Oakland, Oregon: The town that time forgot, but we hope that people don’t forget. One hundred years ago Oakland was the center of commerce at the end of the rail line. Everyone came to Oakland to ship their wool, hay, turkeys and timber to bigger markets. Other local cities have long since s…
Darrell Orth inspected the sealant on the pavement, willing it to dry faster, and hovered over the menu boards as the carhops finished adding items and prices before he could hang them.
Another Riddle Sawdust Jubilee has come and gone with a big bang! There were many events, booths and activities and a parade to highlight our small town. While we are recovering from this event we would like to take this opportunity to thank all the vendors, sponsors and volunteers who put i…
We are beginning to talk about a theme for our downtown area. At our last chamber meeting I talked about some basics that are important to put in place before we get to that point.
One of the most popular coffee companies in Douglas County found itself in some hot water with customers after the company’s name appeared on a letter supporting House Bill 2020, the carbon cap-and-trade bill which is dividing the state.
The Downtown Roseburg Association presented the results of a recently completed study showing people’s attitudes toward downtown at its annual meeting Thursday.
Among a list of businesses based in urban areas, two Roseburg companies were recognized on the Portland Business Journal’s list of the top 100 fastest growing companies in Oregon and southwest Washington.
We are always preaching energy conservation and looking for ways for our consumers to slow their meters down, but the events that began Feb. 24 are not what we had in mind.
Six local business owners celebrated finishing the Small Business Development Center’s first Small Business Management II class Monday under graduation-themed ceiling decorations, including a “Congratulations” sign strung up on the wall and a sheet cake on the table.
The owner of Pete’s Drive-In, Darrell Orth, plans on reopening before the Fourth of July. It closed in December after a runaway vehicle crashed into the restaurant, starting a fire.
Painted purple and white bricks lead customers into a quaint boutique in the center of downtown Roseburg where Rebecca Blum is waiting to sell or buy designer women’s clothes, jewelry and accessories.
Coming off a successful Spring Craft Fair back in April, we are quickly moving into the busy season for us way up here in the Yoncalla area.
Some local restaurant owners said a statewide ban on automatically providing customers with straws would be silly, but it wouldn’t suck.
Come for the coffee, stay for the vegan food, the books and the camaraderie at downtown Roseburg’s Gathering Grounds and Cascadian Coffee Co. and Catering.
Two Douglas County companies are fighting over an $11,000 payment, which eventually led Addox Heating Center to file a lawsuit against Michael D. Brown Construction in Douglas County Circuit Court on Tuesday.
David Ulsh talks about pigs in the road and pool tables in the truck while he pulls cooked chicken off the bone and puts it right on the griddle. He pours some homemade barbecue sauce on it and chops it up again.
The City of Roseburg Airport Commission recommended the City Council award the Runway 16/34 edge lighting and NAVAID improvements to Colvico, Inc. for $540,886. It also recommended the council adopt a resolution to authorizing accepting grants from the Federal Aviation Association for the project.
After more than 20 years of selling pizza out of trailer, the owners of The Little Pizza Paradise scrapped the trailer and moved the pizza oven into a permanent building across the highway in Glide. The pizza shop is a fulfillment of a decades-old dream for owners Barry and Jacki Hayes.
Sherm Olsrud, the founder and namesake of Sherm’s Thunderbird Market is being remembered for his legacy of giving and community involvement. Olsrud passed away last Tuesday at the age of 95.