CANYONVILLE — A public hearing drew more than 300 people to the Seven Feathers Casino and Resort in Canyonville on Wednesday night.
The Douglas County Board of Commissioners on Wednesday voted to re-classify Britt Nichols Park on Callahan Road west of Roseburg as county forestland, a move that signals the county’s intent to pursue logging there.
The cities of Winston and Dillard have been selected for assistance through a federal program to improve drinking water quality.
The Department of State Lands accepted Jordan Cove’s removal-fill permit application earlier this month, prompting a 60-day comment period to begin.
Douglas County government and the Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians submitted letters of interest to the State Land Board last week saying they would like to buy the Elliott State Forest.
The Douglas County Parks Department is offering a special Twelve Days of Christmas promotion. Beginning Dec. 12, annual parking permits will be available at a 20 percent discount until Christmas Eve.
With all the changes to recycling markets over the past couple of years, many Douglas County residents are wondering what options are left besides tossing everything in the trash.
The local people who plan to camp at Douglas County’s newest RV park at the coast want new bathrooms and higher amp electrical service, but they also want camping there to remain inexpensive.
The Douglas County Parks Department will hold an open house meeting in Roseburg Thursday to kick off redevelopment planning for the Umpqua Dunes RV Park in Winchester Bay.