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When Richard Scott cracked open a book filled with colorful images of dinosaurs, 5-year-old Owen’s eyes gleamed. That’s when Scott knew he found the right one.

Firefighters from the Douglas Forest Protective Association, Douglas County Fire District No. 2, Sutherlin Fire Department and Oakland Rural Fire Department responded to a natural cover fire around 12:15 p.m. Tuesday in the 1000 block of North Comstock Road, about one mile north of Sutherlin…

These logs are the highlights of initial emergency calls and reports to the Douglas County Dispatch Center. They do not represent all of the incidents or their final outcomes.

The city of Sutherlin received word from State Librarian MaryKay Dahlgreen last week that its library has received public library status. The designation means that Sutherlin will be able to apply for state grants, including a Ready to Read grant that could fund early literacy and summer rea…

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Hart top driver Matt Klaas is back at work, despite some bruising and aching, after crashing into the wall Saturday at the Douglas County Speedway.

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  • Rick Staggenborg

The failure of the attempt to reform the Affordable Care Act (ACA or Obamacare) was predictable. As with Obamacare itself, the basic problem was not addressed in the latest debate. Doing so would have challenged the Wall Street interests whose favor both parties try to curry. These are inves…

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