In 1970, a group of concerned citizens cam together to commit themselves to bringing clean air and clean water to this country. And now, 50 years later, as we reflect on all we have accomplished in this regard, we also acknowledge the need to address the environmental challenges of today.
DIAMOND LAKE — After what had already been a hit-and-miss winter recreation season, officials at Diamond Lake Resort made the decision to go on hiatus in response to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
Oregon state officials announced Saturday that Oregonians will now be allowed to pump their own gas due to the coronavirus outbreak.
Several supermarkets in the area, including Walmart, Albertsons, Safeway and Fred Meyer, will be putting in plexiglass sneeze guards at their checkout aisles in an effort to limit the spread of the coronavirus.
The popular Umpqua Valley Farmers Market will be open Saturday in spite of the COVID-19 outbreak, but it will take a number of measures to ensure the safety of vendors and patrons.
Insurance companies in Oregon will be extending grace periods for premium payments, postponing policy cancellations and nonrenewals and extending deadlines for reporting claims, following an order from the state Department of Consumer and Business Services.
Casey Roscoe returned to Eugene six years ago to join the family business and fulfill a promise she had made to her late grandfather Aaron Jones, the founder of Seneca Jones Timber Company.
Kenneth Ford built his first sawmill in 1936 along what is now Diamond Lake Boulevard in east Roseburg, right in the middle of the Great Depression. It was a daring risk to say the least, but a decade later it started paying off.
One of the inescapable realities of the tragic fallout from the coronavirus is the number of workers who are going to lose their jobs. In fact it’s already started. McMenamins announced last week that it had closed its 60 or so establishments in Oregon and Washington, meaning that 3,000 peop…
If you have cans or bottles you were planning on recycling you may have to hold on to them for a while due to a change in policy in response to COVID-19.
Tucked inside today’s News-Review is a special section that we encourage you to spend some time with. “Douglas County Timber: Past, Present, Future” is just what the name implies — a comprehensive look at the timber industry in the region, and the impact it has had on this community, over th…
McMenamins, which has more than 60 bars and restaurants in Oregon and Washington, announced Tuesday it is temporarily closing nearly all of its locations and laying off 3,000 workers as restaurants and hotels around the region shut down in response to the Coronavirus outbreak.
WINSTON — Authorities on Wednesday urged caution to ranchers and livestock owners who could face potential problems with gray wolves, but they acknowledged the chances of encountering one of the endangered animals in central Douglas County is slim.
MYRTLE CREEK — Laura Hollifield and Henry Stevens were named Myrtle Creek-Tri City Area Chamber of Commerce Woman of the Year and Man of the Year, respectively. Saturday’s celebration, held at the Elks Lodge in Myrtle Creek, marked the 62nd anniversary of the Citizen of the Year Awards.
Successful wire transfer fraudsters convince employees to send company money or social security numbers their way using a familiar email from a source they’ve hacked.
Douglas County’s seasonally adjusted January unemployment rate dropped to 4.7 percent, the lowest rate going back to 1990, when comparable statistics began. It compares with a revised 4.9 percent in December. This month’s rate is significantly lower than the January 2019 rate of 5.6 percent,…
Did you all remember to spring ahead today? Spring officially begins in less than 2 weeks and that means that we are in for longer days, warmer weather and a little extra time to go exploring. Should your explorations bring you to the Coast, may I suggest some great ways to spend your time i…
Lisa Woods grew up in Roseburg and attended Umpqua Community College before eventually getting her Bachelor of Science in business from the University of Phoenix. She then completed her Master of Science in business administration, with an emphasis in entrepreneurship, from Independence University.
When John Tapogna, president of the Portland economic consulting firm ECONorthwest, spoke to the Roseburg Area Chamber of Commerce in November, he said the unprecedented growth and record low unemployment Oregon was experiencing had one potential downside: the chance of a recession in 2020.