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ROSEBURG, Ore. — A Roseburg man has died while in custody at the Douglas County Jail. On Friday, August 25, 2023, at approximately 1:56 p.m., a male adult in custody (AIC) was found unresponsive in his cell in the Douglas County Jail. Deputies summoned emergency services and attempted lifesaving efforts. Despite this, medical personnel declared the […]

ROSEBURG, Ore. – The Bureau of Land Management invites public comment on a proposed 20-year withdrawal to protect up to 163.62 acres across Olalla-Thompson Creek Day Use Area and Island Creek and Iron Mountain recreation areas south of Camas Valley and west of Riddle in Douglas County. The proposed withdrawal includes 21.2 acres of public […]

ROSEBURG, Ore – Numbers of wild summer steelhead returning to the North Umpqua River are showing improvement. As of July 19, 1,094 wild summer steelhead crossed Winchester Dam in the North Umpqua River. Which is an improvement over 2021 when a total of just 450 wild fish returned. Although returns remain below average for this […]

Roseburg, Ore. – At 12:35 a.m. on July 4, firefighters with Douglas County Fire District No. 2 and Winston Dillard Fire District responded to the 4000 block of Hanna St. for a reported garage on fire.  Several callers to 911 reported a garage on fire, unknown if anyone was still inside. A Fire District No. 2 […]

(Douglas County, Ore.) – Douglas County Commissioners Tim Freeman, Chris Boice and Tom Kress are sending out a recruitment notice for volunteer Camp Hosts for three of our Douglas County Parks & Campgrounds. Our Douglas County Parks Department needs volunteer camp hosts for the following parks/campgrounds: Chief Miwaleta RV Park and Campground located at 8200 […]

Douglas County, Ore. – On April 5, 2022, at about 5:42AM, Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a vehicle vs pedestrian crash on Interstate 5 NB near milepost 132, north of Roseburg. Preliminary investigation revealed that a Dodge utility truck operated by, Garry Davis, age 57, of Roseburg, was traveling northbound and […]

Updated: March 17, 2022 9:00PM PST EUGENE, Ore.—A Portland man who serves as the head men’s basketball coach at Mt. Hood Community College and as an educational assistant at Hall Elementary School, both in Gresham, Oregon, is facing federal charges for soliciting and receiving sexually explicit images from a minor he met at a high […]

Douglas County, Ore. – Douglas County Commissioner Tim Freeman, Commissioner Chris Boice and Commissioner Tom Kress issued a proclamation in honor of Human Trafficking Prevention Month during the Weekly Business Meeting on Wednesday, January 12, 2022. The proclamation was issued in order to bring about awareness that human trafficking is a modern form of slavery, […]

Douglas County, Ore. – The Douglas County Board of Commissioners are excited to officially kick off the Christmas Season with the lighting of the 2021 Douglas County Christmas Tree on Saturday, November 27, 2021 at 6:00 pm on the front lawn of the Douglas County Courthouse. That evening we will flip the switch and light up our 2021 […]

Roseburg, Oregon – This October the 53rd Annual Neewollah Parade goes virtual. The Downtown Roseburg Association hosts virtual costume parade and house decorating contests for all ages, beginning October 15, 2021. Participants can submit a photo of their creative Halloween costume or decorated home at from October 15 to November 3, 2021. Approved submissions […]