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.



OREGON CITY — Umpqua Community College clinched a berth in the Northwest Athletic Conference men’s basketball tournament on Saturday with a 99-96 road victory over Clackamas.


Instead of returning bottles and cans at a grocery store, Roseburgians will soon have the option of dropping off their recyclable containers for a refund at an indoor staffed facility.

OAKLAND — A team of visitors with backgrounds in small business, tourism, real estate and downtown revitalization came to Oakland in late November to spend the day exploring the town and stopping by local businesses for the first time.

Oh how the mighty have fallen. The actor who once thrilled audiences as Jason Bourne, the CIA operative-gone-rogue has reached a new low in his otherwise stellar career (aside from that one 2003 mishap “Stuck On You” we’d all rather forget about).

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On Oct. 1, 2015, our community suffered a tragedy that for many of us was simply unthinkable. A deranged young man murdered nine people, and left others with scars that will last them a lifetime. Some of these scars are visible. Some are not.

Bob Michel, who died last week at 93, was elected to Congress from his hometown of Peoria, Illinois in 1956 and served for 38 years. As a young infantryman he had landed at Normandy shortly after D-Day, fought in the Battle of the Bulge, and earned two Bronze Stars and a Purple Heart.

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Eight months ago, The News-Review launched its new, mobile-friendly website, separating from its old, restrictive design, but keeping with the well-known, well-trusted name:


Our lovely mom, Kate Powell, went to heaven on Monday, Februar…


Bone broth is being touted as the new cure all. People are drinking it to get rid of cellulite, heal leaky gut, improve joint pain, and grow long luminous hair and nails. It sounds like the perfect drink to improve your health. Bone broth is made by taking any animal or fish bones, adding an…