douglas county

Body recovered from Toketee Falls

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ore. – A Bandon man’s body was recovered from Toketee Falls Monday. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office says on Sunday dispatchers were called in when a man reportedly fell into the falls around 6:30 in the evening. Toketee Falls is …

New wildfires spark in Douglas County

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ore. – The Douglas Forest Protective Association says the Tiller Trail Highway Fire is burning 7 miles southeast of Tiller. That’s near Drew. At last estimate, they say it’s 30 acres in size. Until nightfall, the agency says helicopters buzzed …

Missing man found safe in Douglas County

TRAIL, Ore. – A missing mushroom hunter was found safe in Douglas County. On April 15, a friend of 43-year-old Dale Westrom reported the Trail man as missing. Westrom was reportedly mushroom hunting, but he may have become confused and walked west …

Missing Myrtle Creek man found dead

RIDDLE, Ore. – A missing Myrtle Creek man was found dead near his burned-out pickup truck. The Douglas County Sheriff’s said Justin Grant Bibow was last heard from on March 10, 2019. He was reported missing two days later. On March 20, …

Search continues for shooting suspect

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ore. —  A manhunt continues for a man considered ‘armed and dangerous’ after fleeing the scene of a deadly shooting Sunday afternoon in Douglas County. Oregon State Police say they responded to reports of a shooting on Interstate-5 near milepost …