While you may already use Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant for playing music, turning on your lights or ordering your favorite goodies, did you know you can also use it to hear the latest news from FOX 12 Oregon?

Anyone with an Amazon Echo product can add FOX 12 Oregon to their Flash Briefing, bring you breaking news, the latest local headlines and your First Live Local forecast from the FOX 12 Weather team.

Desktop users can click here to add FOX 12 to their Flash Briefing. Mobile users can open the Alexa app and follow the instructions below.

  • Start by clicking the menu icon in the upper left corner of the screen, then choose Skills and Games.
  • In the search bar, type “FOX 12 Oregon” then hit the Search button.
  • Tap on the listing for FOX 12 Oregon.
  • Click the button reading Enable.
  • Now just ask Alexa, “What’s in the news?” to hear the latest headlines and forecast from FOX 12.