Holidays are fast approaching, and with that we historically see an increase in the amount of package and mail theft being reported throughout Douglas County. Thieves have been known to either follow the mail trucks hoping to find gift cards, cash and packages, or they look for mail boxes wi…

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LONGVIEW, Wash. — The Umpqua Community College men’s basketball team led by nine at halftime, but was outscored by 12 by Lower Columbia in the second half and dropped a 75-72 nonleague decision Saturday.

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It’s long past time that conservationists and timber interests start sitting down at the table together and compromising on solutions for how our government-owned timberlands should be managed.

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WASHINGTON — When Donald Trump first strides into the Oval Office as president, his perfect day is likely to be ruined by a file marked “North Korea.” Trump’s (first? only?) term in office may include either a messy confrontation with an unpredictable, highly combustible regime, or a rogue n…

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Anymore writing a weekly wrap makes me feel like garbage because what the media says is news is really just hyped up drama (Chip and Joanna Gaines go to a church that thinks homosexuality is a sin? SHOCKING! Liberals disapprove of some of Trumps nominations? SAY IT AIN’T SO!)

When I was caring for an infant I would say to myself in an ominous tone, like God had spoken it, "This too shall pass."

I take pride in being a stay at home mom. I knew even when I was little, I wanted to be the one taking care of them all through out the day. I whole heartily throw my life into giving them a good day, and then get hit with a 5-year-old fighting me on everything and a 2-year-old who won't sto…