WINSTON — Getting red pandas to Wildlife Safari has been a goal of staffers there for at least the past two years. Achieving that goal during a worldwide pandemic became a bit of a challenge.
WINSTON — A wall with mosaics on either side that has stood at Douglas High School since the early 1950s will likely have to be preserved through the fundraising efforts of a community group after the school board took no official action during Wednesday’s meeting.
For graduating senior Janis Faldalen, getting her diploma at a drive-thru ceremony Saturday didn’t dim the excitement one bit.
Mosaic at Douglas High School not part of the remodel, to be addressed at June school board meeting
WINSTON — Dan Van Slyke couldn’t help but smile when he talked earlier this week about a recent resurgence of Wildlife Safari.
WINSTON — Police said a 71-year-old male driver suffered a significant medical event, more than likely causing him to crash into the Old West Building on North Main Street on Thursday, damaging two metal signal control cabinets that manage the town’s only traffic lights.
Douglas County, the city of Winston and Green Sanitary District have a new agreement in place, and loads of leachate are again being transported from the county landfill to the Winston-Green Sanitary Treatment Plant.
Troy Polamalu, who is close to being a first-ballot inductee into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, will have at least one Hall of Fame induction to his name as of Tuesday night.
Ganglioglioma is very rare, but 2-year-old Elizabeth Woods, of Winston, was diagnosed in April with an inoperable, low-grade ganglioglioma tumor. Because of its location on the brain, doctors can’t operate on it, so Elizabeth has to go to Portland once a week for chemotherapy.
Mandy Piercey doesn’t know how many times her daughter, Alana, has broken bones in her body. That’s because any effort to keep track, she said, would be an effort in futility and frustration.
WINSTON — Elementary school students from Days Creek Charter School spent Thursday morning picking pumpkins, getting lost in a corn maze and listening to a story at Brosi’s Sugartree Farms.
WINSTON — The Winston-Dillard Melon Festival, in its 51st year, began with overcast skies Saturday morning before giving way to blue skies and sun on a day that began with a parade and carried over to Riverbend Park.
Putting the shovel to the dirt was a dream three years in the making for Joshua Myers. He’s owned the land on the edge of Winston since 2016 and has been waiting for everything to fall into place so he could build a new dentist office.
WINSTON — Three days after his 100th birthday party, World War II veteran Roy Vanderhoff drove to Wellspring Bible Fellowship in Roseburg to inspect and repair electronics for the church’s yard sale.
WINSTON — Take a step back in time this week with the Riverbend Live! Youth Theater as they present “Annie Get Your Gun.”
WINSTON — Two cowboy acts will continue the Riverbend Live! series Friday when Brenn Hill and Andy Nelson take the stage.
Special Agent Eric Martenson of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Criminal Investigation Division visited Douglas County on July 10 and asked questions about an incident involving Douglas County Landfill leachate, according to several local officials and a property owner adjacent to t…
The Winston City Council directed city staff Monday to determine the process and cost of letting voters decide whether to lift local restrictions on marijuana shops.
Construction workers on Friday continue rennovating the Lookingglass Creek Bridge in Winston. The bridge is undergoing foundation repairs funded through the Oregon Department of Transportation. The project began on Thursday, and ODOT said the bridge on Highway 42 could be closed for up to fo…
Winston City Council has scheduled a workshop to discuss marijuana retail shops at 6 p.m. on Monday, June 17 at City Hall, 201 NW Douglas Blvd.
Repairs to the Lower Lookingglass Creek Bridge are scheduled to begin later this month and will create a detour around the bridge for more than one month.