• LOCAL NEWS

    Fire Season Longer Than Normal This Year

    Fire Season Longer Than Normal This Year

    September 19, 2014

    Fire experts expect the 2014 fire season to be long and active. The Oregon Department of Forestry said southern Oregon is looking at a longer than normal fire season. Due to the lack of snow pack fuels are extra dry, and season ending rains aren't expected until October or November.

    Hunting Season Looks Promising

    Hunting Season Looks Promising

    September 19, 2014

    Firearm hunting season is just two weeks away, and wildlife personnel say the season is looking good. The mild winter last year is great news for big game. The warmer temperatures resulted in higher winter survival, meaning more deer, elk, and other animals are roaming the wilderness this fall.

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  • REGIONAL NEWS

    Free Tetanus Shots for Fire Victims

    Free Tetanus Shots for Fire Victims

    September 19, 2014

    The Siskiyou County Public Health Department is administering free Tetanus vaccinations to any adults who lost their homes in weed this week.Tetanus bacteria commonly enters the body through breaks in the skin, cuts, or puncture wounds caused by contaminated objects.These objects are usually found i

    Firefighters Standing By For Assistance

    Firefighters Standing By For Assistance

    September 19, 2014

    Dozens of Cal Fire personnel are assisting those residents today as they are let back into the devastated neighborhoods. Hundreds of firefighters have been staged for hours this morning, preparing for what’s expected to be a very emotional day for many weed families. Cal Fire officials say they ha

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  • NATIONAL NEWS

    Goodell Addresses Domestic Violence

    Goodell Addresses Domestic Violence

    September 19, 2014

    The announcement comes on the same day the President launches a new campaign to combat sexual assault at colleges and universities. A White House official infers the NFL needs to "get a handle" on the problem.

    Senate to Vote on Arming Syrian Rebels

    Senate to Vote on Arming Syrian Rebels

    September 18, 2014

    The US senate is expected to vote on a plan to fight back against ISIS in Syria by arming other rebel groups. This comes a day after the US house approved the President's plan. The Syrian rebel training authorization is tucked into a spending bill, going before US senators today.


  • SPORTS

    Friday Night Blitz, September 19th

    Friday Night Blitz, September 19th

    September 19, 2014

    Southern Oregon teams continue to reign in the 6A and 5A. Highlights from Friday Night Blitz include Grants Pass/Sheldon, Roseburg/North Medford, South Medford/Willamette, Mountain View/Crater and a number of games featuring teams from the Skyline.

    Amateur Athlete: Zaruba Anderson

    Amateur Athlete: Zaruba Anderson

    September 18, 2014

    Last year, in her freshman season with the Hidden Valley cross county team, Zaruba Anderson finished fourth at the 4A State Championship. Now in her sophomore year, Zaruba is focused on taking first. NewsWatch 12's Brandon Kamerman shows how Zaruba is following in her mother's footsteps.

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  • FEATURES

    Oregon Trails: History of Hops

    Oregon Trails: History of Hops

    September 19, 2014

    With summer winding down and fall straight ahead, the harvest season in Southern Oregon is peaking. For nearly 150 years, one of the important crops exported out of the Rogue Valley was a key ingredient used by beer makers at home and abroad.

    Pet of the Week: Cleo

    Pet of the Week: Cleo

    September 19, 2014

    Meet Cleo! Cleo is a 12-year old Calico Cat that was brought to the Committed Alliance To Strays (CATS) in August 2002, after being found in a dumpster. Cleo was originally given to a home, but was returned because the adopter had to move to take care of a sick relative.

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