Riddle is celebrating a big number this year, 127 to be exact. On Jan. 30, our fair city will celebrate its 127th birthday. There will be singing in the streets, cupcakes and trivia and we are hoping to incorporate the high school band in the mix — lots of moving parts to make that happen, s…
Nominations for the Myrtle Creek-Tri City Area Chamber of Commerce 2020 Citizen of the Year awards are due by 5 p.m. Feb. 1.
RIDDLE — Umpqua Cheer’s All-Star team was the first and only Oregon recreational cheer team to receive an invitation to the Varsity Question Championships in Florida, but now team members have to earn the money to get there.
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 highway between Riddle and Myrtle Creek will light up with hundreds of thousands of Christmas lights Saturday evening for the 26th Annual D.R. Johnson Memorial Timber Truckers Light Parade.
Troy Polamalu, who is close to being a first-ballot inductee into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, will have at least one Hall of Fame induction to his name as of Tuesday night.
Ganglioglioma is very rare, but 2-year-old Elizabeth Woods, of Winston, was diagnosed in April with an inoperable, low-grade ganglioglioma tumor. Because of its location on the brain, doctors can’t operate on it, so Elizabeth has to go to Portland once a week for chemotherapy.
MYRTLE CREEK — With a flip of the switch, lights on the Myrtle Creek Christmas tree were turned on at 6 p.m. Saturday, the final part of the eight day community-wide decorating party.
Counseling that improves struggling parents’ interactions with young children and expanded Sutherlin library services are among the local projects that will benefit from the most recent round of grants from the Oregon Community Foundation.
Roseburg Forest Products laid off about 30 employees at its Dillard plywood plant Friday, citing “unfavorable conditions in the North American plywood market” as the reason for the move.
MYRTLE CREEK — Near the end of a draw about 7 miles east of Myrtle Creek off of Frozen Creek Road, a strange-looking animal roams in the fields, foraging for food on the Uneven Ground Farm.
Mandy Piercey doesn’t know how many times her daughter, Alana, has broken bones in her body. That’s because any effort to keep track, she said, would be an effort in futility and frustration.
MYRTLE CREEK — More than 25 businesses in Myrtle Creek are embracing the fun of the Halloween season with the first Myrtle Creek Scarecrow Contest.
WINSTON — Elementary school students from Days Creek Charter School spent Thursday morning picking pumpkins, getting lost in a corn maze and listening to a story at Brosi’s Sugartree Farms.
WINSTON — The Winston-Dillard Melon Festival, in its 51st year, began with overcast skies Saturday morning before giving way to blue skies and sun on a day that began with a parade and carried over to Riverbend Park.
CANYONVILLE — Beds on wheels raced down Main Street as crowds cheered them on at the 53rd annual Pioneer Days on Saturday afternoon.
The tax levy for the 20-year bond to improve Douglas High School will be lower than expected, according to the Winston-Dillard School District.