From overcoming homelessness and addiction to falling in love, reuniting with her children and starting a business, Jennifer Taylor has come a long way since she decided to turn her life in a new direction.
Shoppers bustled into downtown Roseburg to support local shops and enjoy special sales as part of Roseburg’s Small Business Saturday this weekend.
Wrappin and Rollin, the plant-based food truck business of Roseburg, won the 2016 Concept Stage competition of the Roseburg Angel Investors Network conference Thursday afternoon at the Danny Lang Event Center.
A new Roseburg-based company is offering a safe environment for people to gain back their independence through the ability to walk.
After competing against other entrepreneurs with business pitches, five finalists will advance to the Concept Stage competition of the Roseburg Angel Investors Network conference on Dec. 1.
Douglas County’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped from 7.1 percent in September to 6.9 percent in October, down from last year’s rate of 7.4 percent at this time. Oregon’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 5.3 percent for October while the national rate was 4.9 percent.
First Interstate BancSystem, Inc. announced on Nov. 17 that it will acquire Bend-based Cascade Corp, parent company of Bank of the Cascades. The cash and stock transaction for total consideration is valued at about $589 million in aggregate, or $7.60 per share based on the First Interstate c…
Businesses of all sizes are gearing up for a busy weekend, with customers rushing to catch the sales on Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday.
After 24 years of working for Roseburg Forest Products’ plant in Coquille, millwright Travis Robinette is suing his employer for discrimination on the basis of perceived sexual orientation.
Nov. 5 was the official day designated worldwide as “Learn to Brew Day.” A dozen Umpqua Valley Brewers Guild members, new and old, experienced and inexperienced, got together outside Old 99 Brewing to simultaneously brew eight batches of beer and field questions from folks who stopped by to …
WINCHESTER — Douglas County Forest Products has been reported for suspicious activity by financial crime consultant firm Marsh Minick, P.C., but DCFP General Manager Rick Mathews said the firm reported inaccurate information.
Many rural communities are revitalizing their downtown areas. Once thriving centers began to struggle and took a downturn when malls became popular. Now many of these malls are seeing a reduction in activity and completing aggressive face lifts to bring market share back.
downtown Roseburg is getting ready to celebrate the holiday season while supporting local businesses. With lights, balloons and holiday decorations lining the streets, the public is encouraged to come shop downtown for Shop Small Saturday, take a photo with Santa and participate in other com…
What happens to a person’s Facebook account when they die? What about their e-mail accounts and their photos stored on the “Cloud”? If a deceased person did online banking, who has access to the account?
CANYONVILLE — Community leaders from across Douglas County joined together Thursday morning for the 11th biannual Douglas County Chambers & Cities Summit in Canyonville, where they spoke about the cities, organizations and businesses they were there to represent.
My wife and I moved to Roseburg in 2008 for her work. We thought it was going to be a couple year “stint” and we’d move on… but like many others here, we got swept into the awesomeness of this area.
Plikat Logging of Camas Valley has been nominated for Oregon Department of Forestry’s annual Operator of the Year award for excellence in post-harvest replanting, constructing and maintaining forest roads, protecting stream buffers and wildlife habitat and other requirements of the Forest Pr…
In a round of farm-to-table speed dating, local farmers seeking new markets and chefs searching for new food sources will get the chance to find their match.
Striving for the chance to win $5,000 and business services, local entrepreneurs presented their business pitches during the Young Entrepreneurs Society meeting in Roseburg on Wednesday evening.