Mike Winters, a former Douglas County Commissioner, has been appointed to fill Doug Robertson's seat until voters can select a replacement in November.
Robertson, a longtime commissioner, resigned effective July 31.
The family of a dog shot in the head by police Tuesday evening say the officer's use of force was too much. The officer is still on active duty while the deparment conducts an investigation.
Thunderstorms battered Oregon this week as the state experienced a period of "critical fire weather," as defined by the National Weathe Service Storm Prediction Center.
KVAL News filed a public records request with the fire department for inspection reports on the mill. In reports dating back to 2010, inspectors found code violations, including a lack of maintenance on the mill's sprinkler system; fuel storage violations; and various electrical problems.
Public nudity by itself will not get you arrested in Seattle, but police say one woman turned her nudity into indecent exposure when she committed a sex act with Beacon Hill family's lawn furniture.
A fugitive Mississippi couple who was charged in their daughter's death, then went on the run for five years was arrested in Oregon, federal officials said Wednesday.
The father of a slain 6-year-old Bremerton girl says he forgives the 17-year-old neighbor suspected of killing and raping his daughter.
As lightning rips across the region, fire managers can take a SEAT.
But they aren't sitting down on the job: Roseburg Regional Airport is now home to a Single Engine Air Tanker (SEAT) base.
The aircraft were used to help attack the Dexter Creek Fire southeast of Eugene on Monday.
An inmate who walked away from Mill Creek Correctional Facility in Salem on Saturday is now in custody at the Marion County Correctional Facility, the Department of Corrections said.
The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for douth central Douglas County until 3:45 p.m.
A man missing since last week was found dead, the victim of an apparent car accident, the Douglas County Sheriff's Office said.
Two runaway teenagers missing since at least late Thursday night have been found in Kelso, Washington, the Bremerton Police Department said late Tuesday night.
The 2014 Douglas County fair wrapped up on Saturday, and fairgrounds complex manager Harold Phillips was very pleased with how the fair went.
Looking to set up a pot shop? Don't come to Coos Bay.
Police discovered two illegal marijuana gardens growing on private timberlands in Douglas County this week.