It may be spring, but wildfire knows no season, according to the Douglas Forest Protective Association. Crews from the DFPA responded to a natural cover fire about two miles southwest of Glendale, near the Douglas and Josephine County line, shortly after 4 p.m. Sunday. The firefighters worke…
Fir Grove Elementary School fifth grader Naomi Osunacuriel attempted to maneuver a shovel into rocky soil Friday as fellow student Sara Beth Cook held a small Douglas Fir sapling.
Ciara Seal, 9, and her cousin Alvlyn Lopez, 11, were enthusiastic about the things they’d seen and done at the Douglas County Earth Day & Energy Fair Saturday at the Douglas County Fairgrounds.
Douglas County officials and Oregon’s Congressional delegation hailed the extension of Secure Rural Schools payments for two years as a victory last month, when the 2018 omnibus spending bill including the payments was passed by Congress and signed by President Donald Trump.
Douglas County Planning Director Keith Cubic said he believes the reason an off-highway vehicle park proposal was scrapped was because the large amount of data in the county record could make things complicated on appeal.
The Douglas County Board of Commissioners announced Monday they have finalized the purchase of Discovery Point RV Park in Winchester Bay.
With the steelhead as their mascot, students at Eastwood Elementary School in Roseburg care for the local fish.
The federally protected western snowy plover begins nesting on Oregon beaches this time of year, and restrictions are meant to protect the little shorebird.
Among the charred remnants of forestland where the Horse Prairie Fire burned in the late summer, middle school students planted tiny young fir trees.