About a dozen local volunteers, including students from Fremont Middle School's Future Business Leaders of America, worked Saturday on beautifying the butterfly garden at Stewart Park in Roseburg.
Ospreys have had safe places to nest in Roseburg for several years and now the public will be able to spot those nests a little easier with signs that went up in the last few weeks.
The water in the Umpqua rivers and their tributaries are safe to fish, boat and play in, according to a new water quality report from the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality.
Pretrial arguments continue in a lawsuit against Pacific Power and its parent company, PacifiCorp, in which the plaintiffs allege the power utility was responsible for igniting small fires which eventually grew to the 131,000-plus-acre Archie Creek Fire last September.
Douglas County is known for its beautiful outdoors, and a local mountain biking group is trying to use the unique geography to create some beautiful trails.
SUTHERLIN — What was once nothing more than deserted property around a forgotten log pond on the west end of town has begun transforming into a park.
Much needed snow in the Cascade Mountains and recent rains in the valleys are expected to alleviate drought conditions that plagued Douglas County through much of 2020.
It’s 2021, and the log decks at Douglas County sawmills have not looked so robust since the late 1980s.
The federal government dealt another blow Monday to the proposed Pacific Connector Pipeline and Jordan Cove Energy Project.
Streams in the North Umpqua watershed would receive new protections along segments that flow through federal lands under new legislation proposed by U.S. Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission dealt another blow to the Jordan Cove Energy Project and Pacific Connector Pipeline on Tuesday.
Fire officials from various Douglas County agencies will be keeping a close eye on the Archie Creek Fire burn area for the coming months, years and potentially decades.
The Association of O&C Counties Wednesday voiced support for a new federal decision that will exclude all O&C timberlands from the 9.5 million acres previously designated by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service as critical habitat for the northern spotted owl.
Diamond Lake Resort received an estimated 22 inches of fresh snow over the past weekend and could see as much as an additional 12 to 24 inches Wednesday to Monday as a series of wet weather systems roll through the region.
DIAMOND LAKE — The mountains in eastern Douglas County turned into a winter wonderland this December, which brought hundreds of visitors to Diamond Lake last weekend.
Every few years, a weather pattern known as “La Nina” develops in the Pacific Ocean, pushing warmer water west toward southeast Asia and bringing colder water to the surface in the Americas.
When Melinda and Travis Woodward bought the Steamboat Inn in 2017, the move was intended to secure their “forever” home.
Cascadia Wildlands and a group of other environmental organizations filed a federal lawsuit against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Tuesday over protections for the northern spotted owl.
In September 2019, a group of small timberland owners and forestry officials gathered at a junction on South Lone Rock Lane east of Glide to recognize Doug and Becky Schlatter as the Oregon Small Woodlands Association’s 2019 Douglas County Tree Farmers of the Year.
Those boot-shorn explorers who enjoy the North Umpqua River corridor’s many beautiful hiking trails will have to table their adventures until, at least, the summer of 2021.
The Stewart Park Nature Area is being remodeled.
The Roseburg branch of the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is looking to reward anglers for going fishing.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s deadline to apply for disaster assistance passed Monday, but help for wildfire survivors is still available as FEMA is continuing its work with the Oregon Office of Emergency Management.
Residents and businesses along the Highway 138 East corridor along the North Umpqua River remain without landline telephone service. The Oregon Public Utilities Commission has set a deadline on having some level of voice telephone service available to those residents by Tuesday.
Source One Serenity, a nonprofit for veterans, will hold a community meeting online at 5 p.m. Nov. 24 to talk about its worm farm recycling program.
It’s long been said that cats have nine lives.