WEB EXTRA: Gold Hill Councilor Statement

GOLD HILL, Ore. – The four Gold Hill city councilors at risk for recall all submitted letters of justification that qualify them for a special vote next month. Monday at 4:30 p.m. was the deadline for the councilors to either submit a statement of justification or resign from their positions. Lorraine Parks, Gus Wolf, Margaret Dials, and Doug … Continue reading »

Dispensary Sales Tax Paying Dividends

GOLD HILL, Ore. – In its first three weeks of business, Gold Hill’s only medical marijuana dispensary has generated $1,800 dollars for the city’s public safety fund. Those numbers, reported to the city last week, are thanks to a 5% sales tax on marijuana voted in by the City Council. Brie Malarkey, owner of dispensary … Continue reading »

County to Verify Gold Hill Recall Effort

GOLD HILL, Ore. — The Jackson County Elections Office is verifying a petition to recall four members of the Gold Hill City Council. The recall is being filed by a group opposed to the council’s decision of allowing a dispensary in town. All four petitions have enough signatures to force a recall vote in the … Continue reading »

Gold Hill Councilors at Risk for Recall

GOLD HILL, Ore. — A group of Gold Hill residents is fuming after city council members approved ordinances allowing a medical marijuana dispensary to open in the city limits on a 4-2 vote. On Friday morning, about eight people went to the city hall to file to have the four city council members who voted in … Continue reading »