The City of Drain has plenty of activities taking place the rest of 2019. First, this coming Halloween the Church of Christ is hosting a Trunk and Treat at the corner of 1st Street and B Avenue. There will be some hot, exciting cars there. The event starts at 6 p.m. and candy will be availab…
Mandy Piercey doesn’t know how many times her daughter, Alana, has broken bones in her body. That’s because any effort to keep track, she said, would be an effort in futility and frustration.
UMPQUA — Every year on her birthday Helen Fischer goes to her aerobics class, gets on her back, does a backward roll and touches her toes to the floor, just to prove she can still do it. Last Thursday, she performed the flexibility maneuver at her regular aerobics class, on her 99th birthday…
The Glide Fire Station has a new look that will help provide emergency electrical power for the facility and save the department money at the same time.
Prospective voters in Reedsport and the Tenmile Rural Fire District must register to vote by Tuesday in order to participate in the Nov. 5 special election.
A sanitary sewer overflow released about 100 gallons of raw sewage in the 300 block of West Central Avenue in Sutherlin on Monday afternoon.
OAKLAND — Every student and staff member at Oakland Elementary School on Monday wore a blue shirt with the saying, “I am a buddy. What’s your superpower?” surrounding a big “S” on the front, similar to the Superman logo, in honor of the World Day of Bullying Prevention.
For generations, the Applegate family shared stories of how their relatives were led to a spring by native people to settle in the Umpqua Valley.
Beginning in early October, library cardholders at Roseburg Public Library and Mildred Whipple Library in Drain will be able to share library materials.
Members of the Sutherlin Tourism Committee will see their hard work come to fruition on Thursday when gates open for the first Sutherlin Country Concert.
Adrenaline still pumping, Brad Cooley stepped out of his 1986 Toyota Tercel and took off his helmet after his last race on a hot Saturday afternoon.
GLIDE — Three members of a five-man crew felled trees perched precariously close to the edge of an unstable hillside above Little River Road Wednesday.
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 Planning Commission on Thursday approved the location of a commercial explosives and storage operation near Yoncalla.
They’re juicy, they’re sweet and nothing can beat them as filling for a pie. Blackberries are everywhere in August, and Sutherlin celebrates that with an annual festival.
Local country music group Dan Harmon and Cascade Country will entertain both Myrtle Creek and Sutherlin this week for back-to-back shows at Music in the Park and Music off Central.
Oakland, Oregon: The town that time forgot, but we hope that people don’t forget. One hundred years ago Oakland was the center of commerce at the end of the rail line. Everyone came to Oakland to ship their wool, hay, turkeys and timber to bigger markets. Other local cities have long since s…
DRAIN — Umpqua Community Health Center has opened its new North County Health Clinic that leaders hope will give residents in the area some much-needed access to health care.
WINCHESTER BAY — The U.S. Coast Guard and good Samaritans rescued six people from a boat which sank at the jetty point of the Umpqua River Bar on Friday morning.
YONCALLA — Yoncalla area residents made clear Thursday that their response to a proposed explosives storage facility was this: Not in my backyard.