• Highlands Baptist Church Vacation Bible School
    by admin on June 30, 2015 at 3:36 pm

    Highlands Baptist Church Vacation Bible School, July 6-10 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm, free lunch to follow. Ages 3-finished 6th grade. For more info, call 541-662-0703, or 541-662-0144. […]

  • Farewell Party to Dr. Janet Patin
    by admin on May 25, 2015 at 8:04 pm

    Join us on June 6th from 2:00 – 4:00pm at the Reedsport Presbyterian Church to say good-bye to Dr. Janet Patin and her family. Lower Umpqua Hospital District will miss her and her family and would like to wish them success on the next adventure in their life. JUNE 6, 2015 REEDSPORT PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 2360 […]

  • Summer Food Safety at Lower Umpqua Hospital
    by admin on May 25, 2015 at 8:01 pm

    SUMMER FOOD SAFETY MAY, 27, 2015 @ 12:00PM FREE LUNCH IS PROVIDED Lower Umpqua Hospital will be holding free monthly luncheons to talk about nutrition and food safety. Join us on the last Wednesday of every month from noon –1:30pm in the Hospital Conference Room. This month Registered Dietician, Jackie Brown will be discussing Summer […]

  • Dump Fees Coming – Susan Morgan – The County Scene
    by admin on May 25, 2015 at 6:59 pm

    Landfill Fees Regretfully, because of the high cost of operating the landfill system and our reserve funds quickly diminishing, it is no longer possible to avoid a tipping fee at the landfill. The landfill system is the largest user of the general fund reserves. In addition to ongoing operations costs ($2.6 million/year), there are construction […]

  • Fire Weather – The County Scene – Susan Morgan
    by admin on May 17, 2015 at 9:19 pm

    We are continuing an unusually dry weather cycle this spring. Almost non-existant snowpack in the mountains, and less than normal rainfall everywhere else, has left us high and dry in mid-May this year. Adding in weather systems that combined high temperatures, wind and lightning, things are dry on the ground. These conditions quickly got the […]

  • The County Scene w/ Susan Morgan County Budgets
    by admin on May 11, 2015 at 7:59 pm

    THE COUNTY SCENE County Budget Committee Meets You are cordially invited to attend Douglas County’s budget hearings. These meetings will be held on May 11 & 12, in the Commissioners meeting room at the courthouse, starting at 9 am. The Budget Committee is made up of all 3 Commissioners and three members of the public […]

  • CDABA Announces Date for Spring Art Walk and Artist Challenge Reception
    by admin on May 11, 2015 at 7:34 pm

    CDABA Announces Date for Spring Art Walk and Artist Challenge Reception CDABA Art Walk – June 20, 2015 Coastal Douglas Art & Business Alliance’s spring Art Walk will be held, Saturday, June 20, 2015 (10 am to 5 pm), in conjunction with the International Chainsaw Carving Contest. The Art Walk will take place in old […]

  • Electronic Town Hall Meetings – The County Scene – Susan Morgan
    by admin on May 3, 2015 at 10:55 pm

    Electronic Town Hall Meetings I want to thank County Commissioner Chris Boice for taking your county government a step closer to our citizens. On Saturday evening, Chris and I met at the courthouse and logged on to a Facebook forum about the landfill. From 5 pm until just after 6:30, we answered questions and read […]

  • Town Hall Meetings – The County Scene – Susan Morgan
    by admin on April 27, 2015 at 5:23 pm

    THE COUNTY SCENE Town Hall Meetings In December of 2014, the county commissioners had a hearing and discussed the need to charge fees for the landfill. At that meeting, I voted to table the question because it was clear that we had done a poor job of explaining the need for the fees. To remedy […]

  • The County Scene by Susan Morgan – Property Taxes
    by admin on April 20, 2015 at 6:41 pm

    THE COUNTY SCENE Property Taxes Each year, the Douglas County Tax Collector sends all property tax owners a bill for taxes on the land and buildings we own. If you want to know more about the tax you pay, please take a moment to dig out your Real Property Tax Statement. On the left hand […]