South Umpqua School District has made several upgrades to its various buildings in recent years, but for the last remaining projects, it’s appealing to the voters to approve a nearly $21 million bond.
Five years ago the Douglas County Library System closed, leaving a hole in the services available to our communities. Thanks to the efforts of dedicated individuals and community volunteers, nine branch libraries reopened within a year of the county system’s closure.
This is the first of a six-part series exploring the various programs, classes and professional advice available to area residents from Oregon State University Extension Service in Douglas County. For more information, call 541-672-4461, go online at www.extension.oregonstate.edu/douglas or visit the Extension office at 1134 S.E. Douglas Ave., Roseburg.
RIDDLE — Isaac Saylor of Glendale has driven his truck in the Memorial D.R. Johnson Timber Truckers Light Parade for the past three years.
An assortment of jolly fun will be on display at the Grand Victorian Theatre when the Christmas Variety Show opens Friday.
All Myrtle Creek residents and businesses are invited to participate in the third annual Myrtle Creek Scarecrow Contest, held through Oct. 30.
MYRTLE CREEK — The Myrtle Creek-Tri City Area Chamber of Commerce has announced that Susan Morgan, former Oregon state representative and Douglas County commissioner, will be the Master of Ceremonies at the 63rd Annual Citizen of the Year Awards Ceremony.
The Douglas County COVID-19 Response Team reported six new cases Saturday.
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.
MYRTLE CREEK — The 25th annual tradition of Myrtle Creek fourth graders attending the Seven Feathers Sportsmen’s & Outdoor Recreation Show was altered this year.
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…
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.
MYRTLE CREEK — Crews repaired the water main break Tuesday evening in Myrtle Creek, but city officials are asking people to continue to conserve water.
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.
A California man accused stealing guns from a Myrtle Creek gun store and leading police on a chase down Interstate 5, has been ordered by a Douglas County judge to be sent to the Oregon State Hospital in Salem.
The attorney for a California man accused of breaking into a storage facility and into a gun shop in Myrtle Creek, stealing firearms and leading police on a chase on Interstate 5, plans to file a motion that his client is not fit to proceed to trial.
A Myrtle Creek man accused of murder has waived his right to a jury trial and will put his fate in the hands of a Douglas County judge.
Firefighters from three departments responded to a blaze on the Interstate 5 median south of Roberts Mountain just after 7 p.m. Tuesday night. Strong winds quickly spread the blaze, which burned about 5 acres before firefighters had it out.
This is my first Chamber Corner so, as a way of introduction, my name is Katy Bernal. I was recently elected president of the Myrtle Creek~Tri City Area Chamber of Commerce for the 2020-2021 two-year term.
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.
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.