There are a lot of ways to honor the military this Memorial Day weekend, one of which takes place in Reedsport.
She pulled over on Fivemile Road to pour out her granddaughter's snow cone and there, deep in the brush, tied to a tree with no food or water, was a 2-year-old pit-bull -- starving, cold and barely alive.
According to the sheriff's office, they put every member of the patrol division through the eight-hour course.
The McKenzie River Trust wants to buy about 200 acres of the wetlands currently owned by the City of Reedsport, Douglas County, and Roseburg Forest Products.
Police say both fugitives may be armed, based on evidence found at their property last year. Anyone with information is being asked to contact local police rather than take any form of direct action.
The 14-year-old boy who left home more than a week ago has returned home, the Douglas County Sheriff's Office.
New additions are being planned for the Nutcraker next year. Organizers hope to set a new world record in 2016.
People reported have spotting an odd animal in someone's backyard and wondered -- what are these animals doing here in Oregon?
A unique collaboration is taking place at North Bend High School as a group of classes have come together to operate like a business.
Around 5:30 Wednesday afternoon, sheriff's deputies visited a Tiller residence on Piney Hill after receiving a call from a man who said he had gone to see a friend at his home and found him dead.
Officers began this investigation three weeks ago with the help of the Douglas County Sheriff's Office and Oregon State Police.
The Coos Bay School District has to make up for a $230,000 adjustment to its 2012- 2013 budget, which means tightening up funds for the coming school year.
There was a struggle between the female and the suspect for the bank deposit bag which contained money from the night before, the report says.
The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office says 82-year-old Paul Connolly was located around 6:50 a.m. by search and rescue volunteers. He was found sleeping along the side of a road just east of his residence.
Many positions on fire boards and education boards featured just one person running unopposed.
"It's such a key first step I think in anything. If you're ill and you need treatment, the first step to treating the illness is knowing you have the illness," says HIV Alliance’s Paul Homan.
“He kissed us goodnight, told us he loved us and his mother tucked him in," says Tyler’s father, Trent Lykins.
The Douglas County 911 center has been notified of a telephone service outage affecting 911 service in the Diamond Lake area.
It would replace the taxation method approved by voters which would apply to growers.
The final unofficial results are in from the Coos County Special District Election with just 26 percent of county voters turning in ballots.
Police had been looking for 31-year-old Joshua Reavis and his two young children, who were allegedly abducted.
There are about 35 recipients in Coos Bay and 100 from Florence to Brookings.
Two Glide women are serving their community with free dinner once a month -- an event called the Grateful Bread.
Dr. Sandesh Pandit is a sports medicine & orthopedic physician originally from Nepal. When he learned that a 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit his home country he immediately planned a trip to help victims.
On Thursday, May 14, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office received a report from the family of 14-year-old Tyler Lykins that he had run away from home.
In addition to other items, police say a 2003 Jeep Liberty, gold in color, with an Oregon license plate of ZTA362 had been stolen from the residence, which contained an unknown number of firearms.
After investigating, deputies arrested Steven P. Williamson, 40, of Myrtle Point and charged him with Rape I, Sodomy I, Sex Abuse I and Unlawful Sexual Penetration I.
According to Fire District No. 2 officials, training opportunities like this one allow firefighters to gain valuable experience in dealing with “live fire” by practicing firefighting tactics and strategies under real, but controlled conditions.
Firefighters from Douglas County Fire District No. 2 were dispatched to the crash, where they found a 2-door 1995 Acura Integra had crashed into the large rock wall on the east side of the highway.
Officials say the State covered half of the $17 million cost with the rest matched by local donations.
"It’s very unenforceable," says Commissioner Chris Boice. "Even if we wanted to enforce it, there's no way for us to go out into the community and know that these transactions are taking place."
Earlier this spring, a Coos County man was found guilty on 18 charges from two separate court cases.
A "Restriction of Admission" notice is posted on the doors at Baycrest Memory Care, which means the facility can't admit new patients until it corrects its multiple violations, authorities say.