Douglas County, the city of Winston and Green Sanitary District have a new agreement in place, and loads of leachate are again being transported from the county landfill to the Winston-Green Sanitary Treatment Plant.
Safety improvements will be made at the intersection of Northwest Stewart Parkway and Northwest Edenbower Boulevard on Wednesday night by the City of Roseburg Public Works Department.
Marisa Fink, who has been at the helm of the YMCA of Douglas County for 11 years, will leave in February to start in her new position as the executive director of the Oregon Alliance of YMCAs.
WINCHESTER — Natalie and Hannah Regan made sure worms, roly-polies, caterpillars and other bugs would find a new home, while other volunteers spent Monday morning digging up the grass at Winchester Elementary School to make room for an outdoor garden classroom.
Riddle is celebrating a big number this year, 127 to be exact. On Jan. 30, our fair city will celebrate its 127th birthday. There will be singing in the streets, cupcakes and trivia and we are hoping to incorporate the high school band in the mix — lots of moving parts to make that happen, s…
The Roseburg Family Medicine Residency program has been quietly moving ahead with plans to begin a program in July that would prepare eight physicians each year to become board-certified family medicine doctors.
About 100 people gathered in front of Fred Meyer in Roseburg on Saturday for the local version of the Women’s March 2020 events being held across the country.
GLIDE — Advanced Skills Teacher Ben Kercher was assisted by three Airgas employees to teach his ag mechanics classes at Glide High School on Thursday.
In what has become an annual tradition, Sherm’s Thunderbird Markets donated another truckload of food to the United Community Action Network Food Bank on Friday morning.
Nominations for the Myrtle Creek-Tri City Area Chamber of Commerce 2020 Citizen of the Year awards are due by 5 p.m. Feb. 1.
Do you dream of running your own business, but don’t know how to get started? Then Umpqua GrowthTalks may be for you. The informal, free talks are produced by the Umpqua Economic Development Partnership and designed for people who want to start a business, already own one or want to support …
Close to 300 community members will have their portraits on display at the Umpqua Valley Arts Association when an exhibit more than two years in the making debuts with a 5 p.m. reception Friday.
When Knotty Lady Yarns owner Kelley Trinchero heard animals affected by the wildfires raging throughout Australia needed help, she got to work.
DIXONVILLE — At the end of a private road called Grouse Butte Lane in this rural area east of Roseburg sits a 400-acre ranch.
Chaise Congleton, a 14-year-old Boy Scout with Troop 112 in Glide, had a tough time deciding what to do for his Eagle Scout project.
The last time the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife closed off harvest of wild spring Chinook salmon was ...
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Weather forecasters say the snow level is coming down for the next several days and by early next week there is a possibility of some snow hitting the valley floor in Douglas County.
A retired physician who had an ownership share in the Harvard Medical Park in Roseburg has filed a complaint against the company for allegedly shorting him by more than $450,000 when he tried to cash out.
Pier 1 Imports in Roseburg, which for more than a decade has been a popular stop for shoppers looking for upscale home furnishings, is closing.
CHARLESTON — On Jan. 1, Rob Gensorek of Basin Tackle in Charleston had to stop providing plastic bags to his customers and start charging them at least 5 cents for every paper bag they took out of the store.
A recent spike in drug overdoses may be the result of extremely potent heroin, or heroin laced with fentanyl, according to the Douglas Public Health Network.
A Roseburg man has been sentenced to more than six years in prison after agreeing to a plea deal in the shooting death of his friend. The incident occurred more than two years ago and was livestreamed on the internet.
Dozens of vendors at the Umpqua Valley Farmer’s Market crowded inside the First United Methodist Church in Roseburg on Saturday mornings, to sell preserves, baked goods and knitted clothing.
A Douglas County Sheriff’s corporal recognized a stolen car in the area of Northwest Edenbower Boulevard and Northwest Sweetbriar Avenue, which resulted in a short chase and foot pursuit near Walmart on Saturday.
A 37-year-old Roseburg man has died after being hit by a vehicle Thursday night while walking along US Highway 101 in the small community of Smith River, California, about 14 miles north of Crescent City. The identity of the man has not yet been released.