With protesters from the timber support group #TimberUnity gathered along the road, Oregon Gov. Kate Brown arrived at the Swanson Group Manufacturing studmill at about 10:45 a.m. Friday for a tour of the mill and a meeting with representatives from several sectors of the local business commu…
WINCHESTER — Attendees of the 37th annual Conference on Extraordinary Living at Umpqua Community College will have the opportunity Friday to explore a variety of work sessions and exhibits.
Nearly every size, shape, color and breed of dog can be seen at the Douglas County Fairgrounds this weekend at the Umpqua Kennel Club’s Dog Shows.
A recent survey of tobacco and alcohol retailers in Douglas County shows that a high number of stores have advertising that targets youth and low-income people.
In 1944, the Douglas County Court, the predecessor of today’s county commissioners, declared a housing emergency and the Housing Authority of Douglas County was born. It’s purpose then, as now, was to help low-income community members find a place where they could afford the rent.
It’s been five years since Tom Weiss died in a mid-air plane collision, but friends and family continue to honor his legacy every year on Labor Day.
Schools were started in Oregon almost as soon as people settled in the state. Throughout Douglas County, some of the remnants of those early days of education remain visible.
Green was named the No. 1 most affordable location in Oregon to live in by SmartAsset in its 2019 Most Affordable Places in America study.
Douglas County District Attorney Rick Wesenberg and other attorneys have raised concerns about a recent bill passed this year to restrict the death penalty.
Eleven grants from the Umpqua Fishery Enhancement Derby have been awarded to Douglas County groups to assist with fishery enhancement, restoration and educational projects in the Umpqua Basin.
See what Douglas County 4-H has to offer at the 4-H Fun Round-Up 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7 at the Umpqua Valley Farmers’ Market, 1771 W Harvard Ave., Roseburg.
UMPQUA — Clan is gaelic for children. The national animal of Scotland is the unicorn. Sgian-dbuh is the name of the black knife worn in the kilt hose.
A Riddle woman with five kids who fought off cancer, was stunned when she found out she had received a $10,000 donation from the Josh Bidwell Foundation to help with the large expenses she incurred after going through cancer treatments.
Roseburg Fire Department Assistant Chief Merrill Gonterman had no idea this would happen after organizing a blood drive for his daughter Hannah.
The Douglas County Sheriff's Office isn't involved in monitoring anti-Jordan Cove Energy Project activists' social media accounts, according to Brad O'Dell, spokesman for the Sheriff's Office.
On Saturday afternoon at the Douglas County Fair, Kendall Holcomb, 12, a member of the Elkton Wranglers 4-H club, shoveled manure from the barn where her Hereford Angus cows quietly chewed their cud.
Repairs to the Sutherlin High School gymnasium, caused by February’s record snowstorm, are on track to have the facility ready for the first day of school.
The Douglas County Human Trafficking Task Force has received a $5,000 grant to teach local teens how to protect themselves from becoming victims of human trafficking.
After a quick rainstorm swept through the fairgrounds, alternative-rock band Thrice performed the last concert of the Douglas County Fair concert series to a sparse crowd at the Cascade Community Credit Union amphitheater Friday evening.
A group of kids swarmed to the front of the main stage at the Douglas County Fair to watch Steve Chaney and his puppet Corny Crow perform a ventriloquist comedy show Wednesday afternoon.
Bret Michaels came to the Douglas County Fair on Thursday to raise the community’s spirits along with his own, as he celebrated his father, who passed away Sunday. Michaels also dedicated the show to first responders, veterans and community heroes like teachers.
Cool weather and a cloudy sky made for the perfect backdrop for classic rock band Collective Soul’s performance at the Douglas County Fair on Wednesday evening
TRI CITY — Officials briefed U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden on conditions of the Milepost 97 Fire at the incident command center late Tuesday morning.