• LOCAL NEWS

    Law Makers Work on Wildfire Funding

    Law Makers Work on Wildfire Funding

    July 23, 2014

    The hundreds of thousands of acres burning in Oregon and Washington has prompted law makers to take action. Senator Ron Wyden is working with Idaho senator Mike Carpo to secure more than 600 million dollars of funding from the supplemental funding to this year's fire season. Senator Wyden is also pu

    Poverty Rates Spike in Jackson County

    Poverty Rates Spike in Jackson County

    July 23, 2014

    After about a decade of remaining steady, poverty rates in Jackson County are now on the rise. In just the past year, the number of families needing assistance has spiked, and that has both non-profits and schools struggling to provide support.

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  • REGIONAL NEWS

    Siskiyou County on Alert for Fires

    Siskiyou County on Alert for Fires

    July 23, 2014

    A storm moved through Siskiyou County and the western portion of Klamath National Forest Tuesday night causing a significant amount of lightning. Nearly 600 down strikes were recorded, according to a press release sent by the CAL Fire Department.

    Lightning Strikes Hit Douglas County

    Lightning Strikes Hit Douglas County

    July 23, 2014

    A lightning storm moved over the Douglas Forest Protective Association's eastern border Tuesday evening, producing about 100 lightning strikes, according to a press release sent out by the DFPA.

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  • NATIONAL NEWS

    Inmate ‘Struggled’ During Execution

    Inmate 'Struggled' During Execution

    July 23, 2014

    Joseph Wood died nearly two hours after the start of his execution Wednesday, his attorney said, saying the Arizona inmate struggled to breathe for much of that time. "It took Joseph Wood two hours to die, and he gasped and struggled to breathe for about an hour and 40 minutes. We will renew our ef

    New “Dark Mail” May Help Deter NSA Spies

    New "Dark Mail" May Help Deter NSA Spies

    July 23, 2014

    A new email system aims to make it more difficult for the NSA to spy on you. It's called "Dark Mail." Just like Google's Gmail and others, Dark Mail encrypts email content, shielding it from government spies.


  • SPORTS

    Web Extra: Ducks at Pac-12 Media Days

    Web Extra: Ducks at Pac-12 Media Days

    July 23, 2014

    It's Pac-12 Media Days, and KDRV Sports is in Los Angeles with the Ducks. We have 1-on-1 interviews with Marcus Mariota, Derrick Malone, and Mark Helfrich.

    Miles Talks About Retirement Decision

    Miles Talks About Retirement Decision

    July 22, 2014

    Oregon Tech men's basketball coach Danny Miles announced his plans to retire after the 2016 season. He sat down with NewsWatch 12 to talk about the reasons behind this decision, as well as the things he will and won't miss about coaching at Oregon Tech.

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  • FEATURES

    HealthWatch: Body Image Issues in Kids

    HealthWatch: Body Image Issues in Kids

    July 23, 2014

    Many overweight kids don't seem to see themselves that way, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

    AnchorMom: Body Image and Kids

    AnchorMom: Body Image and Kids

    July 23, 2014

    I am trying to live the life I want my kids to lead - including eating well, limiting sugar and salt, and exercising. But a CDC report certainly makes me take a closer look at how I'm addressing the situation.

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