The Douglas County COVID-19 Response Team reported six new cases Saturday.
A retired Douglas County Sheriff’s Office deputy has died from duty-related wounds suffered in 1980, Sheriff Jon Hanlin announced Friday night.
A Douglas Interagency Narcotics Team detective dove into the South Umpqua River to seize a bag containing more than 1 pound of methamphetamine during an attempted traffic stop in Myrtle Creek on Tuesday.
WINSTON — Several boxes and food items were loaded into the back of Christina and Delbert Hollis’ vehicle Monday morning at Riverbend Park, where the Dillard-Winston Food Pantry found a temporary new home.
WINSTON — The mosaic wall that has been standing at the entrance to Douglas High School since 1953 has been moved off campus while the high school undergoes construction.
MYRTLE CREEK — The 25th annual tradition of Myrtle Creek fourth graders attending the Seven Feathers Sportsmen’s & Outdoor Recreation Show was altered this year.
Douglas High School sophomore Payton Pierce’s saxophone will be one of many getting an upgrade this year, thanks to a a $10,000 grant from C. Giles Hunt Charitable Trust recently awarded to the school’s band department.
WINSTON — Winston-Dillard School District board of education gave a community group two options for moving a mural, but members of the group are not happy, as both are out of sight.
Much of Douglas High School is blocked off by safety fences as construction crews work to bring the buildings into the 21st century.
Damaged telephone lines knocked out landline telephone service for several hours Wednesday in South County and hampered customers from calling 911, according to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office.
Stephanie Myers could hardly contain herself.
Police have shut down Interstate 5 near milepost 95 on Saturday for a noncompliant driver in a suspected stolen vehicle.
For 27 years, thousands of people have taken to south county streets the second Saturday in December to watch a variety of vehicles covered in hundreds of thousands of Christmas lights travel between Riddle and Myrtle Creek for a holiday tradition known as the D.R. Johnson Memorial Timber Tr…
WINSTON — Wildlife Safari is offering virtual field trips and lessons about its many animals through Zoomfaris, which can be tailored to line up with the lessons students are learning in the classroom.
TRI CITY — Second graders from Tri City Elementary School gathered at the Tri City Fire Department to decorate the community Christmas tree on Monday afternoon.
Operation Christmas started providing gifts for families in Glendale more than a decade ago. Now, it is providing gifts for families in surrounding towns as well.
DAYS CREEK — A search warrant served in Days Creek on Thursday resulted in the arrest of a man on suspicion of weapons and animal abuse charges, among others.
The South County CTE Collaborative, once touted as state-of-the-art and a way to develop the local workforce and sustain industries, was forced to undergo changes that included returning a 10.99-acre property the agency was given by the county.
MYRTLE CREEK — Four year old Olivia Lamb picked out a pumpkin just her size on Saturday at the Great Pumpkin Giveaway.
MYRTLE CREEK — Seconds after Jim Forrester was introduced as the new city attorney for Myrtle Creek, councilors asked for his legal opinion on the red, white and blue road markings but ultimately did not make a decision.
Greetings from the Myrtle Creek Tri-city Area Chamber of Commerce! I have a lot of things to write about in this Chamber Corner.
MYRTLE CREEK — Streets in Myrtle Creek received a patriotic makeover on Aug. 28, but it also caused some legal concerns for city officials.
Memories of all of the stories Dan Bain has told as a media person have come flooding back in recent days.
A fire burned 2 acres of grass 3 miles southwest of Winston near the 2000 block of Highway 42 on Monday evening.
When Douglas County Sheriff’s Deputy Bryanna Oelrich found a fellow veteran in need Aug. 6, she didn’t stop until she found a place for him to stay and gave him a meal.
A Winston man who is accused of shooting and killing two men in a residential area of Winston in the early morning hours of March 15, has pleaded not guilty to all charges.
MYRTLE CREEK — Crews repaired the water main break Tuesday evening in Myrtle Creek, but city officials are asking people to continue to conserve water.
Two fires in Douglas County kept crews busy on Monday — one near Riddle Bypass Road that burned 1/100th of an acre, and another 5 miles south of Elkton that burned 3/4 of an acre near the 20,0000 block of Highway 138 West.
GLIDE — On Sept. 2, 1984, Raymond Stanley, 23, of Myrtle Creek, took his wife, Julie Stanley, who was 20, for a ride in their small pickup for what would be their last time.