The Douglas County COVID-19 Response Team reported 18 new cases Tuesday and one death.
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.
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.
I want to thank everyone who is staying home and self-isolating for the last month. I know it hasn’t been easy, especially with the weather turning so beautiful the last couple of weeks. I have seen more people out and about over the last week than I have in a while when I have walked my pug…
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…
Beginning in early October, library cardholders at Roseburg Public Library and Mildred Whipple Library in Drain will be able to share library materials.
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.
The Drain/North Douglas High School all class reunion will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 30 at the Drain Civic Center, 25 West A St, Drain.
DRAIN — The Shoppe in Drain is decked out with all of Steffani Mast’s favorite things and embodies her dream of providing a little boutique shop for her hometown and opens an opportunity to fundraise for her family’s nonprofit organization.
I was up in Seattle last month visiting my family when I casually mentioned we don’t have a Starbucks within 20 miles of Drain. The look of shock on their faces was priceless, but also a little scary.
Six-year-old Syra Gonzalez, a kindergarten student at North Douglas Elementary School in Drain, was diagnosed with a brain tumor right before Thanksgiving on Nov. 20.
Fog began to clear as residents gathered in front of the steps of the Drain Public Library on Saturday morning. They waited eagerly to enter for the first time in 20 months.
Two cities in Douglas County are nearly finished installing new multi-million dollar wastewater treatment plants.
This November, residents of all the cities in Douglas County will choose their mayors and city councilors. In some cities, the familiar names of incumbents will fill the ballot, while in others voters will have some tough choices to make.
Updated 1:50 p.m. Tuesday.
Winter is quickly dissipating and spring is slowly coming into full force here in north Douglas County. It is at this time of year that everyone’s thoughts begin to turn to one thing. No not baseball, but spring cleaning. Drain will be having a community cleanup on April 21, led by the Churc…
A library district will be on the May 15 ballot for Drain-area voters.
The City of Drain is happy that in 2018, Drain will host its first ever Classic Movie Month. Each Saturday in the month of February, Drain, in partnership with Sutherlin Sanitation Service, will show a classic movie at the Drain Civic Center, starting with “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington.” In …
It’s been just over a year since Douglas County voters turned down a library district that aimed at saving the former Douglas County Library System, and restoring it to 2008 funding levels.
We are putting up our holiday lights here in Drain this coming week, and will also be bringing back the tradition of choosing the best holiday light celebration during the second week of December. Also, we are pleased to have the Northwest Model Train Show back in town the first weekend in D…
There were three big events that took place over the last three months here in little old Drain. The first was the opening of our new store. Yes, Drain has finally ramped up to the big time and had a national chain store locate here. Dollar General opened their doors to the public the last w…
Of the many issues facing the country right now, the one at the top of U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden’s list is health care.