Oregon Native American tribes were slow to act when the federal government began allowing casinos on tribal lands almost 30 years ago, but the Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Indians fearlessly took the first step.
During the 11 years he served as director of the Douglas County Museum, Gardner Chappell was all about making history fun for kids, and his passion and enthusiasm brought the museum to life.
WINSTON — The historic Harry Winston House is celebrating its 130th birthday with free house tours and cake from 1 to 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 30, at 350 Winston Section Road, Winston.
Civil War reenactors, gunshots and cannon fire took students on a journey through time Friday afternoon at Fremont Middle School in Roseburg. The reenactment event displayed for the students real-life situations that occurred during the 1860s time period.
The City of Roseburg’s Willis House could have up to three more purchase offers to consider by Feb. 14, despite having endured thousands of dollars in damages last month.
Dutch post-impressionist painter Vincent van Gogh is known for his flamboyant art, cutting off his ear and killing himself at the age of 37. Less known are the facts that depict his intriguing intellect and spirit.
SCOTTSBURG — Historians with the Oregon Department of Transportation will host an open house on Wednesday, Jan. 11, to discuss historic Scottsburg and its steel bridge with the local community.
MYRTLE CREEK — Historians say that, during The Great Migration of 1843, somewhere between 7,000 to 10,000 people rode horses or walked barefoot from the Midwest to the Pacific Northwest. One in 10 died from wagon accidents or cholera.