

    January 27, 2015

    Tuesday brought another round of dense fog to the valleys, and for some locations in Josephine County, that fog never lifted. However, Medford did see a fog-free afternoon, but highs clouds and haze obscured any sunshine we may have seen.

    Domestic Violence Program Helps Victims

    Domestic Violence Program Helps Victims

    January 27, 2015

    A collaboration between Medford Police and Community Works is providing help and services to those involved in domestic violence cases. The program started four years ago and other law enforcement agencies in the area are looking to get involved.

    More Dense Fog Early, Mostly Cloudy

    More Dense Fog Early, Mostly Cloudy

    January 27, 2015

    Monday afternoon brought another round of mild temperatures. Mt. Shasta, Klamath Falls and Alturas all broke record highs, climbing into the 50's and 60's. Today temperatures will be slightly cooler, a result of the high clouds streaming in from the south.