Public Affairs Office

The Douglas County Public Affairs Office is the principal point of contact and communications hub for Douglas County Government. *

The Public Affairs Office, on behalf of Douglas County Government, is responsible for:

  • Writing and distributing information to the public concerning County activities, services and programs via news releases, newsletters, fact sheets, videos and photos.
  • Creating content for County publications, website and social media platforms.
  • Coordinating media and public relations.
  • Managing public records requests.
  • Organizing special events and programs.
  • Community outreach and presentations.
  • Facilitating emergency communications.

Media: We ask that you direct all media inquiries and questions regarding the Board of Commissioners and all County Departments directly to our office for review and processing.  

*Please note that the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office has its own Public Information Officer, and you will need to reach out to their office for information or requests.

Douglas County Sheriff Office's Website

  1. Salmon Harbor Achieves Milestone Dredging Project Under Budget

    Douglas County Board of Commissioners Tom Kress, Chris Boice, and Tim Freeman are proud to announce the successful completion of a historic dredging project at Salmon Harbor Marina in Winchester Bay, Oregon. Read on...
  1. Commissioner Boice Delivers Keynote at 103rd Drug Court Graduation

    "‘Chris Boice doesn't care about your past. He only cares about your future.’ And I will tell you, those words capture the spirit of the entire team right here in this room. Each one of these folks are dedicated to helping you rebuild your lives.” Read on...
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