Park Seeing Increased Crime Without Pool

MEDFORD, Ore. — Demolition has begun on the Hawthorne Park pool two years after it officially closed and 63 years after it opened. Medford resident Bill Bardakos said it was a landmark. “I’ve been here for 8-9 years and I remember bringing my daughter down here, going swimming and I saw the tractors here and … Continue reading »

Ballot Measure Could Make Big Splash

MEDFORD, Ore.  – With Hawthorne Pool closed and Jackson Pool in need of an expansion and overhaul, Medford residents will have to make a decision at the polls this November. Ballot Measure 15-115 would allow for a $14.5 million bond that would pay for two brand-new swimming facilities. Swim Medford chairman Rich Hansen thinks with … Continue reading »