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Oregon now has 23 documented wolf packs with the inclusion of the Indigo Pack, a gray wolf pack that has traveled between Lane and Douglas counties and recently had its status upgraded by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife.

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SALEM — Most Republican lawmakers refused to attend a Tuesday night session of the Oregon House of Representatives amid a slowdown over anger at a sweeping bill on climate change.

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DAYS CREEK — A cylindrical wooden pavilion called the Salmon Portal sits next to the quietly burbling Fate Creek on Sandy and Russ Lyons’ ranch. A person seated on the bench inside can watch the creek pass by. If they’re lucky, they might catch a glimpse of a coho salmon.

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Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife officials are seeking public input on a project the organization said would replace a failing culvert near Milo and enhance cutthroat trout migration.

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WINCHESTER — Natalie and Hannah Regan made sure worms, roly-polies, caterpillars and other bugs would find a new home, while other volunteers spent Monday morning digging up the grass at Winchester Elementary School to make room for an outdoor garden classroom.

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With the decade ending and 2020 on the horizon, this is a good time to dust off the crystal ball and make some predictions for what the economic landscape will look like next year. Here are my predictions for the top business stories for Douglas County in 2020. Numbers 1-10 appear below; num…

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U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Springfield, announced to supporters last week he’s opposed to the Jordan Cove and Pacific Connector Pipeline project.

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It’s that time of year when most everyone’s electrical usage begins to increase. Is there an explanation for it? Always. But breaking through the language barrier and communicating the reasons in non-industry language is part of the answer.