WINSTON — About a dozen people came to Douglas High School early Tuesday morning to watch as two excavators tore into the upper hall to make room for a new building.
Oakland is not going digital, we encourage actual visitors, not virtual. There is plenty one can learn about our history online but we appreciate real visitors.
Wendy Kang is stepping down after 11 years as the executive director of Saving Grace Pet Adoption Center to work at Oakland Veterinary Hospital with her husband.
At one end of a large, recently cleared field near the top of Reservoir Hill Saturday morning, about a dozen volunteers gathered on the golden stubble of mowed grass to talk over their plans for security at the big Fourth of July event.
From her home on West Riverside Drive in Roseburg, Lucia Meyer settled in near the end of Fourth of July on Saturday to take photos of what was expected to be an impressive display of pyrotechnics from Reservoir Hill.
The Oregon Department of Education released a plan on June 26 to create safe, inclusive and welcoming schools for students of all genders and sexual orientation.
YONCALLA — As soon as the van pulled in the driveway, people would come outside to greet Erin Helgren and Kelly Campbell.
The Oregon Health Authority on Friday reported that Douglas County had one additional case of COVID-19 — the disease caused by the novel coronavirus — bringing the county’s caseload to 45.
The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Marine Division will focus on combating boating under the influence of intoxicants during the holiday weekend, from July 3 through July 5.
RIDDLE — The Sawdust Jubilee has been a Riddle tradition since the early 1980s, encompassing a weekend of vendors, live entertainment, food, family events and fireworks. This year’s festival was canceled due to state gathering restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic.
About a half-acre of brush, grass and dead wood were blackened Thursday afternoon when a fire started below the railroad tracks between the bike path and the South Umpqua River in Roseburg, just east of the Gaddis Park Little League Fields.
CANYONVILLE — Several years of financial hardship combined with the impact from the COVID-19 pandemic has forced the South County YMCA to close permanently, it was announced Thursday.
Community members have raised nearly $13,000 for the Umpqua Valley Arts Association in what is being called the “Save the Summer Arts Festival” fundraiser.
A Glide man was arrested Wednesday for allegedly shooting another man in the head during an argument, according to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office.
A 4-year-old Roseburg boy was flown by air ambulance to a Portland hospital after being struck by a vehicle while riding his scooter on Northeast Cummins Street on Wednesday in east Roseburg.
Umpqua Community College will receive $500,000 in financial assistance from CHI Mercy Medical Center to revive its nationally accredited nursing program, according to Kelly Morgan, CEO of Mercy Medical.
The Roseburg VA Medical Center is now using an online and mobile COVID-19 screening tool. The VA said in a press release the new tool will help speed up the time it takes to enter the facility.
Eight doctors, most of them, fresh out of medical school, are in Douglas County to continue their training to become board certified family physicians.
State Sen. Dallas Heard, R-Winston, has been named to a legislative committee that will work on law enforcement reform.
CRATER LAKE NATIONAL PARK — Social distancing and safety measures have been put into place since Crater Lake National Park reopened for the first time since it shut down doe to the coronavirus pandemic.