• Amateur Athlete: Olivia Tucker

    Amateur Athlete: Olivia Tucker

    August 21, 2014

    Olivia Tucker has been around horses for half her life. That didn't change this year, but what did change, was the size of the horse. NewsWatch 12's Brandon Kamerman shows why Olivia made the switch from big horses, to minis.

    Temperatures Comfortable For Friday

    Temperatures Comfortable For Friday

    August 21, 2014

    Thursday's temperatures were very near average for most locations. Medford saw its average high for this time of year, as did Klamath Falls. Expect another slight cool down on Friday as a weak cold front passes late Thursday night and early Friday morning.

    Out and About: August 21 – 24

    Out and About: August 21 - 24

    August 21, 2014

    If treasure hunting is your game head out to the 6th Annual Tie Days Swap Meet. Several vendors are setting up at Shady Kate's Boutique on Highway 62 in Shady Cove to offer deals on their antiques, art, crafts, and collectibles.

    Air Base Established in Cave Junction

    Air Base Established in Cave Junction

    August 21, 2014

    A helittack base in Cave Junction has sprung up to help fight the fires. It's been establishing in Cave Junction because there's clean air and it's closer to fires.

    Consumer Reports: Tuna and Mercury

    Consumer Reports: Tuna and Mercury

    August 21, 2014

    For pregnant women who eat tuna, it would be wise that not all tuna is safe. This includes canned tuna and even sushi. These products contain high levels of mercury, which can damage the baby’s brain and nervous system. Many varieties have been known to contain high levels of mercury.

    D.A. Bomber Sentenced for Burglaries

    D.A. Bomber Sentenced for Burglaries

    August 21, 2014

    The man convicted in federal court of setting a bomb at the Jackson County District Attorney's Office will also spend time behind bars for a series of burglaries. Alan McVay pleaded guilty in Jackson County Court to four counts of burglary and a charge of being a felon in possession of a firearm.

    Providence Pays for Athletic Trainer

    Providence Pays for Athletic Trainer

    August 21, 2014

    Providence Hospital is now footing the bill for Crater High School's athletic trainer and is looking to expand into more schools. Trainers help athletes with injury prevention at practices and games.

    Lithia Nissan Hiring Event

    Lithia Nissan Hiring Event

    August 21, 2014

    Lithia Motors is kicking off a hiring event Thursday evening, looking to fill a new store that will be double the size of its current store. The construction is currently taking place off of Highway 62 on Grumman Drive.

    West Nile Detected in Jackson County

    West Nile Detected in Jackson County

    August 21, 2014

    West Nile Virus has been detected for the second time this year in Jackson County. This time it was found in a batch of mosquitoes collected last week south of White City. Vector Control workers have already sprayed the affected area.

    Mother Nature Giving the AC a Break

    Mother Nature Giving the AC a Break

    August 21, 2014

    As the West Coast sits in between two air masses, temperatures will stay right around average through the end of the week. Again highs are going to be in the 70's and 80's inland this afternoon. Even at the coast, there is very little in the way of cloud cover and fog this morning.

    Police Respond To Child Stuck in Car

    Police Respond To Child Stuck in Car

    August 21, 2014

    When Kristin Hals was leaving a parking lot on Tuesday afternoon, she accidentally locked her keys, and her two-year-old son inside the car. She called 911, and when police arrived, she says they were did not help get her child out of the car.

    Nice Weather to Close Out the Week

    Nice Weather to Close Out the Week

    August 20, 2014

    Wednesday began with cool temperatures and ended with a mild afternoon across the area. Throughout the rest of the week, high temperatures below average will be the trend.

    “Ice Bucket Challenge” Making an Impact

    "Ice Bucket Challenge" Making an Impact

    August 20, 2014

    A bag of ice, bucket of water and a link to donate are all it has taken to have the nation turn its attention to ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease.

    City Hopes to Adjust After Lithia Move

    City Hopes to Adjust After Lithia Move

    August 20, 2014

    Lithia Motors’ impending move toward Highway 62 will create a void near the downtown Medford area, according to Medford City Councilors. Lithia is planning to move several dealerships to new buildings next to its existing superstore location on Highway 62.

    Back to School Shopping

    Back to School Shopping

    August 20, 2014

    The first day of school is right around the corner. That means kids and parents may be shelling out big bucks for back to school shopping. According to the National Retail Federation, nationwide Americans will spend close to 75 billion dollars on new clothes and school supplies.

    A Little Cooler & More Comfortable!

    A Little Cooler & More Comfortable!

    August 20, 2014

    The weather will begin quieting down beginning today. The West Coast is in between two air masses, with a trough just to our east and a ridge of high pressure just to our west. The ridge will slowly inch our way into the weekend. In the meantime, the weather will stay inactive and temperatures will

    Oregon Trails-Kingsley Field

    Oregon Trails-Kingsley Field

    August 20, 2014

    Kingsley Field in Klamath Falls is the only airbase in Oregon named after an Oregon Airman to win the Congressional Medal of Honor

    Residents Use Phone Tree For Evacuations

    Residents Use Phone Tree For Evacuations

    August 19, 2014

    The Old Blue Mountain Fire is forcing a level 1 evacuation alert for all homes on the left fork of Humbug Creek Rd., and addresses 2542 and above on the main fork of Humbug Creek Rd. When those advisories were issued were spread by community members using a local fire district activated a phone tree

    Beginning a Less Active Pattern

    Beginning a Less Active Pattern

    August 19, 2014

    Tuesday evening's thunderstorms popped up in parts of northern California and east of the Cascades. They were more isolated in nature and did not produce as much lightning as Monday's storms in Josephine and Jackson Counties.

    Mt. Ashland Hires New General Manager

    Mt. Ashland Hires New General Manager

    August 19, 2014

    The lifts stand still on Mt. Ashland, as they have since the spring of 2013. Coming out of a ski season where little snow fell, new changes will be ready to go this year.