Firefighters responded to a grass fire Thursday afternoon near milepost 153 of Interstate 5 near the northbound lanes. Crews from the Douglas Forest Protective Association and North Douglas County Fire & EMS arrived on scene around 2:15 p.m. and began efforts to extinguish the fire.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission wants to make it easy as possible for people to comment as it conducts an informal review of the Jordan Cove LNG and the Pacific Connector Pipeline project.
These logs are the highlights of initial emergency calls and reports to the Douglas County Dispatch Center. They do not represent all of the incidents or their final outcomes.
SUTHERLIN — A walking tour through downtown Sutherlin on Wednesday took more than 100 students on an adventure to learn about their hometown.
Roseburg's Junior State baseball team will begin play in the Clackamas Futures Tournament at 6 p.m. Friday against Clackamas.
CENTRAL POINT — Brody Black worked 4 2/3 innings in 45 pitches and the Pepsi Bottlecaps swept a nonleague doubleheader against Crater in American Legion A baseball action on Wednesday.
North Douglas high school football coach JJ Mast will be coaching the West at this year’s Class 1A Oregon football all-star game Saturday at Eastern Oregon University in La Grande.
all-handling and passing, shooting drills and scrimmages have all been on the menu for attendees at the Roseburg High Basketball Camp this week. Run by head boys basketball coach Mike Pardon and lead assistant Jim Early, the camp had 34 athletes from grades 3-8 take part at Robertson Memoria…
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.
Representatives from the Blue Zones Project came to Roseburg to gather information in order to develop a strategic plan to improve the walkability, bikeability and community gathering in the area.
While stopping by Elkton on the way to fish off the Oregon coast, tourists can learn about the area’s history at Fort Umpqua, watch butterflies peruse the garden at Elkton Community Education Center and check out award-winning wineries nearby.
In its 49th year, the Summer Arts Festival presents a weekend of sensory stimulation Friday, Saturday and Sunday at Fir Grove Park near the Arts Center in Roseburg. This event sees up to 10,000 people some years.
Oregon’s arts and culture sector contributed $687 million and 22,299 jobs to Oregon’s economy in fiscal year 2015, according to the latest Arts & Economic Prosperity study from Americans for the Arts.