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.
Joshua Norton and Terri Day were named 2019 Man and Woman of the Year at the 61st annual Citizen of the Year Awards Banquet in Myrtle Creek on Saturday.
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.
TRI CITY — U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley believes immigrant families coming over the border should be treated with respect while their claims are processed. He also wants to get dark money out of politics and create clean energy jobs.
U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Oregon, will hold a town hall meeting at 5 p.m. Tuesday in the South Umpqua High School gym in Myrtle Creek.
Six weeks after the election, the City of Myrtle Creek knows who will make up its city council next year.
I have much to report on from our Myrtle Creek-Tri City Area Chamber of Commerce. First, because of the recent resignation of President Paulette Jones, due to her obtaining new full-time employment, we’ve had a change in leadership. As vice-president, and in accordance with our bylaws, I am …
No arrests have been made, but police continue to investigate a Thursday morning incident in which a Myrtle Creek police officer reported a gunshot was fired.
This November, residents of all the cities in Douglas County will choose their mayors and city councilors. In some cities, the familiar names of incumbents will fill the ballot, while in others voters will have some tough choices to make.
With bows at the ready, singing voices warmed up and lines memorized, the cast of The Grand Victorian Theatre’s “Hi, Ho, Robin Hood” is ready to entertain all ages with their comedic rendition of the legendary bandit hero.
MYRTLE CREEK — Billed as Douglas County’s first-ever concert series, Music in the Park, has returned to Millsite Park, 231 Volunteer Way, Myrtle Creek, for its 32nd season. This first concert begins at 6 p.m. Thursday with an eclectic performance from Roseburg’s own Mo’ Jo Boogie.
MYRTLE CREEK — Volunteers go about their business every week in an old building in downtown Myrtle Creek, that houses the St. Vincent de Paul Society, helping to feed and clothe local residents who are struggling to make ends meet.
Covered bridges boast much beauty and history and there are a total of six in Douglas County. Two of those six are in the Myrtle Creek area: Neal Lane Bridge and Horse Creek Bridge. Take a drive, pack a picnic and explore some of South County’s historic landmarks.
The Big John Miller Memorial Westcoast Lumberjack Show will once again bring beast against bark to Millsite Park in Myrtle Creek, Saturday, July 28. The show is a favorite event during the Myrtle Creek Summer Festival which runs July 26-29.
South Umpqua Memorial Pool has been cooling off the community since 1963. With the support of the community, specifically a group named “The Friends of the Pool Task Force,” the pool has continued to repair, renovate, and provide a variety of classes and activities throughout the years.
Southern Douglas County is surrounded by gorgeous rivers, lakes, mountains and forests. It is the perfect playground for a sunny day trip or relaxing getaway. Experience all that the Myrtle Creek area has to offer by stepping into it’s gorgeous backyard.
For it’s 32nd year, Myrtle Creek’s Millsite Park lawn will be decorated with picnic blankets, friendly faces and dancing feet as it once again hosts the Music in the Park summer concert series. Performances will start at 6 p.m. most Thursdays from July 12 to Aug. 30.
“My passion for business began in a class at South Umpqua High School while reading US News and World report,” said Tim Allen, new owner of South Umpqua Rental.