California Man Drowns in Umpqua River

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ore. — Sheriff’s deputies responded to a drowning in the Umpqua River Sunday afternoon. Deputies say around 4 p.m. they were called to the Yellow Creek boat ramp. Witnesses say they saw a man swimming in the river when he went under and never resurfaced. The Sheriff’s Office Dive Team, Fire District 2 … Continue reading »

Fallen Tree Blocks North Umpqua River

ROSEBURG, Ore. — Boat traffic along part of the North Umpqua River is partially blocked due to a fallen tree. The Douglas County Sheriffs Office says the tree fell into the river near Hestness Landing, about a quarter mile north of Roseburg. There is a small channel available to pass on the right side of … Continue reading »