CAMAS VALLEY — Voters approved a tax levy that will help cover the operational costs of the Camas Valley Rural Fire District.
TRI CITY — Voters rejected a $26 million bond that would have helped the South Umpqua School District replace and repair outdated facilities.
WINSTON — Riverbend Live! in Winston will feature a variety of musical guests and programs for its five-week concert series this summer at Riverbend Park.
A mother and five children who died in a Riddle house fire on March 1 were remembered as a tight-knit and energetic family during a celebration of life on Saturday at the Douglas County Fairgrounds.
A prize-fishing booth, face painting and a giveaway of 100 tree seedlings will be some of the features at the Arbor Day tree-planting ceremony in Winston.
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.
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.
The sole survivor of a house fire that killed his wife and five children in Riddle is set to be released from a Portland hospital Wednesday.
The northbound lanes of Interstate 5 remain closed Friday evening after a semi trailer truck loaded with paper rolls crashed near the Myrtle Creek curves (MP 108).
MYRTLE CREEK — A crowd of Myrtle Creek residents filled the Elks Lodge Saturday night for the 59th Annual Citizen of the Year Awards Banquet. With pearls, faux furs, dresses and suits, the audience came dressed for the occasion in accordance with the theme, “Opening Night at the RIO 1953,” r…
The Oregon State Fire Marshal’s Office confirmed Monday afternoon that a space heater was most likely the cause of the fire that killed 6 people in Riddle last week.