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.
The Riddle City Library proudly reopened its doors on June 6. We are offering a full-service library; this is not a reading room, feel free to check out your books and take them home! There are many library related events planned for the summer: teenage reading club, crafts, magic shows and …
Umpqua Training & Employment will lose its contract for funding July 1, resulting in significant changes and layoffs. A nonprofit corporation working to provide and promote employment opportunities, job skill training and services to the disadvantaged in Douglas County, UT&E did not …
Since Willowood USA started in 2010 in Roseburg, it has been growing quickly to provide crop protection products to farmers across the United States.
Five women decided to use their farming skills to start a community supported agriculture program (CSA), offering baskets of fresh, local produce to Douglas County residents.
Since the rate for depositing recyclable containers doubled to 10 cents April 1, the Oregon Beverage Recycling Cooperative has seen a dramatic increase in bottles and cans returned to grocery stores and BottleDrop Centers in the state.
Installing awnings, hanging signs and painting, commercial building owners in historic downtown Roseburg have been using building facade grants to renovate and improve their storefronts.
SUTHERLIN — The Sutherlin City Council continued the discussion of initiating a business registration process to keep track of new businesses in the area at its meeting Monday night.
Douglas County’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped from 5.1 percent in March to 4.9 percent in April, 1.6 percentage points below the April 2016 rate. Meanwhile, Oregon’s seasonally adjusted April unemployment rate was a record low at 3.7 percent and the national rate was 4.4 percent.
Elkton’s Community Education Center will party all summer, and everyone is invited. Every day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (except July 4) visitors can use the library, purchase site-grown plants and produce, see the butterfly pavilion, hunt for gift shop treasures, visit Fort Umpqua and enjoy trai…
Old 99’s story starts like many in the brew industry. Guys homebrewing in their garage decide it would be awesome to brew for real. Since starting that quest back in 2012, it’s been fun to watch the three amigos (Matt Hill, AJ Tuter and Bryan Ireland) grow through their various iterations fr…
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The most common misconception is that the business cash flow means profits. In fact, that is the farthest from the truth.
Though The Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians started its economic development with a bingo hall that grew into Seven Feathers Casino Resort, its diverse business endeavors cover a range of interests.
Swirling, sniffing, tasting and enjoying, a group of sommeliers from around the U.S. experienced a variety of wines in the Umpqua Valley during last week’s Somm Camp.
SUTHERLIN — Most cities have business registration or license policies, so Sutherlin city councilors have set out to develop one of their own.