City and County Say No to Medford Casino

MEDFORD, Ore — Monday was the deadline for input on the proposed casino in Medford, and both the city and county are saying no. Officials with the city councilor are voicing concerns not just with the casino, but the application itself. It’s still very early in a very long approval process, so nothing is set … Continue reading »

Jackson County Says No to Casino

MEDFORD, Ore. — Jackson County has voiced its opinion on the planned Coquille Tribe casino in Medford and it’s a unanimous “no”. A big blow being is dealt to the proposed casino at Roxy-Ann Lanes. The Jackson County Board of Commissioners decided against the casino in a unanimous vote. That “nay” vote is being drafted … Continue reading »

Coquille Tribe Casino Countered

MEDFORD, Ore. — A potential casino in south Medford has been a hot topic among city and county officials since last summer, but now it’s time for the public to join the conversation. In a few hours, Medford City Council members will hear what people think about this casino in a public hearing. Thursday morning, … Continue reading »

Coquille Casino Plans Presented

MEDFORD, Ore. — County commissioners meet with the Coquille Tribe this morning to discuss plans of a possible casino opening in south Medford. Officials with the Coquille Tribe presented plans to Jackson County officials on Tuesday morning, who then followed up with questions about the business plan. Jackson County Administrator Danny Jordan asked questions regarding … Continue reading »

Coquille Tribe Grants Governor Extension

MEDFORD, Ore. — The Bureau of Indian Affairs is giving the Governor more time to comment on the Coquille casino proposal. Governor Kitzhaber says he wants to look over the gaming application and talk with the Department of Transportation and other state officials. He’ll now have 60 days to do so. The original deadline was … Continue reading »