• LOCAL NEWS

    Salt Creek Fire Burns Near Wimer

    Salt Creek Fire Burns Near Wimer

    July 30, 2014

    The Oregon Department of Forestry responded dozens of fires on Wednesday evening, but ODF officials said the most concerning is the Salt Creek Fire.

    Launch Fire Cause Determined

    Launch Fire Cause Determined

    July 30, 2014

    A human was determined to be the cause of the fire burning at Four Mile Lake. Forest Service officers figured out where it started and gathered evidence. Now they are interviewing witnesses and following up on several leads. South Central Oregon Management officials said the Launch Fire is also b

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  • REGIONAL NEWS

    Rabies Case Confirmed in Lane County

    Rabies Case Confirmed in Lane County

    July 30, 2014

    The first case of rabies so far this year in Lane County has been confirmed. Lane County Public Health says a fox found near a residence in Junction City tested positive for rabies. It is the first animal to test positive for rabies in Oregon this year. The fox was brought to a wildlife center

    4th Missing Ethiopian Athlete Found Safe

    4th Missing Ethiopian Athlete Found Safe

    July 30, 2014

    The fourth Ethiopian athlete who went missing at the the World Junior Track and Field Championships is safe. The University of Oregon Police Department says it found Zeyituna Mohammed in Federal Way, Washington. She was at the residence of an acquaintance. She went missing with three other tea

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  • NATIONAL NEWS

    Ukraine: Mines laid near MH17 site

    Ukraine: Mines laid near MH17 site

    July 30, 2014

    International investigators' quest to carry out their duties at the crash site of the downed Malaysian airliner hit another roadblock Wednesday, as Ukrainian officials warned of possible land mines near the site. Ukraine's National Security and Defense Council claims that "terrorists" -- the term

    TSA Seeking Ideas to Reduce Long Lines

    TSA Seeking Ideas to Reduce Long Lines

    July 30, 2014

    Most travelers know the annoyance of standing in those long airport security lines. Now, the Transportation Security Administration wants to know what you'd do to fix the problem.


  • SPORTS

    AAA Legion State Tournament, Day 1

    AAA Legion State Tournament, Day 1

    July 31, 2014

    The Medford Mustangs jumped out to an early lead en route to a 7-4 win over the Post 20 Dirtbags in the opening round of the AAA Legion State Tournament. Meanwhile, the Corvallis Gerding Builders buried Grants Pass with a 8-2 romp.

    Three Mustangs Reflect on Journey

    Three Mustangs Reflect on Journey

    July 29, 2014

    In 2012, NewsWatch 12 featured three young Medford Mustangs pitchers: North Medford's Colton Westfall, Ashland's Steen Fredrickson and Cascade Christian's Isaiah Luzny. Two years later, the three young hurlers reflect on their growth and maturity.

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  • FEATURES

    Medford Event Gathers Women Worldwide

    Medford Event Gathers Women Worldwide

    July 30, 2014

    Rogue Valley mothers are coming together as part of an international event to raise awareness for breastfeeding.

    “Batkid Begins” Movie in-the-Making

    "Batkid Begins" Movie in-the-Making

    July 29, 2014

    A movie producer is making a documentary about 5 year old Miles Scott, his battle with leukemia, and the world's effort to grant his wish of becoming Batkid.

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