Douglas County Fire District No. 2 was awarded the 2016 EMS Unit Citation medal by the State of Oregon for its service during the shooting at Umpqua Community College last year.
Since Jan. 1, there have been 486 wildfires caused by humans in Oregon, including 57 human-caused wildfires in the area covered by the Douglas Forest Protective Association district.
A story that appeared in the Portland Tribune Thursday called out Sen. Jeff Kruse, R-Roseburg, for not responding to a public records request. The request was for copies of his emails and other communications sent and received regarding the state’s Public Records Law Reform Task Force, on wh…
Traffic alert: All northbound lanes of I-5 are closed about seven miles north of Albany (milepost 242-243) following two separate crashes. One crash has involved a jack knifed semi and U-Haul truck. There were injuries and at least 200 gallons diesel has spilled on the road. Traffic is backe…
An Oregon senator died Friday evening south of Diamond Lake and near Rogue River, authorities announced Saturday afternoon.
The Bureau of Land Management finalized today its latest plans for western Oregon’s forests, underscoring environmental protections and hopes of a prospering economy in outdoor recreation.
DILLARD — Fording a flood of cheaper lumber imported from Canada, local lumber interests met with U.S. Senator Ron Wyden Tuesday to jointly call for a new trade agreement or risk whittling the industry at home.
A large swath of the Elliott State Forest, straddling Douglas and Coos counties, is up for auction, though it may be too soon to tell just how the counties will be impacted.
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown delivered the keynote address during the 17th annual Fourth of July U.S. Veterans Celebration held Monday at the Seven Feathers Casino Resort in Canyonville.