Anglers Hook Chinooks
Despite the fact that the Umpqua is running low and warm, salmon are available and anglers are hooking up. That's the word from the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife.
Umpqua National Forest: Crews contain forest fire, restrictions in effect
Firefighters contained the Warm Springs Butte Fire at two acres Sunday evening. The fire is 5 miles north of Lemolo Lake, near the Diamond Drive route.
Sat Sep 13, 2014
Trail-tending ranger retires after 37-year career
As long as there has been a North Umpqua River, it has swollen with spring snowmelt every year and struck the same bank near Toketee with fury. When it came to blaze a trail following the river, the topography of the region left no other place to go than by that same spot.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
The Brew Site
Fresh Hops Watch, 2014 edition
It's that time of year again - hop harvest season, and the first fresh hop beers are hitting the taps. With that in mind, I figured it was time to set up a running tally/list of fresh hop beers available in Central Oregon.
Best Bets for Sept. 12-14
Matthew Stone, 15, and Makayla Gilbert, 15, both of Roseburg, participate in the Quick Draw during the Umpqua Valley Art Association's fourth annual Umpqua Plein Air paint-out in Roseburg Wednesday. Watch Paint Dry - An annual paint-out sponsored by the Umpqua Valley Arts Association - Umpqua Plein Air - continues today around Douglas County.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Feature Photos: Swifts descend
Log in with a subscription to read the full story. Each user who logs in with a subscription will be entered in a monthly drawing.* Vaux's swifts descend into the chimney stack at the Umpqua Valley Arts Center in Roseburg Thursday evening.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
Wild Impressions' art exhibit is at Douglas County Museum through November
WHEN: Opening reception is 4 to 6 p.m. today; exhibit runs through Nov. 5. The Douglas County Museum of History and Natural History is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
Deadly crash closes Hwy 138 east of Glide
A deadly crash between a motorcycle and an RV closed Highway 138 Sunday afternoon near Steamboat Creek in the Umpqua National Forest.
Editorial: Umpqua Community College and our community's health needs your contribution
While it's unlikely that Douglas County's timber industry will ever return to its "glory days," the Ford Family Foundation once again reminded us how that industry continues to influence our quality of life.
Publisher's Notebook: If you have to fight cancer, Roseburg is the place to do it
As a member of the Umpqua Community College Foundation and Roseburg Community Cancer Center boards, I've spent a lot of time and energy talking about health care.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Trustee sues Umpqua, three other banks, claiming they "enabled" Berjac Ponzi scheme
This undeveloped land on the northwest edge of McMinnville is among the real estate Berjac of Oregon got involved in.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Matsutake mushroom season to open after Labor Day in some Oregon national forests
Four national forests in Oregon will open the 2014 commercial harvest season for matsutake mushrooms following Labor Day Weekend, according to a news release issued by the Deschutes National Forest .
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Feature Photo: Road warriors
Log in with a subscription to read the full story. Each user who logs in with a subscription will be entered in a monthly drawing.* A worker from Gage It Construction looks away from a shower of sparks while a co-worker cuts through a damaged guardrail Monday on North Umpqua Highway, about 2miles east of Roseburg.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Smallmouth Top Attraction As Kings Show In Bay
The mainstem Umpqua is closed to wild steelhead harvest, but remains open year-round for adipose fin-clipped steelhead.
Local TV Station KTVZ
Default rate jeopardizes aid for Umpqua CC
By next year, students at Umpqua Community College may face losing access to key federal student aid because former students are defaulting at such high rates on their loans.
Wildland firefighters stay on top of new blazes in Douglas County
Crews remain on high alert for wildfires in Douglas County, pouncing on new ignitions and - so far - halting the flames at small acreages.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Community Helpers donations as of August 24, 2014
The Kresge Foundation awarded Living Cully a $600,000 grant, over three years, to help address disparities in Northeast Portland's Cully neighborhood.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
With lightning in forecast, Umpqua NF crews on lookout for new wildfires
Crews responded to 5 wildfires on the Umpqua National Forest on Sunday. Firefighters held all of the fires to 1/10 of an acre.