Douglas County Museum celebrated its 50th anniversary Saturday with live music, a museum scavenger hunt and food trucks to raise money for the museum’s education program.
This week I’m writing while on the scene of the Oregon Library Association Support Staff Division Conference in Clackamas. I just finished sharing Roseburg Public Library’s story with retired City Manager Lance Colley and City Councilor and Library Commission Chair Brian Prawitz. Although th…
Alene Campbell, a 9-year-old with cystic fibrosis, cut a bright blue ribbon to officially open her new barn Saturday, made possible through the Make-A-Wish Foundation, Lowe’s Heroes and community volunteers.
MYRTLE CREEK — Riddle science teacher Beverly Scott and Riddle math teacher Deniece Thompson took a month to travel across the United States and parts of Canada, exploring museums and natural landmarks to help incorporate in their teachings back home.
The Boys and Girls Club of the Umpqua Valley is partnering with TenDown Bowling to expand its summer bowling program and to create the first elementary school league.
Volunteer Debbie Dage had a message as she greeted people lining up in front of the Roseburg post office Thursday to sign a petition to recall Oregon Gov. Kate Brown.
The loss of a main Pacific Power transmission feed is believed to be the cause of a power outage that affected more than 32,000 customers from Dillard to Sutherlin for 40 minutes on Friday afternoon.
Jared Cordon officially started his new job as superintendent of Roseburg Public Schools on July 1, and he’s been getting to know the people in the district over the past few weeks.
The Douglas County Planning Commission on Thursday approved the location of a commercial explosives and storage operation near Yoncalla.
The Douglas County Planning Commission tabled proposed amendments to its land use development ordinance that were scheduled for a legislative hearing at the commission meeting Thursday.
They’re juicy, they’re sweet and nothing can beat them as filling for a pie. Blackberries are everywhere in August, and Sutherlin celebrates that with an annual festival.
Local country music group Dan Harmon and Cascade Country will entertain both Myrtle Creek and Sutherlin this week for back-to-back shows at Music in the Park and Music off Central.
A Josephine County man, already serving a 12 1/2 year prison term for sexually abusing a minor in that county, has been indicted for two dozen sex crimes in Douglas County.
WINSTON — Two cowboy acts will continue the Riverbend Live! series Friday when Brenn Hill and Andy Nelson take the stage.
WINCHESTER — A fictional plane crash stranded children on Skull Island with only one way to escape, in this week's Roseburg Summer Fun summer camp organized by Umpqua Community College.
The Myrtle Creek City Council committed $10,000 to help fund a proposed sobering center in Roseburg at its regular meeting on Tuesday.
Swimming, golf, tennis, basketball, soccer, hiking, fishing and taekwondo are among the activities children attending PartnerSports Camp are participating in this summer.
CAMAS VALLEY — Logan Dancer said he didn’t mind coming to school in the summer, at least not if it meant he got to learn 3D printing and robotics.
Special Agent Eric Martenson of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Criminal Investigation Division visited Douglas County on July 10 and asked questions about an incident involving Douglas County Landfill leachate, according to several local officials and a property owner adjacent to t…
A Eugene man was sentenced Tuesday to 110 months in federal prison and three years’ supervised release for robbing a Roseburg bank and three others in the Pacific Northwest over a four-week period. He stole more than $10,000 from the banks, according to the Oregon Department of Justice.
Douglas County Commissioner Tim Freeman was invited to the White House to hear President Donald Trump speak about the environment.
The City of Roseburg will remain a funding partner for a proposed allied and mental health college despite the project receiving less money from the Oregon State Legislature than city officials hoped, they said.
The Douglas County Museum has been a fixture in the community for half a century, from its founding and opening in 1969 to its 50th anniversary this August.
Oregon’s U.S. Sens. Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden this past week urged Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie not to repeat past mistakes when it comes to veterans receiving care outside the VA.
An art exhibit featuring women veteran employees of the Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center will hold its grand opening at the end of July.
Veterans and their families can learn more about death benefits available to them at a seminar to be held next week at the Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
The music of Ecuador and Colombia will combine when Rio Mira bring its brand of Afro-Latino music to the Nichols Band Shell at 7 p.m. Tuesday.
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…