• LOCAL NEWS

    Transient Presence in Downtown Ashland

    Transient Presence in Downtown Ashland

    August 22, 2014

    While most gather at the plaza some sit along streets. One local musician that frequents the plaza area says it's a hangout for people passing through or for local homeless but for the most part, they don't cause problems.

    Minivan Pulled From Rogue River

    Minivan Pulled From Rogue River

    August 22, 2014

    Josephine County Search & Rescue responded to a call of a vehicle in the Rogue River earlier this morning. A fisherman reported a minivan was about 75 feet off of the river bank near the Robertson Bridge boat ramp.

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  • REGIONAL NEWS

    New District Ranger at Fremont-Winema NF

    New District Ranger at Fremont-Winema NF

    August 22, 2014

    The Fremont-Winema National Forest has hired Dave Brillenz as the new District Ranger for Bly and Lakeview Ranger Districts (Southeast Zone).The newly hired Brillenz will provide oversight of the people and resources within 500,000 acres of national forest land. He starts his new position Monday, Au

    Superheroes Surprise Child Burn Victim

    Superheroes Surprise Child Burn Victim

    August 22, 2014

    Superheroes have a surprise for an Oregon boy who survived a terrifying fire that took the life of two of his cousins. 8-year-old Caden Teddleton has spent the last eight years in the burn center. He survived an RV fire in Coquille but lost his two of his cousins.

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  • NATIONAL NEWS

    Washington Bottler to Sell Liquid Pot

    Washington Bottler to Sell Liquid Pot

    August 22, 2014

    From sodas to coffees, a Pacific Northwest bottler is infusing drinks with marijuana. Mirth Provisions says it's filling a gap in the Washington marijuana business. The company is the first company to produce the product they're calling "Legal." It's infused with 20 milligrams of THC.

    Teen Accused of Starting Cocos Fire

    Teen Accused of Starting Cocos Fire

    August 22, 2014

    The 13-year old accused of setting a wildfire in California that destroyed dozens of homes has been declared mentally fit to stand trial. Police say she is being charged in connection with the "Cocos Fire" that quickly burned through San Marcos. Her attorney has entered 'not guilty' pleas on her beh


  • SPORTS

    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.

    Crater Coaches Take Ice Bucket Challenge

    Crater Coaches Take Ice Bucket Challenge

    August 18, 2014

    For the past few weeks, people across the country have been taking the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise money and awareness for ALS, or Lou Gehrig's Disease. On Monday, Crater's football coaches did the challenge, and are asking other coaches to do the same.

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  • FEATURES

    Consumer Reports: Amazon Fire

    Consumer Reports: Amazon Fire

    August 22, 2014

    Consumer Reports tested Amazon’s first smart phone, the Amazon Fire. It did earn a rating of “very good,” however, experts were not wowed. The Fire boasts a 3-D display and FireFly technology, which identifies objects by scanning them and recognizing songs and movies.

    Pet of the Week: Sweetpea

    Pet of the Week: Sweetpea

    August 22, 2014

    Meet Sweetpea! She’s an eight-year old Tuxedo Cat who is very sweet and loves to be petted. She was given to the C.A.T.S. by her previous owner who was going into a nursing home and could no longer care for her. She is quiet and loves to be around people.

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