MYRTLE CREEK — Representatives from the city of Myrtle Creek, the Myrtle Creek-Tri City Area Chamber of Commerce and local businesses have been collaborating for the past eight months to reach a set of goals through the Rural Development Initiatives program.
WINSTON — One of the biggest Christmas presents to the Douglas County community this holiday season is Kayode, a 4,000-pound white rhinoceros that made his way to Wildlife Safari in early November from the San Diego Zoo Safari Park.
Following a biker dressed as Santa Claus, about 100 motorcyclists rode all around the southern part of Douglas County on Sunday, ending the ride at the Myrtle Creek Fire Station, where they donated thousands of toys for south county youth.
TRI CITY — Covered with colorful holiday lights, about 45 festive trucks, buses and fire engines made their way along the 5-mile route from D.R. Johnson Lumber Co.’s lumberyard in Riddle along Pruner Road to downtown Myrtle Creek Saturday evening for the 23rd annual Timber Truckers Light Parade.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission denied the Jordan Cove Energy Project and Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline’s request for a rehearing Friday. This came nine months after the commission denied the companies’ applications to construct a liquefied natural gas pipeline and export terminal …
The Winston Core Project selected three additional directors to its board Tuesday — one of the final steps to forming a community corporation in charge of transforming a blighted 2-acre parcel of land at the center of Winston into a shopping center.
WINSTON — Unofficial vote results show Ken Barrett pulling ahead of Sandra Thorn in the race to be mayor of Winston. The latest results also indicate David Cunningham is leading the race for city councilor in Ward 2 ahead of incumbent Sandy Lipphardt.
CANYONVILLE — A mobile eye exam unit from a Portland hospital visited Canyonville over the weekend to offer comprehensive eye exams at no cost to Cow Creek tribal members and their families.