The Douglas County Planning Commission on Thursday approved the location of a commercial explosives and storage operation near Yoncalla.
The Douglas County Planning Commission tabled proposed amendments to its land use development ordinance that were scheduled for a legislative hearing at the commission meeting Thursday.
Special Agent Eric Martenson of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Criminal Investigation Division visited Douglas County on July 10 and asked questions about an incident involving Douglas County Landfill leachate, according to several local officials and a property owner adjacent to t…
Douglas County Commissioner Tim Freeman was invited to the White House to hear President Donald Trump speak about the environment.
The City of Roseburg will remain a funding partner for a proposed allied and mental health college despite the project receiving less money from the Oregon State Legislature than city officials hoped, they said.
Until recently, the Winston-Green Wastewater Treatment Plant was accepting and processing the leachate from the Douglas County landfill.
The rainstorms that brought landslides and floods in April have been declared a major disaster by the federal government, Sen. Ron Wyden announced in a press release Wednesday.
After a lengthy discussion ending in a 4-2 vote, the Roseburg City Council approved an ordinance regulating secondhand stores Monday.
At the Roseburg City Council meeting Monday, Mayor Larry Rich announced the city will hold an executive session on July 17 to discuss next steps in the search for a new city manager.
YONCALLA — Yoncalla area residents made clear Thursday that their response to a proposed explosives storage facility was this: Not in my backyard.
The state Land Use Board of Appeals ruled last week that Douglas County must reconsider its decision to allow a rock quarry to resume operations east of Glide.
The Douglas County Board of Commissioners Wednesday approved a Fiscal Year 2019-20 county government budget that calls for $164 million in expenditures.
The Roseburg City Council considered whether to give downtown businesses the ability to create outdoor seating on city sidewalks and parking spaces at its regular meeting Monday.
Douglas County Commissioner Chris Boice announced Wednesday he’s dropping a proposal to allow ATV drivers to ride their vehicles on county roads in downtown Winchester Bay.
In an effort to offset its legal expenses, the Downtown Roseburg Association will pay the City of Roseburg $10,000 less in contract fees this year.
The visitor center in Roseburg is still open, but people who attended the City Council’s meeting on Monday would have thought otherwise after several city officials said the center was closed.
A woman who alleges she was held for federal immigration officials after posting bail at the Douglas County Jail has filed a lawsuit against the county and Sheriff John Hanlin.
Douglas County Commissioner Chris Boice, the Douglas County Public Works Department, the Douglas County Parks Department and the Douglas County Sheriff's Office will hold an open house June 17 to discuss with citizens a proposal to allow OHVs on county roads in Winchester Bay.
Government agencies could be fined up to $200 if they ignore or improperly delay the release of legally-requested public records under a bill signed by Gov. Kate Brown on Tuesday.
Myrtle Creek resident Alyssa McConnel earned a name for herself as a government watchdog during the three-and-a-half years she lived in Douglas County.
SALEM — Gov. Kate Brown announced a plan Thursday to limit Oregon’s unique tax rebate known as the kicker, saying she wants to divert $500 million in tax credits away from the state’s top income earners to pay down pension costs and invest in rural housing.
U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Oregon, and Douglas County Commissioner Tim Freeman were among the leaders of a rally on the steps of the Idaho Statehouse Thursday afternoon to announce the reintroduction of federal legislation that would permanently restore the Secure Rural Schools program that has …
Eight months have gone by since former Roseburg City Manager Lance Colley announced his retirement. The City Council has yet to hire his successor.
The Roseburg Library Commission unanimously voted to recommend a library card service contract with interested school districts within Douglas County for $20 per student.
Incumbents Mark Hendershott and Kat Stone succeeded in their quest to win another term on the Douglas County Transportation District.
The Roseburg City Council on Monday decided to suspend its city manager hiring process until July 8.
The Douglas County Budget Committee on Friday approved the Fiscal Year 2019-20 county government budget, which calls for $164 million in expenditures.
Douglas County Transportation District incumbents Kat Stone and Mark Hendershott will face challengers in the May 21 election.
The Douglas County Museum will host a Mother's Day craft activity from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. The museum is located across from the Douglas County Fairgrounds, off Interstate 5 exit 123.