DRAIN — Census workers waited under a bright blue canopy tent outside the Drain post office Tuesday, greeting every person who walked by and asking them if they had filled out the 2020 census.
The Oregon State Police is looking for help identifying the person or persons responsible for shooting at vehicles on Interstate 5 in Douglas, Josephine and Jackson counties.
Two fires in Douglas County kept crews busy on Monday — one near Riddle Bypass Road that burned 1/100th of an acre, and another 5 miles south of Elkton that burned 3/4 of an acre near the 20,0000 block of Highway 138 West.
GLIDE — On Sept. 2, 1984, Raymond Stanley, 23, of Myrtle Creek, took his wife, Julie Stanley, who was 20, for a ride in their small pickup for what would be their last time.
One new positive case of COVID-19 in Douglas County raises the county’s total cases to 152 since its first COVID-19 case March 8.
This past Friday marked the 61st anniversary of the Roseburg Blast, which took place Aug. 7, 1959. The explosion destroyed much of downtown Roseburg and killed 14 and injured at least 125 people.
A proposed facility that would allow friends and family to care for dementia patients in all stages of the disease is closer to becoming a reality, and groundbreaking is expected in the near future on land just south of Roseburg.
One confirmed COVID-19 case and six presumptive cases at CHI Mercy Medical Center qualified the hospital as having a workplace outbreak, the Oregon Health Authority confirmed Wednesday evening.
Despite people across the country stepping up to give blood in the wake of a pandemic, the American Red Cross said the need for donations is as strong as ever.
After a week of cool weather and some rain, the Douglas Forest Protective Association has dropped the fire danger to moderate throughout the Douglas District. The Industrial Fire Precaution Level will remain at IFPL III.
A California man accused stealing guns from a Myrtle Creek gun store and leading police on a chase down Interstate 5, has been ordered by a Douglas County judge to be sent to the Oregon State Hospital in Salem.
A COVID-19 outbreak has been reported at CHI Mercy Medical Center, according to the Douglas County COVID-19 Response Team.
Douglas County health officials reported two new presumptive cases of COVID-19 Monday. But the number of people in isolation dropped to 21.
Todd Wingfield a marine deputy with the Douglas County Sheriff’s Department, is doing a lot of educating when he goes to the lakes and rivers of the county.
Motorists in Douglas County will find several highway projects this summer that could have impacts on travel with speed restrictions and some occasional lane closures.
Douglas County had just one new case of COVID-19 to report on Thursday, while the state had another big number, with 416 cases reported and five new deaths. Nearly one-fourth of the new cases were in Umatilla County, including two of the deaths.
The Douglas County COVID-19 Response Team reported two new positive cases of the infection Wednesday. The county has logged 121 cases since March.
The attorney for a California man accused of breaking into a storage facility and into a gun shop in Myrtle Creek, stealing firearms and leading police on a chase on Interstate 5, plans to file a motion that his client is not fit to proceed to trial.
Douglas County had its first day without a positive test for COVID-19 in over a week. At the same time, the state had its first decline in the percent of positive tests since cases started climbing toward the end of May.
The Boys & Girls Club of the Umpqua Valley in Roseburg will soon have access to telemedicine for children who attend the club who might have an illness or injury.
After a full week spent fighting fires, The Douglas Forest Protective Association announced it will increase fire danger in the Douglas District to “HIGH,” effective today. On Thursday, the same day as the announcement, crews contained four more fires that broke out in Douglas County.
A quick response from fire crews on the Milepost 92 Fire, which ignited Tuesday in southern Douglas County, helped keep a potential spread over steep and rugged terrain at bay.