GLIDE — With names like snow queen, fairy slipper, prince’s pine and buttercup, a guided tour along the North Umpqua Trail east of Glide is like stepping into a fairy tale.
Warm rain on the snowpack in the Cascades is bringing river and stream levels up rapidly in Douglas County, but National Weather Service meteorologists say they don’t expect any of the major rivers to reach flood stage. Some, however, will get close.
After constant rain or snow for several days, there is a little break on the way from the heavy precipitation Douglas County has been experiencing.
Douglas Electric Cooperative has announced that power has been restored to most Douglas County areas, with the exception of Riverwood in Elkton, Oakland, Rice Valley and now Upper Smith River areas.
Douglas County residents woke up Saturday morning to more treacherous driving conditions thanks to a rain and snowstorm that moved through the county, with temperatures hovering around the freezing mark. Some residents in northern Douglas County experienced power outages on Saturday.
A display of classic toys at the Douglas County Museum stirs a lot of memories for many who played with Tonka toys, Lionel train sets, cast iron John Deere tractors, cap guns, tea party sets or many other classic toys. But there are also toys that come from as far back as two centuries ago, …
The snow and ice that has lingered for several days and caused schools and businesses to close or be delayed, and given the youngsters to play in the snow and build some creative structures, will finally start disappearing in central Douglas County.
Residents around Douglas County woke up this morning to see snow covering tree branches and blanketing their driveways.