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.
WINSTON — The Winston Police Department said Thursday that it will be beefing up its DUII enforcement during the month of February.
The Tiller Ranger District of the Umpqua National Forest is planning to scope the site of its proposed Skillem Integrated Resource Restoration Project and is asking for public input on the project, planned for the 11,400 acres of the Skillet Creek-South Umpqua River 6th field watershed.
WINCHESTER — The inauguration of a new president hung in the air Friday night as local businesses convened for the Reader’s Choice Awards banquet at Umpqua Community College's Danny Lang Event Center.
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 …