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.
RIDDLE — The Riddle community, already reeling from the death of four children in a house fire Wednesday morning, got more bad news Thursday evening.
When President Donald Trump was speaking about his plans for the future of health care in America, a Myrtle Creek woman who says her life was saved by Obamacare was right there in the Capitol building, listening to what he had to say.
RIDDLE — Friends and relatives of the Riddle family that lost four members in a house fire Wednesday morning gathered at the Riddle Baptist Church Wednesday night to mourn the loss and pray for the survivors.