Announcements, Press Releases, Notices

Announcements, Press Releases & Public Hearings

Blood Drive Battle of the Badges Blood Drive - Thursday, February 25, 2021 at the Sutherlin Community Center!  Click here for the  flyer!

The City of Sutherlin is looking for volunteers!! The Budget Committee has 3 vacancies to fill! There are 2 seats with terms ending on December 31, 2022 and the other seat has a term ending on December 31, 2021.  A series of meetings (2-3) are scheduled each spring to review and approve the budget document for the upcoming fiscal year. If you are interested in applying please click here for the fillable application link!

Police PatchPress Release - January 7, 2021 -  Sutherlin resident, Daniel Ray White,  arrested in Child Pornography investigation. Click here for the press release!

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Central Park Christmas Tree Damaged - click here for the press release.


If you would like to receive the City News Magazine/Bulletin electronically, please contact Diane Harris at or Melanie Masterfield at

Fords_Pond_Concept_Rendering_0501120Ford's Pond Community Park and Trail Improvements bid has been awarded to Cradar Enterprises!  Click here for the Press Release!

Attention: There will be no trespassing on the Ford's Pond Construction Site!  
During the construction project at Ford's Pond the parking area will be closed for public use from August 10, 2020 through December 2020.  Access and parking is available off of Hwy 138W (west of intersection of Church Road and Hwy 138W). Please be respectful, courteous, and cautious of the construction crew. If you have any further questions please contact: Brian Elliott, Community Development Director at 541-459-2856 or

Click here to see detailed information. 


 police log1SUTHERLIN / OAKLAND POLICE MEDIA LOG - January 5 - 11, 2021

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   FOUND PROPERTY -  December 14, 2020

Food Pantry
The Sutherlin-Oakland Emergency Food Pantry is now open and they have a good supply of food for those in need.  Operating hours are Mondays & Wednesdays from 9:00-11:00am. The pantry is located at 183 E First Avenue in Sutherlin. For inquiries please call (541) 459-4082.

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Register your bike at the Sutherlin Police Department!  Bicycle Safety and Theft Prevention - CLICK HERE!


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Sutherlin Library
- We are always accepting applications for volunteers! Please stop by the library for more information or call 541-459-9161.  Application to Volunteer!


douglas ridesDouglas Rides-Dial-a-Ride is in great need of drivers!  Please call us at 541-459-2211 for more information or stop by the Police Department.  

attention.81x81Would you like an opportunity to be involved?  The City of Sutherlin has 3 openings on the Budget Committee (3-year appointment) and 1 opening on the Parks Advisory Committee (2-year appointment). If you are interested in volunteering on a committee please click on the following link: Committee/Commission Application.  For more information, please contact City Recorder, Diane Harris: or 541-459-2856 ext. 207 or Deputy City Recorder, Melanie Masterfield at or 541-459-  2856 ext. 208.

DSC00124Sutherlin Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center -
 The Little Log Cabin is a fun place to be!  SEEKING VOLUNTEERS!!  Do you know enjoy meeting new people?  Are you proud of your community? Are positive and friendly?   Sutherlin Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center short 3 hour shifts -  morning or afternoon - 1 day a week or more if you like.  Call or email for more information!   541-459-3280  or stop by the Chamber/Visitor Center at 1310 W. Central          Avenue. Thanks for your consideration!

medreturnDid you know the Sutherlin Police Department has a Med return Drug Collection Unit?  While you're doing your spring cleaning maybe you have some unused, unwanted, or expired drugs you need to dispose of. You can bring those to the Police Department for disposal. If you have questions please call us at 541-459-2211.   Read more!


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Find us at  @CitySutherlin  - Follow us on Twitter now for the latest news, important information and notices you won't want to miss!! Learn the latest updates on broken water mains, closed streets, areas to avoid for public safety reasons, etc. Another way for us to get information out to you, the public! Thank you!

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Citizen Emergency Notification System
- Douglas County Sheriff's Office - HAVE YOU CALLED to Register your cell phone or VoIP phone. Click here for full details or call 541.440.4450.