Jordan Cove Energy Project officials are backtracking on claims made Monday about the number of landowners who have agreed to let the company build a proposed 229-mile natural gas pipeline built on their properties.
Supporters of House Bill 2020, including members of the Douglas County Global Warming Coalition, canceled a planned rally in Salem on Tuesday citing safety concerns. But opponents of the bill planned to drive their trucks to the Capitol on Thursday for a rally of their own.
TRI CITY — Environmental activists, local landowners and pipeline builders lined up at South Umpqua High School to comment on the Jordan Cove Energy Project’s federal draft environmental impact statement Tuesday.
One of the most popular coffee companies in Douglas County found itself in some hot water with customers after the company’s name appeared on a letter supporting House Bill 2020, the carbon cap-and-trade bill which is dividing the state.
U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Oregon, said in a conference call with Oregon reporters Thursday he’s still not sure why the Trump administration called recently for all 25 Job Corps Civilian Conservation Centers to be shut down or privatized.
People may have seen smoke coming from Reservoir Hill in Roseburg on Monday, and they might Wednesday and Friday too.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission will hold public comment sessions for the Jordan Cove Energy Project in four Southern Oregon counties next week.
We are always preaching energy conservation and looking for ways for our consumers to slow their meters down, but the events that began Feb. 24 are not what we had in mind.
An amendment that would protect Civilian Conservation Centers like the Wolf Creek Job Corps in Glide passed in the U.S. House of Representatives Wednesday on a bipartisan 313-109 vote.
About 50 people filed into a yellow school bus and headed up forest roads near Rock Creek for Douglas Timber Operators’ annual forestry tour Thursday. The tour featured a survey of Roseburg Forest Products timberlands.
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 2018 drought, coupled with the February snowstorm, took a toll on forested lands in Douglas County, according to Phil Morton, executive director of the county Farm Service Agency.
The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department announced plans Wednesday to study the South Umpqua River for possible inclusion in the State Scenic Waterways program.
U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and conservationists Frank and Jeanne Moore were honored Tuesday for their work protecting a 100,000 acre stretch of the North Umpqua River now known as the Frank and Jeanne Moore Wild Steelhead Management Area.
The City of Myrtle Creek lifted a drinking water advisory Tuesday night after two rounds of tests showed diesel fuel contamination was below harmful levels.
Oregon environmental regulators denied a key certification for the Jordan Cove Energy Project on Monday, dealing a blow to the proposed natural gas pipeline.
The Jordan Cove Energy Project has resubmitted a permit application to build a proposed natural gas pipeline on a 7-mile stretch of Douglas County forestland near Camas Valley.
Fire crews with the Douglas Fire Protection Agency completed a fire line around a 15-acre fire burning near Tenmile on Wednesday.
About a dozen demonstrators outside the Douglas County Courthouse Wednesday evening called for greater transparency in county government and expressed opposition to the proposed Pacific Connector natural gas pipeline.
Seven Oregon state lawmakers have submitted a letter opposing a request to extend the public comment period for the Jordan Cove Energy Project.
After several substantial winter and early spring storms, Douglas County is completely drought-free for the first time in almost a year, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor.
Douglas County Commissioner Tim Freeman has been reappointed an ex officio member of the Douglas Forest Protective Association Board.
With the sun shining and it starting to feel like spring, it is easy to forget about the damage the recent snowstorm inflicted on our community and our forests just two months ago. Though power has long been restored to Roseburg and surrounding areas, fallen trees and branches can still be f…
A piece of uneaten pizza. A plastic container with food so badly decomposed it’s no longer possible to tell what it was. Discarded wrappers.
Visitors at the annual Earth Day and Energy Fair held Friday at the Douglas County Fairgrounds learned from vendors about native plants and biochar, saw rings from trees cut down at Busenbark Park, looked at electric cars and otherwise thought about what’s best for the planet. And in some ca…
Blue Zones Project - Umpqua and the Roseburg High School National Honor Society will team up to hold an Earth Day volunteer cleanup Saturday.