Roseburg City Council selected Paul Eckert as the final candidate for the city manager position at its regular meeting Monday.
Twenty-eight veterans whose remains have waited unclaimed at Wilson’s Chapel of the Roses, some for as many as 44 years, arrived Friday in a silver hearse at the Douglas County Courthouse. They will be stored there until memorial services with full military honors can be held in mid-May.
The final two candidates for the Roseburg city manager position met with community members and city officials at a reception in the Public Safety Center on Thursday evening.
Twenty-eight veterans whose remains have waited unclaimed at a Roseburg funeral home, some for as many as 44 years, will be transported Friday morning to the Douglas County Courthouse. They will be stored there until memorial services with full military honors can be held, beginning May 14.
The Roseburg City Council unanimously decided to prepare a letter of support, which includes financial commitments, for a proposed allied and mental health college during its special city council meeting Wednesday.
The Roseburg City Council is meeting at 6 tonight to discuss providing further financial support for the development of the allied and mental health college in Roseburg.
Roseburg Public Library will continue conversations with Douglas Education Service District about contracting for library services.
WINSTON — The Winston City Council voted unanimously Monday to enact a public safety fee to fund two new police vehicles.
The Yoncalla Transfer Station will be closed Friday due to dangerous road conditions. The Douglas County Public Works Department – Solid Waste Division said recent storms and heavy rains have caused major damage and erosion to the road leading up to the transfer station. The transfer station…
A Douglas County judge on Wednesday restored possession of Roseburg City Councilor Ashley Hicks’ former residence to Samantha Wethington, Hicks’ landlord.
Foster children don't belong in current or former jails, and they should never be shipped to out-of-state institutions, according to the Douglas County Republican Central Committee, which voted last week in favor of a resolution against the treatment that many of Oregon's foster kids receive.
The city of Myrtle Creek will host a South County viewing center for the weekly Douglas County Board of Commissioners meetings.
SUTHERLIN — The Sutherlin City Council on Monday discussed the possibility of lifting the city’s ban on medical and recreational marijuana dispensaries.
Former interim county commissioner Christine Goodwin has been appointed to the Douglas County Planning Commission.
The Douglas County Board of Commissioners Wednesday approved a new rule allowing fee waivers of up to $750 for cleanups sponsored by city governments. Each incorporated city would be allowed one waiver per year.
Denise Backman of Roseburg had some questions at Wednesday’s Douglas County Board of Commissioner meeting about grants to a development where the Hanna family plans to move its Coca-Cola plant.
WINSTON — The Winston City Council chambers were filled above capacity Monday night as a proposed public safety fee brought criticism from residents.
The city of Myrtle Creek recently landed in the middle of a controversy over fee waivers at the Douglas County landfill.
TENMILE — About 25 trees at Iverson Memorial Park were casualties of February’s snowstorm, but Douglas County Parks Director Rocky Houston told members of the Friends of Iverson Memorial Park he doesn’t anticipate any more trees than those being removed from the park.
In an effort to increase tourism in Roseburg, the City Council on Monday approved funding for four new electric vehicle charging stations in the city.
Roseburg City Councilor Ashley Hicks asked the Douglas County Board of Commissioners Wednesday to reinstate landfill fee waivers for community cleanups.
The Douglas County Solid Waste fee waiver program has been disposed of until a new formal process can be approved by the public, according to a press release from the Douglas County Board of Commissioners.
The Douglas County government will likely continue to maintain authority over public health services in Douglas County.
Two weeks ago Sunday, the Douglas County Public Works Department knew some snow was coming and thought crews were prepared with snow plows and other equipment. But there was no way they could have predicted the “snowmageddon” that was about to occur.
Property owners in Roseburg have two new options for renting apartments following Roseburg City Council’s meeting Monday.
Roseburg City Council on Monday authorized $25,000 to fund half of a study that would analyze the economic impact and benefits of the planned allied and mental health college in Roseburg.
The Oregon Department of State Lands has extended its deadline for a decision on a key Jordan Cove LNG project permit to Sept. 20, according to the DSL website. The agency planned to make a decision by March.
At a sparsely attended open house Wednesday in Roseburg, Douglas County Parks Director Rocky Houston discussed the proposed redesign for the Umpqua Dunes RV Park at the coast. It was also discussed Tuesday at a meeting held in Winchester Bay.
Round two of a series of open house events on proposed redevelopment of the Umpqua Dunes RV Park will be held this week in Winchester Bay and Roseburg.
The Douglas County government has issued a temporary fee waiver for all county residents wishing to dispose of wood debris caused by last week's snowstorm.
The Douglas County Board of Commissioners declared a local state of emergency at its meeting Wednesday morning in response to a series of snowstorms this week.
As part of an effort to seek expanded funding under Measure 98, Roseburg High School Principal Jill Weber traveled to Salem on Monday to tell lawmakers about the school’s efforts to prepare students for college and careers.