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.

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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.

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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…


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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.

  • Megan Buckley

Is it just me or does anyone else despise bedtime? Let me back up though - I do love bedtime, but my bedtime. My children are a different story.