Five Roseburg residents and several pets lost their home Monday morning to a blazing fire that caused approximately $75,000 in damage, according to the Roseburg Fire Department. One dog was killed in the fire.
A deputy from the Douglas County Sheriff's Office helped extinguish a fire that started Thursday morning at the Rose Villa Apartments in the 2500 block of Northeast Stephens Street, Roseburg.
A Roseburg home in the 1700 block of Northwest Keasey Street sustained approximately $60,000 in damage after an evening fire on Monday, according to the Roseburg Fire Department.
SUTHERLIN — Two adults, two young children and a dog were displaced after fire struck their home at 1464 E. Central Ave. at 12:37 a.m. Tuesday.
LOOKINGGLASS — A two-alarm fire destroyed the historic Lookingglass Elementary School gymnasium late Tuesday night, reducing it to smoldering ruins early this morning after it caught fire shortly after 11 p.m.
A fire ripped through a Roseburg home early this morning while its owners were at the hospital preparing to have their first baby, according to a Douglas County Fire District No. 2.
A Tuesday night roof fire scarred the five-story Grand Apartments building in downtown Roseburg, causing approximately $30,000 in damages, according to the Roseburg Fire Department.
Josephine County commissioners Tuesday rejected putting a law enforcement levy on the May ballot. That could lead to Josephine County’s jail closing in 2017. If so, Josephine officials shouldn’t look north to Douglas County to house their inmates, said Douglas County Sheriff John Hanlin.
It won’t be long before the library system as Douglas County has known it is gone for good. Whether that means the doors will be shuttered for good or the system is replaced by something new isn’t yet clear.
Douglas County’s Partnership for Economic Development took home Oregon Economic Development Association’s sole annual marketing award this week.
OAKLAND — Douglas County Commissioner Chris Boice has discussed the library district ballot measure with numerous city councils across Douglas County. He wrapped up his tour in Oakland Tuesday night.
Before hearing from a long list of audience participants, the Douglas County Parks Advisory Board under the Douglas County Parks Department met Thursday morning to provide information about two proposals, one regarding the Salmon Harbor Marina & RV Partnership and the other concerning Mi…