About 10 people called for the resignation of two Douglas County commissioners Wednesday over alleged misuse of funding from the Secure Rural Schools Act, lack of transparency and other accusations.
Douglas County, the city of Winston and Green Sanitary District have a new agreement in place, and loads of leachate are again being transported from the county landfill to the Winston-Green Sanitary Treatment Plant.
Safety improvements will be made at the intersection of Northwest Stewart Parkway and Northwest Edenbower Boulevard on Wednesday night by the City of Roseburg Public Works Department.
Marisa Fink, who has been at the helm of the YMCA of Douglas County for 11 years, will leave in February to start in her new position as the executive director of the Oregon Alliance of YMCAs.
Dr. Kurt Freeman, an Oakland native and Oakland High School graduate, was recently named the recipient of the Fred Fax Professorship for Pediatric Excellence.
Aviva Health will continue dental services in Myrtle Creek after Dr. Mike Shirtcliff, the founder of Advantage Dental and South Umpqua Integrated Health agreed to sell his Myrtle Creek dental office to a Myrtle Creek man who is an Aviva Health board member.
WINCHESTER — Natalie and Hannah Regan made sure worms, roly-polies, caterpillars and other bugs would find a new home, while other volunteers spent Monday morning digging up the grass at Winchester Elementary School to make room for an outdoor garden classroom.
Riddle is celebrating a big number this year, 127 to be exact. On Jan. 30, our fair city will celebrate its 127th birthday. There will be singing in the streets, cupcakes and trivia and we are hoping to incorporate the high school band in the mix — lots of moving parts to make that happen, s…
The Roseburg Family Medicine Residency program has been quietly moving ahead with plans to begin a program in July that would prepare eight physicians each year to become board-certified family medicine doctors.
About 100 people gathered in front of Fred Meyer in Roseburg on Saturday for the local version of the Women’s March 2020 events being held across the country.
Geneva Academy math teacher Pamela Warren received the VFW District 12 High School Teacher of the Year honor this week.
The Roseburg Education Association will award two $1,500 scholarship to a graduating senior who is a child of a member.
GLIDE — Advanced Skills Teacher Ben Kercher was assisted by three Airgas employees to teach his ag mechanics classes at Glide High School on Thursday.
In what has become an annual tradition, Sherm’s Thunderbird Markets donated another truckload of food to the United Community Action Network Food Bank on Friday morning.
PORTLAND — A federal appeals court on Friday dismissed a lawsuit by 21 young people who claimed the U.S. government's climate policies and reliance on fossil fuels harms them, jeopardizes their future and violates their constitutional rights, potentially dealing a fatal blow to a long-runnin…
The city of Roseburg is on sound financial footing, but has a “somewhat elevated” debt associated with its pension commitments, according to a well-regarded investor service.
Nominations for the Myrtle Creek-Tri City Area Chamber of Commerce 2020 Citizen of the Year awards are due by 5 p.m. Feb. 1.
Slightly over half of the people surveyed on behalf of Roseburg Public Schools indicated support for a $94 million bond measure, according to a report presented to the school board Wednesday by Melissa Martin of Nelson Report.
Shortly after the first lunch bell rang, students started to trickle into the Roseburg High School library Thursday afternoon to be a part of Mister Rogers’ lunch.
Douglas County Farm Bureau will be awarding five $1,000 scholarship for next school year to students pursuing agriculture or forestry education or children or grandchildren of voting Douglas County Farm Bureau members.
Do you dream of running your own business, but don’t know how to get started? Then Umpqua GrowthTalks may be for you. The informal, free talks are produced by the Umpqua Economic Development Partnership and designed for people who want to start a business, already own one or want to support …
Close to 300 community members will have their portraits on display at the Umpqua Valley Arts Association when an exhibit more than two years in the making debuts with a 5 p.m. reception Friday.
Local trash haulers would for the first time have to pay Douglas County a franchise fee of 5% of the company’s cash receipts under a new agreement considered by the Douglas County Solid Waste Advisory Committee on Wednesday.