An 82-year-old man, who went missing around 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, was found dead about two hours later in the North Umpqua River.
The Swanson Group is laying off 300 workers from its plywood mill in Glendale and cutting the pay of those still working due to a shortage of orders, as businesses grind to a halt during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Douglas Public Health Network reported no new COVID-19 cases as of noon Wednesday, but Douglas County Public Health Officer Bob Dannenhoffer said county residents should continue keeping their distance from each other.
The Ford Family Foundation pledged $10,000 to the Greater Douglas United Way's COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund.
Schools in Oregon will be closed for the remainder of the academic year due to the coronavirus, Gov. Kate Brown announced during a press conference Wednesday afternoon.
The presence of elk hoof disease has been confirmed for the first time in Douglas County by veterinarians from the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife.
Roseburg Republican Alek Skarlatos is winning more love from Texas in his bid to unseat U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Springfield.
Douglas County has seen one new COVID-19 case in the past five days, giving Douglas County Public Health Officer Bob Dannenhoffer reason for cautious optimism.
With the goal of limiting visits to the CHI Mercy Medical Center emergency room and to preserve valuable personal protective equipment because of COVID-19, Aviva Health has set up a clinic for respiratory patients on its campus on Kenneth Ford Drive in north Roseburg.
Like many other school districts across the United States, Roseburg is lending technology to students and families so they can continue learning amid school closures due to the coronavirus.
INDEPENDENCE — The City of Independence and Pacific Power invite children and parents to participate in a weekly distance-learning event to learn more about a pair of osprey, known as Ollie and Olga, from 11 a.m. to noon each Thursday, starting April 9.
Roseburg City Councilwoman Ashley Hicks is known for speaking her mind, even if it gets her in trouble. That’s what happened in late February, when the city council punished Hicks for her advocacy of a homeless shelter. The News-Review caught up with Hicks to see how things are going during …
Anti-bullying program organizer and Roseburg High School sophomore Marin Gray is looking for someone to take over her tasks as organizer and presenter for B.R.A.V.E. World, which stands for Building Respect and Values for Everyone.
In response to the “Stay Home, Save Lives” executive order from Gov. Kate Brown to reduce the effects of the COVID-19 virus, a coalition of Oregon state agencies is asking Oregonians to voluntarily refrain from conducting outdoor burning.
The Roseburg Denny’s is now offering up drive-thru grocery service in its restaurant parking lot at 350 W. Harvard Ave. Customers wishing to buy milk, produce, meat and a host of other food items can place their orders either online or from their vehicle and servers will bring out orders ful…
The Oregon State University College of Forestry will start a weekly Stay at Home Lecture Series starting Thursday that features a variety of presenters talking about everything from recreation in national parks to a secretive seabird.
Tiffany Netz usually spends her days managing the work that’s necessary to keep Douglas County’s 300 bridges safe.
A worldwide pandemic has not stopped Roseburg and Glendale school districts from keeping school bond measures in the May 19 election, along with a Canyonville measure asking voters to be included in the Oregon State University Extension Service District.
By order of Gov. Kate Brown, several schools in Douglas County have opened their doors to children this week for parents performing essential work.
Officials with the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife said this past week it is not ruling out the modification of hunting and fishing seasons around Oregon if people fail to comply with Gov. Kate Brown’s “Stay Home, Save Lives” order.
A sharp decline in donations because of coronavirus concerns has the American Red Cross working to keep the blood flowing in the Oregon-Washington region and across the country.
After three days of no new COVID-19 cases in Douglas County, health officials said a new case was discovered Saturday, bringing the total positive cases to 11.
Eastern and Southwestern Oregonians who want to secede from Oregon and join Idaho are continuing to collect signatures in hopes of getting measures onto many counties’ ballots this November.
First responders from all over Douglas County gathered to honor and show support for the employees at CHI Mercy Medical Center in recognition of their efforts during the coronavirus pandemic.