OAKLAND — A team of visitors with backgrounds in small business, tourism, real estate and downtown revitalization came to Oakland in late November to spend the day exploring the town and stopping by local businesses for the first time.
Roseburg’s historic and city-owned Willis House has two new offers on the table, but councilors will consider just one at next Monday’s meeting.
When the old Douglas Community Hospital building on Harvard Avenue in Roseburg was remodeled into new offices for the state of Oregon’s Department of Human Services, it gave the Child Welfare Program a big boost.
A Roseburg man is expected to survive after being shot Monday night at the Rose Villa Apartments in Roseburg, according to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office.
The Jetovator and the Hydroflight drew big crowds for their shows Saturday at the ServPro Sportsmen’s & Outdoor Recreation Show at the Douglas County Fairgrounds.
Students from Myrtle Creek Elementary School enjoyed a sneak peak to the 21st ServPro Sportsman’s & Outdoor Recreation Show at the Douglas County Fairgrounds Friday.
In an effort to begin tackling an issue of corroding pipes, the Roseburg City Council voted to spend an additional $400,000 in next year’s storm drain budget to fix one of its worst cases.
CANYONVILLE — Lookingglass Elementary School, which lost its library and all the books in the gymnasium fire in December, has a good start at replacing the books, thanks to donations from several schools in the county. And Canyonville Elementary School went a step farther.
Nighttime flyers and airport ambulances are still barred from using the Roseburg Municipal Airport at night as the city irons out ways to fix Mount Nebo runway obstructions.
About 100 protesters greeted members of the Roseburg Area Chamber of Commerce as they made their way to the Douglas County Fairgrounds on Monday for their monthly membership meeting and to hear an update on the Pacific Connector Gas pipeline project.
Jaime Yraguen, co-owner of Basco Logging, Inc. in Sutherlin, was elected president of the Associated Oregon Loggers Jan. 20 during the association’s 47th annual convention in Eugene, where he was recognized for his contributions to the association and the Douglas County community.
Long time Roseburg businessman and a former Roseburg Chamber of Commerce first citizen, Loyd Hastings, passed away at his Hillsboro home on Jan. 25. He was just a month shy of his 89th birthday.
WINCHESTER — Valentine’s Day is not just for couples, as people’s furry friends at the Saving Grace Pet Adoption Center made clear Saturday afternoon.
With just seven weeks to go before Douglas County government pulls its funding from its small town branch libraries, city governments and library supporters are scrambling to determine their future.
A caravan of four trucks with trailers carrying about 200 Christmas trees left the Phoenix School parking lot Thursday morning in the pouring rain. It headed east on Diamond Lake Boulevard toward North Bank Road to partake in an annual Coho Ho Christmas Tree Project, now in its fourth year.
EDITOR’S NOTE: The columns of Bill Duncan, a long-time journalist, have returned to The News-Review. Duncan, who died in November 2011, wrote a weekly column for The News-Review and The Capital Press of Salem from 1981 to 2011. Duncan wrote the following column seven years ago. His thoughts …