The loss of a main Pacific Power transmission feed is believed to be the cause of a power outage that affected more than 32,000 customers from Dillard to Sutherlin for 40 minutes on Friday afternoon.
The Douglas County Planning Commission on Thursday approved the location of a commercial explosives and storage operation near Yoncalla.
They’re juicy, they’re sweet and nothing can beat them as filling for a pie. Blackberries are everywhere in August, and Sutherlin celebrates that with an annual festival.
Local country music group Dan Harmon and Cascade Country will entertain both Myrtle Creek and Sutherlin this week for back-to-back shows at Music in the Park and Music off Central.
A Josephine County man, already serving a 12 1/2 year prison term for sexually abusing a minor in that county, has been indicted for two dozen sex crimes in Douglas County.
WINSTON — Two cowboy acts will continue the Riverbend Live! series Friday when Brenn Hill and Andy Nelson take the stage.
The Myrtle Creek City Council committed $10,000 to help fund a proposed sobering center in Roseburg at its regular meeting on Tuesday.
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…
The Douglas County Museum has been a fixture in the community for half a century, from its founding and opening in 1969 to its 50th anniversary this August.
The music of Ecuador and Colombia will combine when Rio Mira bring its brand of Afro-Latino music to the Nichols Band Shell at 7 p.m. Tuesday.
Oakland, Oregon: The town that time forgot, but we hope that people don’t forget. One hundred years ago Oakland was the center of commerce at the end of the rail line. Everyone came to Oakland to ship their wool, hay, turkeys and timber to bigger markets. Other local cities have long since s…
Denny Napier of Roseburg sat in a shady spot at River Forks Park on Saturday behind his 1950 Willys Jeepster, a maroon convertible he adopted three years ago.
Kids swarmed to the sidewalk when Joel Mendenhall drove his 1966 white Ford Mustang convertible around corner of Northeast Diamond Lake Boulevard and Northeast Jackson Street.
After 20 years of finding an abandoned strip of road to race and hoping police didn’t break up the race, drag racers coming to Graffiti Weekend had a place to race legally for the first time.
DRAIN — Umpqua Community Health Center has opened its new North County Health Clinic that leaders hope will give residents in the area some much-needed access to health care.
“Ooh look! Ooh lookie there!” exclaimed Rose Haven Nursing Center resident Susan Steen as the first of more than 20 classic cars pulled into the backyard of the facility Thursday afternoon.
The smell of burnt rubber and smoke filled the air, blocking out the sun and the car racing through gas and tires while people edged closer to the barricade to watch.
About 30 Douglas County hunters attended a meeting at Backside Brewing on Tuesday to ask questions about major changes being proposed to Oregon’s big game hunting regulations.
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.
Three days after Gemma, a 5-year-old chihuahua mix, ingested methamphetamine, people made sure the dog’s veterinary bills totaling over $500 at Umpqua Low-Cost Veterinary Services were paid in full.
When Terry Stanger won $1 million in the Powerball jackpot in 2016, he knew he had to buy one thing: a 1955 red Chevy Bel Air convertible.
Nearly 60 Cub Scouts and their leaders have converged at the Roseburg Rod & Gun Club for five days of Cub Day Camp. On Wednesday, during “How the West was Fun,” boys rotated to different activities, including Cherokee stick ball, Pony Express Relay, dutch oven cooking and archery. The ca…
The Roseburg Parks and Recreation Commission held a contentious debate about a proposal to install sanitary facilities in city parks at its meeting on Wednesday.
Darrell Orth inspected the sealant on the pavement, willing it to dry faster, and hovered over the menu boards as the carhops finished adding items and prices before he could hang them.
Douglas C.A.R.E.S., a nonprofit that aids child abuse victims through forensic examinations, mental health treatment and other services, has opened a new office in Canyonville.
Roseburg’s first Graffiti Night Cruise happened on July 10, 1982 on Harvard Avenue. It was the brainchild of Richard Dickman who thought it would be fun to relive the 1950s when “draggin’ the gut” in the muscle cars was popular, and just hanging out on the strip.