County officials submitted a letter to Gov. Kate Brown on Friday requesting Douglas County be allowed to begin a Phase 2 reopening.
Four Oregon Army National Guardsmen pulled up to Oregon Serigraphics in Roseburg Thursday with a truck full of masks and hand sanitizer to give away to local agricultural workers.
When looking at the Chamber Corner schedule I was thrilled to see that I would have the opportunity to share Reedsport and Winchester Bay with you at the beginning of June. I knew months ago just what I was going to write. Of course, I sit here today composing a vastly different article than…
The COVID-19 pandemic has swept through our nation, upending people’s lives and leaving entire communities to deal with an onslaught of health, social and economic stress and uncertainty. While we all respond differently to stress and uncertainty, the pandemic has also created a perfect stor…
A Baker County judge is sticking to his guns on a ruling in favor of a group of churches who are asserting in a state lawsuit that Gov. Kate Brown’s COVID-19 restrictions should be invalidated.
The Church of God Prophecy in Roseburg has not held an in-person church service since March 15, even though its parishioners believe the Bible calls on them to gather together to worship and pray.
From down-sized ceremonies at the Roseburg VA National Cemetery Annex and Glide Veteran’s Memorial to a flyover salute to COVID-19 front-line workers by the Oregon Air National Guard, Douglas County turned out to celebrate Memorial Day on Monday.
CHI Mercy Medical Center in Roseburg was one of 12 locations last week to get an Abbott ID NOW rapid testing instrument to test patients for COVID-19 from the Oregon Health Authority.
The temporary rule allowing self-serve gas in counties where it was previously not allowed, will end at midnight Saturday, according to the Oregon State Fire Marshal's office.
For a few hours Monday, it seemed churchgoers would be free to gather for services this Sunday.
Organizers canceled this summer’s Douglas County Fair on Tuesday morning, the latest in a series of summer events to fold in the wake of COVID-19 restrictions.
GLIDE — Once you enter Glide, there’s a row of signs with the names of all 46 Glide High School seniors lined up just outside the high school, along Highway 138E.
COVID-19 has canceled and postponed many activities and events, but it is not stopping the Douglas County Program for Student Success and STEAM Hub from having their sixth annual Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math Extravaganza.
SALEM — Oregon Department of Education is partnering with the Council of Chief State School Officers and XQ Institute in support of Graduate Together: America Honors the High School Class of 2020, a one-hour, commercial-free primetime graduation special to be broadcast Saturday.
Douglas Public Health Network confirmed that one more person in Douglas County has tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total to 25.
The school district, school board and teachers union in Roseburg are all waiting to hear the state’s budget forecast on May 20 before making any major adjustments, but it doesn’t mean they’re not preparing possible scenarios.
Expect things to look a little different around Douglas County from now on, in the wake of Gov. Kate Brown’s Thursday announcement that 28 counties, including Douglas County, would be allowed to start what’s called a Phase I reopening.
As Douglas County gets ready to reopen certain businesses amid the coronavirus pandemic, new rules for child care providers around the state were released Wednesday which remain strict in an effort to focus on public health.
Being a high school senior amid the coronavirus pandemic has come with cancellations of prom, sports seasons, graduations and goodbyes to friends, but a Facebook page has helped alleviate some of those burdens for more than 10,000 graduates nationwide.
Expect to see less furniture, and people, at your local wine tasting room. Look for restaurants to have somewhat limited menus, and possibly hours — at least initially — as they begin to expand offerings.
Melrose Elementary School is living up to the school’s “Where the Roots Run Deep” motto, as it moved the traditional marble season to a virtual format amid the coronavirus pandemic and school closures.
Terry Weakley, public affairs officer for the local chapter of the Vietnam Veterans of America, hasn’t set foot in the Roseburg VA Medical Center since March 13, thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Two Douglas County churches say Gov. Kate Brown’s executive orders keeping their parishioners at home are unconstitutional.