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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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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.

SUTHERLIN — Representatives of the Sutherlin business community met Tuesday evening at the Sutherlin Community Center to discuss the possibility of asking owners to register their businesses with the City of Sutherlin.

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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Frank G. Murphy, age 81, of Sutherlin, Oregon, passed away Mon…

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