The old Lookingglass landfill property that the county had formerly proposed be converted to an off-highway vehicle recreation area is now being leased to an organization that plans to allow Douglas County Search and Rescue groups to train there.
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.
Close to half the seven-member Douglas County Parks Advisory Board are now women, with the appointment of Reedsport’s Jody Morrow on Wednesday.
The Douglas County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously Wednesday to accept a $650,000 state grant that could be used to help the county purchase the privately-owned Discovery Point RV Park at Winchester Bay.
Umpqua Valley Audubon Society President Diana Wales is making another run at the Douglas County Parks Advisory Board.