MEDFORD, Ore. – The toddler area at the Olsrud Family Community Playground will be reopen just in time for summer. According to Medford Parks and Recreation director Rich Rosenthal, the city expects to reopen the toddler portion of the playground ...

MEDFORD, Ore. – Olsrud Family Community Playground is almost back to its former glory after last year’s fire. The toddler portion of the playground was burned down in February of 2023. Medford Police Department previously told NBC5 they believed the ...

MEDFORD, Ore. — Rebuilding has begun on the Olsrud Family Community Playground at Medford’s Bear Creek Park. Construction is underway on the toddler side of the playground. Almost exactly a year ago that part of the playground was destroyed overnight ...

MEDFORD, Ore.- The rebuilding effort at the Olsrud Community Playground will start in the spring. In February of 2023, Medford Fire responded to a fire at Bear Creek Park’s popular playground. A section of the playground, which was called “The ...

MEDFORD, Ore. – September is National Suicide Prevention Month. To raise awareness for veteran suicide and mental health, A 7th annual 5k run is taking place at the end of the month. The VeteRun event is going on Saturday, September ...

MEDFORD, Ore. – Medford City Council just gave the green light for rebuilding efforts on the Olsrud Family  Community Playground in Bear Creek Park. Officials say they are now able to spend nearly $400 thousand of allocated funds to help ...

MEDFORD, Ore. – Medford is bringing back its “Open Streets” event. Open Streets is an international program that temporarily re-purposes streets. That means streets will be closed to cars and instead used to walk, bike, roll, dance and shop. More ...

MEDFORD, Ore. – Medford Parks and Rec is hosting Yappy Hours. It’s an event for dogs so they can enjoy some fun activities. The Event next week will also have several other local businesses. “It was just something that we ...

MEDFORD, Ore.– The playground at Bear Creek Park is being cleaned up thanks to a company that volunteered its services. Western States Environmental is working on cleaning up the playground after it burned down in a fire last week. The ...

MEDFORD, Ore. – A criminal investigation is underway after part of a popular Medford playground burned down. Early Thursday morning, witnesses reported seeing an unidentified person “playing” with a butane torch at the Olsrud Community Playground in Bear Creek Park. ...

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