Greater Douglas United Way will launch its 2022-23 fundraising campaign on Sept. 1.
EUGENE — Cow Creek Umpqua Indian Foundation awarded a $15,000 grant to the no-barrier food pantry Burrito Brigade in Eugene.
Avalena Everard is no stranger to adventure, but she’s never had to reduce her life down to two duffle bags before.
Walls lined with wigs and a rack of knitted hats greet visitors at Douglas County Cancer Services. The organization has been providing resources to cancer patients and survivors since 1989, relying on donations from the community in order to provide a number of services — financial assistanc…
Juliete Palenshus, along with Jess Hand, and John Dimof came together four years ago to form the Blue Zones Project-Umpqua movement. As of August 2021, these original members have transformed this organization into a Certified Blue Zone Community under the name Thrive Umpqua.
TRI CITY — On Friday, the Riddle Fire Department lifted Tom Criss onto a 53-foot semi-trailer at exactly 12:05 p.m. where he will live until the trailer is full of food donations.
WINSTON — Part science and a whole lot of prayer. While ‘pray for the best batch ever and that all batches will be the best beer in Oregon’ may be listed as the No. 1 instruction on every ale brewing procedure list at Lookingglass Brewery, there is clear evidence that a meticulous scientist …
GLIDE — Source One Serenity has received an $88,000 grant to use for its HealTerra worm castings project. With help from Douglas County Commissioner Tom Kress, founders Rusty and Elana Lininger were awarded the grant from the United States Department of Agriculture. They have until September…
The Douglas County Board of Commissioners have recognized Michael and Janice Williams as their volunteers of the month for June.
The Cow Creek Umpqua Indian Foundation, in its most recent round of giving, awarded 61 charities a total of $649,930. This is the largest amount the foundation has given away at one time.
Community support agencies gathered with Roseburg’s first responders on Thursday to celebrate the grand opening of the new Gary Leif Navigation Center.
Music on the Half Shell returned to Roseburg Tuesday evening, celebrating its 30th season. Kicking off the eight weeks of free concerts, the Portland-born band Pink Martini performed at Stewart Park, drawing a crowd of hundreds.
After much crunching and stretching, the results are in for the annual ‘Cheese and Thank You,’ an event hosted by Feeding Umpqua to bring awareness to the food insecurity issues locally and to fundraise for the organization.
This Saturday, Elkton will host its annual Blooms ‘n Butterflies event, including the 5k Butterfly Run, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. This is the 15-year anniversary of the event and people of all ages are welcome to come to enjoy the event and participate in the run.
SUTHERLIN — The Sutherlin Skate Park has been a staple on 6th Street for at least two decades. Over the years, it has attracted kids who drop by to drop in and hone their skateboarding skills. The park is small, yet features enough ramps and rails to keep skateboarders rolling along.
Under the backdrop of a gigantic U.S. flag hoisted high above from a fire truck’s ladder, firefighters from Roseburg Fire Department and Douglas County Fire District #2 joined forces on Friday to raise money through Fill the Boot.
Local firefighters are getting ready to kick off their boots and they’ll soon be asking you to help fill them. They’ll be hitting the streets — with boots in hand — asking pedestrians, motorists and anyone else they come across to fill the boots with donations that will go to charity.
YONCALLA — It’s official. The Yoncalla Rodeo and Event Center is coming soon.
One by one, pickers and players from all over Oregon trickle into the Floral Building at the Douglas County Fairgrounds. One by one, they join a growing circle of pickers and strummers who are gathered in the round. Four chairs, five chairs, then all of a sudden, a dozen. As their circle gro…
For half a century, FISH food pantry has been serving the people of Roseburg and Douglas County.
Lines of people looking at displays of beautiful stones, weaving themselves around and around tables full of geologic perfection. Fingers pointed and eyes lit up at the treasures pulled from the ground as they are found again by patrons and rockhounds spending the day at the Douglas County F…
WINSTON — Each year, the Wildlife Safari Park chooses a fundraising project that will benefit its animals or the hundreds of thousands of people who visit the park. Last year, they set their sights on a tall order — to build a new giraffe barn. The hope is it will lead to even more giraffes …
For the first time since its founding in 2015, Roseburg nonprofit Forest Bridges has its first full-time executive director.
TRI CITY — St. Vincent de Paul is going to need a bigger freezer.
Douglas County’s largest food pantry and the country’s door-to-door food delivery company have combined to deliver meals and supplies to area residents in need.
Madison Wagner is helping drill screw holes for the framing of headboards that will eventually be part of a bed for a child in need.