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.
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.
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.
The Myrtle Creek City Council committed $10,000 to help fund a proposed sobering center in Roseburg at its regular meeting on Tuesday.
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.
We are beginning to talk about a theme for our downtown area. At our last chamber meeting I talked about some basics that are important to put in place before we get to that point.
MYRTLE CREEK — Myrtle Creek city officials have closed the South Umpqua Memorial Pool after the assistant pool manager, Blake Lewis, suffered a serious head injury Thursday afternoon.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission will hold public comment sessions for the Jordan Cove Energy Project in four Southern Oregon counties next week.
MYRTLE CREEK — Myrtle Creek business owners might seek damages after a diesel fuel spill contaminated the city’s drinking water and forced them to close last week.
Myrtle Creek resident Alyssa McConnel earned a name for herself as a government watchdog during the three-and-a-half years she lived in Douglas County.
The City of Myrtle Creek lifted a drinking water advisory Tuesday night after two rounds of tests showed diesel fuel contamination was below harmful levels.
The Grocery Outlet under construction in Myrtle Creek is preparing for opening day with a hiring fair at noon on Thursday at the Grand Victorian Theatre.
The city of Myrtle Creek will host a South County viewing center for the weekly Douglas County Board of Commissioners meetings.
The city of Myrtle Creek recently landed in the middle of a controversy over fee waivers at the Douglas County landfill.
Roseburg City Councilor Ashley Hicks asked the Douglas County Board of Commissioners Wednesday to reinstate landfill fee waivers for community cleanups.
The Douglas County Solid Waste fee waiver program has been disposed of until a new formal process can be approved by the public, according to a press release from the Douglas County Board of Commissioners.
As the new Chamber President of the Myrtle Creek/Tri City Area Chamber of Commerce, this is my first Chamber Update. I (Carol Olson) am the owner of Homestead Furniture & Gifts in Myrtle Creek.
It wasn’t until Josh Norton stood in front of more than 100 Myrtle Creek community members waiting for him to speak that he realized it was time to take control of his own story.
Douglas County Clerk Patricia Hitt and her husband, Marshall Hitt, moved to a home east of Myrtle Creek surrounded by lots of trees five years ago. The two, who had been married since 1991, had plans of traveling and spending more time together when she retired.
MYRTLE CREEK — According to Jim, the Redbarn Dispensary in Myrtle Creek is “one of the most beautiful dispensaries in the state of Oregon."
The Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians is opening a new Tribal Community Center in Myrtle Creek in June and a new preschool in September.