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House committee approves $2.3 million for UCC shooting recovery

A $2.3 million plan to support community recovery from the Oct. 1, 2015 shooting at Umpqua Community College moved one step closer t… Read more

Housing shortage a complicated issue in Douglas County

Supply and demand are basic economic principles that can affect a given market. Read more

Riddle woman files for UCC board position

RIDDLE — A Riddle woman has filed to run for the Umpqua Community College Board of Trustees. Read more

Weather alert

Winter Weather Advisory

Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 1:00 pm Sunday for Eastern Douglas County Foothills, OR

Weather Today

Morning showers


55° 44°

Morning showers

Humidity: 75%
Cloud Coverage: 74%
Wind: S at 12 mph
Chance of Rain: 50%
UV Index: 2 Low
Sunrise: 07:04:55 am
Sunset: 05:50:23 pm

This Week's Forecast

Day Precip Temp
Morning showers Sun
50% 55° 44°
Chance of afternoon showers Mon
60% 58° 44°
Rain Tue
80% 46° 36°
Showers Wed
60% 46° 33°
Light rain developing in the afternoon Thu
70% 47° 31°
Afternoon showers Fri
50% 47° 30°
A few clouds Sat
10% 50° 32°


Exploring Oregon: North Bank Habitat Management Area

The North Bank Habitat Management Area decided to dole out a lesson of karmic proportions to a little unsuspecting girl last week. Read more

Elkton girls score 1A playoff berth

NORTH BEND – The Elkton girls basketball team took third place in the Skyline League District Tournament after the Elks whipped Days… Read more

Oakland, Riddle, Reedsport wrestlers advance to 2A/1A state meet

GOLD BEACH — Oakland, Riddle and Reedsport will all send wrestlers to the Class 2A/1A state tournament following the Special Distric… Read more


Face Trump's unfitness sooner, not later

NEW YORK — Let’s not mumble or whisper about the central issue facing our country: What is this democratic nation to do when the man… Read more

A failure to communicate

WASHINGTON — To sum up President Trump’s first month in office, he has exceeded everyone’s expectations. Read more

Marijuana regulators err on the side of caution

Marijuana retailers are complaining that testing requirements for extracts imposed by the Oregon Health Authority are too strict, hu… Read more

A & E

Theater Review: Musical caper ‘Curtains’ raises the roof at UCC

Consider, for a moment, what a brilliantly barmy premise for a story this is: Read more

Former Roseburg resident writes his first psychic detective novel while attending OSU

A former Douglas County resident, author Gabriel S.A. Clason announced the release of his first psychic suspense novel: “After The L… Read more


Upcoming Events

4th Annual FOCUS ON HOPE 5k & 1m Fun Run/Walk

Focus on Hope 5K and 1M Fun Run/Walk is the Community Cancer Center’s annual cancer awarenes… Read more

Canyonville Farmers' Market

Get the goods!  Canyonville Farmers' Market will be serving up a tempting selection of arts,… Read more

Kindergarten Open House

Our classical Christian approach to kindergarten builds foundational skills while fostering … Read more

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