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.
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.
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.
DRAIN — Aurora Meixner wasn’t looking forward to getting her shots Saturday, but her mother, Angela Van Buren, and older sister Ivory were there for support.
The Douglas County Board of Commissioners is accepting applications for five positions on the newly formed Coastal County Museum Advisory Committee.
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.
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.
With opportunities for fishing, dune riding, and visiting the ocean and local restaurants, the Southern Oregon coast has much to offer. Travel Oregon is planning to work with community members and stakeholders to develop ways to promote those attractions to tourists through Oregon’s Rural To…
OAKLAND — Working with classic phrases like “et tu, Brute?” and “beware the ides of March,” Oakland High School students became comfortable with Shakespeare Monday after spending the day with a team of actors.
Josephine County commissioners Tuesday rejected putting a law enforcement levy on the May ballot. That could lead to Josephine County’s jail closing in 2017. If so, Josephine officials shouldn’t look north to Douglas County to house their inmates, said Douglas County Sheriff John Hanlin.
Update: At approximately 9:10 a.m., the Douglas County Sheriff's Office reported the outage had been fixed and that 911 service lines are operating normally.