Thursday Apr 17
Melrose gravel company seeks permit for golf course, RV park
The owners of Umpqua Sand and Gravel want to build an 18-hole golf course and RV park next to the South Umpqua River in Melrose.
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Thursday Apr 17
Feature photos: Arena repairs in full gallop
From left, Umpqua Roofing foreman Steve Zalazny works with Daniel Herselius and Cameron Craft to install a polyvinyl chloride membrane on the roof of the Pavilion Building roof at the Douglas County Fairgrounds Tuesday.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
How will life's curveballs shape who you are? | Moms
Family: Husband; daughter, less than one; baby girl due this summer Occupation: Homemaker, technical writer by trade , quilter, blogger on occasion, vintage treasure-hunter About: Adrienne transplanted from Boise, Idaho two years ago with her husband, Nick, to seek out new adventures in Oregon.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
HazMat crews called to clean fuel spilled in deadly Hwy 38 crash
A person died in a head-on crash Saturday morning between a pickup and a tanker truck reportedly hauling helicopter fuel along Highway 38, the Douglas County Sheriff's Office said.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
RHS senior awarded as Eagle Scout
A Roseburg High School senior has done what only about 4% of boy scouts are able to accomplish: Attain the rank of Eagle Scout.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Umpqua Community College pool to reopen May 5
Danny Giuliany, with Green-based Songer Construction, works Wednesday Umpqua Community College pool, which officially is set to reopen May 5. Danny Giuliany, with Green-based Songer Construction, works Wednesday Umpqua Community College pool, which officially is set to reopen May 5. Danny Giuliany, with Green-based Songer Construction, works ... (more)
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Sat Apr 05, 2014
Norwalk Citizen News
Elkton ranch family keeping a promise
In this photo taken on March 26, 2014, Matt and Renae Koester remove fallen branches from the fence line at their ranch in Elkton, Ore.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Volunteer service honored with Governor's Lifetime Achievement Award
For his decades of volunteer service, Fred Smith is being recognized with the Governor's Lifetime Achievement Award.
Settlement reached over leaky Myrtle Creek gym
The South Umpqua School District has received a $275,000 settlement in its lawsuit against the architect and contractor responsible for a middle school gymnasium that needs repairs.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Roseburg's Fred Smith to be presented with Governor's Volunteer Award
After growing up in an abusive household in Portsmouth, England, Fred Smith committed to a life of service helping children, the elderly and others facing challenges.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
Cat dies in apartment fire, no human injuries
A family's cat perished in an apartment fire in Roseburg Thursday night. Firefighters were called to an apartment ceomplex at 643 S.E. Flint St., after receiving a report of a structure fire just before midnight.
Drivers must remove studded tires by Monday in OR, WA
PORTLAND, Ore. - Studded tire season is coming to an end. The Oregon Department of Transportation says motorists must remove them by Monday, March 31. ODOT does not plan to extend the Oregon studded tire season due to the current weather forecast.
Plea sends local drug trafficker to prison
Officials with the Douglas Interagency Narcotics Team says a No Contest plea has closed the case on a heroin and meth operation in Douglas County.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
Douglas County mental health programs sent to CCO
Two mental health programs in Douglas County are being turned over to an alliance of health care providers established by the state.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
Sheriff: Man found dead near Glide after 50-foot fall
A man is dead after the Sheriff's office says he fell over an embankment and into the North Umpqua River.
Missing man found alive, made it back to Lane County
On Monday, Eugene Lanz, 73, called the Douglas County 911 center from his cell phone, saying that he was stuck on a road in a remote area and was in distress.
Mon Mar 24, 2014
Over 100 local students going to college for free
Earlier this school year, Umpqua Community College announced a new program, giving students the opportunity for free tuition.
Fri Mar 21, 2014
Medford Mail Tribune
Way Up High
Tucked deep in the Siskiyou Mountains straddling the Oregon and California border, it requires driving southeast of Cave Junction, navigating a series of unmarked forest roads and ascending a rocky, narrow, cliff-edge access road to reach the 6,242-foot destination.