Not everyone has the time or physical ability to hike to distant fields to find many of Oregon’s native wildflowers. For them, there’s the Glide Wildflower Show.
Firefighters are on the scene of a two-alarm apartment fire near the intersection of West Second Avenue and Grant Street in Sutherlin on Saturday night.
GLIDE — After an hour of clever introductions, Dianne Muscarello, the master of ceremonies at the Glide First Citizen Celebration on Saturday, was tongue-tied when she received an award as one of two Glide First Citizens.
The Douglas County Library System will lose its official state recognition as a library after the county’s board of commissioners holds two public hearings, the last of which was at this Wednesday’s commisioner’s meeting.
YONCALLA — The Yoncalla School District’s board of directors held a work session Tuesday to look at architectural plans and to prioritize tasks associated with repairs at the high school.
Ten branches of the Douglas County Library spent their last days as county-run libraries this week. With a formal closure date of April 1, many were wrapping up operations at least temporarily by Thursday or Friday this week.
IDLEYLD PARK — Highway 138 east of Idleyld Park was opened to both lanes of traffic this morning, after a slide sent some massive rocks onto the roadway early Thursday morning, completely closing the highway.
YONCALLA — In 1920, the small town of Yoncalla made the national news when it elected what may have been the first all-woman city council in America.
SUTHERLIN — Hope Dir was excited and ready to begin a new chapter in her life by running a transitional home for people who were recovering from drug and alcohol addiction. She already had about a dozen people living in the building she had rented in downtown Sutherlin.
In 1920, a group of women took over the city council in Yoncalla. Local author Shannon Applegate will talk about what the Oregonian at the time called the "Sex Uprising in Yoncalla" at 7 p.m. today at the Douglas County Library, 1409 N.E. Diamond Lake Blvd., Roseburg.
SUTHERLIN — It was a friendly, enthusiastic crowd that gathered in the Sutherlin High School gym Friday morning for Democratic U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden’s town hall meeting.
Tami Jo and Barry Braz have lived on their 50-acre property in Oakland for 30 years, where they have transformed timber-less, unproductive land into an ever-growing tree farm through three afforestation projects.
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.