The Douglas County Museum of Natural and Cultural History ranked second in a list of the Top 100 Best Fan-Favorite Destinations in Oregon for 2020.
The Umpqua River Lighthouse is about to turn 125, and county officials plan to celebrate that by throwing a New Year's Eve celebration from 3 to 6 p.m. Dec. 31 at the lighthouse, 1020 Lighthouse Road in Winchester Bay.
Tenmile Rural Fire District voters approved a property tax increase of 75 cents per $1,000 of value Tuesday. The tax will raise $70,000 a year to hire a full-time fire chief and paramedic.
The Douglas County Solid Waste Advisory Committee will hold a community meeting in Winchester Bay to share information and gather input about the future of the solid waste transfer sites.
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.
Douglas County Commissioner Chris Boice announced Wednesday he’s dropping a proposal to allow ATV drivers to ride their vehicles on county roads in downtown Winchester Bay.
Douglas County Commissioner Chris Boice, the Douglas County Public Works Department, the Douglas County Parks Department and the Douglas County Sheriff's Office will hold an open house June 17 to discuss with citizens a proposal to allow OHVs on county roads in Winchester Bay.
About 1,000 Douglas Electric Cooperative customers in and around Elkton and Scottsburg at about 8 a.m. Tuesday. Some Reedsport customers were also affected.
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.
Spring has sprung, and summer is almost here. Can you believe it? Here in Reedsport and Winchester Bay, that means we are getting ready for lots of visitors and some really fun events. In case the numerous hiking trails, fishing opportunities and tall sand dunes are not enough for you, allow…
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.
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.
The Douglas County Board of Commissioners is accepting applications for five positions on the newly formed Coastal County Museum Advisory Committee.