• Friday Night Blitz, October 31st

    Friday Night Blitz, October 31st

    November 1, 2014

    Sheldon edges North Medford in a battle of Top Ten teams. Grants Pass finishes off an undefeated regular season. South Medford gets in to the playoffs with a win over Thurston. Ashland ends the season with a big win over Eagle Point and more

    Chilly With Leftover Showers Saturday

    Chilly With Leftover Showers Saturday

    October 31, 2014

    Behind the cold front that moved through Friday morning we saw just a few showers. By the afternoon, there was even a bit of blue sky visible in the Rogue Valley and along the coast.

    Oregon Trails: 1973 Gas Crisis

    Oregon Trails: 1973 Gas Crisis

    October 31, 2014

    Recent drops in gas prices have many people thinking these are some of the lowest prices they've seen in years. It was at this time 41 years ago, when fuel prices were a tenth of what they are today, that the OPEC oil embargo kicked-in, and drivers began to go into sticker shock at the pump, if ther

    Teen’s Quick Action Saves Little Boy

    Teen's Quick Action Saves Little Boy

    October 31, 2014

    Quick thinking by a Seattle teenager with a cell phone helped capture an amber alert suspect, and ensure a little boy's safety. 15 year-old Camryn Wood is being hailed a hero. Camryn and her dad were driving on the I5 in Lacey, Washington.

    Oregon Patient Monitored for Ebola

    Oregon Patient Monitored for Ebola

    October 31, 2014

    A woman being monitored for the Ebola virus in Oregon has been transferred to a hospital in Milwaukee, Wisconsin after developing a fever.

    Homelessness Report Shows Mixed News

    Homelessness Report Shows Mixed News

    October 31, 2014

    New studies from the Federal Department of Housing and Urban Development show Oregon's homeless population is dwindling, down 12% in the last year. But housing and support agencies here say those numbers by themselves don't tell the whole story.

    Rain Turning to Showers for Halloween

    Rain Turning to Showers for Halloween

    October 31, 2014

    A cold front is moving inland this morning bringing rain to much of Southern Oregon and Northern California. Rain will continue falling throughout the morning in most locations, traveling into the Klamath Basin by mid morning.

    Amateur Athlete: Motade Atanda

    Amateur Athlete: Motade Atanda

    October 30, 2014

    The Southern Oregon volleyball team is in first place in the Cascade Conference, ranked 11th in the NAIA. The team's confidence is sky-high, partly because of the confidence of one senior. Brandon Kamerman explains who a former DI athlete is leading the Raiders to new heights.

    Cold Front Creeps Inland, Brings Rain

    Cold Front Creeps Inland, Brings Rain

    October 30, 2014

    We have been watching the approaching cold front for about a week or so, anticipating the rain chances and the impact it will have on trick-or-treaters throughout the area. Thursday evening the front was just offshore...

    DWTRVS: Jani Rollins

    DWTRVS: Jani Rollins

    October 30, 2014

    Sparrow Clubs will soon get thousands to benefit local kids with our upcoming Dancing with the Rogue Valley Stars. Every night we have been getting a sneak peak at the dances and the local contestants up for the "Shining Star Award". Tonight we meet Jani Rollins who says its fun to participate becau

    High Demand for OSF Plays

    High Demand for OSF Plays

    October 30, 2014

    “All the world's a stage” at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. The plays produced on OSF’s stages are captivating audiences across the country, and while the demand is increasing - it really comes as no surprise to the cast and crews who call OSF home.

    Consumer Reports: Outlet Malls

    Consumer Reports: Outlet Malls

    October 30, 2014

    Americans spending more money than ever at outlet malls. Sales are expected to top 42 billion dollars this year, according to the trade publication, value retail news. Consumer reports has rated 53 of the biggest outlet stores for value and quality, based on a survey of nearly 16,000 subscribers, an

    Ashland Businesses Prepare for Halloween

    Ashland Businesses Prepare for Halloween

    October 30, 2014

    Ashland plaza has been a hot spot for Halloween entertainment for many years. Right now the plaza is pretty quiet, but tomorrow, it is expected to be filled with thousands of ghosts, zombies and whatever else people dress up as this year.

    Ask the Meteorologist: Newscast Preps

    Ask the Meteorologist: Newscast Preps

    October 30, 2014

    Love this question! Prepping for our newscasts requires a lot of work and a lot of time. Us meteorologists have to come in hours before we go live in order to forecast, make the graphics and get ready.

    Rain Moves in Tonight, Snow Friday Night

    Rain Moves in Tonight, Snow Friday Night

    October 30, 2014

    Today our next storm system will begin approaching coastal waters. A warm front from this area of low pressure is lifting north currently and this is bringing a few showers to the coast. Showers will turn to rain here this afternoon and tonight when this front travels inland, it could fall heavy at

    WEB EXTRA: Before & After KDRV’s New Set

    WEB EXTRA: Before & After KDRV's New Set

    October 29, 2014

    Notice something different on NewsWatch 12? Wednesday night we debuted a brand new set. It's the same number one news team, just a better view! Take a look inside the making of NewsWatch 12′s first new set in 17 years and the third in the history of KDRV.

    WEB EXTRA: Take a Tour of KDRV’s New Set

    WEB EXTRA: Take a Tour of KDRV's New Set

    October 29, 2014

    Take a quick virtual tour of NewsWatch 12's new set and see time lapse video of the move in and set up our 7 separate sets. Same number one news team, just a better view!

    WEB EXTRA: The Show Must Go On

    WEB EXTRA: The Show Must Go On

    October 29, 2014

    While NewsWatch 12's new set was being constructed, outfitted, and tested, our staff continued to produce 4 1/2 hours of newscasts everyday. This took a lot of coordination and patience. In this web extra see exactly what each of our departments contributed to our new look.

    WEB EXTRA: Tools of the Trade

    WEB EXTRA: Tools of the Trade

    October 29, 2014

    To use all the components of NewsWatch 12's new set it takes some special tools of the trade. One of those is a top of the line wireless microphone system. Tiny but effective - the new mics are coated in kevlar - the same material used in combat gear.

    The Making of NewsWatch 12′s New Set

    The Making of NewsWatch 12's New Set

    October 29, 2014

    Same number one news team, just a better view! Take a look inside the making of NewsWatch 12's first new set in 17 years and the third in the history of KDRV.