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In May of 2014, the Douglas County Global Warming Coalition organized a community-wide meeting attended by around 100 people with the intent to bring together all of the experts from the major electric and gas utilities, nonprofits, and business and community members to pool their experience…

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Different management styles for the forest, pre- and post-catastrophic wildfires, were the key talking points during the Aug. 22 “Return to the Burn” tour of the Bland Mountain and Stouts Creek fire areas.

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Firefighters from the Douglas Forest Protective Association located 10 additional lighting-related fires Friday, bringing the total number of fires caused by Thursday’s electrical storm to 21.

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CANYONVILLE — Mike and Donna Cox sat in their car on North Gazley Road with a mix of emotions as smoke and flames from the Milepost 97 Fire turned the dusk sky near Canyonville into a mixture of orange and red.

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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…