• LOCAL NEWS

    Weather Helps Coos District Fire Levels

    Weather Helps Coos District Fire Levels

    September 18, 2014

    Weather changes have brought cooler conditions to the Coos Forest Protective Association. The reduced fire danger levels are allowing fire mangers to lower fire levels within the district. Lands protected by CFPA within Regulated Use Areas CS-1, CS-2, CS-4, CS-5, SK-1 and SK-2 will lower to a Leve

    Onion Mountain Fire Evacuation Update

    Onion Mountain Fire Evacuation Update

    September 18, 2014

    Effective Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 9:30am, Level 1 Evacuation advisories continue due to the Onion Mountain Fire, as well as the adding of one additional Level 1 Evacuation advisory as listed below. THE ONLY evacuations are the Level 1 advisory evacuations.

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  • REGIONAL NEWS

    Truck Crash in Scottsburg Closes Hwy 38

    Truck Crash in Scottsburg Closes Hwy 38

    September 18, 2014

    Highway 38 at the Scottsburg Bridge near milepost 16 is still closed following a traffic crash involving a commercial truck pulling a flatbed trailer loaded with lumber products. The truck and trailer is hanging over the bridge railing above the river and an estimated hundred gallons of diesel has l

    Insurance Tents for Boles Fire Victims

    Insurance Tents for Boles Fire Victims

    September 18, 2014

    Insurance companies are set up to help the hundreds of homeowners in Weed with damaged or destroyed neighborhoods. Representatives from farmers insurance say the catastrophe relief tents are set up in situations where clients need may be unable to call or use the internet.

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  • NATIONAL NEWS

    Child Abuse Case Causes Spanking Debate

    Child Abuse Case Causes Spanking Debate

    September 18, 2014

    The Minnesota Vikings have banned NFL star Adrian Peterson from team activities, after he was accused of abusing his 4-year-old son. This allegation is reigniting a debate among parents about if spanking is an appropriate form of punishment.

    ISIS Releases New Video To The U.S.

    ISIS Releases New Video To The U.S.

    September 17, 2014

    (CNN) -- The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria or ISIS, is out with a new video from its Al Hayat media center. It appears to be the terror group's response to President Barack Obama's speech in which he said the U.S. objective in expanded airstrikes would be to "Degrade, and ultimately destroy" ISIS.


  • SPORTS

    NFL Cracks Down on Performance Drugs

    NFL Cracks Down on Performance Drugs

    September 17, 2014

    The National Football League is making changes to its policies on performance enhancing substances. The league and its players association announced the deal Wednesday. As part of the agreement testing for human growth hormones will begin this sea

    Soccer Golf Course Built in Grants Pass

    Soccer Golf Course Built in Grants Pass

    September 16, 2014

    Sports fans are always looking for the next big thing. The owners at Dutcher Creek Golf Course in Grants Pass were so confident in an up-and-coming sport that they redesigned their golf course for it. NewsWatch 12's Brandon Kamerman has more on the Rogue Valley's newest sport.

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  • FEATURES

    How to Help Boles Fire Victims

    How to Help Boles Fire Victims

    September 17, 2014

    Newswatch 12 is teaming up with Goodwill to help victims of the Boles Fire. Goodwill is part of a multi-agency response team that includes the American Red Cross to address the immediate needs of the people affected by the Boles Fire

    2014 Coats for Kids

    2014 Coats for Kids

    September 17, 2014

    The cooler temperatures are on their way and NewsWatch12 wants to make sure local children are ready for them.

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