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While cloudy and rainy weather has kept fire activity down, it has prevented crews from flying over the Umpqua North Complex and the Umpqua National Forest with infrared cameras to get up-to-date estimates of the fires’ acreage.

A male subject wanted by police was given the opportunity to turn himself in after refusing to exit his car for more than an hour and a half, according to a press release from the Sutherlin Police Department.

DILLARD — A two-alarm fire at the Roseburg Forest Products plant in Dillard just before 10:30 Thursday morning brought firefighters from five different departments, but they were able to get to the blaze before any major damage was done.

Applications have officially been filed with the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for the construction and operation of the Jordan Cove Energy Project and the Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline.

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GLIDE — Cyller Cunningham scored the first three times he ran the ball and finished with 192 yards and five TDs as Glide shut out Myrtle Point 55-0 in a nonleague football game Friday night.

CORBETT — Marc Chaney and Javier Analco provided a 1-2 punch for Reedsport as they shut out Corbett 20-0 in a nonconference football game Friday.

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The Hampton Inn and Suites of Roseburg at 1450 NW Mullholland Drive is under construction and expected to open by late March 2018.

MYRTLE CREEK— South County residents won’t have to travel far for cannabis now that a new dispensary has opened in Myrtle Creek.

The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for Douglas County rose from 5 percent in July to 5.3 percent in August, below the August 2016 rate of 6.5 percent. Meanwhile, Oregon’s unemployment rate was 4.1 percent and the U.S. rate was 4.4 percent.

Infusing sitcom and reality-show comedy with modern-day cooking shows, the play “Kitchen Witches” opens at 7:30 p.m. tonight at the Betty Long Unruh Theatre, 1614 W. Harvard Ave., Roseburg. The show runs until Oct. 15.

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Has anyone in Douglas County found a medical provider (medical or dental ) who is more interested in actually diagnosing and treating a patient's illness and/or conditions than getting that person's insurance information and payment. If so, you must be a very lucky person.

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As those leaves start to turn beautiful hues of orange and red and our children start yet another year of school, many families will be looking to get some fresh family photos to decorate their walls. If your family photos are up to date, perhaps a 2018 spring or summer wedding is in the wor…