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Fish evacuees leave Leaburg, other hatcheries

Coho evacuated from Cascade to Leaburg Hatchery after the Eagle Creek Fire last September were released into the Lostine River in northeast Oregon last week. JEFF YANKE-OREGON DEPT. OF FISH & WILDLIFE Many of the 1.75 million juvenile fish evacuated from Cascade Hatchery in Cascade Locks after last year’s Eagle[Read More…]

Douglas County men plead to wildlife crimes

Cody Miller, Dylan Miller and Brian Philpott, all from Glide, pled guilty or no contest to criminal charges filed in Douglas County Circuit Court for Hunting in Violation of Criminal Trespass and Unlawful Take/Possession of a Trophy Bull Elk, which was poached on Sept. 4, 2017. The investigation conducted by[Read More…]

Entire Oregon coast now open for crabbing

OREGONLIVE.COM The Oregon Department of Agriculture and the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife announce that recreational and commercial crabbing is now open from Cape Blanco, north of Port Orford, to the California border. Crab samples taken from the area indicate that levels of the marine biotoxin domoic acid have[Read More…]

Sunshine always right

Open government is not a political platform. It is a basic American right. The political landscape is more polarized than ever and there seems to be little common ground for conservatives and progressives. Transparency – keeping the light on the people’s business – ought to be something everyone can agree[Read More…]

Family Relief Nursery announces new executive director

Courtney McGinnis IMAGE PROVIDED Family Relief Nursery is pleased to announce that after an extensive search, they have chosen a new executive director, Courtney McGinnis. Since the position announcement in January, many great local and national candidates submitted their applications. The competition was intense. Each interviewee partook in a thorough[Read More…]

Everyone’s ‘redeemed’ in ‘Gertie Greene’

”Redeemed” title character Gertie Greene (Kylie Hecker, left) strokes the cheek of Rebecca (Karis Dungan) while acting out a ”romantic” scene at the behest of their fellow drama students during CHS Drama Club’s first production of the year, ”The Redemption of Gertie Greene,” presented last Thursday and Saturday. GINI DAVIS[Read More…]

Saint Paddy’s Day Events

FRIDAY, MARCH 16 • Joe’s Diner at 230 E Oregon Ave. in Creswell will be offering a corned beef and cabbage dinner. More info: 541-895-2700. • Creswell Coffee Co. at 116 Melton Road won’t have anything particularly Irish going on for Saint Patrick’s Day, but they do have live music[Read More…]



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