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.
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.
The highway between Riddle and Myrtle Creek will light up with hundreds of thousands of Christmas lights Saturday evening for the 26th Annual D.R. Johnson Memorial Timber Truckers Light Parade.
MYRTLE CREEK — With a flip of the switch, lights on the Myrtle Creek Christmas tree were turned on at 6 p.m. Saturday, the final part of the eight day community-wide decorating party.
Counseling that improves struggling parents’ interactions with young children and expanded Sutherlin library services are among the local projects that will benefit from the most recent round of grants from the Oregon Community Foundation.
MYRTLE CREEK — Near the end of a draw about 7 miles east of Myrtle Creek off of Frozen Creek Road, a strange-looking animal roams in the fields, foraging for food on the Uneven Ground Farm.
MYRTLE CREEK — More than 25 businesses in Myrtle Creek are embracing the fun of the Halloween season with the first Myrtle Creek Scarecrow Contest.
MYRTLE CREEK — Bill Michalek’s morning hello comes with an offer of a cup of coffee.
The City of Myrtle Creek is getting two charging stations; one at Creekside Park and the other at Goodog Bakery.
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.