Visitors at the annual Earth Day and Energy Fair held Friday at the Douglas County Fairgrounds learned from vendors about native plants and biochar, saw rings from trees cut down at Busenbark Park, looked at electric cars and otherwise thought about what’s best for the planet. And in some ca…
The Douglas County Transportation District board has spent its first seven months of existence scrambling to pull together the system that will soon take charge of transit services in Douglas County.
More than 400 kids and their family members converged on Amacher County Park on Saturday morning for the 31st annual Kiwanis Club Easter Egg Hunt. About 20 volunteers from local businesses and the Roseburg High School Key Club stuffed 4,000 plastic eggs for hunts divided into different age g…
In 1975, two World War I veterans, James Miller and Adam Heussner, died in Douglas County. Both had been born before 1900. Both were cremated, and then their ashes were set on a shelf at Wilson’s Chapel of the Roses waiting for relatives to claim them.
Cremains of military veterans who served over the past century had been left unclaimed at Wilson’s Chapel of the Roses in Roseburg. The following is a list of each veteran with information about each one.
Twenty-eight veterans whose remains have waited unclaimed at Wilson’s Chapel of the Roses, some for as many as 44 years, arrived Friday in a silver hearse at the Douglas County Courthouse. They will be stored there until memorial services with full military honors can be held in mid-May.
A senate bill that would create the Oregon Winery and Winemakers Task Force was referred to the Ways and Means Committee on Thursday.
The final two candidates for the Roseburg city manager position met with community members and city officials at a reception in the Public Safety Center on Thursday evening.
Twenty-eight veterans whose remains have waited unclaimed at a Roseburg funeral home, some for as many as 44 years, will be transported Friday morning to the Douglas County Courthouse. They will be stored there until memorial services with full military honors can be held, beginning May 14.
Bridge inspectors got up close and personal with the Stewart Park Drive bridge Wednesday, searching for any potential structural issues with the narrow, green steel structure built in 1946.
The Roseburg City Council unanimously decided to prepare a letter of support, which includes financial commitments, for a proposed allied and mental health college during its special city council meeting Wednesday.
Blue Zones Project - Umpqua and the Roseburg High School National Honor Society will team up to hold an Earth Day volunteer cleanup Saturday.
The Roseburg City Council is meeting at 6 tonight to discuss providing further financial support for the development of the allied and mental health college in Roseburg.
Roseburg Public Library will continue conversations with Douglas Education Service District about contracting for library services.
Roseburg teachers have been encouraged by the Roseburg Education Association to stay in schools on May 8 and wear red to show support for education.
A company named in a report on illegal logging practices in the Congo Basin alongside Roseburg Forest Products had its logging license at two sites suspended by the Gabon government.
A woman who was convicted of helping kill a man in Roseburg in 1990 and sentenced to life in prison without parole has died at the Oregon Department of Corrections facility near Wilsonville.