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Sutherlin Christmas tree lighting ceremony set Sunday (1)

November 26, 2014 — 

Sutherlin will hold its annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony at 4:30 p.m. Sunday at 1310 W. Central Ave. Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus will give out candy canes and Santa …

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Guest column: Be sure to thank those who work cheap, especially during the holidays (2)

November 26, 2014 — 

It’s that holiday time of year. As we are rushing around to local businesses with their glitzy displays of holiday kitsch and the annual offering of silly, useless items we …

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Health briefs for Nov. 26: Doctor joins board (3)

November 26, 2014 — 

Doctor joins Mercy board Roseburg physician Layne Jorgensen has joined Mercy Medical Center’s Board of Directors. Jorgensen has been practicing medicine for more than 20 years. He graduated from the …

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Police Log: Uprooted tree threatens to fall in road near Drain (4)

November 26, 2014 — 

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

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Health Journey: Celiac disease pushed Roseburg resident to eat healthier diet (5)

November 26, 2014 — 

Meet Sue Havicus. Sue has lived in Roseburg for more than 40 years. She and her husband, Ed, have been married for 33 years. Between them they have four sons, …

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Thanksgiving alters schedules, newspaper to arrive in the morning (6)

November 26, 2014 — 

For Thanksgiving Day, schedules will change at many places across the county. The News-Review’s Thanksgiving issue will be delivered earlier than usual. Readers who have not received their paper by …

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Roseburg woman cited for illegal possession of prescriptions (7)

November 26, 2014 — 

A Roseburg woman was cited on suspicion of prohibited practices Tuesday night after police allegedly found multiple medications in her home, which she didn’t have prescriptions for. Roseburg police said …

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Community support pours in for Roseburg woman with brain tumor (8)

November 26, 2014 — 

Roseburg resident Mindy McFerrin had hoped to celebrate her 40th birthday this Thanksgiving free of the brain tumor which has devastated her life. Ten years ago, McFerrin, a mother of …

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Roseburg Rescue Mission sees growing need (9)

November 26, 2014 — 

The menu is familiar Thanksgiving fare — turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, cranberry sauce, pumpkin pie. But a special menu means extra work in the kitchen of the Roseburg Rescue Mission …

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Woman flips pickup onto Roseburg Country Club field (10)

November 26, 2014 — 

A Shady Cove woman was treated at Mercy Medical Center in Roseburg Monday night for injuries sustained when she flipped her pickup onto the field of the Roseburg Country Club, …

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Sutherlin man held at Taser point (11)

November 26, 2014 — 

A Sutherlin man was arrested Monday night after allegedly assaulting a woman and having to be detained at Taser point, according to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies and Sutherlin …

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Authorities seek poacher of blacktail deer near Scotts Valley (12)

November 26, 2014 — 

Local and state authorities are seeking information on the person responsible for shooting a 3-by-4-point blacktail deer Sunday night on Elkhead Road near Milepost 11, about a mile north of …

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The opposite of 'thanks': Black Friday | Moms (13)

November 26, 2014 — 

It’s the Wednesday before Thanksgiving and I know you’re busy with last minute prep, so I won’t take up much of your time.  I just wanted to talk to you about …

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Not just Irish comfort in Potato and Leek Soup | Moms (14)

November 25, 2014 — 

One of my favorite winter time foods is soup. The smell of it simmering on the stove on a cold winter day is always comforting and of course makes your …

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Sutherlin grads earn American FFA degrees (15)

November 25, 2014 — 

When Jerry Risk enrolled in an agriculture class his freshman year at Sutherlin High School, it wasn’t because he wanted to. His older sister was taking the class and his …

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Brews Review: Local beer advocate shares brewing history (16)

November 25, 2014 — 

Water, barley, hops and yeast are beer’s four basic ingredients, but what we don’t usually think about when popping a top is that the world’s favorite alcohol has a fifth …

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Fremont middle school teacher Jim Walker is classroom life coach, Crystal Apple winner (17)

November 25, 2014 — 

When you ask Jim Walker what he teaches at John C. Fremont Middle School, his immediate response won’t be sixth-grade math and science. “I teach kids,” Walker, 59, said. “I …

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Extension Spotlight: Thanksgiving Leftovers (18)

November 25, 2014 — 

Thanksgiving is here. I hope that you have all of your dishes planned and do not have to attempt going to the grocery store the day before. But if you …

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Rivalry fuels Douglas High School food drive in Winston (19)

November 25, 2014 — 

WINSTON — With one day of a food drive challenge remaining, Douglas High School teacher Bob Carwithen’s students were down 450 pounds to their rival classroom. But he knew what …

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Guest column: Who should really be honored in Veterans Day Parade? (20)

November 25, 2014 — 

Once a year, Roseburg puts on a parade to honor our servicemen and women who serve this country. This year the parade consisted of about 100 entries: veterans, local businesses, …

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