Pacific Power is blaming a cracked insulator for a power outage that knocked out power to more than 5,000 customers from Oakland to as far down as the outskirts of Wilbur.
Oakland has some great things to report as we say goodbye to 2017 and welcome in 2018. Oakland Economic Development just elected a new board: returning President Kristopher Tripp, Vice President Shelly Funk, Secretary Jane Knowlton and Treasurer Doug Foust. New and increased membership has p…
OAKLAND — With classic vintage clothing, jewelry, purses and more, Funky Antiques and Cindy’s Boutiques opened on Locust Street to become the only clothing store in Oakland.
As summer turns the corner we look back to the successful events of Oakland’s hottest season, literally! Thanks to the Turkey Tracks Quilters for presenting a great Quilt Show for 2017. The indoor venues were pleasant and attendance was up from the last show. It takes a lot of coordination f…
Tami Jo and Barry Braz have lived on their 50-acre property in Oakland for 30 years, where they have transformed timber-less, unproductive land into an ever-growing tree farm through three afforestation projects.
OAKLAND — A team of visitors with backgrounds in small business, tourism, real estate and downtown revitalization came to Oakland in late November to spend the day exploring the town and stopping by local businesses for the first time.
With just seven weeks to go before Douglas County government pulls its funding from its small town branch libraries, city governments and library supporters are scrambling to determine their future.
OAKLAND — Intent on preserving the spacious rolling hills and oak savannas of Mildred Kanipe Memorial Park, a small group of volunteers attended a hawthorn eradication party Saturday to remove the invasive thorny bush.