Articles tagged with: Douglas County

29 June 2015

Property taxes could be raised if Oregon voters approve

Posted in Local

Ore. --- 13 counties may soon be seeing higher property taxes. If Oregon voters pass the resolution, a minimum permanent property tax rate would be raised to $2 per thousand dollars of assessed valu ...

08 June 2015

Fire season begins tomorrow for Coos, Curry and Wester Douglas counties

Posted in Regional

Ore. --- Fire season starts tomorrow, June 9th, for Coos, Curry, and Western Douglas counties. That means the end of unregulated outside burning, including debris piles and the use of burn barrels. ...

02 June 2015

Jackson County fire season to begin this Friday, June 5th.

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. --- Jackson County fire season starts on Friday, June 5th, according to the Oregon Department of Forestry.That means no more burn piles, ditch burns, fireworks, or sky lanterns until t ...

26 May 2015

Two teens drown in South Umpqua River over the weekend

Posted in Local

Roseburg, Ore. -- Two teenage boys are dead after they were dared to swim across the South Umpqua River. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office was dispatched to a water rescue on the river at the end ...

13 April 2015

Sutherlin man missing after canoe capsizes

Posted in Regional

Sutherlin, Ore. --- One Sutherlin man is missing after his canoe capsized on the Umpqua River.The Douglas County Sheriff's Office says they responded to the capsized boat Sunday morning, April 12th, ...

13 April 2015

Teen dead after crashing into embankment

Posted in Local

Douglas County--  A teenager is dead after driving her car 40 feet over an embankment and crashing into a tree in Douglas County. It happened on Highway 38 near milepost 49. Oregon State Police s ...

13 April 2015

Two dead and two injured in car crash

Posted in Local

Douglas County-- Two people are dead and two others are injured after a vehicle drove off the highway and down onto the bank of the North Umpqua River. The exact time of the crash is unknown, but Or ...

23 March 2015

Douglas County man shot while driving

Posted in Local

Roseburg, Ore. --- A Douglas County man was shot at while he was driving over the weekend.The Douglas County Sheriff's Office says on March 22nd around 6:00 Sunday night, 83-year-old Robert Dibala r ...

18 February 2015

Parents charged with murder after 7-week-old infant dies

Posted in Local

Glendale, Ore. --- The Douglas County Sheriff's Office says a seven-week-old infant died from starvation.On January 22nd, first responders were called to a home on the 800 block of Willis Avenue in ...

10 February 2015

Roseburg resident arrested on murder charges

Posted in Local

Roseburg, Ore. --- The investigation into the death of a Douglas county man continues.The Douglas County Major Crimes Team says Justin Davis was found deceased on February 5th at a residence in the ...