• 0
  • 1 min to read

Two hikers from Minnesota were rescued from Mount Thielsen Saturday after they got lost in heavy snow. But officials from the Douglas County Sheriff's Office said the hikers' preparedness saved them.

We're always interested in hearing about news in our community. Let us know what's going on!

  • 0
  • 1 min to read

A lawsuit filed by ATRIO Health Plans in Salem for more than $60 million has been moved to U.S. District Court in Eugene. The dispute may be headed back to Marion County, and could even end up in Douglas County.

breaking
  • 3
  • 1 min to read

UMPQUA — An Umpqua woman has died and her husband is in critical condition from injuries suffered in a head-on crash in the 3800 block of Tyee Road just after 4:30 p.m. Monday.

  • 0

Construction workers on Friday continue rennovating the Lookingglass Creek Bridge in Winston. The bridge is undergoing foundation repairs funded through the Oregon Department of Transportation. The project began on Thursday, and ODOT said the bridge on Highway 42 could be closed for up to fo…

  • 0
  • 2 min to read

As the school year comes to an end, libraries around the county are preparing to launch summer reading program. Canyonville, Drain, Glendale, Myrtle Creek, Oakland, Riddle, Sutherlin and Winston will all host a variety of events for all ages.

  • 0
  • 1 min to read

With the temperature hovering around the century mark in Douglas County, the past two days had people scrambling to find ways to cool off. And for workers laboring in the middle of hot afternoon temperatures, extra precautions were a necessity.

  • 0
  • 2 min to read

Police officers in Douglas County, along with some Special Olympics athletes carried the Special Olympics torch on a cool Tuesday morning through Douglas County from Tri City to Oakland to help raise money to bring back the Oregon State Special Olympics games for the athletes.

  • 0
  • 2 min to read

Douglas County might not seem like a place where sun exposure would cause a lot of skin cancer, but high rates have medical professionals so concerned, they’ve declared war on melanoma.

  • 0
  • 1 min to read

The sixth annual Douglas County Cancer Services “Get Tee’d off at Cancer” benefit golf tournament was held Saturday at the Roseburg Country Club. The event raises money to help county residents who are going through cancer treatments.

  • 2
  • 1 min to read

If you’ve been thinking heart disease is mainly a manly thing, then here is some news that may jolt you.