WINSTON — Several boxes and food items were loaded into the back of Christina and Delbert Hollis’ vehicle Monday morning at Riverbend Park, where the Dillard-Winston Food Pantry found a temporary new home.
WINSTON — The mosaic wall that has been standing at the entrance to Douglas High School since 1953 has been moved off campus while the high school undergoes construction.
WINSTON — The piano was just tuned. The monthly delivery for the food pantry arrived just over a week ago. The new, permanent pastor had just been hired Wednesday.
Douglas High School sophomore Payton Pierce’s saxophone will be one of many getting an upgrade this year, thanks to a a $10,000 grant from C. Giles Hunt Charitable Trust recently awarded to the school’s band department.
WINSTON — Winston-Dillard School District board of education gave a community group two options for moving a mural, but members of the group are not happy, as both are out of sight.
Damaged telephone lines knocked out landline telephone service for several hours Wednesday in South County and hampered customers from calling 911, according to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office.
WINSTON — Wildlife Safari is offering virtual field trips and lessons about its many animals through Zoomfaris, which can be tailored to line up with the lessons students are learning in the classroom.
When Douglas County Sheriff’s Deputy Bryanna Oelrich found a fellow veteran in need Aug. 6, she didn’t stop until she found a place for him to stay and gave him a meal.
A Winston man who is accused of shooting and killing two men in a residential area of Winston in the early morning hours of March 15, has pleaded not guilty to all charges.
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.
A Douglas County judge has set a trial date for next year for a man accused of shooting and killing two men in Winston in the early morning hours of March 15.
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.
For graduating senior Janis Faldalen, getting her diploma at a drive-thru ceremony Saturday didn’t dim the excitement one bit.
WINSTON — Dan Van Slyke couldn’t help but smile when he talked earlier this week about a recent resurgence of Wildlife Safari.
Wildlife Safari welcomed a new litter of cheetah cubs on the morning of March 28.
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.
WINSTON — Curt Stookey and Nancy Tisdale were recognized as Winston’s 2020 Male and Female First Citizens on Monday.
MIAMI — He grew his hair so long, it flowed out of his helmet and obscured the name on the back of his jersey.
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.
Winston community spirit
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.