MYRTLE CREEK — Crews repaired the water main break Tuesday evening in Myrtle Creek, but city officials are asking people to continue to conserve water.
DRAIN — Census workers waited under a bright blue canopy tent outside the Drain post office Tuesday, greeting every person who walked by and asking them if they had filled out the 2020 census.
The Oregon State Police is looking for help identifying the person or persons responsible for shooting at vehicles on Interstate 5 in Douglas, Josephine and Jackson counties.
The board overseeing the Southern Oregon Medical Workforce Center had little to say Tuesday during an emergency meeting prompted by news that $10 million that had been earmarked for the project by the Oregon Legislature was no longer available.
Two fires in Douglas County kept crews busy on Monday — one near Riddle Bypass Road that burned 1/100th of an acre, and another 5 miles south of Elkton that burned 3/4 of an acre near the 20,0000 block of Highway 138 West.
GLIDE — On Sept. 2, 1984, Raymond Stanley, 23, of Myrtle Creek, took his wife, Julie Stanley, who was 20, for a ride in their small pickup for what would be their last time.
One new positive case of COVID-19 in Douglas County raises the county’s total cases to 152 since its first COVID-19 case March 8.
This past Friday marked the 61st anniversary of the Roseburg Blast, which took place Aug. 7, 1959. The explosion destroyed much of downtown Roseburg and killed 14 and injured at least 125 people.
A proposed facility that would allow friends and family to care for dementia patients in all stages of the disease is closer to becoming a reality, and groundbreaking is expected in the near future on land just south of Roseburg.
One confirmed COVID-19 case and six presumptive cases at CHI Mercy Medical Center qualified the hospital as having a workplace outbreak, the Oregon Health Authority confirmed Wednesday evening.
Despite people across the country stepping up to give blood in the wake of a pandemic, the American Red Cross said the need for donations is as strong as ever.
DRAIN — A lot’s changed in this tiny town — population 1,200 — since the Top of the Bowl bar featuring topless dancing girls opened up over the bowling alley last month.
After a week of cool weather and some rain, the Douglas Forest Protective Association has dropped the fire danger to moderate throughout the Douglas District. The Industrial Fire Precaution Level will remain at IFPL III.
A California man accused stealing guns from a Myrtle Creek gun store and leading police on a chase down Interstate 5, has been ordered by a Douglas County judge to be sent to the Oregon State Hospital in Salem.
A COVID-19 outbreak has been reported at CHI Mercy Medical Center, according to the Douglas County COVID-19 Response Team.
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Douglas County health officials reported two new presumptive cases of COVID-19 Monday. But the number of people in isolation dropped to 21.
Todd Wingfield a marine deputy with the Douglas County Sheriff’s Department, is doing a lot of educating when he goes to the lakes and rivers of the county.
When Jaco Coetzee first came to Roseburg, he knew he wanted to help people in the community that tend to be forgotten. Volunteering at Casa de Belen gave him that opportunity, but he needed a way to make a connection with the youth he was working with. A room filled with old bicycles gave hi…
Motorists in Douglas County will find several highway projects this summer that could have impacts on travel with speed restrictions and some occasional lane closures.
The City of Roseburg is in line to receive more than $700,000 from the state to help deal with expenses incurred due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
A crash on Northeast Odell Avenue next to The News-Review building totaled a car that had been parked next to the building at about 2 p.m. Thursday.