A quick snip from a pair of oversized scissors marked the grand reopening of Beulah Park following months of renovations.
Tricia Powell, of Roseburg, walked around the semi-circle of children holding a small vial of musk, typically used as bobcat bait, for everyone to smell.
The day before Thanksgiving 1974, Dave Campbell bought a brand new yellow 1974 Fiat X1/9 from Ric Motor Company in El Cerrito, California. And for the past 46 years, the car has remained in his life.
Chances are, if you have been about a half-mile west on Old Melrose Road from Melrose Road, you have seen a pair of Oldsmobile cars parked in a field. Dwayne Brown, 90, of Roseburg, is the owner of these imperfectly beautiful cars.
Brayson Salazar-Strong was one of the Fir Grove Elementary Students who helped place flags at the Roseburg National Cemetery in advance of Memorial Day.
In 2004 a group consisting of a legislator and a team of journalists stumbled upon a ghastly sight while touring the Oregon State Hospital. They discovered a dusty forgotten shed-like structure with over 3,500 copper tins with unclaimed human cremains inside. It was referred to as the “room …
With 2.8 million confirmed cases and 200,000 deaths worldwide — including more than 900,000 cases and nearly 50,00 deaths in the U.S., we all now realize that the coronavirus pandemic has become the worst global health crisis in our lifetimes. But, as The News-Review reporter Jon Mitchell re…
A state official suggested social distancing without using the phrase, emphasizing it would be “dangerous to have any kind of gatherings where people could congregate.” Meanwhile, a state health official warned that lifting such restrictions too early could result in devastating consequences.
Tucked inside today’s News-Review is a special section that we encourage you to spend some time with. “Douglas County Timber: Past, Present, Future” is just what the name implies — a comprehensive look at the timber industry in the region, and the impact it has had on this community, over th…
A celebration of Jewish culture and tradition took place Sunday at the Roseburg Public Library as the Umpqua Valley Havurah spent the first day of Hanukkah together.
A new exhibit at the Douglas County Museum gives visitors a taste of early pioneer life in Douglas County.
The Douglas County Museum will present a Supernatural Saturday at the Museum event this weekend featuring Halloween-themed activities for kids and families.
The League of Women Voters of Umpqua Valley will present a historical slideshow entitled "Women's Suffrage Centennial Celebration" from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Roseburg Public Library South Umpqua Room, 1409 NE Diamond Lake Blvd., Roseburg.
It seems only fitting that the space that housed Roseburg Book & Stationery should come back to life just before Halloween. After all, the building is more than a century old and said to be haunted; even the reopening itself has been shrouded in a bit of mystery.
In 1944, the Douglas County Court, the predecessor of today’s county commissioners, declared a housing emergency and the Housing Authority of Douglas County was born. It’s purpose then, as now, was to help low-income community members find a place where they could afford the rent.
Schools were started in Oregon almost as soon as people settled in the state. Throughout Douglas County, some of the remnants of those early days of education remain visible.
UMPQUA — Clan is gaelic for children. The national animal of Scotland is the unicorn. Sgian-dbuh is the name of the black knife worn in the kilt hose.
Douglas County Senior Services and the Douglas County Museum are looking for volunteers.
A War of 1812 veteran who was one of the Umpqua Valley’s first non-Native settlers will soon have his memory restored.
Local nonprofits continue to make progress on rehabilitation for Roseburg’s historic Willis House, despite a recent setback.