Coquille Tribe Start Of Trust Process

MEDFORD, Ore. — The Coquille Indian Tribe plans to build a casino in Medford are moving forward. The tribe announced Friday that they have acknowledged the publication of a notice of intent in the federal register, relating to the tribe’s application to place a casino on 2.4 acres of land where the former Kim’s Restaurant … Continue reading »

Demolition Begins on Kim’s Restaurant

MEDFORD, Ore. — The demolition of Kim’s Restaurant is underway. On Monday, construction crews were on site sorting through scraps and gutting the building.  They said they were trying to recycle what they can. Tearing down it down could take up to a month. The Coquille Indian Tribe currently owns the land and is planning … Continue reading »

Future Plans for Former Kim’s Restaurant

MEDFORD, Ore.– The demolition of the former Kim’s restaurant is officially underway. Construction crews said it could take up to a month to finish because the tribe is recycling and salvaging as many materials as possible. Right now crews are working on gutting out the inside of the building. They say they will be out at … Continue reading »

Iconic Signs Salvaged Before Demolition

MEDFORD, Ore., — A classic Medford restaurant is days away from disappearing. Kim’s Restaurant was once a thriving eatery and well known throughout the Rogue Valley. The restaurant closed for good in the spring of 2005. Recently, the property was purchased by the Coquille Tribe of Indians. Demolition is planned for this week but the … Continue reading »

Kim’s Restaurant to be Demolished

MEDFORD, Ore. – November 10th marks the planned start date of the demolition of Kim’s Restaurant in Medford on South Pacific Hwy. The building has been vacant since restaurant operations ended in May 2005. Demolition and site cleanup expected to be completed by the end of November. John and Lela Larkin, proprietors of Roxy Ann Lanes, … Continue reading »

Old Kim’s Restaurant Used to Train

MEDFORD, Ore. — Firefighters typically train to rescue others, but on Wednesday, they practiced techniques to rescue each other. The former Kim’s Restaurant is scheduled to be torn down and it was a perfect place for training grounds. In the next couple of months, brand new firefighters with Medford Fire-Rescue and Fire District No. 3 will … Continue reading »