New Park to Replace Old Golf Course

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford may soon be home to a new park.  The Medford City Council recently approved a master plan to turn part of the former Cedar Links Golf Course into a community park. This is a one-million dollar plan that will be getting put into place within the next two years if everything … Continue reading »

Medford Discusses Dog Laws

MEDFORD, Ore. — Some on the Medford City Council are stressing that they are not discussing a ban on pit bulls, and want to clear that up for the public. At Thursday’s city council meeting, Mayor Gary Wheeler said the city has not yet proposed any ban on dangerous dogs, or any new laws targeting … Continue reading »

U.S. Cellular Park to Expand

MEDFORD, Ore. — City leaders hope that a major expansion at a local sports park will bring more money to Medford. U.S. Cellular Park will begin construction on Phase 4 later this year, to build three additional fields for baseball and soccer. The construction will also create new parking areas at the facility. The city … Continue reading »

Medford Council Talks Dog Safety

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford Police and city leaders are talking about how to prevent attacks by pit bulls and other vicious dogs. Specifically, police say pit bulls are responsible for about half of all reported dog bites in Medford. The city council requested this information from Medford Police after two incidents last fall where pit … Continue reading »

Medford Meeting on Dangerous Animals

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford City Council members will be considering banning certain dog breeds or requiring they be muzzled or sterilized. Every year an estimated 4.7 million people are bitten by dogs, nationwide. Some say it’s become of a dog’s treatment, others blame certain breeds. Medford Police will be handing out the latest information about … Continue reading »

Possible Additions to Greenway

MEDFORD, Ore. — A greenway extension could soon be coming to Medford. The Medford City Council is looking into expanding the Larson Greenway. Currently the Greenway stretches from Black Oak Drive east for about a half mile, but the council wants to expand it and connect it with the Bear Creek Greenway across Barnett Road. … Continue reading »

Medford Discusses Cedar Links Future

MEDFORD, Ore. — Community members can make a difference in the future of the former Cedar Links Golf Course. The Medford City Council says it wants the community’s ideas during the development process. About five and a half acres at the former golf course is being turned into a neighborhood park in the area along … Continue reading »

Medford Fire to Replace Older Stations

MEDFORD, Ore. – Medford firefighters got the final piece of the puzzle that will allow them to replace and repair old and outdated fire stations across the city. Thursday, the Medford City Council approved a utility fee increase of about $2 per month for every resident and business for the next year. That money will … Continue reading »

Council Application Deadline Extended

MEDFORD, Ore. — It will be another two weeks until the city can finalize the candidates for the vacant city council seat. Friday was the original deadline to return applications for the Ward 1 seat left empty by Al Densmore’s retirement, but the council only received two applications back. They are now extending the deadline … Continue reading »

City Council Accepting Applications

MEDFORD, Ore. — There’s a face missing from the Medford City Council, literally. Instead of a portrait, there’s an application. “Well, it’s logical,” retired city councilman, Al Densmore, laughed. That’s because Al Densmore is calling it a career after 30 years of public service. “It’s time for someone else to step up and take the … Continue reading »

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