County officials submitted a letter to Gov. Kate Brown on Friday requesting Douglas County be allowed to begin a Phase 2 reopening.
Four Oregon Army National Guardsmen pulled up to Oregon Serigraphics in Roseburg Thursday with a truck full of masks and hand sanitizer to give away to local agricultural workers.
The COVID-19 pandemic has swept through our nation, upending people’s lives and leaving entire communities to deal with an onslaught of health, social and economic stress and uncertainty. While we all respond differently to stress and uncertainty, the pandemic has also created a perfect stor…
A Baker County judge is sticking to his guns on a ruling in favor of a group of churches who are asserting in a state lawsuit that Gov. Kate Brown’s COVID-19 restrictions should be invalidated.
The Church of God Prophecy in Roseburg has not held an in-person church service since March 15, even though its parishioners believe the Bible calls on them to gather together to worship and pray.
From down-sized ceremonies at the Roseburg VA National Cemetery Annex and Glide Veteran’s Memorial to a flyover salute to COVID-19 front-line workers by the Oregon Air National Guard, Douglas County turned out to celebrate Memorial Day on Monday.
CHI Mercy Medical Center in Roseburg was one of 12 locations last week to get an Abbott ID NOW rapid testing instrument to test patients for COVID-19 from the Oregon Health Authority.
The temporary rule allowing self-serve gas in counties where it was previously not allowed, will end at midnight Saturday, according to the Oregon State Fire Marshal's office.
We are living in uncertain times, times that challenge the mental health of the healthiest among us. This column serves as a reminder that NAMI, (the National Alliance on Mental Illness) has been working in our community for many years on behalf of folks who struggle with mental health issue…
For a few hours Monday, it seemed churchgoers would be free to gather for services this Sunday.
Organizers canceled this summer’s Douglas County Fair on Tuesday morning, the latest in a series of summer events to fold in the wake of COVID-19 restrictions.
GLIDE — Once you enter Glide, there’s a row of signs with the names of all 46 Glide High School seniors lined up just outside the high school, along Highway 138E.
YMCA of Douglas County held its 10th annual Water Safety Day on Saturday, which was transformed into a drive-thru event amid the coronavirus pandemic and social distancing guidelines.
COVID-19 has canceled and postponed many activities and events, but it is not stopping the Douglas County Program for Student Success and STEAM Hub from having their sixth annual Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math Extravaganza.
SALEM — Oregon Department of Education is partnering with the Council of Chief State School Officers and XQ Institute in support of Graduate Together: America Honors the High School Class of 2020, a one-hour, commercial-free primetime graduation special to be broadcast Saturday.
Douglas Public Health Network confirmed that one more person in Douglas County has tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total to 25.
The school district, school board and teachers union in Roseburg are all waiting to hear the state’s budget forecast on May 20 before making any major adjustments, but it doesn’t mean they’re not preparing possible scenarios.
Expect things to look a little different around Douglas County from now on, in the wake of Gov. Kate Brown’s Thursday announcement that 28 counties, including Douglas County, would be allowed to start what’s called a Phase I reopening.
As Douglas County gets ready to reopen certain businesses amid the coronavirus pandemic, new rules for child care providers around the state were released Wednesday which remain strict in an effort to focus on public health.
Being a high school senior amid the coronavirus pandemic has come with cancellations of prom, sports seasons, graduations and goodbyes to friends, but a Facebook page has helped alleviate some of those burdens for more than 10,000 graduates nationwide.
During the winter term, my fellow nutrition teachers and I presented the CATCH (Coordinated Approach to Child Health) program to 382 first graders in elementary schools throughout Douglas County. The CATCH concept is a very simple one. Foods and activities are categorized as GO (good) and WH…
Expect to see less furniture, and people, at your local wine tasting room. Look for restaurants to have somewhat limited menus, and possibly hours — at least initially — as they begin to expand offerings.
The American Red Cross officials say they are still facing a severe blood shortage crisis because of the unprecedented number of blood drive cancellations during this coronavirus outbreak.