MELROSE — Visitors to the sixth annual K-9s in the Grapevines event Saturday night at Melrose Vineyards watched police K-9s chase down “suspects” fleeing from police and then hanging on until police officers gave the command to let go.
A Roseburg High graduate used his video filming talents to document plastic pollution in the Pacific Ocean during an 80-day sailing expedition earlier this summer.
WINSTON — The Winston-Dillard Melon Festival, in its 51st year, began with overcast skies Saturday morning before giving way to blue skies and sun on a day that began with a parade and carried over to Riverbend Park.
With protesters from the timber support group #TimberUnity gathered along the road, Oregon Gov. Kate Brown arrived at the Swanson Group Manufacturing studmill at about 10:45 a.m. Friday for a tour of the mill and a meeting with representatives from several sectors of the local business commu…
K-9s in the Grapevines, a fundraiser for police K-9 teams, will return for its sixth year Saturday, just in time for the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office to purchase its second K-9 unit.
WINCHESTER — Attendees of the 37th annual Conference on Extraordinary Living at Umpqua Community College will have the opportunity Friday to explore a variety of work sessions and exhibits.
Heather Randolph stopped in front of the Blac -N- Bleu Bistro and stared at the large hole and shattered glass left after witnesses said a driver jumped the curb and drove his white Toyota Corolla completely inside the restaurant on Wednesday afternoon.
Mack Clark wrapped three shades of marabou feathers — olive, orange and brown — around a fish hook and then pulled out a longer chicken feather in an orange striped pattern to add on to his small creation.
As parents collected children dressed in brightly colored Tahitian dancing costumes, Heidi Wood played a traditional Scottish tune, “42nd Highlanders,” on the bagpipe.
Nearly every size, shape, color and breed of dog can be seen at the Douglas County Fairgrounds this weekend at the Umpqua Kennel Club’s Dog Shows.
A recent survey of tobacco and alcohol retailers in Douglas County shows that a high number of stores have advertising that targets youth and low-income people.
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.
It’s been five years since Tom Weiss died in a mid-air plane collision, but friends and family continue to honor his legacy every year on Labor Day.
The second annual N.U.T. Cracker Mountain Bike Race brought cyclists from across the Pacific Northwest to ride through the North Umpqua Trail Saturday morning — and drew them back to Stewart Park on Saturday evening for The Great Umpqua Bash.
There is a stack of correspondence — most with invitations to dinner, or to simply “B.S.” — illustrating the 60-year business and personal relationship between Lauren Young and Les Schwab.
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.
Green was named the No. 1 most affordable location in Oregon to live in by SmartAsset in its 2019 Most Affordable Places in America study.
Douglas County District Attorney Rick Wesenberg and other attorneys have raised concerns about a recent bill passed this year to restrict the death penalty.
Cars were parked all throughout the Hucrest area and students were lined up outside the school Thursday to get inside to meet their new teachers.
NeighborWorks Umpqua broke ground on the Deer Creek Village housing development at a ceremony Thursday morning in front of a crowd of city employees, NeighborWorks Umpqua officials, architects and construction workers.
Even though Roseburg isn’t actually their hometown, returning to town feels a lot like coming home for the members of the band Roseburg.
Eleven grants from the Umpqua Fishery Enhancement Derby have been awarded to Douglas County groups to assist with fishery enhancement, restoration and educational projects in the Umpqua Basin.
The Roseburg School Board unanimously agreed to place a bond levy on the May 2020 ballot during Wednesday’s meeting.