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…
Four more lightning-caused fires have been located since Friday night, bringing the total number of fires in the area to 25, according to the Douglas Forest Protective Association.
Children learned to solve mysteries based on the clues left behind by animals during Wildlife Safari’s Conservation Science Investigation summer camp.
The Douglas County Sheriff's Office isn't involved in monitoring anti-Jordan Cove Energy Project activists' social media accounts, according to Brad O'Dell, spokesman for the Sheriff's Office.
Despite a settlement between Roseburg Forest Products and the City of Weed, both sides of a long-running water dispute still face some unfinished business in court.
TRI CITY — Officials briefed U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden on conditions of the Milepost 97 Fire at the incident command center late Tuesday morning.
Crews completed fire line around the entire perimeter of the Milepost 97 Fire Saturday and officials said the fire hasn’t increased in size since Friday, according to the Oregon Department of Forestry.
About noon Tuesday, firefighters at the Milepost 97 Fire who spent the morning felling hazardous trees along Interstate 5 southbound near Canyon Creek stopped for lunch.
The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife has issued emergency fishing restrictions on the mainstream Umpqua River from Scottsburg Bridge to the River Forks Boat Ramp.
As the Milepost 97 Fire enters its second week, crews are making substantial progress, Oregon Department of Forestry officials said.
TRI CITY — The Milepost 97 Fire burning south of Canyonville has grown to 12,336 acres as of Tuesday morning.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs for the Milepost 97 Fire.
The Douglas Forest Protective Association reported Saturday someone stole a cargo trailer filled with equipment to fight the Milepost 97 Fire.
After a final look through her house before evacuating Thursday night, Jayonna Hunnell paused briefly to make sure she packed all her irreplaceable possessions.
Friday 8:45 p.m. update: The Douglas County Sheriff's Office has issued Level 1 "Ready" evacuation notices for all residences on the west side of Interstate 5 between mileposts 88-83. This includes:
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.
CANYONVILLE — Fire crews from the Douglas Forest Protective Association and South County fire departments responded to a natural cover fire close to one mile southeast of Canyonville.
The Douglas County Planning Commission tabled proposed amendments to its land use development ordinance that were scheduled for a legislative hearing at the commission meeting Thursday.
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…
Douglas County Commissioner Tim Freeman was invited to the White House to hear President Donald Trump speak about the environment.
About 30 Douglas County hunters attended a meeting at Backside Brewing on Tuesday to ask questions about major changes being proposed to Oregon’s big game hunting regulations.
The state Land Use Board of Appeals ruled last week that Douglas County must reconsider its decision to allow a rock quarry to resume operations east of Glide.
WILBUR — Hundreds of truckers from around Douglas County and beyond departed for Salem early Thursday to protest a piece of legislation they believe threatens their livelihood.
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.