The Pacific Ocean forms Douglas County’s western border and the Pacific Crest Trail runs along its eastern edge. At 5,071 square miles, the county has more land than Connecticut. The county could hold Delaware and Rhode Island and have room left over for Washington, D.C., Portland, Seattle, San Francisco and even sprawling Los Angeles. Geography distinguishes Douglas County and so does its history, people and landmarks. A four-day series, Distinctly Douglas County, begins today with 10 marks of distinction, a look at the places, events and notable figures that make the county stand out. Other stories will look at more …
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