Local Republicans and Democrats recently elected their leaders for the coming year.
U.S. Sens. Ron Wyden, D-Oregon, and Mike Crapo, R-Idaho, introduced legislation Thursday intended to provide financial security for rural counties that have been hit hard by decreased federal timber harvests.
The Douglas County Board of Commissioners is accepting applications for an open position on the Douglas County Veterans Advisory Committee.
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.
Forty-seven-and-a-half years ago, when Keith Cubic joined Douglas County as a planner, Oregon’s planning law was in its infancy.
Shortly before President George H.W. Bush’s state funeral, Douglas County Human Resources Director and Army veteran Michael Kurtz offered a personal tribute to his former commander in chief.
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.
Elkton, which was virtually split down the middle in the 2016 presidential election, was again closely divided in this year’s elections.
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.
City Council said Monday it will try again to convince Uber and Lyft to come to Roseburg. The companies refused to begin service in the area after objecting to regulations the city adopted this summer.
On Monday, Cheryl and Steven Yant plan to drive their 2018 Jayco Jay Flight trailer from their Salem home to the Douglas County Fairgrounds. They’ll leave it there so that a couple whose Paradise, California home was destroyed by the Camp Fire will have a place to live this winter.