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.
WINCHESTER — The inauguration of a new president hung in the air Friday night as local businesses convened for the Reader’s Choice Awards banquet at Umpqua Community Colleges Danny Lang Event Center.
PORTLAND — Lea Vlcek of Elkton describes herself as a long-time feminist. Feminists changed the world for women, she said, opening shelters for battered women, improving women’s health and opening up jobs to women where none had been before.
After several months of inaction, but then in the final hours of the President Obama administration, the Department of Interior determined that the commercial lands that the Coquille Tribe purchased in Medford —170 miles away from its tribal headquarters and reservation in Coos Bay — are eli…
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.
The Douglas County Board of Commissioners is accepting applications for five positions on the newly formed Coastal County Museum Advisory Committee.
Beginning his presentation with a boring example of an ineffective public speaker, Jim Daniel from Roseburg soon changed his delivery and became an engaging, confident speaker who made a lasting impression on his audience. His point was to show the difference between a boring and an interest…
SUTHERLIN — With Douglas County branch library closures scheduled for April 1, concerned citizens in Sutherlin held an informal meeting Saturday to find a way to keep their library open after that date.
In a recent column I highlighted some of the things our veterans groups accomplished in 2016. For those of you who like to plan ahead, I thought I’d highlight some of the events for the coming year.
MYRTLE CREEK — Representatives from the city of Myrtle Creek, the Myrtle Creek-Tri City Area Chamber of Commerce and local businesses have been collaborating for the past eight months to reach a set of goals through the Rural Development Initiatives program.
Sales of new cars and trucks hit a record in the U.S. in 2016, with vehicle sales totaling 17.55 million compared to 2015’s record of 17.47 million, according to Autodata Corp.
Two foam display boards outlining the Douglas County general fund and timber revenues were on display at the Douglas County commissioners meeting Wednesday.