Paul Andrew Mitchell, self-styled private attorney general, takes offense to being accused of mental instability and to being accused of threatening, harassing and intimidating Douglas County Chief Financial Officer Jessica Hansen.

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.

An important part of having healthy food is food safety. Making sure you handle food safely provides healthy food that keeps your body running right. By keeping hot foods hot and cold foods cold, washing hands and surfaces and separating foods that can cause contamination, your family can ha…

The Umpqua North Complex fires east of Glide have now grown to 11,680 acres. Residents from Dry Creek and Illahee remained evacuated from their homes Monday, and Clearwater residents were put under a Level 1 evacuation notice over the weekend.

Eclipse viewers around Douglas County joined millions of Americans to watch the first historic solar eclipse to cross the U.S. in nearly a century.

WINSTON — Bagpipes bellowed as competitors in kilts swung swords, shot arrows and threw spears Saturday at Riverbend Park in Winston.

Due to wildfires in and around the Calf Copeland project area, the public meeting scheduled for Thursday and the field trip Saturday have been postponed.

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GLIDE — Glide High School is hosting a kids volleyball camp for third through eight graders from 1 to 5 p.m. Friday at the high school.

REEDSPORT — Barnyard Toys Racing will be hosting a two-day off-road-racing competition to raise funds for Camp Millennium on Saturday and Sunday.

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Owners of EZ Thai Restaurant in Coos Bay expanded their reach to Roseburg this summer to bring authentic Thai food to the area. Seven Thai Restaurant opened June 20, and according to the chef, business has started off well.

The Oregon Department of Transportation expects 1 million people from out of state to travel into the zone where they can see the moon completely block the sun Aug. 21, including to such cities as Newport, Salem, Corvallis, Madras and John Day. Many will be driving up Interstate 5 from Calif…

SUTHERLIN — In the late summer days when juicy blackberries are ripe, Sutherlin once again became the place where visitors could enjoy a party of food, cars and community during the annual Sutherlin Blackberry Festival in Central Park.


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Recent events in Charlottesville, Va., have brought to focus the irrational thinking of those who consider themselves to be “progressive” and tolerant as opposed to the rest of Americans, especially conservatives.

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