On a Tuesday afternoon in February, three homeless men sat with veteran advocates Vern Jorgensen and Tonya Hall in a spare room on the third floor of Building 2 on the Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center campus.
Umpqua Community College does not have results from the lead dust testing at the Flegel Center, despite a Tuesday press release claiming that low levels of lead dust were found in the building that will be used for housing students.
Tests revealed lead dust on the first floor of the Flegel Center, which was scheduled to be used for housing Umpqua Community College students this school year.
Although research suggests permanent housing is ultimately the key to solving Roseburg’s homeless problem, obtaining that housing can be difficult or impossible for people who are currently living on the street.
Thomas Morris has been homeless since 1977. He hit the road after his divorce and has since been in every state but Vermont.
This month Battered Persons' Advocacy is inviting community members to sponsor or register to dance for the 9th Annual BPA Gala and Dance Competition.
Chandra LeGue, author of the new book "Oregon's Ancient Forests: A Hiking Guide" will hold a book signing from 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 16 at the Roseburg Public Library, 1409 NE Diamond Lake Blvd., Roseburg.
Mackenzie Clarke is an Army National Guard specialist whose training is as a combat engineer.
The venerable building that housed Harvard Avenue Drugs and Gifts in Roseburg for 60 years before the business closed at the end of July is being torn down.
Beginning in early October, library cardholders at Roseburg Public Library and Mildred Whipple Library in Drain will be able to share library materials.
Jamie Gutierrez, of Insituform, watches over a steam-curing process for a new sewer pipe liner underneath Northwest Garden Boulevard between Fred Meyer and Burger King. Steam inserted from a truck on the north side of the street flows through the pipe within a pipe — a process designed by th…
Community rights will be the topic of a presentation at 6 p.m. Sept. 24 in the Roseburg Public Library, 1409 NE Diamond Lake Blvd.
Admission will be free Saturday to the Douglas County Museum of Natural & Cultural History, in celebration of the 14th annual National Museum Day.
A 19-year-old man was injured after flipping his car on the northbound lanes of Interstate 5 near the West Harvard Avenue on-ramp Wednesday morning.
A Roseburg High graduate used his video filming talents to document plastic pollution in the Pacific Ocean during an 80-day sailing expedition earlier this summer.
Heather Randolph stopped in front of the Blac -N- Bleu Bistro and stared at the large hole and shattered glass left after witnesses said a driver jumped the curb and drove his white Toyota Corolla completely inside the restaurant on Wednesday afternoon.
Mack Clark wrapped three shades of marabou feathers — olive, orange and brown — around a fish hook and then pulled out a longer chicken feather in an orange striped pattern to add on to his small creation.
As parents collected children dressed in brightly colored Tahitian dancing costumes, Heidi Wood played a traditional Scottish tune, “42nd Highlanders,” on the bagpipe.
In 1944, the Douglas County Court, the predecessor of today’s county commissioners, declared a housing emergency and the Housing Authority of Douglas County was born. It’s purpose then, as now, was to help low-income community members find a place where they could afford the rent.
It’s been five years since Tom Weiss died in a mid-air plane collision, but friends and family continue to honor his legacy every year on Labor Day.
The second annual N.U.T. Cracker Mountain Bike Race brought cyclists from across the Pacific Northwest to ride through the North Umpqua Trail Saturday morning — and drew them back to Stewart Park on Saturday evening for The Great Umpqua Bash.
Cars were parked all throughout the Hucrest area and students were lined up outside the school Thursday to get inside to meet their new teachers.
NeighborWorks Umpqua broke ground on the Deer Creek Village housing development at a ceremony Thursday morning in front of a crowd of city employees, NeighborWorks Umpqua officials, architects and construction workers.