MYRTLE CREEK — The Myrtle Creek Summer Festival returns Thursday to celebrate “30 years of fun.” The event, which runs Thursday through Sunday, kicks off at 4 p.m. Thursday and promises a weekend filled with activities and entertainment.
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.
Covered in soapy bubbles, dogs of all shapes and sizes were washed in plastic kiddie pools while their owners donated to For the Love of Paws Income Based Veterinary Services.
Roseburg Public Schools, the largest school district in Douglas County, released Monday preliminary lead testing results that reported almost 70 samples exceeded lead limits.
City officials banned smoking, cigarette or otherwise, at five city-owned parking lots during Monday night’s Roseburg City Council meeting.
As the Democratic National Convention continues this week in Philadelphia, likely finalizing Hillary Clinton’s selection as the Democratic nominee for president, reaction to her choice for a vice-presidential running mate last Friday is looked at as positive by most local democrats.
The Pepsi Bottlecaps and Umpqua Lions, Roseburg’s two American Legion baseball Class A teams, are among the eight clubs contending for the state championship.
EUGENE — Tim Sustaire knew his 2016 Roseburg Renegades Junior State baseball team was talented at the start, but wondered how it would mesh over the course of the summer.
Gordon McAhren’s home in Myrtle Creek is bordered by Cougar Canyon Golf Course on three sides, making it convenient for the long-time golfer to ride his personal golf cart from his backyard to Hole 1.
Arts & Entertainment
The Music on the Half Shell concert series features two renowned country western bands Tuesday, with Riders in the Sky and Asleep at the Wheel taking the stage at 7 p.m. on the Nichols Band Shell in Roseburg’s Stewart Park.
The Youth Theater will perform "Beauty and the Beast" at the Riverbend Live! free summer concert and theater series from 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday and Saturday at Riverbend Park on 31 Thompson Ave., Winston.
MYRTLE CREEK — A reception will be held this Saturday at Ye Olde Art Shoppe, celebrating the achievements of the shop’s art students, who are currently exhibiting about 80 paintings at the gallery until Sept. 1.
A small company in Myrtle Creek has been making strides in developing products to aid missions on the Space Shuttle and International Space Station.