The Distinguished Young Women Scholarship Program will look quite a bit different this year.
Felicity and Lauralee Barnhart have been doing school work from a family dayroom, used by five other families as well, at the women and children’s homeless shelter in Roseburg.
Celebration of Literacy will continue for the 20th year this February in Douglas County, with three new events — a book giveaway, drive-thru at Wildlife Safari and creative competition for seventh and eighth graders in Riddle, Sutherlin and Yoncalla.
After weathering substantial damage from the Archie Creek Fire, the owners of the Steamboat Inn are determined to open on schedule to guests on March 13.
Lexi is an ordinary house cat who, as far as her family knew, didn’t even know how to hunt.
Citizens Against Tyranny has a new list, this one of alleged supporters of the cause. But not everyone named on the list is happy about it.
Gov. Kate Brown announced Tuesday that Douglas County will be allowed to ease some restrictions for businesses and other facilities beginning New Year’s Day.
DIAMOND LAKE — The mountains in eastern Douglas County turned into a winter wonderland this December, which brought hundreds of visitors to Diamond Lake last weekend.
Small business owners came to The News-Review Monday to pick up personal protective equipment that was being distributed by the Southwestern Oregon Workforce Investment Board.
Douglas County Commissioner Tim Freeman has been re-elected for his fifth term as the president of the Association of O&C Counties.
Robert Johnson vividly remembers getting $75 to spend on whatever he wanted for Christmas during a particularly tough year in his childhood.
The Roseburg branch of the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is looking to reward anglers for going fishing.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s deadline to apply for disaster assistance passed Monday, but help for wildfire survivors is still available as FEMA is continuing its work with the Oregon Office of Emergency Management.
Thanks to a Grinch of a COVID-19 pandemic, Roseburg’s traditional Christmas tree lighting ceremony at the Douglas County Courthouse became virtual, much like other events this year. Roseburg Mayor Larry Rich, City Councilor Andrea Zielinski, Commissioner Tom Kress and Santa Claus himself wer…
In a normal year, the Camas Valley community would be in the midst of organizing its long-standing holiday tradition known as the annual Camas Valley Appreciation Dinner. This year, that event has been replaced with a drive-thru style celebration called Sirens & Santa.
The Mercy Foundation’s Festival of Trees will turn to technology this year to keep the event going for its 27th year.
For 28 years, the Umpqua Valley Festival of Lights has made River Forks Park west of Roseburg a beacon of the holiday season. That tradition will continue, when more than a half-million lights and over 90 displays light up each night through Jan. 1.
Operation Christmas started providing gifts for families in Glendale more than a decade ago. Now, it is providing gifts for families in surrounding towns as well.
Abbie Malek didn’t hesitate to say why she joined close to six dozen people on Saturday for a rally in Roseburg in support of President Donald Trump.
CORVALLIS — Oregon State University and state Department of State Lands officials participated Thursday in a two-hour remote session on OSU’s draft plan for the Elliott State Forest.
Douglas County voters want to remain a part of Oregon.
In a move cheered by ranchers and bemoaned by environmentalists, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Thursday it was removing gray wolves from Endangered Species Act protection across the Lower 48 states.
Much of Douglas County’s wildlife, in one way or another, has been affected or displaced by the effects of the Archie Creek Fire east of Glide.
Juvenile coho salmon that survived after much of the Rock Creek Hatchery was destroyed by the Archie Creek Fire this past month will be raised at the rearing facility at Eastwood Elementary School in Roseburg, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife announced Thursday afternoon.
The Douglas County COVID-19 Response Team reported nine people with positive test results for coronavirus and one new presumptive case, increasing the number of cases by 10 for a total of 300. The new cases Wednesday marked the second highest one-day total since the pandemic was declared in March.
Two attorneys experienced in representing victims of wildfires will be filing a “mass action” lawsuit against Pacific Power, citing the company’s negligence in the ignition of the Archie Creek Fire.