Drifting along the sparkling Umpqua River, campers with the 25th annual Camp Millennium caught small mouth bass as a bald eagle flew overhead in the clear blue sky. They watched as an osprey dipped down toward the rapids to snatch a fish nearby, and relaxed in the sun to the sound of flowing water.


Douglas County’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped from 4.9 percent in April to 4.7 percent in May, below the May 2016 rate of 6.5 percent. Oregon reached a new record low with a 3.6 percent seasonally adjusted May unemployment rate while the national rate was 4.3 percent.

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  • Umpqua Training & Employment Inc. Board of Directors

In June of 1975 a group of Douglas County residents came together because they wanted direct local influence over training and employment programs in Douglas County. They felt a private nonprofit corporation with a local board of directors would be more responsive, more efficient and effecti…


Ellen Street passed away at home Thursday morning June 15, 201…

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  • Beth Schultz

It is berry season in the Umpqua Valley. We picked strawberries last week at Big Lick Farms. They were ripe and ready to eat. We were deciding what to do with them all and found this delicious gluten free recipe online by Danielle Walker.