A break in the weather led the Douglas Forest Protective Association to reduce fire restrictions for both industrial operators and the general public.
Doug Burbridge, a volunteer for the Roseburg Police Department, stood at the beginning of a crosswalk on Southeast Pine Street, preparing to cross the street.
RIDDLE — A man who was found dead outside his residence Tuesday morning was determined to be 43-year-old Anthony Martin Malatino of Glendale, according to a police investigation.
Kyle Humphrey, 30, of Days Creek was arrested on Friday for allegedly raping a minor, according to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office.
CANYONVILLE — Fire crews from the Douglas Forest Protective Association and South County fire departments responded to a natural cover fire close to one mile southeast of Canyonville.
A Eugene man was sentenced Tuesday to 110 months in federal prison and three years’ supervised release for robbing a Roseburg bank and three others in the Pacific Northwest over a four-week period. He stole more than $10,000 from the banks, according to the Oregon Department of Justice.
OAKLAND — Hometown Heroes, an event at the Oakland City Library, started with free lunches and ended with sirens and the search for a “missing” child.
A Wednesday fire in Green damaged a fiber optic communications box, resulting in the loss of landline and wireless phone service in parts of Southern Douglas County until mid-morning Thursday.
TENMILE — On a sunny Saturday afternoon, a mid-sized motor boat ripped through Ben Irving Reservoir near Tenmile, inundating the water with a rush of waves.
Logs and debris caught up in the North Umpqua River could pose a significant risk to boaters and floaters over the Fourth of July Weekend according to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Marine Division and Douglas County Fire District No. 2.
The Days Coffee Fire in southeastern Douglas County had grown to an estimated 140 acres in size by 6:30 a.m. Thursday due to tough conditions, according to fire officials.
Douglas County Fire District No. 2 responded to a railroad tie fire at 5:13 a.m. Monday. Several subjects were reported to have run away from the area to transient camps at the end of Southeast Mill Street.
A man was transported by ambulance away from the scene of a single-vehicle accident in downtown Roseburg on Friday after his sedan crashed into the side of the former Roseburg Beauty College building.
A 23-year-old Roseburg man had to be rescued Monday near Mount Thielsen after he became lost in the snow while he was hiking along the Pacific Crest Trail.
MYRTLE CREEK — Myrtle Creek business owners might seek damages after a diesel fuel spill contaminated the city’s drinking water and forced them to close last week.
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — A longtime city employee opened fire at a municipal building in Virginia Beach on Friday, killing 12 people and sending terrified co-workers scrambling for cover before police shot and killed him, authorities said.
The City of Myrtle Creek lifted a drinking water advisory Tuesday night after two rounds of tests showed diesel fuel contamination was below harmful levels.