Senior Staff Writer
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.
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.
The Douglas County Parks Advisory Board Thursday voted in favor of an ordinance amendment that would allow parks personnel to issue $130 citations to park users who don’t pay parking fees or who violate other park rules.
The Douglas County Parks Department is piloting a new way to pay for daily parking fees at two county parks. River Forks and Amacher park visitors can now use smart phones to pay by credit card. The new payment plan will be available through the summer, and if it's successful pay-by-phone co…
Responding to complaints that North Douglas County residents were being unfairly charged for access to Mildred Kanipe Memorial Park near Oakland, the Douglas County Parks Department canceled both annual passes and day parking fees at the park. The department announced its decision Friday afternoon.
Southern Oregon University business students and the Douglas County Parks Department are teaming up to survey the people who use Douglas County’s parks.
The Douglas County Parks Advisory Board gave the nod Thursday to a $1.7 million parks budget and a $1 million parks capital projects budget.
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.
Bearing signs saying “Remember Busenbark,” and “A Clearcut is Not a Park,” about two dozen demonstrators lined up on the Douglas County Courthouse lawn in Roseburg Tuesday.