• 2

About 100 protesters greeted members of the Roseburg Area Chamber of Commerce as they made their way to the Douglas County Fairgrounds on Monday for their monthly membership meeting and to hear an update on the Pacific Connector Gas pipeline project.

  • 0

Jaime Yraguen, co-owner of Basco Logging, Inc. in Sutherlin, was elected president of the Associated Oregon Loggers Jan. 20 during the association’s 47th annual convention in Eugene, where he was recognized for his contributions to the association and the Douglas County community.

We're always interested in hearing about news in our community. Let us know what's going on!

  • 0

People who visit Mildred Kanipe Memorial Park often enough to want an annual pass face a dilemma. If they also frequently visit other Douglas County parks, they have to buy two $30 passes — one for Kanipe and one for the rest of the parks.

top story
  • 1

The youth suing the federal government for knowingly exacerbating the effects of climate change are seeking an efficient timeline to go to trial, while lawyers representing the federal defendants and fossil fuel organizations say they need more time.

  • 0

The Tiller Ranger District of the Umpqua National Forest is planning to scope the site of its proposed Skillem Integrated Resource Restoration Project and is asking for public input on the project, planned for the 11,400 acres of the Skillet Creek-South Umpqua River 6th field watershed.

  • 1

The proposed Pacific Connector pipeline may have been rejected twice, but the developers appear not to be giving up. Last week, they filed a document called a “Request for Approval of Pre-Filing Review” with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission — the agency that turned the project down Dec. 9.

  • 0

During his nine years as the Woodlands Assistance Forester for Douglas County, Marty Amos has coordinated the spraying of 21,560 acres for 119 small woodland owners across the county and treated 6,260 acres to ready the ground for tree planting.

  • 0

In order to get a more accurate population estimate of cougars in the area, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife Umpqua District is busy collecting DNA samples of the big cats using a method called mark recapture analysis.

  • 1

After hearing from Gov. Kate Brown and members of the public at the December State Land Board meeting, the Oregon Department of State Lands (DSL) has been working to address concerns with the group proposing to buy the Elliott State Forest.