SPRINGFIELD — Mandatory overtime shifts and frozen pensions remain on the table in contract negotiations between Roseburg Forest Products and union employees, prompting a rally in front of RFP’s new Springfield headquarters Wednesday morning.
Douglas County’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose from 6.8 percent in July to 7 percent in August, less than a percentage point below the August 2015 rate of 7.7 percent. Meanwhile, the statewide seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 5.4 percent and the national rate was 4.9 pe…
More than 1,200 runners have signed up to run in a benefit race on Oct. 1 for the Umpqua Strong Fund, which benefits the survivors and the families of those who died in the attack at Umpqua Community College last October.
The Douglas Forest Protective Association has been working through a dangerously dry fire season, but it’s nothing new for the head of the fire protection organization, that covers 1.6 million acres within the borders of Douglas County.
With school starting, parents are getting their children ready to head back to classes, and on the Talking Health program on KQEN Radio Local Talk at Four, Dan Bain visited with Dr. Elaine Carrasco, a pediatrician with Centennial Pediatrics in Roseburg.