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.
The City of Myrtle Creek and the Oregon Department of Human Services violated multiple child welfare laws while the state investigated a former Myrtle Creek police officer for child sex abuse this winter, according to allegations made in a lawsuit filed on July 18.
TRI CITY — Officials briefed U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden on conditions of the Milepost 97 Fire at the incident command center late Tuesday morning.
RIDDLE — A man who was found dead outside his residence Tuesday morning was determined to be 43-year-old Anthony Martin Malatino of Glendale, according to a police investigation.
Kyle Humphrey, 30, of Days Creek was arrested on Friday for allegedly raping a minor, according to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office.
About noon Tuesday, firefighters at the Milepost 97 Fire who spent the morning felling hazardous trees along Interstate 5 southbound near Canyon Creek stopped for lunch.
As the Milepost 97 Fire enters its second week, crews are making substantial progress, Oregon Department of Forestry officials said.
TRI CITY — The Milepost 97 Fire burning south of Canyonville has grown to 12,336 acres as of Tuesday morning.
Wood logs were chopped, sawed and axed at the 2019 Big John Miller Memorial West Coast Lumberjack Show, sending sawdust into the air and earning cheers from the audience.
Putting the shovel to the dirt was a dream three years in the making for Joshua Myers. He’s owned the land on the edge of Winston since 2016 and has been waiting for everything to fall into place so he could build a new dentist office.
After a final look through her house before evacuating Thursday night, Jayonna Hunnell paused briefly to make sure she packed all her irreplaceable possessions.
WINSTON — Three days after his 100th birthday party, World War II veteran Roy Vanderhoff drove to Wellspring Bible Fellowship in Roseburg to inspect and repair electronics for the church’s yard sale.
Friday 8:45 p.m. update: The Douglas County Sheriff's Office has issued Level 1 "Ready" evacuation notices for all residences on the west side of Interstate 5 between mileposts 88-83. This includes:
WINSTON — Take a step back in time this week with the Riverbend Live! Youth Theater as they present “Annie Get Your Gun.”
Local country music group Dan Harmon and Cascade Country will entertain both Myrtle Creek and Sutherlin this week for back-to-back shows at Music in the Park and Music off Central.
WINSTON — Two cowboy acts will continue the Riverbend Live! series Friday when Brenn Hill and Andy Nelson take the stage.
The Myrtle Creek City Council committed $10,000 to help fund a proposed sobering center in Roseburg at its regular meeting on Tuesday.
Special Agent Eric Martenson of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Criminal Investigation Division visited Douglas County on July 10 and asked questions about an incident involving Douglas County Landfill leachate, according to several local officials and a property owner adjacent to t…
After 20 years of finding an abandoned strip of road to race and hoping police didn’t break up the race, drag racers coming to Graffiti Weekend had a place to race legally for the first time.
Douglas C.A.R.E.S., a nonprofit that aids child abuse victims through forensic examinations, mental health treatment and other services, has opened a new office in Canyonville.
Another Riddle Sawdust Jubilee has come and gone with a big bang! There were many events, booths and activities and a parade to highlight our small town. While we are recovering from this event we would like to take this opportunity to thank all the vendors, sponsors and volunteers who put i…
CANYONVILLE—When Vietnam veteran Lonnie Shields of Winston surveyed the Oregon Memorial Traveling Wall outside Seven Feathers Casino Resort Wednesday, he saw the name of a classmate he’d attended Roseburg High School with in 1965.
The Winston City Council directed city staff Monday to determine the process and cost of letting voters decide whether to lift local restrictions on marijuana shops.