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. 40th Annual Douglas County Christmas Tree & Courthouse Holiday Light Display

    Douglas County Commissioners Tom Kress, Chris Boice, and Tim Freeman were excited to officially kick off the Christmas Season with the lighting of the 40th Annual Douglas County Christmas Tree on Sunday, November 26, 2023. Read on...
  1. Commissioner Boice & Parks Director Host Tour of Grant-Assisted Sites

    Commissioner Chris Boice & Douglas County Parks Director Mark Wall hosted an on-site inspection and tour of Douglas County’s grant-assisted projects in Winchester Bay on Wednesday, August 16, 2023. Read on...
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