Roseburg Public Schools’ priority is making sure school amid the COVID-19 pandemic starts as smoothly as possible this fall while still keeping equity and education in mind, according to board chair Rebecca Larson.
Douglas County has received a $1.4 million state grant to help repeat offenders for whom mental health or substance abuse treatment might be more effective than a stint in jail.
Every summer, a group of 14- to 24-year-olds helps to clean up public land. This year amid the coronavirus pandemic, the Phoenix Youth Corps canceled its activities due to a lack of funding.
The Bureau of Land Management has released its environmental assessment for the reclassification of more than 30,000 acres of public domain lands, including acreage in Douglas County, as part of the implementation of the Western Oregon Tribal Fairness Act.
Cow Creek Umpqua Indian Foundation awarded $556,850 to 83 nonprofits serving Coos, Deschutes, Douglas, Jackson, Josephine, Klamath and Lane counties.
Faculty from the Oregon State University College of Forestry held a listening session about the future of the Elliot State Forest at the Douglas County Extension Office in Roseburg on Thursday night.
The Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians is getting 17,519 acres of timber land as part of the Western Oregon Tribal Fairness Act signed in January of last year.