Fallen Tree Causing Rogue River Hazard

GOLD HILL, Ore. — The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office says a fallen tree is causing a hazard along the Rogue River. The sheriff’s office says a large tree has fallen over about 100 yards below Sardine Creek near Gold Hill, and is now blocking two-thirds of the Rogue River. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office is … Continue reading »

Skate Park Opens In Gold Hill

GOLD HILL, Ore. — Emotional Gold Hill residents prepare for the opening of a new skateboarding park, a memorial to a resident Tom Fish, who died four years ago. “It really is amazing to me,” remarked Jan Fish, Tom’s mother. The journey started in 2009. Tom had always wanted in skate park in Gold Hill. … Continue reading »

Mobile Unit Used During DUI Saturation

GOLD HILL, Ore. — Law enforcement agencies in southern Oregon banded together to try and stop drunk drivers from getting anywhere once behind the wheel Saturday night. Oregon State Police brought in their DUI mobile processing unit for Saturday night’s saturation. The modified RV is set with all of the equipment needed to process drunk … Continue reading »

Chase Suspect A Documented Gang Member

NEAR GOLD HILL, Ore. — Sheriff officials are asking for your help finding a man that led them on a high speed chase on Monday afternoon, as well as numerous times previously. Police say he’s likely armed and dangerous and has been identified as documented Norteno gang member. The most recent chase began when a … Continue reading »

Deputies Still Searching For Suspect

NEAR GOLD HILL, Ore. – A suspect is still on the lose after a high speed chase outside of Gold Hill on Monday and deputies said Toby Martinez is already wanted for an alleged involvement in a Medford shooting, and if he is not found by Tuesday, they will issue another warrant for his arrest. … Continue reading »

Gold Hill City Acquires Park

GOLD HILL, Ore. — The Ben Hur Lampan Park off Interstate 5 is now under new ownership. The city of Gold Hill now owns the park; previously, it was state owned. Gold Hill has restored water services in that area and hopes to develop a tent camping area. The park also provides a picnic area, … Continue reading »

ODF Respond To Fire In Gold Hill

NEAR GOLD HILL, Ore.  — ODF is responding to a fire in Gold Hill area. It’s burning in an area that some say is especially dry and of concern. ODF says the fire is located at Highway 234 and is 5 acres. ODF says that the fire is on Nugget Butte, 2 miles north of Gold … Continue reading »

Rescue Crews Train in Swift Water

By Michael Cooper & KDRV Staff GOLD HILL, Ore. — Rescue Crews spent Saturday in, around, and on the Rogue River, learning how to save lives. Members of Fire District 3 took part in their annual swift water training. The crews practice how to pull a victim from a strong current, how to swim through … Continue reading »

Gold Dust Day Parade

By Yessenia Anderson GOLD HILL, Ore. — Dozens of floats, visitors and booths lined the streets of Gold Hill on Saturday afternoon. The sound of a siren kicked off the annual Gold Dust Parade. More than 20 groups participated in the march as over 50 vendors set up road side. Some of the parade highlights … Continue reading »

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