The Douglas County Transportation District board has spent its first seven months of existence scrambling to pull together the system that will soon take charge of transit services in Douglas County.
More than 400 kids and their family members converged on Amacher County Park on Saturday morning for the 31st annual Kiwanis Club Easter Egg Hunt. About 20 volunteers from local businesses and the Roseburg High School Key Club stuffed 4,000 plastic eggs for hunts divided into different age g…
Bridge inspectors got up close and personal with the Stewart Park Drive bridge Wednesday, searching for any potential structural issues with the narrow, green steel structure built in 1946.
A woman who was convicted of helping kill a man in Roseburg in 1990 and sentenced to life in prison without parole has died at the Oregon Department of Corrections facility near Wilsonville.
Olivia Kobernik, a sixth grader at Fremont Middle School, was the winner of the 42nd annual Douglas County Spelling Bee, sponsored by The News-Review, on Saturday.
LOOKINGGLASS — Whether it’s the clothes you wear, the milk you drink, the meat you eat, or the many wood products used in everyday life, many kids think it all just comes from the store.
Foster children don't belong in current or former jails, and they should never be shipped to out-of-state institutions, according to the Douglas County Republican Central Committee, which voted last week in favor of a resolution against the treatment that many of Oregon's foster kids receive.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission released its draft environmental impact statement for the Jordan Cove Energy Project last week.
Douglas County was 25th on the list of most cancer-prone counties in Oregon, in the state in statistics from 2012 to 2016, according to recent figures from the Oregon Health Authority.
The 2019 Miss Douglas County Outstanding Teen competition will have one of its biggest fields Saturday night, when 15 teens compete for scholarship money and the right to go to the Miss Oregon Outstanding Teen competition in Seaside this summer.
People sprung over to the Douglas County Spring Fair Saturday afternoon, filling the indoor event space at the Douglas County Fairgrounds as the sun shone brightly outside.
Roseburg City Councilor Ashley Hicks asked the Douglas County Board of Commissioners Wednesday to reinstate landfill fee waivers for community cleanups.
The 44th annual Douglas County Spring Fair starts Friday and runs through Sunday at the Douglas County Fairgrounds.
It’s too early to say whether Douglas Electric Cooperative customers will see a rate increase following the recent snowstorm, according to Todd Munsey, spokesman for the company.
Timber companies say a bill proposed in the Oregon State Legislature intends to cripple logging operations across the state.
Gray wolves have returned to Douglas and Lane counties decades after bounty hunting completely removed the apex predator from the area.
COQUILLE — Oakland High School graduate Sierra (Miller) Stone was getting ready to have her second child and it didn’t seem out of the ordinary. But as she got closer to the due date, things started getting crazy and it all ended with a very unusual delivery.
President Donald Trump signed the bipartisan public lands package of bills Tuesday. As part of that package, two areas in Douglas County have been set aside for protection.
Douglas Electric Cooperative now estimates most of its customers will have power restored by the end of the week.
WINCHESTER — Two Roseburg girls were named winners of the Distinguished Young Women Scholarship Program for high school juniors Saturday night at Umpqua Community College.
As of Thursday night, Douglas Electric Cooperative officials said the number of members without power stood at 2,954.
Douglas County Clerk Patricia Hitt and her husband, Marshall Hitt, moved to a home east of Myrtle Creek surrounded by lots of trees five years ago. The two, who had been married since 1991, had plans of traveling and spending more time together when she retired.
The Douglas County Fire District No. 2 board of directors have passed a pair of resolutions that will allow it to ask voters in the district if they want landowners not currently paying taxes for fire service to pay up.
Several miles past Umpqua, along a winding country road, 72-year-old Jean Jennings lives alone in a home that hasn’t had running water or power since a week ago Sunday. Though the road was clear Tuesday, there was still quite a bit of snow on the ground. The air was decidedly crisp when the …