About 10 people called for the resignation of two Douglas County commissioners Wednesday over alleged misuse of funding from the Secure Rural Schools Act, lack of transparency and other accusations.
Douglas County, the city of Winston and Green Sanitary District have a new agreement in place, and loads of leachate are again being transported from the county landfill to the Winston-Green Sanitary Treatment Plant.
The city of Roseburg is on sound financial footing, but has a “somewhat elevated” debt associated with its pension commitments, according to a well-regarded investor service.
Local trash haulers would for the first time have to pay Douglas County a franchise fee of 5% of the company’s cash receipts under a new agreement considered by the Douglas County Solid Waste Advisory Committee on Wednesday.
The Roseburg City Council, at its regular meeting Monday, voted to accept Councilor Tom Ryan’s resignation and begin the process of filling the council seat. The City is seeking qualified applicants, who live in Ward 2 of Roseburg, to apply for a seat on the City Council. Roseburg residents …
The City of Roseburg continues to make significant strides in a number of areas, including residential and commercial developments, public safety and cracking down on derelict properties, Mayor Larry Rich said at his annual State of the City address Monday.
DIXONVILLE — At the end of a private road called Grouse Butte Lane in this rural area east of Roseburg sits a 400-acre ranch.
Chaise Congleton, a 14-year-old Boy Scout with Troop 112 in Glide, had a tough time deciding what to do for his Eagle Scout project.
Douglas County Commissioner Tim Freeman cited a court victory that could spell the end of the county’s financial troubles as chief among the historic events of 2019.
For at least the second time, the City of Roseburg has received national mention for its efforts to make the community a better place for bicyclists.
George Fox University signed a memorandum of understanding in March to offer bachelor’s and advanced degrees in nursing, counseling, physical therapy and other fields at a proposed new college in Roseburg.
A popular Roseburg marijuana dispensary is being fined nearly $6,000 after it was caught violating several state regulations, including advertising its products to minors by posting images of the cartoon characters Scooby-Doo and Shaggy on its Facebook page.
With the decade ending and 2020 on the horizon, this is a good time to dust off the crystal ball and make some predictions for what the economic landscape will look like next year. Here are my predictions for the top business stories for Douglas County in 2020. Numbers 1-10 appear below; num…
The Douglas County Museum of Natural and Cultural History ranked second in a list of the Top 100 Best Fan-Favorite Destinations in Oregon for 2020.
The intersection of Northwest Garden Valley and Melrose roads is under scrutiny following a complaint about a need for safety improvements.
There was a bit of a commotion in front of the Roseburg Public Library late Monday afternoon as police confronted several people who had set up a temporary camp, including a clothesline, in a grassy area near the “Welcome to Historic Downtown Roseburg” sign.
Entrepreneurs in Douglas County could get some free training aimed toward getting their businesses off the ground, thanks to a $100,000 grant given to the City of Roseburg.
U.S. Sens. Ron Wyden, D-Oregon, and Jeff Merkley, D-Oregon, announced Monday that a two-year authorization of Secure Rural Schools funding is included in an end-of-year funding package that will be considered by Congress this week.
The Solid Waste Advisory Committee voted Thursday to recommend an $8 per can fee to deposit trash at any of the county’s transfer stations.
With the easier work behind them — namely selecting four goals that were extended another two years and adding an uncontroversial fifth one — the Roseburg City Council on Monday will wrestle with the hardest task before them, which is coming up with a framework of policies to address the cit…
An opponent of the Pacific Connector natural gas pipeline Wednesday asked the Douglas County Board of Commissioners to toss out a hearing officer’s decision approving a permit for the project.
A hearings officer ruled that the Pacific Connector natural gas pipeline should be allowed to cross the county’s coastal zone.
SALEM — Republican Knute Buehler, who unsuccessfully ran for Oregon governor in 2018, announced his candidacy Tuesday for a congressional seat being vacated by Rep. Greg Walden.
MYRTLE CREEK — With a flip of the switch, lights on the Myrtle Creek Christmas tree were turned on at 6 p.m. Saturday, the final part of the eight day community-wide decorating party.