Roseburg author Tom Russell invites the public to a book-signing event Saturday at While Away Books, where he’ll share about his first novel that’s based on his life serving as a government agent.

As the winter holidays draw ever closer, we're keeping track of decorative light displays that are popping up all over Douglas County to help our readers find the perfect route to enjoy this holiday season.


CAMAS VALLEY — Jacob Miller led five Myrtle Point players in double figures with 24 points as the Bobcats dominated Camas Valley, 92-51, Wednesday night in a nonleague boys basketball game.

In order to keep vehicles from getting stuck in the recent snowfall, the Umpqua National Forest Service has closed a temporary gate to the Umpqua Hot Springs near Toketee past the junction of Forest Roads 34 and 3401.



WASHINGTON — Whatever his other considerable achievements, our president-elect is not known for his broad reading in American history. But Donald Trump is about to enter that history. And in the spirit of new beginnings, he might view this as an opportunity to accumulate some inspiration, bo…

WASHINGTON — Fake news leads eventually to real tragedy. It almost got there Sunday when an idiot brought a loaded assault rifle into a Washington pizzeria, firing at least one shot, in an attempt to “self-investigate” a preposterous made-up conspiracy theory.



The Douglas County Moms team is passionate about bringing together our community of moms. We are a village and need not only time to recharge, but good friends alongside of us.

I grew up in a home with a very talented mother who was great at a lot of things, but especially when it came to sewing and creating. For some reason, sadly that gene seemed to skip me.

I can’t remember exactly when I first came across this recipe, but I know it was in the early days of being married. I know that because my husband and I spent the first few months of married life living with my new in-laws and I was terrified of cooking for them.