Nominations are being accepted for the 65th annual Sutherlin First Citizens Awards. Categories include Man and Woman of the Year, Inspirational Leader, Outstanding Service Award and Outstanding Business. Nominations will be accepted until March 19.
When David Baird took the job as facilities manager for the Elkton Community Education Center six years ago, he had no idea that he would one day be helping retrofit the fort he helped build for the film industry.
In an age of emails and text messages, Rebecca Machain became known for the numerous handwritten correspondence she sent out over the years.
SUTHERLIN — Sutherlin is a little less jolly this week after 20-25 miles per hour wind gusts damaged the 50-foot-tall electronic Christmas tree installed at Central Park earlier this month.
The Sutherlin Timber Town Toy Land Electric Light Parade will return Saturday, Dec. 19 with vehicles of all sorts alight with Christmas lights by the thousands.
The City of Sutherlin Annual Christmas Tree scheduled for Sunday in Central Park announced last-minute modifications Friday in order to comply with Gov. Kate Brown's COVID-19 gathering limitations.
OAKLAND — Lily and William Rudenko have walked to school almost every day this year, using a new shared use path and crosswalk installed by the Oakland School District and City of Oakland.
CORVALLIS — Oregon State University and state Department of State Lands officials participated Thursday in a two-hour remote session on OSU’s draft plan for the Elliott State Forest.
A student at East Primary School in Sutherlin tested positive for COVID-19, according to a press release from Sutherlin School District Superintendent Terry Prestianni.
SUTHERLIN — Lillian Moreno was the center of her family’s Halloween costume.
It helps to stop and be thankful for the partners that help you achieve goals and function effectively in turbulent times and it’s easy to make the case the year 2020 counts as a turbulent time. So here is my list of people and organizations that have helped Drain be successful in the year 2020.
Rebecca Machain, who was a 15-year-old Sutherlin High School sophomore back in 2004 when she shot and killed her 14-year-old nephew while he was playing video games, was released from prison Tuesday following clemency granted by Gov. Kate Brown.
Memories of all of the stories Dan Bain has told as a media person have come flooding back in recent days.
A California man convicted of an attempted murder in Sutherlin from a motor home sale gone bad in 2017, only to have the conviction overturned, pleaded guilty to a lesser charge Wednesday morning.
This summer may not have been what you expected. That is true for everyone. Many of us had big travel plans, weddings or family reunions that all got postponed or cancelled.
Sutherlin and Oakland cities both had to postpone their citywide garage and yard sales last spring because of the coronavirus pandemic.
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.
DRAIN — A lot’s changed in this tiny town — population 1,200 — since the Top of the Bowl bar featuring topless dancing girls opened up over the bowling alley last month.
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.
The trial for a Reedsport man accused of attacking two women and sexually abusing them in secluded areas along Highway 101 in western Douglas County, has been rescheduled for October.
A log truck crash claimed the life of a Lakeside man Thursday morning just off of Highway 138 near Loon Lake in western Douglas County.
A California man has been arrested in connection with the disappearance of a Roseburg area teenager.
Two people died and another was seriously injured in a single-vehicle crash Sunday evening just after 8:30 p.m. south of Rice Hill.
Oakland is not going digital, we encourage actual visitors, not virtual. There is plenty one can learn about our history online but we appreciate real visitors.
YONCALLA — As soon as the van pulled in the driveway, people would come outside to greet Erin Helgren and Kelly Campbell.