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 »

Gold Hill Councilors Recall Election

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 … Continue reading »

Crews Train for Water Rescues

GOLD HILL, Ore. — As more people hit the water to cool off this summer, emergency crews prepared for water rescue efforts. Crews from Fire District 3 held a swift water training near Gold Hill Wednesday. Firefighters learned how to paddle and maneuver rafts and how to safely reach someone who is trapped on the … Continue reading »

Grass Fire Near Gold Hill

GOLD HILL, Ore. –  Oregon Department of Transportation is working to finish up mowing some of the tall dry grass surrounded the roadways around the Rogue Valley as fire season gets worse. On Wendesday afternoon, though they took extra precautions and had water and fire officials on scene it was not enough to prevent a small … Continue reading »

Oregon Trails: 4th of July

MEDFORD, Ore. — The parades are over and crowds are gathering for fireworks shows all over our region as Southern Oregon residents celebrate the nations 238th birthday. It’s just some of the traditional ways Americans celebrate Independence Day, but it hasn’t always been that way. For most of us, fireworks and parades, coupled with a … 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 »

Gold Hill Moves Forward with Dispensary

Medford, Ore. – Gold Hill’s city council Monday night made history. The council passed two ordinances that cleared the way for a medical marijuana dispensary in the city limits. Gold Hill is the first city in the Rogue Valley to do that. Critics of the dispensary say they are upset the facility will be near … Continue reading »

Hit and Run Causes Gold Hill Waste Spill

GOLD HILL, Ore. — The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a hit and run crash this morning that caused a mess in Gold Hill. According to the sheriff’s office, a Clearwater Technologies truck was forced into the side of Gold Hill bridge by an unidentified black truck, which caused the Clearwater truck to spill … Continue reading »

Gold Hill Discusses Dispensary Laws

GOLD HILL, Ore. — Tensions were high at Monday night’s Gold Hill City Council meeting as the council discussed new ordinances to potentially allow medical marijuana dispensaries in the city. Two ordinances passed first readings on 4-2 votes and if they are passed at the second readings, a dispensary could open up as early as next … Continue reading »

Gold Hill Looks At Waste Water Treatment

GOLD HILL, Ore. — Gold Hill residents could see higher fees for water treatment in the next few years. City officials and people living in the community heard from engineers and planners tonight with an update on the status of the waste water treatment plant. The current facility is more than 30 years old, and … Continue reading »

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