The Oregon State Police Fish and Wildlife Division is asking the public to help identify the people responsible for the unlawful killing of bull elk in Douglas County.
TOKETEE — During the peak of spring Chinook salmon spawning, about 40 visitors joined PacifiCorp for a tour of its North Umpqua River Hydroelectric Project last Friday.
Annual permits for Douglas County parks will now last 12 months from the date of purchase, Parks Director Rocky Houston announced this week. Previously, the permits had been available for a calendar year only, meaning permits purchased mid-year only lasted until Dec. 31.
For students at Phoenix School learning about watersheds through restoring and monitoring Deer Creek, it’s been more than just about homework.
With the return of cooler temperatures and rainfall in the Umpqua Valley, fire season ended Wednesday, according to fire managers from Umpqua National Forest and Douglas Forest Protective Association.
Ten years ago this month, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife officials purposely poisoned Diamond Lake. They weren’t acting out of pure evil, however, but as a way to eradicate the invasive species that had been destroying the lake’s ecosystem, the tui chub fish.
The fate of a small northern California town’s drinking water is in the hands of the Oregon-based company, Roseburg Forest Products.
Bringing together a variety of viewpoints regarding the conservation of the Pacific salmon, the third annual Salmon Summit is set to begin at 2 p.m. Monday at Seven Feathers Casino Resort in Canyonville. Speakers, panels, films and presentations are scheduled for the summit that will continu…
KELLOGG — A lane of Highway 138W has reopened this morning following a 60-acre fire that flared up Tuesday afternoon 6 miles south of Elkton, burning both sides of the highway before slowing late Tuesday night.
ALBANY — Douglas and other rural counties can join Linn County as part of a class-action lawsuit against the state over management of state forest lands, a judge ruled Tuesday. Linn County Circuit Judge Daniel Murphy also ruled that the case can go forward, rejecting multiple motions by the …
The emotional trauma from his combat experiences during the Iraq War nearly cost Rusty Lininger his life. In 2012, depression had taken such hold of him that he attempted to kill himself.
Logging and other industrial activities in the forest have been put on ice by local firefighting officials as hot and dry conditions continue.