The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) moved to withdraw itself as an intervenor-defendant from Juliana v. U.S., the climate case brought on by 21 young people across the country, including some from Douglas County.
After being denied the purchase of the Elliott State Forest, Lone Rock Timber Management Company submitted a notice of tort claims of misrepresentation and negligence to the Department of State Lands and the State Land Board on Thursday.
After the state decided to sell the Elliott State Forest in 2015 to meet its commitment to the Common School Fund, Lone Rock Resources and the Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians submitted the only bid by the original deadline in November 2016.
Timber companies in Douglas County, like Lone Rock Resources, grow and harvest trees to sell to local mills, including Roseburg Forest Products, Swanson Manufacturing, Nordic Veneer and Douglas County Forest Products.
State Land Board members, Gov. Kate Brown, Secretary of State Dennis Richardson and State Treasurer Tobias Read will give an update of the Elliott State Forest Ownership Transfer Opportunity at their upcoming meeting.
The President Donald Trump administration and fossil fuel industry sought an early appeal in the Juliana v. United States climate case, and motioned to put the upcoming trial on hold if the appeal was granted. Monday, U.S. Magistrate Judge Thomas Coffin recommended denial of the defendants’ …
GLIDE — With names like snow queen, fairy slipper, prince’s pine and buttercup, a guided tour along the North Umpqua Trail east of Glide is like stepping into a fairy tale.
Western blue violet, Indian paintbrush and a hundred more varieties of wildflowers will be blooming this summer at Crater Lake National Park. Thanks to a guide book documenting the names, descriptions and appearances of the plants, visitors will be able to identify them as they hike along th…
Roseburg city staff said in a press release that people are confused over the recent council decision to deny all bids to construct a splash pad and playground at Fir Grove Park.
To celebrate Arbor Day and learn about forestry, 100 fifth-grade students from Fir Grove Elementary and Sunnyslope Elementary replanted trees as part of an annual event with Communities for Healthy Forests.
A climate change bill introduced in the U.S. Senate Thursday is a very important step in the right direction, according to Douglas County Global Warming Coalition board member Stuart Liebowitz.
A prize-fishing booth, face painting and a giveaway of 100 tree seedlings will be some of the features at the Arbor Day tree-planting ceremony in Winston.