Dressed in green and sipping local craft brews, Douglas County residents celebrated St. Patrick’s Day one day early Saturday at the annual Grub & Pub Crawl.
Oregon State Police is requesting the public’s help after an altercation involving possibly three cars left a man dead from a gunshot wound.
One of my favorite questions from patrons is “I need a book to help me study for the (GED test, Postal Worker Exam, nursing boards …)” because Roseburg Public Library has access to LearningExpress Library.
The Oregon Department of State Lands has extended its deadline for a decision on a key Jordan Cove LNG project permit to Sept. 20, according to the DSL website. The agency planned to make a decision by March.
An Oregon State Police car from 1950, which has been restored to its original condition, greets you along with dozens of other restored vehicles from the past as you walk in the front door of the Exhibit Building at the Douglas County Fairgrounds.
Police have ended the search for a suspect who reportedly exchanged gunfire with police in the area of Grant Smith Road and Ingram Drive earlier Saturday evening.
Umpqua Valley Habitat for Humanity holds its biggest fundraiser of the year Saturday in Roseburg with the annual Hammer N’ Ales Brewfest.
Eight high school juniors from around Douglas County will compete for two titles and an array of scholarships at the annual Distinguished Young Woman event scheduled to be held this coming Saturday.
Mike Fieldman has made helping people his life’s work. For the past 20 years, he’s been doing that as the director of the United Community Action Network.
The Umpqua Valley Republican Women will host a speaker on proposed cap-and-trade legislation at its regular meeting at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Kowloon's Restaurant, 2686 NE Diamond Lake Blvd., Roseburg.
Roseburg Public Library has spent its first two months of operation establishing core services such as providing new books and ebooks, programs and internet access. As we look forward to the next few months, we have identified technology services as an area to assess and a new survey offers …
After this week’s snowstorm caused widespread power outages and trapped many Douglas County residents at home for days, Dana O’Reilly feared the Umpqua Valley Home & Garden Show may not happen.
It’s the week before snow shut down area schools for a week. At 9:12 a.m., Fremont Middle School Principal Ben Bentea makes an announcement.
Bernie, a 7-year-old black Labrador mix, was owned by a homeless man in Paradise, when the devastating Camp Fire destroyed 90 percent of the homes and killed 85 people in the northern California town.
Roseburg needs an additional 2,700 housing units to be ready for predicted growth of 5,000 people by 2039, according to results from a housing analysis study.
Two young grizzly bears cavorted behind a tall fence at the Sportsmen’s and Outdoor Recreation Show at the Douglas County Fairgrounds on Saturday, to the delight of Scott and Tammy McCool of Myrtle Creek.
One of the oldest businesses in Douglas County is selling off Hallmark cards, office furniture, card stock, pens and everything the series of owners collected over the last 110 years as it prepares to close it’s doors.
United Community Action Network Food Bank and Oregon State University Extension will kick off a winter "Food Hero at the Farmers' Market" program from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Umpqua Valley Farmers' Market at the First Methodist Church, 1771 W. Harvard Ave., Roseburg.
The League of Women Voters will hold a forum on redistricting next week, as well as sponsoring a video and discussion event on healthcare.
For dancers and coaches, the 2019 Battered Persons’ Advocacy Gala and Dance Competition is a chance to hone their skills and compete for top honors. For the audience, it’s a chance to help victims of domestic and sexual violence while enjoying the performance.
One of our patrons’ most frequent questions is whether Roseburg Public Library has access to downloadable books. They want to listen to an audiobook while they drive or walk or they want to take digital books on their vacation. They want the convenience of the electronic format. The short an…
The Oregon Department of Transportation is trying to answer as many questions as it can before construction begins at Exit 124 off Interstate 5.
Prior to tipoff of the University of Oregon’s men’s basketball game against Washington State on Jan. 27 the Melrose Elementary School choir sang the national anthem at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene.
Remember the days of card catalog drawers when library patrons would flip through index cards to locate library materials categorized by title or author or subject? Although sometimes I get nostalgic for those beautiful wood cabinets and the manually typed cards housed inside, I absolutely a…