Taking Flight: Soaring with a Smile

Medford, Ore. — As several schools prepare to adopt new Sparrows for the school year, one North Medford High School student will be adopted by her peers. Hailey Maddox will be adopted as her school’s Sparrow.  The 15-year-old is fighting a rare cancer.  In January, doctors found it in her knee, lymph nodes and lungs. … Continue reading »

Eugene Baby Gets Bone Marrow Transplant

PORTLAND, Ore. — A Eugene baby is one step closer to coming home after receiving a bone marrow transplant in Portland. Monday night, 4-month-old Kai Knight, received a bone marrow transplant at Doernbecher Children’s Hospital, and Tuesday morning, just hours later, he was all smiles. Kai has an immunodeficiency syndrome called SCID, so he needed … Continue reading »

UO President Gottfredson Resigns

EUGENE, Ore. — The University of Oregon president has announced he is resigning. The following message from President Michael Gottfredson was published to the University of Oregon’s website Wednesday: Today it is with mixed emotions that I announce my decision to depart the UO as President and pursue other opportunities in academia. I accepted the job as … Continue reading »

Deputy D.A. Speaks on Murder Case

ROGUE RIVER, Ore. — Detectives are not slowing down at the scene of the double murder case in Rogue River. Law enforcement officers are still serving search warrants on Susan Monica’s property. Deputy D.A. Allan Smith says the victim has adult children in the area, but he believes the victim has more family out of … Continue reading »

“Pre-Panic Prices” Return to Gun Show

MEDFORD, Ore. — About a year ago, the Medford Gun Show saw triple the turnout and a spike in sales. Promoters attributed the surge to current events and politics after multiple mass shootings sparked a gun control debate. This year, the show’s promoter, Wes Knodel, says prices are back down to what he calls “Pre-Panic … Continue reading »

Bullet Business Booming

MEDFORD, Ore. — The second Medford guns show in less than a month wrapped Sunday up with vendors reporting big business. Guns show organizer Wes Knodel says exact numbers of people through the door this weekend won’t be in until Monday, but he projects significantly more people visited this weekend’s show than the 2,000 who … Continue reading »

March Supports Tighter Gun Control

ASHLAND, Ore. — Signs supporting tighter gun control accompanied dozens of members of the One Million Moms for Gun Control Southern Oregon campaign in Ashland Saturday morning. The crowd gathered outside the Ashland Library and marched to Lithia Park to bring awareness to their goal of bringing what they say is sensible gun control to the … Continue reading »

Gun Show Sees Triple the Turnout

MEDFORD, Ore. — Local residents crowded the Medford Armory this weekend for the Medford Gun Show. Triple the normal amount of people showed up for the event. Vendors attribute the turnout to current events and politics. 1,500 people filed into the show in just the first three hours of opening. “We’re seeing more ammunition and … Continue reading »

Cancer Awareness Month: High Definition PET and CT Scanning

April 6, 2012 By Ashley Hall MEDFORD, Ore. — April is Cancer Awareness Month. So all month, NewsWatch 12 will bring you the latest advancements in cancer diagnosis, treatment, and care. We begin with a look at one of the most essential diagnostic tools physicians use to identify the presence and severity of cancers, a … Continue reading »