On Friday, the Reedsport community celebrated the completion of the Connect Oregon grant for $3.4 million for the Fred Wahl Marine Construction company that was granted in 2016.
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.
Candidates for Reedsport mayor or city councilor positions in the November election must file petitions by Aug. 21, according to a news release from the city of Reedsport.
Douglas County Parks Department has temporarily closed the Windy Cove County Park Crab and Fishing Dock in Winchester Bay for safety maintenance. It will reopen Friday.
Roseburg’s been growing slow and steady since 2010, slower than most Oregon cities, but faster than most other cities within Douglas County.
What are you doing Presidents Day weekend? You might want to consider a trip to Reedsport for Confluence, a wine, beer and music festival from 4 to 10:30 p.m. Friday and from noon to 10 p.m. Saturday. Admission is just $10 for Friday, $12 for Saturday or you can enjoy both days for only $18.
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.